2019

Numbers that speak for themselves: 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.

Do you know the best way to get digital BIM CAD components for your building planning? With these 5 clever tips they are just a few clicks away.

Component manufacturers such as AHP, Festo, Rittal, SKF, Würth and Wago are enriching their 3D CAD product catalog with the ISO/IEC-compliant industry standard eCl@ss in order to support customers in standardizing and accelerating their design process.

CADENAS releases a new plugin for the CAD system BricsCAD: Engineers, designers, architects and planners get direct access to millions of 3D CAD & BIM as well as AEC models from numerous well-known manufacturer catalogs within the construction and planning software BricsCAD.

One reason to celebrate: The 3D CAD Models Engineering App from CADENAS is highly popular with engineers and purchasers. It has already been downloaded respectively installed over 1 million times via the App Stores from Google, Apple and Microsoft.

Every year on 14 October, World Standards Day honours experts working on the development of international standards. With the innovative search engine 3dfind.it CADENAS supports the search for standard parts for engineering.

Schrempp electronic GmbH has been able to record a steadily increasing demand for CAD data relevant to design in recent years. The software manufacturer CADENAS was consulted on the implementation of a professional online solution and the associated optimized provision of information for engineers and designers.

Sometimes things need to be fine-tuned until they have the right shape: Like shaving poodles, engineers often need to individualize an existing unmachined part to get the right component. With the help of the unmachined part search, PARTsolutions users can quickly and easily find a geometrically suitable unmachined part on a designed finished part.

The stainless steel fasteners of the Swedish manufacturer BUMAX are ideally suited for use under extreme conditions (e.g. heat, cold, salt water). All BUMAX CAD product data are now available for engineers and purchasers to download free of charge in all common CAD formats from the 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity powered by CADENAS.

Industrial marketers have a lot on their plate. The eBook '18 Tips From Real Industrial Marketers' shows that there is a lot of hidden potential in industrial B2B marketing. Fourteen experts from manufacturers and marketing companies the industrial sphere share their #1 piece of advice for 2020.

Birds are real "design experts" when it comes to building nests and select the individual "attachment parts" as carefully as possible. Engineers likewise often require special mounting parts for their designs. The PARTsolutions mounting part search allows the search of the parts inventory in a matter of seconds during the design phase.

The software company CADENAS, as "the innovation company", has recognized the decisive advantages of the games development environment with its graphic and physical simulations and makes the 3D CAD engineering data of its more than 500 manufacturer catalogs available also now for all tools based on Unity.

CeaseFire, an American manufacturer of fire protection systems, has optimized usability for Autodesk Revit users with its new native download service. Architects and planners can insert the products of the CeaseFire parts catalog, which is based on the BIMcatalogs.net technology powered by CADENAS, directly into their plans as 3D BIM CAD data.

Cubis Systems has published its new 3D BIM CAD product catalog in cooperation with CADENAS. Architects, planners and engineers can access BIM engineering data of Cubis access chambers and cable protection systems available to download in many common native and neutral BIM CAD formats.

Game4Automation offers engineers and designers access to millions of 3D CAD models from over 500 parts catalogs. 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 and virtual commissioning in automated environments.

MDL Europe, a French component manufacturer for standard parts in tool & mould making, relies on the Electronic Product Catalog by CADENAS and was thus able to increase the number of 3D downloads of its products by nearly four times as much within nine months.

As in nature, where bowerbirds decorate their breeding grounds in certain colors when attracting the female mate, industrial companies also use colors to attract customers and to differentiate themselves from market competitors. Since the color of a component can be a decisive criterion, PARTsolutions offers engineers and purchasers an innovative color search.

The Innovation Company on new paths. This year CADENAS sponsored the international model flying competitions "FAI F3K Kup Broda" and "F5J Kup Broda" in Slavonski Brod, Croatia.

For the first time, there was a record number of downloaded engineering data from PARTcommunity 3D CAD download portal powered by CADENAS three months in a row. In May, engineers and purchasers performed 35,184,840 CAD downloads from over 500 product catalogs.

