July 2011

The CADENAS subsidiary PARTsolutions, LLC, and NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of electromechanical switches, today announce that NKK has made single-click 3D CAD model links of its switches available on the websites of top electronic components distributors Digi-Key and Mouser Electronics, in order to make 3D CAD more accessible to the engineering community.

Festo AG & Co. KG makes their patent for the process of the product configuration with CAD automation available to customers of CADENAS GmbH. The Festo process of product configuration with CAD automation has already been under protection of the European Patent EP 1 251 444 B1 since October 12, 2005.