Current Events

Global Product Data Interoperability Summit 2017

September 18-20, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ

Please join us at GPDIS 2017 to see how Anark’s automated visual collaboration and MBE publishing software enables leading manufacturers to communicate and collaborate more effectively and securely by transforming their critical PLM and ERP data into role-specific and 3D PDF documents and HTML5 web content that can be consumed on virtually any device.

The Global Product Data Interoperability Summit (GPDIS) functions as a communications hub for industry principals to foster knowledge through the exchange of ideas, solutions, and methods. It also builds consensus for tool and process standards in the industry.

Anark will also be presenting “Connecting the Digital Thread – Delivering the right data to the right place at the right time” on Tuesday September 19th at 3:50PM during the Emergent Technology track. Please join the Anark team for this informative discussion to learn how increasingly more OEMs and suppliers are benefiting from a highly effective approach that permeates traditionally siloed functional perspectives to deliver a connected, visually collaborative Digital Thread across the extended enterprise.

GPDIS 2017 Information >>

Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Quality Summit 2017

September 19-20, 2017 in Novi, MI

As an active member of the AIAG, Anark is looking forward to participating in the 2017 Quality Summit under the slogan of "Are you ready to Build the Future of Automotive Quality".

The mandate of the AIAG Quality, Model Based Enterprise working group is to focus on the effective use of virtual models to significantly promote reuse, improve design efficiency, reduce cost and improve quality across the extended enterprise. The inclusion of complete definition of the product into the 3D design is called Model Based Definition (MBD), and the use of these models throughout the extended enterprise is called Model Based Enterprise (MBE).

Anark has been a trusted advisor to AIAG members as the industry leading provider of visual collaboration and MBE publishing software enables the automotive industry to communicate and collaborate more effectively and securely. This is accomplished by combining PLM and ERP data to generate role-specific engineering release, supply chain, manufacturing, inspection and field service content for use throughout the extended enterprise and supply chain.

AIAG Automotive Quality Initiatives >>

3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress Week 2017

October 2-6, 2017 in Golden, CO

The 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress & QIF Summit week (3DCIC) focuses on collaboration and interoperability for the entire product lifecycle and has become a yearly Colorado homecoming for many of Anark’s customers who attend to exchange ideas and information about the real-world , challenges, successes, and performance benefits they’ve experienced during their respective Model Based Enterprise journeys.

During 3DCIC, Anark will showcase the latest Anark Core and MBEWeb capabilities, which together empower knowledge workers along the Digital Thread to communicate and actively collaborate more effectively and securely throughout engineering, manufacturing, supply-chain and field service operations.

3DCIC + QIF 2017 Information >>

Siemens PLM Detroit Regional User Group Meetings 2017

October 5, 2017 in Troy, MI

As a Siemens PLM Solutions Partner, Anark is pleased to continue the support of the Siemens PLM automotive community in 2017 by sponsoring the largest Regional User Group meeting in the U.S.

Anark’s visual collaboration and MBE publishing software is enabling automotive manufacturers to communicate and collaborate more effectively and securely by combining PLM and ERP data to generate role-specific engineering release, supply chain, manufacturing, inspection and field service content for use throughout the extended enterprise.

Please join us at Booth #6 to learn how industry leading manufacturers are realizing tangible performance benefits with effective new visual collaboration and 3D MBE publishing practices and solutions. You will also have a chance to see the latest features and capabilities of Anark Core and Anark MBEWeb, including how these products seamlessly integrate with Siemens PLM products such as Teamcenter, NX, and JT.

Siemens PLM Detroit RUG 2017 >>

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Past Events and Webinars

DMDII Technology Showcase and Supply Chain Project Call Workshop

July 12, 2017 in Chicago, IL

Anark is a proud member of Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), and as an active participant of a Rolls-Royce led DMDII project, we presented our industry leading 3DPDF and MBEWeb HTML5 based Model Based Enterprise (MBE) publishing and collaboration capabilities as part of the closeout presentation for the DMDII project entitled:

“Supply Chain MBE/TDP Improvement: A framework to
accelerate the maturation of MBD methodology”

This event also focused on the 2017 DMDII Supply Chain Project Call, and Anark was available to discuss the latest developments with MBEWeb, including new collaboration capabilities that provide an innovative way of handling supply chain challenges.

MBEWeb based collaboration enables organizations to communicate directly using MBE based content that can include 3D CAD models, with precise MBD, plus 2D drawings, notes, tabular data and other operational information that is essential for complete and effective supply-chain communication.

