March 2017

The 18th Industry-Forum of CADENAS GmbH welcomed over 200 national and international visitors from the areas of machine and plant engineering, electrical engineering as well as architecture, who were informed about trends and developments in Strategic Parts Management, Electronic Product Catalogs and Building Information Modeling (BIM).

A new version of the cloud-based CAD solution Autodesk Fusion 360 for 3D modelling has been available since the end of 2016. Thus, a completely new user interface of the 3D CAD models download service “parts4cad” from CADENAS was introduced.

Customers of SMC, worldwide leader in the drive and control technology of pneumatic and electric systems, have had access to an air treatment configurator since the end of 2016.

Planning and configuration of cable routing for systems and machines is time-consuming and complex. PFLITSCH has developed the tool easyRoute to optimize cable planning.