With version 2022.0 VISI integrates the visual search engine 3Dfindit powered by CADENAS. Designers in mould and tool making are now able to access millions of 3D CAD models from thousands of manufacturer catalogs.

TENTE has teamed up with CADENAS and developed a digital product catalog with high-quality 3D CAD models of a wide range of castors and wheels for industry, commerce and the medical sector covering over 4000 product variants. The platform powered by CADENAS has been able to simplify the process of providing data, therefore making it easier and more convenient for customers to get CAD models.

On September 8, 2022, the BIM Building Automation and Electrical Engineering Working Group was founded within the VDMA. The aim is to create increased awareness for the entire technical building equipment in the BIM planning process. CADENAS is a founding member alongside many companies, universities and institutes.

Metaphase Technologies' new online catalog impresses with its wide range of configuration options and now enables engineers to find the most suitable LED lighting product for their application.

CADENAS updated the Universal Plugin for Allplan 2022, Archicad® 25, AutoCAD® 2023, BricsCAD® V22, Tekla 2021, Revit® 2023, Vectorworks® 2022 as well as as well as the separate Plugin for AVEVA E3D Design (Version 2.1 or higher).

Optics company Theia Technologies has launched a 3D CAD product catalog and on-demand configurator for industrial lenses, offering interactive 3D previews and CAD models for free download for six product families.

A new 3D CAD product configurator from a visionary in emergency lighting is online: INOTEC Sicherheitstechnik now offers configurable, multi CAD and BIM capable 3D CAD models of its escape sign and emergency luminaires. The high-information product models make lighting design more efficient & precise.

CADENAS is part of the KOGNIA research project with the goal of developing a "Machine Learning-based Recommender System for Mechanical Design". The project was showcased in the famous Golden Room of Augsburg's City Hall to visitors of the Long Night of Science.