Glass Packaging Manufacturer Anadolu Cam Cuts Design Time by 50% with Dassault Systèmes’ CATIA

Introducing Creative Packaging Designs at Accelerated Pace

PARIS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 7, 2009 — Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Paris: DSY) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced today that Anadolu Cam Sanayii A.Ş. (Istanbul, Turkey) part of the Sisecam Group and a designer and manufacturer of glass packaging, relies exclusively upon CATIA software to design all its glass packaging, perform stress analyses and clash simulation, as well as implement revisions in record time.

Since it began using Dassault Systèmes CATIA, Anadolu Cam has halved its design process time and offers a wider variety of design alternatives to its customers. As a result, the company can take on more projects and its overall business has significantly increased. “Before, it was a long process to develop products with complex surfaces or engravings but CATIA has reduced this time by 50%” said Ozgun Hodul, Mold Design Engineer, Sisecam Anadolu Cam. “We can now design the most difficult shapes, allowing us to create innovative, stylish, and original glass packaging. With CATIA, no bottle is impossible.”

“We are pleased Anadolu Cam is relying on CATIA’s cutting-edge virtual design solutions to introduce creative, high quality packaging designs that go above and beyond customers requirements and other standard design tools, allowing Anadolu Cam to keep a leading edge in the highly competitive glass packaging sector” said Eli Boichis, regional sales manager Greece, Israel, Turkey, Dassault Systèmes. “Anadolu Cam is a prime example of the region’s industrial leadership and vitality that we are glad to support. It corresponds well to DS’s ambitions in the Turkish market following the opening of our office earlier this year.”

The entire design is rapidly and automatically updated when designers make a slight change to a figure, dimension, or parameter, ensuring consistency from design to production. Anadolu creatives start by designing the mold of glass packages and various accessories. The resulting models are used by the manufacturer to create the molds, which are then sent to production plants to manufacture the bottles. Mold manufacturers can now directly use the initial 3D data to process the mold. This has not only shortened the overall manufacturing process, but also prevented possible errors, since 2D drawings can sometimes be misinterpreted.

Working in 3D has also facilitated Anadolu Cam’s design iteration process when working with its customers. With 3D, they can easily visualize and the product and design changes can be implemented in real-time. Customers can see a virtual representation of the finished product before it is even manufactured.

In the near future, the company plans to use templates and methodologies to further accelerate the design process. In line with its strategy to continuously improve the lifecycle management of its products, Anadolu Cam is investigating the possibility of using 3DVIA Composer and ENOVIA SmarTeam to create its documentation and manage all product data.


About Anadolu Cam

Anadolu Cam is the glass packaging division of Turkey’s Şişecam Group. In addition to packaging, Sisecam Group also produces flat glass for building windows and cars, and glass tableware such as plates and drinking glasses. The company is also present in the mining, chemical, paper packaging, mold and machinery manufacturing industries. One of Europe’s leading glass packaging suppliers, Anadolu Cam exports to the Balkans and the Middle East and has nine production facilities in countries such as Turkey, Georgia and Russia.

About Dassault Systèmes

As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 115,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. Dassault Systèmes’ shares are listed on Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) and Dassault Systèmes’ ADRs may be traded on the US Over-The-Counter (OTC) market (DASTY). For more information, visit

CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3D VIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.


Dassault Systèmes Press Contacts
Arnaud Malherbe (DS EMEA) Email Contact
+33 (1) 61 62 87 73
Derek Lane (DS Americas) Email Contact
+1 (818) 673-2243
CJ Lin (DS AP) Email Contact
+86 21 3856 8039

Review Article Be the first to review this article
IMTS 2018 Register Now>>

Featured Video
GIS Specialist for Metro Wastewater Reclamation District at Denver, Colorado
Upcoming Events
34th Annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference 2018 at Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 East Second Street Meeting & Covention Center Reno NV - Jul 23 - 27, 2018
Design of Experiments (DOE) for Process Development and Validation (NTZ) 2018 at DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown 1646 Front St San Diego CA - Aug 2 - 3, 2018
FARO Measure And Inspect 2018 at Maple Hotel Bangkok Thailand - Aug 8, 2018
COMSOL Conference 2018 Bangalore at ITC Gardenia 1, Residency Road, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka India - Aug 9 - 10, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial

Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise