September 2013

NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced the expansion of its online 3D CAD switch library and configurator. New 3D models from NKK's full range of product lines include added pushbuttons, toggles, rockers and DIP rotary configurations.

CADENAS‘ Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions now offers an integration of the CAD System NX™ in SAP PLM. This way, 3D CAD models, created in PARTsolutions for the first time, are automatically saved in the SAP content server when they are imported into the interactive CAD/CAM/CAE System NX.

Technical vocabulary is not always identical to everyday terminology. How big the differences are is shown by the result of CADENAS‘ eChallenge „PARTcommunity vs. Classic Search Engine“. Participants were to find parts for mechanical engineering in one of the big search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and Co. and then with a search via the 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity.

On the 1st of July Croatia became an official member of the European Union. Besides many other standardizations this also means simplified access to the European Single Market. CADENAS is making use of this opportunity and is extending the company’s family by the CADENAS Service d.o.o. situated in Slavonski Brod.