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Simulation Arena

Arena Simulation Software is a discrete event simulation and automation software developed by Systems Modeling and acquired by Rockwell Automation in 2000. It is the world’s leading Discrete Event Simulation Software and is used by a majority of Fortune 100 companies across the world.

The software lets you determine the impact of your business decisions before they are implemented. It provides you the capability to capitalize on business performance.

Versions of Arena Simulation software

1. Trial & Student Edition

Great way to learn Arena’s capabilities. Perfect for students and beginners

2. Standard Edition

Full Featured. Easy Flowchart Modeling Methodology suitable for the whole enterprise.

3. Professional Edition

Comprehensive Features. Build higher fidelity models with finer control over the simulation models.

Why choose a Professional edition?

The Professional edition includes,
  • Model liquid flows
  • High-speed packaging
  • Access to the Siman blocks and elements
  • Create custom templates

Not sure which is the right choice for you? Compare editions below:

Trial Standard Professional

Ease of Use

Flowchart modeling Methodology Yes Yes Yes
Model Size Restrictions Limited Unlimited Unlimited
VBA Programming Capabilities Yes Yes Yes


2D and 3D Animation Yes Yes Yes
Dynamic Dashboards Yes Yes Yes

Modeling Capabilities

Discrete Processes Yes Yes Yes
Continuous Processes Yes Yes Yes
Agent Based Problems Yes Yes Yes
Comprehensive Simulation Modeling Capabilities Yes Yes Yes

Modeling Libraries

More than 325 SMART Files Included Yes Yes Yes
50 Example Models Yes Yes Yes
Access to Siman Blocks & Elements No No Yes
Flow Process No No Yes
Packaging Template No No Yes
Custom Template Creation No No Yes

Benefits you get

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Increase Throughput

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Identify and eliminate bottlenecks

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Improve logistics

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Evaluate potential process changes

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Reduce WIP

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Optimize resource utilization

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Test new design alternatives

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Improve system performance

How SNic helps you to model your business with simulation?

SNic Solutions expertise in simulation design helps clients to meet the standards of today’s highly competitive manufacturing environment. Our service is provided on site at respective facilities and in full confidentiality.

A typical process involves,

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Identifying the problem

This includes specifying the input variables and defining output variables that will be monitored and evaluated to rate the success of the possible solutions.

Modeling your process

Arena’s flowchart modeling methodology is an easy and intuitive way to model any process. The model can then be validated against actual operating data to evaluate process changes, variations in market factors, or resources and equipment requirements, quickly and easily.

Transforming your business

The knowledge gained from the simulation is only of value if it is used to improve the way you run your organization. We give you the confidence and peace of mind to know that the changes you implement are the right ones for your business.


Business process improvement is not a one-time task. It is a continuous process that successful organizations undertake to ensure that they are staying ahead of the competition. Arena simulation software and the solutions you develop will enable you to maintain a competitive advantage and push your organization to new levels of performance.

Arena Simulation Software, Rockwell Automation (for academics)

Did you know 7 out of 10 employers prefer a candidate with simulation skills like Arena?

Companies consider experience with Arena simulation to be a differentiator and a competitive advantage when making hiring decisions.

The arena is the #1 Choice of Academic Institutions Worldwide with over 42,000 students graduating yearly with Arena training.

Arena Simulation Software

Arena Simulation Software is not only the most widely-used simulation product in the market today, but it is also the most comprehensive. It addresses the variety of academic needs and challenges any student or organization may face. Whether it be simulation labs, student projects, graduate, or post-graduate research, Arena Simulation software is the best choice for simulation software training. Whether it be simulation labs, student projects, graduate, or post-graduate research, Arena Simulation software is the best choice for simulation software training.

Take a look at the comparison table and choose the best Arena offering to meet your academic requirements

Arena Academic Offerings
Student Version Academic Laboratory Academic Research
Number of Users         1            30           1
OptQuest for Arena            ✓           ✓
Arena Professional Edition         ✓            ✓           ✓
Network Capable            ✓           ✓
Model Size Limitations         ✓
Access to Selected Online Help         ✓            ✓           ✓
Access to Arena Tech Support            ✓           ✓
Access to Teaching Materials            ✓
Commercial Use Restrictions         ✓            ✓           ✓
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