An Integrated System for Simultaneous Bid Preparation


BIDPREP - 7131

Keywords one-of-a-kind production, concurrent engineering, bid preparation


Start Date: 01-JUL-92 / Duration: 36 months

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Objectives

The objective of BIDPREP is to improve bid preparation for engineering tenders by providing on-line, transparent access to bid-related information such as product properties, manufacturing capacity, cost/price estimation, strategic risks and winning criteria. It will focus on the needs of SMASH who make or assemble complex products to order. The approach will be to:

Special emphasis will be placed on the interaction of principal methods, users and the supporting system, and on the reuse of data and knowledge.

Pilot demonstration and evaluation are foreseen at the industrial sites of at least two user partners. Products based on the results will be marketed by vendor consortium members. Analyses of the bid preparation process at each of the three industrial partners have been performed. In addition, the companies have listed their requirements and needs in relation to a future advanced bid preparation support system. Based upon this information a BIDPREP system has been identified comprising the modules:


CONTACT POINT

Mr Marinus K. Nielsen
Krueger Engineering
Gladsaxevej 363
DK - 2860 S»borg
tel: + 45 / 39-690-222
fax: + 45 / 39-690-806
telex: 27033

Participants

KRUEGER ENGINEERING - DK - C
ABB Corporate Research - N - P
GUEHRING AUTOMATION GMBH - D - P
TEAM SRL - I - P
BIBA - D - A
DANSK TEKNOLOGISK INSTITUT - DK - A
SINTEF PRODUCTION ENGINEERING - N - A


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BIDPREP - 7131, December 1993


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