March 2014

At the end of the year the 400 electronic product catalogs recorded nearly 8.5 million downloads per month of CAD models from renowned manufacturers. Thus the download figures grew significantly within the shortest amount of time: in March 2012, 6 million downloads were recorded for the first time and in May about 7.5 million downloads.

The PARTcommunity mobile web app allows component manufacturers, customers and sales to provide mobile access to their own electronic product catalogs at a reasonable price and platform independently.

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology with 121 production companies in 26 countries. ZF is one of the ten largest automotive suppliers worldwide. Since 2005 ZF has been using CADENAS strategic parts management PARTsolutions at 2400 workstations to manage standard and supplier parts.

CADENAS PARTsolutions customer, Kuka knows a thing or two about robots, and now they can say their robots know a thing or two about ping-pong (ok table tennis if you need to be a dork about it).

Whoever wants to be successful abroad has to be prepared to attune to the prevailing conditions. Due to many foreign branch offices situated around the globe, CADENAS is very familiar with the prevailing conditions abroad. This way CADENAS can position its own app software and the software of the customers reliably on the challenging Chinese online market.

The 15th CADENAS Industry Forum from 11 to 12 February 2013 was again attended by more than 200 professional visitors who informed themselves and exchanged ideas about current innovations and trends from the mechanical, electrical and plant engineering sector.

Since January the 3.0 version of CADENAS' PARTcommunity 3D CAD download portal is online. The new version impresses with numerous new convenience functions that helps to find parts even easier and faster.

CADENAS and CAXA present the new PARTcommunity portal especially customized for CAXA, offering the biggest collection of online catalogs for CAD models in native forms for the Chinese design software CAXA 3D.

The times when architects had to develop their drafts with a pencil and scale paper are long gone. Like in many other professions, increasingly more architects rely on computer generated 3D CAD models for their designs.

Find instead of search is the motto under which the technical search engine Fiarch It was developed by the software manufacturer CADENAS from Augsburg. The search engine was especially designed to find 3D CAD components and offers engineers the possibility to precisely find the desired part under millions of components.

The Swiss company Lista Office holds a leading position for office furniture systems. To manage the constantly growing complexity of spare part catalogs, Liste Office relies on CADENAS’ technology, the software manufacturer from Augsburg, when managing and selecting design and supplier parts.