Company: Dynamic Structures Ltd.
Headquarters: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
Size of Company: 100-499 employees
Industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing
Primary Product Line: Complex structures, such as telescope enclosures and amusement rides
Name of Project: The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT)
Project Objective: To help scientists determine structures and chemical makeup of planets in different solar systems, and locate and analyze the light
Technologies Employed: AutoDesk Inventor, Navisworks, Vault Manufacturing, 3ds Max, and AutoCAD Mechanical
Accomplishments/ROI: Reduced time to create and revise part and assembly drawings by more than 20%; validate design functionality and catch errors before projects are built; improved collaboration between designers and engineers; design intent is communicated to astronomers with high-quality imagery and animated movies. AutoDesk Inventor software accelerates TMT design.