SAP PLM integration for Mentor Graphics Xpedition Enterprise with SAP Engineering Control Center Interface

The centralized creation and management of BOMs and production data in one system, has never been easier, thanks to the fully-customizable SAP Engineering Control Center Interface

SAP ECTR to Mentor Graphics Xpedition Enterprise

The SAP Engineering Control Center Interface connects Mentor Graphics Xpedition Enterprise with the SAP PLM system, enabling the processing and control of relevant ECAD/EDA system and process data directly in SAP PLM.  Not only does the SAP ECTR Interface allow for team development of the same product and product data, it also has the unique ability to link electronic, electrical and mechanical data in one system, thus saving you time and optimizing engineering processes.

Main features

SAP Engineering Control Center Interface to ECAD provides functions to manage ECAD/EDA designs and the resulting data securely and consistently in SAP

  • Creation, editing, search and display of documents
  • Classification via SAP class system
  • Saving of all data securely in SAP
  • Quick search and find function, with several search functions
  • Simple linking with other SAP objects
  • Automatic creation of BOMs, including variant, production and mechatronic BOMs
  • Comparison of BOMs, upon saving ECAD designs
  • Bi-directional synchronization of item and part data
  • Check in and check out functionalities
  • History management via status log

Key benefits

  • Save time and eliminate errors through automated data exchange processes.
  • Avoid redundancy by using only one source system.
  • Manage electrical and electronic schematics.
  • Achieve holistic traceability of your product development processes by incorporating ECAD/EDA data into the business processes.
  • Enhance collaboration through a simplified cross-site data exchange.
  • Simply adapt the functions of the integration solution to your operational requirements.
  • Benefit from increased standardization and reuse in the company.
  • Shorten your search times to access ECAD/EDA data more quickly.