Vestas Chooses Sigmetrix, LLC for Tolerance Analysis Solution

Leader in Wind Technology Employs CETOL 6 Sigma Solution for Enhanced Robust Design and Quality Production

McKinney, Texas February 18, 2014

World leader in wind energy, Vestas Wind Systems A/S, has selected Sigmetrix' CETOL 6 Sigma tolerance analysis solution and Sigmetrix' GD&T Advisor as an integral part of its robust design and quality production initiative called Dimensional Management. This program is part of Vestas' ongoing commitment to the development and production of cost effective, reliable, powerful wind turbines used to generate sustainable, wind energy worldwide.

"As a leader in wind turbine manufacturing, robustness and quality is of the outmost importance to us and vital to the industry as the demand for more cost effective, reliable, green sources of energy continues to increase," remarked Vestas Vice President of Engineering Integration Carl Erik Skjølstrup. "CETOL 6 Sigma and GD&T Advisor will play an integral part in improving our design robustness and the quality of wind energy solutions as well as optimizing our design and manufacturing goals. We look forward to working with Sigmetrix and ARIADNE as we initiate the enhancements to our R&D and quality production program for Dimensional Management."

CETOL 6 Sigma tolerance analysis software provides product development teams with the insight required to confidently release designs to manufacturing. Precise calculation of surface sensitivities exposes the critical-to-quality dimensions in the assembly. Utilizing advanced mathematical solutions, this tolerance analysis solution accelerates optimization to achieve robust designs ready for manufacturing.

"CETOL 6 Sigma is the dominant solution for variation analysis in many industries," stated Sigmetrix President Chris Wilkes. "We're excited to be incorporated into Vestas' quality enhancement program and look forward to our involvement in the planning and manufacturing of their green energy solution products. We are proud to be partnering with ARIADNE Engineering as we assist Vestas with the integration of a complete GD&T and tolerance analysis solution into the design process."

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About Sigmetrix, LLC
Sigmetrix is a global provider of comprehensive, easy-to-use software solutions that help users achieve robust designs through tolerance analysis and the correct application of GD&T. With over 20 years of research and development, Sigmetrix products eliminate the error between as designed assemblies and as produced products. For more information, visit their website at

About Vestas
Vestas has delivered wind energy in 73 countries, providing jobs for around 16,000 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world. With 62 percent more megawatts installed than our closest competitor and more than 60 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy. For more information, visit their website at

About ARIADNE Engineering AB
ARIADNE Engineering AB is a provider of leading engineering CAD/CAE software, training and PLM-solutions to Scandinavian companies. Through its products and services, ARIADNE delivers added value to its customers and helps them to create better and innovative products more effectively. ARIADNE has operated in the Scandinavian market for 20 years and has worked with Sigmetrix for 10 years. Its brand is well recognized within the field of mechanical engineering. For more information, visit their website at

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