Agricultural Equipment Manufacturer Accelerates Collaboration Across Global Design & Build Program

Overview

AGCO is an agricultural equipment manufacturer. Although established in 1990 due to acquisition, it’s roots began in 1909.   

Headquartered: Duluth, GA
Year of incorporation: 1990
Products: Farming equipment & technology
No of Employees: 20,900+
Revenue: $9 billion (2012)
Industry: Agriculture

Situation

AGCO is pursuing a design anywhere, build anywhere strategy
A multi-phased strategic program is being executed to enable global engineering change management and engineering bill of material capabilities

Solution

Centralize the following processes and information into Windchill (8+ Locations, 9+ Systems, Millions of Parts & Drawings, Multi-CAD)
Document Management, Change Management, Part and BOM Management
Migration – Part Master and BOM Structure, PDF Files, CAD, Change Documents
Catia Workgroup Manager (CAD Data Management)

Impact

Consolidate data in a single enterprise system
Reduce systems to support
Eliminate duplicate data
Improve engineering collaboration between divisions
Additional efficiency to speed up product development
Improve search capabilities