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Arena: The Original Digital Twin

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: April 6, 2018

Creating a "Digital Twin" is a trendy new buzzword that has everyone talking, but in reality this is something our customer have been doing with Arena for more than thirty years. Simulation is the original digital twin. It allows you to play with a system in the virtual world and gain insight into what a proposed change may mean to production, scheduling or even determine if perhaps the current system is adequate.

NEW FEATURE: Direct Read of Conveyors

By André Jacques, Director of Technology
Published: April 2, 2018

The Direct Read module had many improvements in Version 15; direct read of sets, advanced sets, segments, schedule data modules, and conveyors. In this video, SimWell shows us how to directly read in conveyors!

NEW: Direct Read Sets

By Darrell Starks, Principal Engineer
Published: January 12, 2018

Now you can specify a data file and corresponding recordset to utilize direct read to define the set members property. Plus, you can now define resource sets using other resource sets. Darrell explains how this will expedite your analysis.

NEW: Gather and Disperse Modules

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: January 12, 2018

MORE NEW MODELS! Looking for an easier way to seize and release groupings of resources? Look no further! The new Gather and Disperse modules are here. Just another way Arena is making modeling more intuitive.

Why We Do What We Do

By Rob Kranz, Director/GM
Published: January 12, 2018

So, what does Rockwell Automation’s Arena team believe? Why do we do what we do? We believe that engineers should spend their time solving problems for their organizations and not being programmers. This simple sentence sums up our product roadmap, vision and mission. Every feature in this new release was designed to make it easier for users of Arena to solve complex real-world problems faster and easier without having to resort to Visual Basic, C++, Java or any other sort of programming.

It’s Not All About the Average

By Melanie Barker, Arena Simulation Consultant
Published: October 3, 2017

Most of us are good at using variability in the input data that feeds our simulations. It’s the output side where I see a lack of thoroughness in dealing with variability.

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