Metsä Board Deploys Dassault Systems’ Simulation Platform
Metsä Board, a European producer of premium fresh fiber paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has successfully started to deploy Dassault Systems’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in the development and testing of packaging solutions at its Excellence Center. Dassault Systems With packaging simulation, Metsä Board can notably speed up packaging development and reduce the carbon footprint of packaging.
Simulation enables 85% faster development compared to the traditional way of making multiple tests with physical prototypes. Simulation technologies help manage the development of the entire product life cycle, from material selection to delivery. The new technology helps Metsä Board recommend optimal packaging materials as well as packaging structures to its customers.
“We wanted to accelerate our rate of innovation to help our customers – packaging manufacturers as well as brand owners – with optimal packaging solutions and reduce their carbon footprint. For example, box compression, as well as drop tests, can now be made in hours compared to several days or even weeks with traditional physical testing methods,” said Markku Leskelä, SVP Development, Metsä Board.
The state-of-the-art solution of Dassault Systems and their expertise from past engagements in the aerospace and automotive industry has helped deploy new technologies to the manufacturing of fiber-based packaging.
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