Festo Makes Patent for Product Configuration Available to CADENAS Customers

CADENAS' customers obtain right to use product configuration with CAD automation

Augsburg, July 13, 2011. Festo AG & Co. KG makes their patent for the process of the product configuration with CAD automation available to customers of CADENAS GmbH. The Festo process of product configuration with CAD automation has already been under protection of the European Patent EP 1 251 444 B1 since October 12, 2005. Patent owner is Festo AG & Co. KG (Esslingen). CADENAS GmbH and their customers are allowed right to use concerning this patent.

Festo AG is a worldwide leader in automation engineering and has been offering its customers an online product configurator since 2009. This enables a combination of Festo components and the subsequent export of 3D CAD geometries. Festo's products can be thus customized to the requirements of customers and then made available.

The self-explaining interactive product configurator from CADENAS' software solutions eCATALOGsolutions, gives customers the opportunity to plan as they wish, create offers based on the Bill of Materials (BOM) list and then carry out this order. This contributes to optimize processes in the company and considerably minimize processing times. In addition, a comfortable user interface ensures saving time already during the planning stage.

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Festo Product Configurator

Caption: Since 2009, Festo AG & Co. KG offers an online product configurator.
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About CADENAS

CADENAS is a leading software developer in the areas of Strategic Parts Management and parts reduction (PARTsolutions), as well as Electronic Product Catalogs (eCATALOGsolutions). With its customized software solutions, the company acts as a link between the component manufacturers with their products and the purchasers.

With its 380 employees at 18 international subsidiaries, the name CADENAS (Spanish: process chains) has been standing for success, creativity, support and process optimization since 1992.

More information can be found on our homepage at: www.cadenas.de/en

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