Record year 2018 for PARTcommunity: Nearly 300 million 3D CAD model downloads within one year

Component manufacturers who use the Electronic Product Catalog by CADENAS can be pleased with a steady increase in the number of users and downloads

Augsburg, Germany, 31 January 2019. 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 – more than ever before with nearly 300 million! The 3D CAD model download portal PARTcommunity powered by CADENAS can thus expand its position as leader among the download portals for intelligent engineering data.

More than 1 billion CAD downloads within the past 7 years

The success of numerous manufacturer catalogs on PARTcommunity was already apparent in the spring. For the first time in March 2018, more than 25.9 million 3D CAD models were downloaded, topped then in October with a sensational 28.5 million downloads. The 3D CAD models download portal has been in operation since 1998 and registers well over 1 billion downloads alone for the past 7 years.

A daily tool for millions of engineers

Constant optimizations, extensions and outstanding innovations make the basis for the continuous trend of intelligent CAD model downloads of the CADENAS portal. Engineers and designers worldwide can download 3D CAD components from well-known manufacturers around the clock and import them into their respective CAD systems in over 100 genuine native formats like Inventor and Revit by Autodesk, Solid Edge and NX by Siemens PLM Software, SOLIDWORKS by Dassault Systèmes etc. The entire content of more than 500 CAD manufacturer-authorized product catalogs is available to them. Moreover, the download portal provides extensive intelligent search functions such as 2D sketch search or the Geometric Similarity Search GEOsearch.

The 3D CAD download portal PARTcommunity can be found at: www.partcommunity.com

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 19 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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