Bowles Fluidics LogoBowles Fluidics designs, develops and supplies fluid logic devices catering to Medical Dispensing, Defense, Automotive, Food & Beverage and Plumbing sectors.  Clientele includes Toyota, Ford, Honda, Mercedes, Daimler-Chrysler and Procter & Gamble.

Business Drivers:

  • Continue to be one of the most reliable suppliers in their industry offering innovative products
  • Meet individual client requirements
  • Flexibility of working with a multitude of CAD packages
  • Industry standard procedures and techniques
  • Implement stable processes and tools to assist with company growth
  • Engineering Change Processes
  • Reduce/Eliminate soft costs associated with their product development process

Solution:

  • Creo Parametric – design software
  • Windchill PDMLink and Windchill ProjectLink – product development software

Results:

  • Windchill adds flexibility for clients due to Windchill’s ability to work with any CAD system
  • Created a “repeatable” process for product development efficiency which supports Industry and Customer procedures, such as APQP
  • Noticeable increase in efficiency of product development process thus dramatically reducing soft costs