Mazak Corporation recently named SIM Technologies Corporation, an engineering services firm specializing in software development for the manufacturing and distribution industries, to its exclusive Value Inspired Partner (VIP) technology program that brings total manufacturing solutions to Mazak customers.
Through this partnership, SIM Technologies and Mazak will collaborate on solutions that solve production, scheduling, logistics and inventory challenges. The two companies will also work together to create training programs and seminars on understanding and solving production bottlenecks for presentation at Mazak technology and education events across the country.
SIM Technologies offers software-based planning systems that focus on global supply chains, capacity scheduling, flexible manufacturing simulation, lean manufacturing and congestion modeling. Projects range from optimizing throughput of an existing production line to the complete global supply chain process for a company. Mazak relies on SIM Technologies’ to continuously improve the workflow of its Kentucky manufacturing plant via Flexible Manufacturing Simulation System software upgrades.
“It is an honor to receive Mazak VIP certification because it further validates our commitment to the manufacturing industry,” said Paul Eckard, president of SIM Technologies Corporation. “We are excited to be able to take our working relationship with Mazak to the next level and serve as a key factor in helping their customers reduce capital and operating costs through our specialized solutions.”