With Anark Core technology as the backbone, MBEWeb ollaboration can handle the needs of small to large manufacturers, enabling them to realize substantial performance improvements by effectively utilizing their CAD, PLM and ERP data to create and publish fit-for-purpose HTML5 based cloud and mobile content, including: • Technical Data Packages (TDPs) • Supply Chain Collaboration (RFQ/RFPs) • Manufacturing Process Planning & Work Instructions • Quality Inspection • Field Service/IIOT

Anark looks forward to our continued partnership with leading manufacturing organizations and enabling the DMDII goal of empowering the many small and medium size companies that define the foundation of the U.S. industrial base.

DMDII Technology Showcase Event 2017 >>

Anark a Showcase Sponsor at PTC LiveWorx 2017

May 22-25, 2017 in Boston, MA

Anark was a Showcase Sponsor of LiveWorx 2017 where we educated PTC users on deploying Anark Core and MBEWeb to achieve their vision of a connected and visually collaborative Digital-Thread. LiveWorx is a global technology conference and marketplace where technology and business converge to define solutions engineered for a smart, connected world.

It was an exciting week where we met our many PTC customers using Anark Core and MBEWeb to transform their critical CAD, PLM, and ERP data into fit-for-purpose, MBE-Enabled 3D PDF and HTML5 based technical content for more effective and secure communication and collaboration throughout the extended enterprise and supply-chain.

Anark also presented the LiveWorx Ignite presentation entitled Powering the Digital Thread with Advanced Visual Collaboration and MBE Publishing. in the XTROPOLIS Exposition Hall theater room.

During this brief session, we explained how to easily transform Creo and Windchill data into effective digital and model-based technical content and documents, see first-hand how cloud, web and mobile technologies are powering the Digital Thread, and experience “real-world” examples of how Anark’s major customers are successfully transitioning to digital and model-based communication and collaboration processes.

Anark at LiveWorx 2017 >>

Siemens PLM Connection Americas Conference 2017

May 8-11, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN

Anark continues to support the Siemens PLM Community as a Deluxe Sponsor of the annual PLM Connection Americas 2017 event. In addition to providing "real-world" examples of how Anark's major customers are successfully transitioning to digital and model-based processes, attendees were able to see first-hand the latest capabilities, including how Anark Core integrates seamlessly with Siemens PLM products such as Teamcenter, NX, JT, and SolidEdge.

Anark continues to extend Advanced MBE Publishing and Visual Collaboration to Cloud and Mobile applications with great success for Siemens PLM customers via Anark MBEWeb - A MBE-enabled HTML hosting and collaboration solution that leverages Anark Core's recipe driven publishing and collaboration software.

Siemens PLM Connection Americas 2017 >>

COE - Community of Experts Annual Conference

April 23-26, 2017 in Orlando, FL

Anark returned to the COE 2017 Annual Experience and TechniFair as a sponsor and co-presenter. This event brings together users of Dassault Systèmes products and solutions to hear from industry leaders, see the latest product developments and learn solutions to business challenges.

Anark jointly presenting with Hydro-Quèbec to demonstrate the value they are realizing with an automated Model Based Enterprise (MBE) publishing and Visual Collaboration solution that has enabled Hydro-Quèbec to transition from legacy 2D drawing based systems to more efficient and effective 3D PDF document based processes. Following an extensive evaluation of numerous MBE and 3D PDF publishing solutions, Hydro-Québec chose Anark based on a number of criteria were discussed in detail.

Anark Selected by Hydro-Québec for MBE Document Publishing >>

COE Conference 2017 >>

MBEsummit at the National Institute of Standards

April 3-7, 2017 in Gaithersburg, MD

Anark has been an avid supporter of the Model Based Enterprise (MBE) Summit hosted by NIST since its inception. The purpose of the summit is to identify challenges, research, implementation issues, and lessons learned in manufacturing and quality assurance where a digital three-dimensional (3D) model of the product serves as the authoritative information source for all activities in the product's lifecycle.

Anark, and many of its industry leading customers, were in attendance to discuss how they are realizing substantial performance improvements by effectively utilizing their CAD, PLM and ERP data to create and publish fit-for-purpose 3D PDF documents, and HTML5 based cloud and mobile content, including: • Technical Data Packages (TDPs) • Supply Chain Collaboration (RFQ/RFPs) • Manufacturing Process Planning & Work Instructions • Quality Inspection • Service Operations/IIOT

MBEsummit 2017 >>

NSRP All Panel Meetings

March 7-9, 2017 in Charleston, SC

The NSRP Advanced Shipbuilding Enterprise is a collaboration of U.S. shipyards working together to reduce the cost of building, operating, and repairing Navy ships. This joint industry/government program and panel meeting provides a public forum for industry-wide networking, technology transfer and discussion of current Navy and industry areas of interest.

