Velux

Velux is the leading manufacturer of roof windows, blinds, skylights, and sun tunnels. The company operates design and manufacturing facilities, as well as distribution centers, around the world.

The Challenge

Velux is the leading manufacturer of roof windows, blinds, skylights, and sun tunnels. The company operates design and manufacturing facilities, as well as distribution centers, around the world. The company’s product development organization needed to transition from its 2D design tools to a 3D CAD system in order to maintain and grow its large market share by automating product development, shortening design cycles, improving product quality, and extending the life of its products.

The Solution

The company chose SolidWorks CAD software because of its ease of use, global localized support, and advanced design visualization capabilities. The company also valued the strength of SolidWorks as a company. By deploying SolidWorks CAD software, Velux automated product development, shortened design cycles, improved product quality and accuracy, and extended product life and durability.

Success Metric

  • Automated product development

  • Shortened design cycles

  • Improved product quality and accuracy

  • Extended product life and durability