October 2012

CADENAS’ 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity is worldwide in the top rank of 3D CAD model manufacturer websites. Last month the worldwide ranking of the PARTcommunity website improved by 8000 positions from rank 80,000 to rank 72,000 according to Alexa (

We're excited to announce the launch of our new mobile apps for industrial manufacturers, featuring mobile product catalogs and mobile 3D CAD previews and downloads. The new mobile app offering enables manufacturers to equip sales reps and distributors with powerful sales tools they can use in the field.

It's a question I hear almost EVERY day, "what's the difference between a CAD catalog and a CAD library" or "I already have a CAD library, why do I need a CAD catalog?" Well, it's as simple as this: Why is an iPad better than a huge bookshelf?

Using web-hosted solutions, teams can work together to design 3-dimensional components in real time which enhances design efficiency and speed, thereby increasing engineering productivity. Read more in the Misumi newspaper article originally published in Industry Week.