RAB LightingRAB Lighting is a leading manufacturer of Sustainable Outdoor Lighting Fixtures and Lighting Control Sensors, using LED, HID, CFL and Motion Sensing technology. All RAB products are designed for ease of installation, durability and high quality standards. RAB’s business model is designed for maximum customer service, with high levels of in-stock finished products and customer oriented service policies that “Make It Easy” to purchase, re-sell and install high quality outdoor lighting.

Business Drivers:

  • Continue to be one of the most reliable suppliers in their industry offering innovative products
  • Improve customer collaboration by organizing product development and product files
  • Ability to quickly source accurate and up to date information for Customers.
  • Technical Support and Application Engineers equipped with access to the same accurate and up to date information.

Solution:

  • Creo Parametric – design software
  • Creo Elements/Pro Mechanica – finite analysis software
  • Mathcad
  • Windchill PDMLink and Windchill ProjectLink – product development software

Results:

  • Implemented a structured system to analyze and monitor product data using Windchill.
  • Now provide vendors/customers with the most up to date drawings and information.
  • One source file, listed under multiple categories, easily accessible by Engineering Dept. and Purchasing Dept.
  • Merge Solid Modeling documents, Data Sheets and Spec Sheets and other files all in one place.
  • Windchill’s automatic file updates give confirmation that files are up to date and accurate.