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CATIA Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VAVE): A Design and Outsourcing Case Study

CCE helped a leading, multi-national appliance manufacturer whose key products include vacuum cleaners, washers, dryers, refrigerators, dishwashers among other things with new product design using CATIA V5.

The customer wanted to outsource their engineering product design and specific Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VAVE) projects to a reliable partner with proven CATIA design experience. The goal was to design a new variant of an existing "Handheld" and "Stick" type vacuum cleaner, based on the aesthetic profile provided by the customer's industrial design team. Industrial design surfaces derived from concept sketches were given as input to design the new Stick/Handheld type vacuum cleaner in CATIA V5.

Work HighLights

  • Value Engineering/Value Analysis (VAVE)
  • Adaptive Design
  • New product design in CATIA V5 was derived from ID surfaces and functional specifications
  • Different configurations were created for bagged and bag-less versions
  • New product development was done in continuous collaboration with the client's engineering team
  • The final design (CATIA V5 3D models and drawings) and prototype were delivered as per customer's specifications
  • The engineering outsourcing project was successfully completed in six months with a dedicated team of 3 engineers.
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