CADENAS welcomes Tomas Eriksson as an experienced sales colleague who is available to the Scandinavian market on site as the future direct contact person. Starting in June 2019, he will be offering competent service to customers as well as prospective customers in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark for Strategic Parts Management and Electronic Product Catalogs.

A new highlight awaits component manufacturers to support their product presentation: The Deep Reality Viewer (DRV) with its patented technology enables high-resolution 3D stereo images without shutter glasses or VR headset. As digital twins, digital components of the eCATALOGsolutions technology become real eye-catchers.

Innovation pays off: Those who use the 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity appreciate the numerous features and the high quality of the engineering data. Within one month, engineers and purchasers, for the first time, downloaded 32,149,178 engineering data from more than 500 PARTcommunity manufacturer catalogs.

The Strategic Parts Management powered by CADENAS supports SIG Combibloc in the migration of component data in the course of a CAD & PLM software environment change. This is made possible by PARTsolutions interfaces to SOLIDWORKS and CIM DATABASE.

As a leading manufacturer of electronic connectors, GCT’s primary focus has consistently been to give engineers the best in class experience available while obtaining all the resources and tools required for its products, easily and quickly. This is further strengthened by its new product catalog powered by CADENAS.

The CAD/CAM/CAE system Siemens NX is coming with an integrated CADENAS Reuse Library, which offers engineers a large number of commercial vendor parts they can use in their design. In order to manage these reusable components in a Teamcenter PLM environment engineers can now classify CADENAS parts automatically with BCT aClass.

With the winter behind us, PARTcommunity, along with component manufacturers, can rejoice in a great personal triumph: In the month of March, engineering data was downloaded 31,222,730 times by engineers and purchasers from over 500 manufacturer catalogs.

Akin Terzi, CEO of CADENAS Turkey, presented in a guest lecture at the University Celal Bayar near Izmir the advantages of 3D CAD models download portals in engineering and gave the 50 students tips & tricks based on practical examples.

The BIM Awards honour and recognise the world’s best BIM work and those who created it. The Tata Steel BIM DNA profiler has now been honored as the 'Best New BIM Product'. To develop this tool Tata Steel worked with IBM and the German CAD specialist CADENAS.

True to the saying, "The early bird catches the worm", the PURCHINEERING 2.0 concept by CADENAS starts with the Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions and integrates purchasing early in the product development process.

The successful Engineering Newcomer design competition starts its sixth round. CADENAS GmbH, together with partners of norelem Normelemente KG, Bundesarbeitskreis Fachschule für Technik and MDESIGN Vertriebs GmbH, is once again in search of the best projects in engineering and design among pupils and students.

AutomationML e.V. and CADENAS together present the new AutomationML 3D download portal at the InspireAutomationCamp. The goal of the new portal is to depict the digital twin perfectly for all CAD systems on the basis of the open AutomationML format for manufacturing automation.

Bel Fuse is a leading global manufacturer of electronic components and has recently launched a catalog of 3D component models for their most popular products, which is based on the eCATALOGsolutions technology from CADENAS.

Tata Steel and CADENAS are working closely together to meet the requirements of the BIM industry perfectly. In 2018 Tata Steel launched the "DNA Profiler" granting engineers & architects easy access to configurable products and instant BIM CAD data. Now Alex Small, BIM & digital platforms manager at Tata Steel, gives insights into current developments and trends in the BIM sector.

Gamavuoto has published their product catalog on PARTcommunity, the CAD model download portal powered by the CADENAS eCATALOGsolutions platform. Through this new pathway, customers can instantly download 3D CAD models of their desired vacuum product.

Some components look deceptively similar at first glance, but do they serve the same purpose? It's not long before a "cuckoo's egg" sneaks into a design it doesn't belong in, causing a lot of additional work. So as to leave nothing to chance, CADENAS invented the Geometric Similarity Search GEOsearch.

In the year 1999 Jürgen Heimbach invited to the 1st CADENAS Industry Forum. Over the past twenty years, the event has developed into a "place to be" for all specialists and managers in the industry. On 20 & 21 March, the event will once again open its doors to provide information on current trends in the industry.

Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division North America is pleased to announce the release of the Parker T-Slot Aluminum Design Architect, which enables users of any skill level to quickly and easily design products from Parker T-Slot aluminum framing components.