Milestones of our company

  • 2017
    • Software-Projects in the USA, South East Asia and the Middle East
    • Creation of workshop concepts for customers in Russia, Singapore, Australia, Saudi-Arabia and Iran
    • Commissioning oft wo robotic welding machines in Singapore
    • Installation of two pipe-shops in the UAE (est. completion end of 2017)
    • Software solution for a major German chemical enterprise
    • Presentations and exhibition participation in Japan, the USA, the UAE, the UK, Kazakhstan, Indonesia and Malaysia
    • The new Freeform Manager software now generally supports freeform bending of symmetrical profiles
    • New PCF-Splitter with PCF and ASCII-Interface for automatic simulation on many machines
      • Automatic generation of:
        • CNC-data
        • Work sheets
        • Simulation results
        • Cutting lengths
        • Extensions
        • Flange handling
      • Management of straight pipe pieces
    • RoniKolli7-RAMP for fabrication control for simple bent pipe geometries (connected to database)
    • Connection of RoniKolli7 to an MS-SQL-datenbase
  • 2016
    • March: 3R signs biggest pipeshop project in company history
    • 5 software projects for workshop-controlling in Kuwait, Malaysia, Brazil and Philippines
    • Major project in south of Malaysia
    • Cooperation with a bending machine manufacturer in the USA
    • Software for truck manufacturers
    • Development of JointCheck Web, a web-based software solution for the management of welding joints in pipe spool fabrication
    • Creation of a software concept for a major American steel company
    • Installation and commissioning of a workshop for components for seawater desalination plants in Singapore, Phase 1
    • Presentations and exhibition participation in the USA, UAE, Singapore
  • 2015
    • 3R starts the second workshop-controlling in Brasil
    • StainlessShop in Singapore goes to phase 2
    • Consulting for a major project in Dubai
    • New manufacture area: Workshop for seawater desalination plants
    • New project in south of Malaysia
    • 2nd TIG/MAG auto welding machine in Singapore
    • Project in Oman
    • Project in Kuwait
    • IHC-Project (Netherlands)
    • Development of a spool positioner
  • 2014
    • 11 Rigs produced at the automated Shop Keppel FELS
    • First project in Kuwait, 3R delivers TIG/MAG to Singapore
    • Start of a workshop project for stainless steel pipes for Keppel FELS (Singapore), Completion of the first installation stage
    • Planning of a workshop for special jetting-line pipes for the offshore industry, Start of the first installation stage
    • Start of the development of a Virtual Reality visualization in combination with a motion capture armband.
    • Completion of various software projects in Germany, South East Asia and the Middle East
  • 2013
    • Conversion of the software framework for pipe prefabrication at HDW (Kiel) to the 3R system
    • Start of the biggest 3R-pipe workshop project to date (VARD/STX OSV Romania) (Turnkey)
    • Opening of an office in Brazil
    • Expansion of the range of tasks with a new planning project in Malaysia (riser for offshore drilling)
    • Implementation of bending solutions already used in Germany for Daimler (Istanbul)
    • Conversion of the entire software framework for pipe prefabrication to 3R at P+S shipyards (Stralsund)
    • Installation of the 3R-isometry and manufacturing solutions at JSL (Singapore)
    • Real-time simulation of the RONIKolli7-bending software (video sequence with fast-forward and rewind) (Japan)
    • Delivery of an automatic slip-on flange welding machine for pipes up to 14” (integration into an existing workshop concept)
  • 2012
    • Second tube dispenser for Keppel FELS (Singapore)
    • Software solution for IHC (Holland)
    • Development of an innovative flange-welding machine, in cooperation with a leading German machine manufacturer
    • Sale of an extensive software package to a major Brazilian shipyard
    • Conversion of RONIKolli7 to Ribbons™GUI
    • Planning of multiple turnkey projects world-wide - requirement analysis, tube shop layout, concept creation for optimized and automated fabrication
  • 2011
    • Development of the Freeform-Manager - the world's first (and so far only) software for the calculation and simulation of true freeform bends (bends with variable radius)
    • Commissioning of the Keppel FELS tube shop - the first fully automated tube shop in Singapore, and currently one of the most modern and efficient ones in South-East Asia
    • Large-scale extensions of the Keppel FELS software package, to include a variety of reports, status information and additional tools for fabrication planning and coordination
  • 2010
    • Workshop project Keppel FELS (Turnkey)
    • Development of a module for the creation of special tools - the data will be calculated based on the tube geometry
    • Development of a system for freeform bending - tube data are calculated in this new system, and are simulated in RONIKolli7
  • 2009
    • Participation at trade shows in China, Sweden, Turkey and North America, in order to open new markets
