Your products directly available inside the CAD system with eCATALOGsolutions

The purchase decision for a component is made significantly during the product development phase. With an Electronic Product Catalog by CADENAS you make it particularly easy for engineers, architects and planners to decide on your product: With PARTS4CAD, your products' 3D CAD models are directly integrated into a variety of CAD systems. With just a few clicks and without intermediate storage, CAD users can insert the digital product data into their design.

Autodesk Fusion 360
Autodesk Inventor
Autodesk Revit
C3D Labs
Siemens NX
PTC Creo
Solid Edge
Tekla Structures
Tekla Structures
Zuken E3 series

eCATALOGsolutions - The driving force for rising sales figures

Benefits for you as a manufacturer as well as your customers & prospects

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Full Integration

No cumbersome importing: PARTS4CAD creates the required geometries "on-the-fly" inside the CAD system

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Individually configurable

Real variance of products usable incl. dynamic and individual LODs

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Product Updates

More time for creative design: Real-time manufacturer updates eliminate the need to manually search for latest product information

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Multi CAD

3D CAD models directly available in various CAD systems like Fusion360, Creo, NX and more.

Siemens PLM

Siemens NX - Components as Digital Twin used in NX - powered by CADENAS

Optimized product data, enriched with information such as kinematics, motion profiles and acceleration data, significantly shorten the product development process. The example shows the virtual creation of a plant in NX with digital parts of the component manufacturer Schunk, which were created with the eCATALOGsolutions technology powered by CADENAS.


Siemens Automation Designer - Integration in NX Electrical Design - powered by CADENAS

By cooperating with CADENAS, manufacturers of electronic components can provide their customers with intelligent #ECAD or planning data as digital twins. The data includes all important information such as pin/terminal assignments, material master data, attachment points, circuit symbols, various views, technical values, classifications or part numbers. #NX Electrical Design manages manufacturer catalog data within the Reuse Library. From here the intelligent data can be used to create the schematic and cabinet layout. The Reuse Library can be filled directly via the Automation Designer Community Portal. The Automation Designer Community Platform is directly integrated into the NX Electrical Design user interface and thus into the electrical design workflow.


Siemens MCD - Digital Twin with the Electronic Product Catalog - powered by CADENAS

With the Electronic Product Catalog eCATALOGsolutions by CADENAS, component manufacturers can enrich their digital product data with all the necessary intelligent information for the design process and Industry 4.0. Through the intelligent CAD models from CADENAS in connection with the Mechatronics Concept Designer (MCD), the commissioning of technical plants can be tested beforehand and the detail coordination of control can be carried out digitally. This greatly shortens the lead time to production start. #MCD #DigitalTwin #NX


Siemens PLM Teamcenter - Search & Compare with Seamless Integration - powered by CADENAS

The Strategic Parts Management #PARTsolutions powered by CADENAS seemless integrated into #SiemensPLM #Teamcenter. See how the search & compare function helps you to find the best component for your #CAD design. For more information visit:


Siemens PLM Teamcenter - Catalog Navigation with Seamless Integration - powered by CADENAS

The Strategic Parts Management #PARTsolutions powered by CADENAS seemless integrated into #SiemensPLM #Teamcenter. Engineers can browse through more than 700 manufacturer certified catalogs with millions of 3D #CAD models respectively intelligent engineering data directly in #Teamcenter. For more information visit:


Siemens PLM Teamcenter - Export to CAD with Seamless Integration - powered by CADENAS

The Strategic Parts Management #PARTsolutions powered by CADENAS offers components from more than 700 manufacturer verified catalogs that can be exported into the #CAD system #NX with just few clicks. For more information visit:



Zuken E³.series - Component Data Portal - powered by CADENAS

#Zuken’s E³.series users gain direct access to the CADENAS component portal where they can search for components and load them directly into their #ECAD. This digital #engineering data are enriched with intelligent information such as electronic symbols, connections points and technical product information. For more information visit:


Zuken E³.series - Component Cloud für E³.series - powered by CADENAS

E³.series users have direct access to digital #engineering data with intelligent information such as circuit symbols, connection points and technical article data. For more information please visit:



Autodesk Inventor & Vault - Integration of the Strategic Parts Management - powered by CADENAS

PARTsolutions supports engineers and purchasers in managing and finding purchased and standard parts. The software solution has interfaces to Autodesk Inventor and Vault.


Autodesk Revit - Seamless Integration of 3D CAD Models - powered by CADENAS

CADENAS offers a new interface for #Autodesk #Revit especially developed for #BIM (Building Information Modeling). Architects and Planers can now download 3D BIM CAD models and integrate them directly into their constructions in the Revit format. For more information visit:


Intégration des catalogues CADENAS dans Autodesk Fusion 360

CADENAS et Autodesk offrent aux concepteurs 3D un accès direct à des centaines de catalogues fabricants et des millions de modèles CAO 3D directement dans Autodesk Fusion 360..


CADENAS Offers Millions of 3D CAD Models for Autodesk Fusion 360TM

Cloud-based Integration with PARTcommunity Mobile Gives Engineers Instant Access to Hundreds of Manufacturer Catalogs. Learn more today: ______________________ Today at Autodesk University 2013, CADENAS unveiled a new integration with cloud-based modeling software Autodesk® Fusion 360™, giving designers direct access to hundreds of manufacturer catalogs and millions of 3D CAD models via the cloud-based download portal PARTcommunity mobile. See the full story: Visit PARTcommunity: Learn more about 3D CAD catalogs: ______________________ For new episode updates, subscribe here: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Find out more about CADENAS PARTsolutions:



PTC Creo Parametic - Seamless integration of PARTcommunity - powered by CADENAS

PARTcommunity powered by CADENAS is seamlessly integrated into #PTC #Creo Parametic and enables users to insert 3D #CAD models of millions of purchased and standard parts into their designs with just a few clicks.


