Kiepe Electric required a uniform database with an automated transfer of the BOMs into Pro.CAD PRO FILE.
In detail it means:
The first interface between PRO.FILE and ELCAD was installed in 2010 and the first integration solution between PRO.FILE and Engineering Base has been implemented in 2016. The interface between those ECAD Systems and PRO.FILE required a rethinking of existing internal processes. New workflows had to be introduced and very precise work had to be done. But since a new ECAD system was introduced in parallel, the training effort was relatively high.
The solution is used in development, technology and project planning. The advantages of an interface between those ECAD systems and the PLM system are: