MSC.Software, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that Baotou Bei Ben Heavy Trucks in China has selected MD Nastran and MD Adams to accurately perform structural and motion dynamics in the production of heavy vehicles.
Baotou Bei Ben manufactures an array of vehicles including flatbed, dump-trucks, lorry chassis and other special-purpose heavy duty vehicles. For Baotou Bei Ben, engineering innovation in the business is a requirement. Customer demands are placing an increasing emphasis on truck manufacturers to produce products cheaper, faster and better.
"At Baotou Bei Ben, we are constantly looking at technology to innovate our design and manufacturing process," said Mr. Zhuo Deming, Chief Engineer, at Baotou Bei Ben Heavy Trucks. "Our range of vehicles is used in a variety of conditions from highway long haul to heavy-duty handling in severe work environments. Through innovative applications of computer-aided engineering solutions, we are able to focus on weight and cost reduction without sacrificing durability and performance."
"In partnering with Baotou Bei Ben, it was of utmost importance that we continue to maintain their legendary quality while helping them to reduce manufacturing costs through our engineering tools," said Eddy Mak, Country Manager, MSC.Software China. "With MD Adams and MD Nastran, Baotou Bei Ben is able to accurately predict and correct the design behavior much earlier in the design cycle."
"Transportation regulations and escalating fuel prices are just some of the factors that affect new design requirements and production costs for heavy truck manufacturers in China," said Eric Favre, Vice President, MSC.Software Asia Pacific. "These companies look at MSC.Software to help improve product performance. In China, MSC.Software continues to set the gold standard for the automotive industry in engineering innovation. We are honored to partner with new customers like Baotou Bei Ben, where we are able to share our proven knowledge and technical tool sets in helping them to compete in this fiercely-contested manufacturing domain."