    • Imrpovement of the RONIRONIKolli7 simulation core - The simulation is now significantly faster and features such as cycle time calculation and tube coils have been integrated
    • Order to design an automated tube workshop for Keppel FELS
    • Redesign of RONICAD - the new version, RONIIsoBuilder is adapted to the new Windows surface, and uses Microsoft’s Ribbon technology
    • Complete redesign of RONIDraftboard for easy and mobile recording / creating of isometries
    • Creation of a solution for tube bending processes for Evobus / Daimler
    • Development of a software application to monitor coke ovens for Uhde GmbH (Part of ThyssenKrupp Technologies)
  • 2008
    • RONIKolli7 has been translated into Japanese, Swedish, French, Russian, Spanish and Chinese
    • Order for the design of an automated tube workshop for Keppel Shipyards (Singapore)
    • Cooperation with a manufacturer of bending machines for the development of a data networking software
  • 2007
    • RonPro is a database-oriented tool offering convenient process tracing
      1. As basis for analyses and calculations it uses schematics and diagrams
      2. The current production status is determined using diagrams
      3. A production analysis can at any time be synchronized with coordination, creation of isometries and the pipe shop, all the way to quality inspection
      4. RonPro makes it possible to conduct a trans-schematic material analysis using different filter criteria
    • RONIKolli7 released as a new version of our bending simulation RONIKolli
      1. The user can now create or edit machine models, design toolsets and manage material data more easily with a graphic user interface
      2. Beside these new features RONIKolli7 draws on all the experience we gained in many years of development and cooperation with our customers
  • 2006
    • RONIDraftboard is released as a mobile isometry capturing system without requiring a database connection
    • First RONIKolli version with support for languages using Cyrillic alphabet set
    • New sales partners in Sweden
    • New features in our P&ID system RONIR2D realize universal change management, analyses of material and monitoring the manufacturing processes
  • 2005
    • Simulation of a double-headed bending-machine with multiple tools
    • Database-dependent P&ID solution RONIR2D is used successfully by different customers
    • Several other workshop-control-units RAMP-module-combinations in operation
  • 2004
    • Integration of inductive bending-machines in bending-simulation RONIKolli6
    • Mobile recording of isometry-data by RONIPAD (PDA)
    • Realtime 3D-manufacturing control
    • Development of a software to manage jobs and material
  • 2003
    • Our earliest product "Intelligent P&ID creating" provides complete data consistency from the design to the manufacturing, in combination with construction-, design- and workshop-controlling-modules
    • Commissioning of a paperless control system for a shipyards large pipe workshop
    • Processing order for an additional paperless control system
    • Relocation of our development-offices to the Hamtec technology center in Hamm
    • RONIKolli5 / Roba translated into 13 different language
    • Movable 3D-view of the pipe systems with steel structure and status tracking with different colors
  • 2002
    • Programming of three further customized workshop-control-units
    • Calculation of breakthroughs inside a steel-model for pipeline-construction / cable lines and channels for air conditioning
    • RONIKolli available in Czech and English language - Cost-investigation-software created for work process planning
  • 2001
    • Export of 3D-Models in different formats
    • Centre of gravity calculation of complete systems implemented in RONICAD
    • Statistical analysis of material consumption / Investigation of workshop-usage in RAMP
    • Automatic separation of complex pipe systems into simple bendable elements
    • RONIKolli6 for double-headed bending machines / machines with rotating head or axes including a visual machine editor
    • Detection of pressure loss in pipe systems
    • Import / Export of RONICAD and RONIKolli-data by eMail
  • 2000
    • Development of a new RONIKolli version for the latest bending machines
    • Bending simulation for multiradius-bending machines operational
    • Import of external 3D-structures from other systems
    • RONIKolli available in 7 languages (German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Flemish)
  • 1999
    • Availability of RAMP for Windows
  • 1998
    • Starting the new Windows version of RONICAD in a German shipyard - starting STORE in plant building
    • Usage of STORE in plant manufacturing
  • 1997
    • Release of our bending simulation RONIKolli in Windows
  • 1995
    • Redevelopment of our RONISoftware for WindowsNT
  • 1992
    • RONICAD implemented for MS-DOS
  • 1990
    • RONIKolli as an independent system for MS-DOS
  • 1985
    • Development of a bending-collision-validation
  • 1982
    • First RONISystem starts in a shipyard on a workstation