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.

The CADENAS headquarters moves: In 2020, the new innovation and development center will be located in the north of Augsburg, Germany. This is the best prerequisite for exploiting the full potential of ideas and advancing the revolutionary search engine 3Dfind.it. The CADENAS team will also grow.

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.

Learn how companies like Procter & Gamble are using PARTsolutions to optimize the development process of production lines. The available, manufacturer-verified product data helps to improve data quality, to increase part reuse and to reduce manual efforts & development costs.

Autumn is not only the time when colorful kites fly to unreachable heights, the 3D CAD download numbers are also on the rise. In September 2019, 38,025,278 CAD downloads from over 500 manufacturer catalogs powered by CADENAS were made for the first time within one month.

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.

Wanzl Metallwarenfabrik is a manufacturer of shopping carts, baskets and shelving systems and uses the Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions from CADENAS. PARTsolutions offers engineers and designers of Wanzl product development central access to manufacturer catalogs with intelligent 3D CAD engineering data and thus minimizes unnecessary research and design times.

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.

CADENAS has developed a visual search engine of the next dimension: With 3Dfind.it, engineers, purchasers and architects can find millions of 3D CAD & BIM models from hundreds of manufacturer catalogs available worldwide, including architecture, engineering, electrical engineering and electronics products, then download and use for their design.

CADENAS presents the latest version of its 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity. Version 9 makes it even easier for engineers and purchasers to find the desired components and download CAD engineering data. Component manufacturers benefit from the extended statistics tool for efficient market analysis.

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.

On 20 and 21 March 2019, more than 270 trade professionals met at the 20th Industry Forum for mutual exchange. 23 Best Practice lectures, workshops, the accompanying trade exhibition as well as the newly introduced discussion rounds "Innovation Dialog Tables" offered numerous opportunities to discuss the latest technologies, developments and trends in the industry.

At bauma 2019, the world's leading trade fair for construction machinery, PERI GmbH will be presenting its new BIM CAD library for scaffolding components, which was created in close cooperation with CADENAS. The manufacturer and supplier of formwork and scaffolding systems, provides its customers and prospective customers a completely new service.

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.

The rapid increase of 3D CAD model downloads of the PARTcommunity in the past years continues unabated. In 2018, engineers and purchasers worldwide downloaded 297,111,618 CAD engineering data from more than 500 PARTcommunity manufacturer catalogs.

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.