CADENAS Newsletter

Q1 | 2019
New Record: More than 31 Million 3D CAD Downloads in March
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New PARTcommunity record: In March 31,222,730 CAD models from over 500 manufacturer catalogs were downloaded by engineers and purchasers. This shows the continuing success of the download portal powered by CADENAS, which generated almost 300 million CAD downloads in the year 2018.

To develop the BIM DNA Profiler Tata Steel worked with the German CAD specialist CADENAS. Now Tata Steel’s BIM DNA Profiler picks up ‘Best New BIM Product’ at this year’s BIM Awards 2019.



20 years of CADENAS Industry Forum and always keeping pace with the times

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.

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Tata Steel’s BIM DNA Profiler picks up ‘Best New BIM Product’ at this year’s BIM Awards 2019

The BIM Awards honour and recognise the world’s best BIM work and those who created it. The Tata Steel BIM DNA profiler has now been honored as the 'Best New BIM Product'. To develop this tool Tata Steel worked with IBM and the German CAD specialist CADENAS.

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Online configurations and intelligent CAD models minimize design time for gripping systems

Within the framework of its digitalization strategy, SCHUNK rapidly expands its range of digital tools based on eCATALOGsolutions technology from CADENAS: After the successful start of the SCHUNK online configurator for assembly automation, the world's first 3D configurator for gripper/swivel units is now set to follow in its footsteps.

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IronCAD expands its design solution with 3D CAD manufacturer catalogs powered by CADENAS

IronCAD offers its customers a new service: Engineers and designers can now access millions of 3D & 2D CAD models from over 500 parts catalogs directly in IronCAD. New catalogs and catalog extensions are available at any time without update.

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Parker Hannifin Corporation launches the free Parker T-Slot Aluminum Design Architect Tool built by CADENAS

Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division North America is pleased to announce the release of the Parker T-Slot Aluminum Design Architect, which enables users of any skill level to quickly and easily design products from Parker T-Slot aluminum framing components.

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PERI relies on CADENAS for BIM CAD scaffolding component library

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.

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Free update for ELITECAD Mechanics 14 with parts4cad integration from CADENAS

Through the cooperation with CADENAS, users get access to millions of 3D CAD models from well-known component manufacturers with the current update of XEOMETRIC's planning software ELITECAD Mechanics 14.

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GEOsearch by CADENAS makes sure that engineers don't leave a cuckoo's egg in the nest

Some components look deceptively similar at first glance, but do they serve the same purpose? It's not long before a "cuckoo's egg" sneaks into a design it doesn't belong in, causing a lot of additional work. So as to leave nothing to chance, CADENAS invented the Geometric Similarity Search GEOsearch.

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Digital twin supports manufacturing automation thanks to AutomationML 3D CAD download portal

AutomationML e.V. and CADENAS together present the new AutomationML 3D download portal at the InspireAutomationCamp. The goal of the new portal is to depict the digital twin perfectly for all CAD systems on the basis of the open AutomationML format for manufacturing automation.

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6. Engineering Newcomer 2019: Design competition offers pupils and students a unique springboard for their careers

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.

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17 – 18 July 2019 - EDM CAE Forum 2019

CADENAS presents the use of Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions at Daimler and how the automotive pioneer is supported by an optimized design process.

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07 - 09 October 2019 - PLM Europe 2019, SIEMENS PLM Connection

As a partner of SIEMENS PLM, CADENAS will present innovative solutions for implementing the PURCHINEERING concept with the Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions.

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Pneumax  Wagner Ewar 
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Franke BEA
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Bordignon Eaton
wippermann vertiv
Wippermann Vertiv
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Schiedel Euchner
berger IMI
Berger Tools IMI Precision Engineering
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Robotunits Schrempp
Robotunits Schrempp
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Fibro Gressel
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Linak SKF
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HELIA Samtec
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Nachi C Matic
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Kistler SMC Europe
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Tipco Zimmer

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