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Willem Nieuwland

Willem’s R&D experience in the automotive industry working on the full range of vehicles from cars to busses, trucks and now material handling equipment helps the fast integration of electric systems in the 8 to 52 ton range of Hyster-Yale Group material handling equipment. Willem started in testing for an OEM and later for a full system supplier working with all main OEM’s in Europe. Working on research projects for the Flemish vehicle industry expanded his knowledge towards other types of vehicles and, amongst others, electrification. In recent years working on the missing link between product development and production was added to his resume.


Data integrated approach for system engineering

In an engineering environment, the use of integrated data seems to be the solution for guiding design decisions for systems and components. In conjunction with a virtual simulation and validation environment this can speed up the development cycle, or not?