ProModel

Factory Design AND Process Optimization – Executed Simultaneously in AutoCAD

Drastically reduce time and effort for optimum factory design by building your layout AND process model at the same time within AutoCAD®.

Design, Simulate, and Optimize Your Factory Layout Directly in AutoCAD®

Quickly build a spatially accurate layout and process simulation model simultaneously all within AutoCAD, using Factory Design Assets and the ProModel AutoCAD Add-in. Simulate the scaled model directly in AutoCAD with the click of a button. View results in the Output Viewer and easily make, test and validate layout and process changes in AutoCAD. Finalize the model, then view it in 3D with Inventor® and ProModel 3D Animator.


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Create an AutoCAD layout using Factory Assets. Then build the process model using flows and other features from the ProModel Ribbon on the AutoCAD menu.


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Press “Simulate” and watch your model run with animation in AutoCAD.


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View dynamic model output metrics and run “What-If” scenarios. Compare and contrast your “What-If” scenarios in automatically generated reports that display the KPI’s that define an optimized system.


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From the process optimization, make any required changes in AutoCAD, then simulate again to confirm the improved results.


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Open the final model in Inventor and ProModel 3D Animator to view the layout and model in 3D.

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