to 90% reduction in the pouring design validation process for innovative
Using one of our supercomputers, Blue Wonder, we have helped
multinational Unilever slash many months and tens of thousands of pounds from
the design process.
To enable faster design of non-drip packaging
and eliminate the need to test physical prototypes, Unilever developed a
‘virtual pouring test’ based on CD-adapco’s STAR-CCM+® software and wanted to
By using Blue Wonder, Unilever completed
analyses in hours rather than days – on one project alone, optimising packaging
took two weeks compared to 20 weeks for a traditional prototype-based process,
ensuring On Time, In Full (OTIF) delivery to market.
Dr Brian Jones, Simulations Engineer at Unilever
said: “For Unilever, digital design is a key tool to help realise the
company’s innovation ambition – our collaboration with the Hartree Centre has
been instrumental in helping us to deliver our products to the market as fast
the full case study.