PTC Creo Parametric - Seamless CAD Integration - powered by CADENAS

Direct access to 3D CAD models of manufacturer components in native format for PTC Creo Parametric.



Nemetschek Allplan - Integration of 3D BIM CAD models - powered by CADENAS

With the integration of 2D & 3D #BIM #CAD manufacturer catalogs, architects and planers can easily use BIM CAD models in their #Nemetschek #Allplan designs with just a few clicks.



SAP Engineering Control Center (ECTR) - Integration of Manufacturer Catalogs - powered by CADENAS

The integration of the manufacturer catalogs of CADENAS enables CAD parts to be generated and created in SAP.


Other Systems

IronCAD - Integration of 3D CAD Catalogs - powered by CADENAS

#IronCAD offers engineers and designers access to millions of 3D & 2D #CAD models from hundreds of manufacturer catalogs powered by CADENAS. New catalogs and catalog extensions are available at any time without update.


ZWSOFT ZW3D CAD - PARTsolutions Seamless Integration - powered by CADENAS

Seamless integration of the Strategic Parts Management #PARTsolutions with numerous #CAD manufacturer catalogs into #ZWCAD by ZWSOFT.


ELITECAD - Mechanics 14 integration of 3D CAD catalogs - powered by CADENAS

#ELITECAD users have access to millions of up-to-date, detailed CAD models of manufacturer parts. With only a few clicks, the new add-on module can be installed in ELITECAD Mechanics 14 for free. The 2D and 3D #CAD models can be inserted via drag & drop function. For more information visit:


BricsCAD Plugin: 3D CAD Models for Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

The BricsCAD App powered by CADENAS provides engineers and designers with millions of 3D CAD models from over 700 manufacturer catalogs. The desired components can be individually configured and then directly integrated into the existing mechanical or electrical design in BricsCAD. • 3D & 2D CAD models in native BricsCAD formats • 700+ Catalogs provided by the manufacturers • Intelligent engineering data with extensive meta data for mechanical & electrical engineering • Product Configurator simplifies the design process and prevents incorrect combinations • All CAD models free of charge


SOLIDWORKS - Integration of 3D CAD catalogs - powered by CADENAS

CADENAS developed a plugin to access its CAD models library directly in SOLIDWORKS. Users can integrate the 3D parts in their designs free of charge by drag and drop. Download the plugin at:


SOLIDWORKS - Strategic Parts Management & ePDM - powered by CADENAS

Insert standard and purchased parts from hundreds of manufacturer catalogs directly into SOLIDWORKS as 3D CAD models.


HiCAD - Integration of the Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions - powered by CADENAS

The Strategic Parts Management #PARTsolutions supports engineers and purchasers in managing and finding proprietary purchased and standard parts in conjunction with the #CAD systems #HiCAD. This helps to accelerate the design process, reduce development costs and promote standardization.


FreeCAD - Plugin for 3D CAD models - powered by CADENAS

FreeCAD now offers engineers and designers access to millions of 3D #CAD models from over hundreds of parts catalogs. These manufacturer data can be integrated directly into #FreeCAD with a plug-in.


Onshape - Integration of PARTcommunity - powered by CADENAS

Onshape users can select their desired 3D CAD models directly in the CAD system and integrate them into their design. Access to the 3D CAD models of CADENAS is made possible by the deep integration of the 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity into Onshape.


CENIT Fastsuite - Manufacturing Simulation & Virtual Commissioning - powered by CADENAS

With the integration of the Strategic Parts Management #PARTsolutions powered by CADENAS into CENIT Fastsuite, companies can easily make the step towards Industry 4.0. PARTsolutions supports engineers and buyers in managing and finding their own, purchased and standard parts. For more information visit:


Tekla by Trimble - Integration of - powered by CADENAS

With the integration of powered by CADENAS, thousands of #BIM #CAD parts from reknown international manufacturers can be inserted into #Tekla with a few clicks.


SketchUp - Insert 3D CAD models into BIM designs - powered by CADENAS

With CADENAS' solution for digital #CAD manufacturer catalogs, 3D CAD models of #BIM objects can be inserted into the existing AEC #SketchUp design with just a few clicks.


game4automation - Virtual commissioning with manufacturer catalogs - powered by CADENAS

With the integration of CADENAS' manufacturer CAD catalogs into Game4Automation, users no longer have to surf the internet for hours to find the parts needed for their virtual commissioning. The original data of the manufacturers is based on the eCATALOGsolutions technology by CADENAS and can be integrated directly into Game4Automation as a free development framework for visualization, virtual commissioning, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) in automated environments.

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Success Stories


Toshiba International Corporation has enhanced its digital customer experience with a product catalog powered by CADENAS, increasing its online CAD downloads by 360%.

Power Jacks
Power Jacks

Power Jacks sparked a 230% growth in CAD downloads and 30% growth in sales leads within one year thanks to the outstanding online service powered by CADENAS.

IMI Precision Engineering
IMI Precision Engineering

IMI Precision Engineering is seeing a huge increase in customer satisfaction
all thanks to the first ever integration of eCATALOGsolutions into an eShop.

LUCAS France
LUCAS France

Product Configurator reduces the time of offer preparation at LUCAS from 2 days to 5 minutes.