Enhance design efficiency and manufacturing processes

CREAT | China

Enhance design efficiency and manufacturing processes

CREAT

Case Study

Power distribution equipment manufacturer uses Solid Edge to enhance design efficiency and manufacturing processes

CREAT

Siemens PLM Software solution enables CREAT to make a seamless transition of its product R&D platform to 3D CAD

Advancing power distribution systems

The practices of Beijing Creative Distribution Automation Co., Ltd. (CREAT), a technology-oriented power distribution equipment manufacturer, in selecting and applying its 3D computer-aided design (CAD) system provides an excellent example for various types of enterprises.

CREAT, founded by the China Electric Power Research Institute in 1988, is a major high-tech enterprise in the China Torch Program, Beijing Municipality Hi-tech Enterprise. CREAT is strongly supported as part of the 10-100-1000 Project of the Zhongguan Village National Innovation Demonstration Zone, and is a major enterprise in Haidian District. According to 2014 statistical data, the operating income realized by CREAT for the report period is ¥1.348 billion, representing year-over-year growth of 35.67 percent.

For more than 20 years, CREAT has focused on advancing power distribution systems. Its technically innovative products include box-type substations and outdoor ringed network switchgears (used in the United States and Europe), amorphous alloy transformers, vacuum switchgears for permanent magnetic mechanisms, vacuum reclosers for permanent magnetic mechanisms, on-post load switches, failure indicators, power distribution terminal units, glass reinforced concrete environment- friendly cabinet bodies and mediumvoltage cable accessories.

CREAT has five product categories: low-to-medium switches, power distribution transformers, power distribution automation devices, cable accessories and static reactive compensators. These products are widely used in power distribution networks all over China as well as in sectors such as railway, metallurgy, petrochemical, coal mining, wind power generation and photovoltaic power generation.