This conversation includes a strong focus on Digital Shipbuilding that Anark supports though working directly with shipbuilders and government to implement and deploy Visual Collaboration and Model Based Enterprise publishing solutions using Anark generated 3D PDF and HTML5 based technical content. Anark presented our expertise in automating the production and delivery of fit-for-purpose engineering release, technical data package, manufacturing process, quality inspection, field service and other types of documents and content to enable an effective digital future for U.S. shipbuilding and defense.

NSRP Advanced Shipbuilding Enterprise >>

Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience 2017

February 13-15, 2017 in San Jose, CA

Anark is a proud Oracle Gold Partner and exhibited at Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience 2017 in the Supply Chain of the Future. This was a new exhibit showcasing how an interconnected and integrated supply chain can enhance value, improve efficiencies, and increase quality to help with your digital transformation.

Attendees were able to see firsthand the value of digitally connecting all aspects of the supply chain from product innovation, design and development, thru-order capture and promising, planning and manufacturing, fulfillment, and servicing assets in the field.

Oracle Supply Chain of the Future >>

DMC and DMSMS 2016

November 28 – December 1, 2016 in Denver, CO

Anark sponsored and presented at the at the jointly held Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) and the Diminishing Manufacturing Sources & Material Shortages (DMSMS) in our home region of Denver, CO.

Please join us at Booth #735 to learn how Anark’s visual collaboration and MBE publishing software is enabling US defense industry leaders such as the US Army, US Navy, US Airforce, Lockheed-Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, Honeywell, and General Dynamics to communicate and collaborate more effectively and securely by combining PLM and ERP data to generate role-specific engineering release, supply chain, manufacturing, inspection and field service/IIOT content for use throughout the extended enterprise and supply chain.

DMC Information >>

Siemens PLM Connection Conference 2016

May 16-19, 2016 in Orlando, FL

Siemens PLM Connection attendees joined Anark to learn how industry leading manufacturers are realizing tangible performance benefits with effective new Model Based Enterprise (MBE), Visual Communication and Collaboration practices and solutions.

Anark CEO Stephen Collins presented on how Anark is Extending Advanced 3D MBE Publishing and Collaboration to Cloud and Mobile applications. This presentation provided an in-depth look at cloud and mobile computing’s impact on extending the power of MBE and collaboration applications, as well as a first-hand look at Anark MBEWeb - A MBE-enabled HTML hosting and collaboration solution that leverages Anark Core's recipe driven publishing and collaboration software.

Anark customer Sameer Parasnis from GE Aviation also presented Lightweight 3D PDF Representation of PMI. During this presentation, Sameer shared the “GE Aviation MBE journey”, including the adoption of new processes for type design that improves understanding of design intent, facilitates manufacturing and improves quality.

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The Power of 3D Model Based Manufacturing Process Planning and Work Instructions Webinar

April 28, 2016

Leading enterprise manufacturers and suppliers are migrating away from traditional engineering drawings and paper based documents to communicate design intent and manufacturing processes, and are instead embracing more efficient and cost effective 3D model based practices.

The vision of the “Model Based Enterprise” is now gaining momentum across all major industry segments, and manufacturers are implementing model-based practices and technologies to drive greater efficiency and improved quality in their manufacturing operations.

Learn how leading OEMs and Suppliers working with Anark are benefitting by taking a "Model Based Enterprise" approach to transform their manufacturing operations.

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Surviving OEM Supply-Chain Mandates Webinar

January 13, 2016

Knowledge workers in the enterprise need to access multiple authoritative engineering and manufacturing databases using a variety of processes to perform their role. Instead of saddling users with complex client tools and processes, this webinar expains how customers implement multi-data publishing with Anark Core. Bring together the engineering and technical data that knowledge workers need for their role, without the need for complex and expensive PLM or ERP client licenses.

Global OEM mandates, Innovation from non-traditional sources, increasing product complexity, growing supplier responsibility for quality and continuous, unrelenting pressures to reduce program cost are impacting suppliers like never before. Leading suppliers are fighting back with 3D Model-Based Enterprise strategies. What are these firms doing and how does your company measure up to the leaders? The MBE Supply Chain connection is a universal challenge in Automotive, Aerospace and more. In this webinar we draw some examples from Automotive, but understand the discussion and the underlying tools discussed apply to all supply chain challenges.

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