Video Overview: Conveyor Functionality in SIMUL8 2016

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SIMUL8 2016's conveyors have been re-designed to accommodate industrial applications that demand a high degree of versatility.   Watch the overview video below with Ken Doole, SIMUL8 VP of Customer Relations, and Glenn Holburn, Support Specialist, to discover more about the new conveyor updates in SIMUL8 2016.     Make risk free decisions rapidly, accurately and efficiently with SIMUL8 2016. SIMUL8 2016 is here, giving our users more power, flexibility and efficiency than ever before. We've worked with our users and expert consultants to deliver great new features helping you to build intuitive simulations and get results fast. Learn more…

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Hitting the ground running with SIMUL8

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Automotive design and systems integration specialists, DESign were given a recommendation to use SIMUL8 to simulate an automotive body construction area for a Ford manufacturing plant.   Many Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are mandating that Tier 1 & 2 automotive suppliers use SIMUL8 as the simulation and throughput analysis tool of choice, in order to be awarded contracts. This is due to their own success with the software, and the need for them to have confidence that any decision taken will benefit their organization.   Learning SIMUL8 DESign, who hadn't used SIMUL8 before, were recommended SIMUL8 by Ford and began learning the software for this…

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20 years of success with SIMUL8

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One user's SIMUL8 20-year journey from the days of floppy disks to his latest project.   We recently had the pleasure of speaking with one of SIMUL8’s earliest users. It happened by complete coincidence, a call that came in at the end of the day from a user who was keen to get access to his SIMUL8 License number so he could use his floppy disk, yes that’s right a floppy disk!   This fascinated us, as it has been a long, long time since any of us at SIMUL8 had seen a floppy disk version. It got us wondering…

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SIMTEGR8: Simulation To Evaluate Great Care

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Webinar recording: Using simulation to help reduce emergency hospital admissions.   Hear from Cheryl Davenport, Director of Health and Care Integration at Leicestershire County Council, about how simulation is helping to evaluate how emergency hospital admissions can be reduced.   Find out about the fascinating collaboration between Leicestershire County, SIMUL8 Corporation, Loughborough University and Healthwatch Leicestershire and their challenge to reduce emergency hospital admissions - and learn how they used simulation to evaluate the effectiveness of new integrated care interventions.   Watch the webinar to see the simulations in action and to find out how simulation is helping to work towards…

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SIMUL8 Tip: Hold and Release Functions

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Watch the tutorial video and learn more about working with resources in SIMUL8.   Many of our customers find the Hold and Release functions in SIMUL8 useful when assigning resources. Check out our quick tutorial video to find out how to add Hold and Release functions to a resource within a simulation.   One instance where you might use this feature is if a piece of equipment is attached to a work item at the beginning of the process and is used for the duration of the process. In this case the work item is then is freed at the…

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