2020

The technology specialist Wilo is now going online with its new Building Information Modeling (BIM) Portal, in order to virtually design projects in building services and water management.

CADENAS is releasing a new version of its BIMcatalogs.net plugin: From now on, architects and planners can use it to access manufacturer-verified BIM and CAD models directly in Autodesk Revit 2021, GRAPHISOFT ARCHICAD 23 and Nemetschek Allplan 2020 and integrate them easily into their designs.

Smalley products, such as the spiral retaining rings and space-saving wave springs are becoming increasingly popular. In order to provide its customers with the best possible customer service, Smalley has standardized its industrial springs and made them available in the new online product configurator.

Honourable distinction for the 3D CAD model of a spaceship from the popular PARTcloud.net sharing portal powered by CADENAS: The 3D model named Marsonia of a Croatian CADENAS employee has made it on the cover of a Croatian science fiction magazine of the Marsonic series.

Currently, companies are forced to push their digitization strategy much faster. We reveal the reason why innovative manufacturers with a digital eCATALOG and product data as digital twin are now clearly ahead of their competitors.

CADENAS now offers component manufacturers the possibility to add 3D BIM models to their ETIM classified products with minimal effort. The ETIM product information is used as a starting point.

For the first time, engineers, architects, planners and designers worldwide have downloaded 46,530,454 CAD engineering & BIM data. This increase also pleases the component manufacturers represented on the CADENAS portals, because every 3D CAD download of a product represents a valuable sales lead.

With IHS Markit and PARTsolutions by CADENAS 3D CAD models according to the SAE/AS Aerospace Standard of the Society of Automotive Engineers are available, for direct use in Dassault SOLIDWORKS or other common CAD systems. This accelerates the design process for aerospace and defense projects significantly.

In an exclusive interview, Business Development Manager Alexander Wagner reveals how a smart digitization strategy can help component manufacturers like KRAUS Austria to achieve a significant competitive advantage.

Adapter that helps to transform a Decathlon Snorkeling masks into C-PAP masks for patient ventilation support is now available on PARTcommunity for free CAD download.

Direct Conveyors optimizes its customer service with its new 3D CAD product catalog for flat belt conveyors powered by CADENAS. Learn how the american conveyor manufacturer effectively supports its customers to handle their challenges.

New record: 45,706,094 downloads in March (=sales contacts), an increase of over 19% compared to February! The numbers show that in the current exceptional situation 3D CAD & BIM models are in demand as digital twin as never before.

There have been indications for some time that companies should not rely solely on trade fairs to generate leads. Especially now, component manufacturers must therefore develop completely new marketing strategies. Digitalization plays a decisive role in this.

Special times require special ideas: CADENAS as "The Innovation Company" has been providing its team at the Augsburg headquarters with a delicious lunch delivered by local restaurants since the end of March. The goal is to support the local gastronomy in difficult times.

Eaton is expanding its proven 3D CAD model service with 3D BIM data for Emergency Lighting Luminaires. Thanks to CADENAS' BIMcatalogs.net technology, the intelligent BIM models can be downloaded in various BIM formats, such as Revit, ARCHICAD, Allplan, SketchUp as well as Tekla, and imported directly into the respective designs.

Do you know the real reason for the current toilet paper hype? You should, because even component manufacturers can learn a lot of valuable information for their business!

KonTec Maschinenbau has created a new 3D CAD product catalog for its own brand uversa in cooperation with CADENAS. In order to make column systems in the field of mechanical engineering even faster and cheaper with its basic modules, engineers and purchasers can download digital engineering data from uversa free of charge since 2019.

How do you create waves as a smaller competitor in the industrial market? You do something bold and different. That’s what Monkeytoe, a manufacturer of roof access and HVAC plant mounting systems, did when they launched an online product catalog of 3D BIM and CAD models. Built by CADENAS, the product catalog put downloadable, native BIM files on Monkeytoe’s website.

Misunderstandings are part of life, but for engineers and purchasers they are often very time-consuming and annoying. With a clever combination of PARTsolutions' intelligent finding methods, errors in the search for the right component can be reduced to a minimum.

In recent years Alfamak has recorded a steadily increasing demand for CAD data relevant to design. The software manufacturer CADENAS was consulted for the implementation of a professional online solution and optimized information provision for engineers and designers.

Built by CADENAS, the new iCONN product configurator offers instant digital CAD downloads for more than 500 standard connector SKUs, accelerating customers’ design process without compromising quality.

CADENAS Solutions in Wolfsburg recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and looks back on a successful company development. Today, the international team of Managing Director Alen Blechinger under the umbrella of CADENAS Technologies AG supports numerous customers around the innovative software solutions.

RP-Technik GmbH provides the first products of its portfolio in a digital 3D CAD product catalog based on the eCATALOGsolutions technology of CADENAS. The CAD product catalog is thus integrated on PARTcommunity, 3DfindIT.com and in the BIM area on the RP-Technik website.

The European group NTN-SNR Roulements has now simplified its complex axis systems. The new interactive product configurator is based on CADENAS technology and provides customers and interested parties of NTN-SNR the possibility to combine the linear systems AXE, built on the modular principle, in spite of their high complexity, quickly according to their needs.

The Automation Designer Community Portal powered by CADENAS, is now integrated into NX Electrical Design. Engineers can insert components from major manufacturers directly into the ECAD software as digital twin including information such as pin/terminal assignments, attachment points or circuit symbols.

Hydro-Gear reduces the time to provide 3D CAD models of their high-end drive systems from 2 weeks to a few seconds. The eCATALOGsolutions technology for 3D CAD catalogs powered by CADENAS enables an excellent customer service.