The decision to use Simulation and Off-Line Programming (OLP) technology leads a manufacturing company into an expanse of long term consequences. These experiences can be very positive if the manufacturing company approaches the project correctly. This paper addresses the factors to attain success after feasibility studies are complete and a decision to pursue this technology has been made. These factors include the development of a vendor selection method, in addition to the implementation and maintenance processes vital to a thriving project. The right techniques and information can lead a company to choices that will contribute significantly to higher levels of project success.