How to build an industrial vehicle: Better design faster

How to build an industrial vehicle: Better design faster

IVT International

In the March 2019 issue of IVT International, CM Labs’ Product Managers Drew Carruthers and Marc-Alexandre Vezina sat down with Gerald Scheffels to discuss the role of simulation in the design, optimization, and adoption of new models of mobile industrial machinery.

“Vortex Studio can be used throughout the development cycle of the vehicle—from the exploration of design ideas to system level engineering. After the design is complete, the platform is the ideal basis for training and marketing purposes.”

“During the life of the vehicle, the manufacturer can always add information to the model, echoing that status of the real machine. This is an important issue: optimizing existing machines to review performance and suitability.”

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About CM Labs Simulations

CM Labs builds simulation-based solutions to help clients design advanced equipment and prepare for skilled operations. Through its Vortex Studio platform, CM Labs provides capabilities for training simulators, mission rehearsal, virtual prototyping, and testing.

For more than 20 years, CM Labs’ Vortex Simulators have helped train equipment operators in port, maritime, and offshore environments all over the world. In the past few years alone, the Port of Tilbury, Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal, Indonesian Port Corporation, Napier Port, Ports of Auckland, multiple DP World sites, and the Pacific Maritime Association (USA) have chosen Vortex simulators to improve operational safety and efficiency.

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