Industry Forum 2012: Review

On February 8th and 9th, 2012 more than 200 international visitors from the mechanical, plant, and electrical engineering industries informed themselves about trends and developments of sustainable cost reduction with Strategic Parts Management and about sales opportunities with Electronic CAD Product Catalogs.

Here you will find presentations, videos, pictures and the feedback from the participants, about the 13th CADENAS Industry Forum 2012.

Opening of the 13th Industry Forum 2012 (German)

The presentations

Darwin Reed

The Boeing Company


Making Standard Parts Interoperability a Reality at Boeing and Lessons Learned on the Journey

  • Boeing History: Proliferation of Standard Parts
  • Realizing the Vision: Update on our progress
  • Lessons Learned: Obstacles to implementing in a company the size of Boeing

Dr. Olaf Brandt

Siemens Industry Software GmbH & Co. KG


Engineering Cost Reduction with CADENAS for Enterprise Customers of Siemens PLM Software

  • Integration of CADENAS with NX and Teamcenter from Siemens PLM Software
  • Strategies for accelerating product development using SPLM and CADENAS tools
  • Cost benefits of integrated PARTsolutions/NX/Teamcenter environment

ahp.advanced & ahp.price

  • Enhanced settings for internal use
  • Pricing
  • Improved 3D PDF datasheet

Frank Altmann



PARTsolutions with Teamcenter, SAP and CAD

  • Project implementation
  • Outlook parts management 20xx

Jürgen Heimbach



Felix Finster

CIDEON Software GmbH


PURCHINEERING – Optimized cooperation of purchasing and engineering

  • Definition of preferred parts and suppliers and avoidance of Maverick Buying
  • Analysis of parts in regard to in-house productions vs. outsourcing (Make or Buy)
  • Selection of the ideal supplier in consideration of production location (Global Sourcing)
  • Selection of components and suppliers in consideration of technical and economic properties

Alexander Schulz

REpower Systems SE


Paulo Ferreira



Classification of all material masters in PARTsolutions and SAP using the example of wind energy plant manufacturer REpower SE

  • Assembly of the classification
  • Implementation of the different departments
  • Outlook

Stefan Waldner



PARTcommunity - Technology for innovative 3D CAD download portals

  • Intelligent Features in version 2.0
  • Outlook planned innovations in version 3.0

Armin Vieweger

Liebherr-Werk Biberach GmbH


PARTdatamanager - Strategic element in the CAD - PDM - environment

  • Portal for repeat parts
  • Cross-plant data management
  • Integration in CAD and PDM

Anatol Kligermann

Balluff GmbH


eCATALOGsolutions & PARTcommunity 2.0 at Balluff GmbH

  • PARTcommunity 2.0 – individually customized communication platform
  • Internet statistics for CRM - important marketing instruments

Lutz Niemeyer

RK Rose+Krieger GmbH


eCATALOGsolutions & PARTcommunity, the course of development at RK Rose+Krieger GmbH

  • From the issue of measurable benefits to an integral part of project workflows
  • Creation of in-house components for the 3D catalog, but always under the guidance of CADENAS

Hansjörg Gutensohn

asim GmbH


Andreas Höfig



Print Catalog on the basis of eCATALOGsolutions and asim publish

  • Data enrichment, consistent data storage, complex table functions
  • Innovative functions (integration of rendered product images, etc.)
  • Outlook and further steps

Henning Uiterwyk

eCl@ss e.V.


Alen Blechinger

CADENAS Solutions GmbH


eCl@ss 7.0

  • Innovations and upgrades of eCl@ss 7.0
  • What advantages does an Electronic Product Catalog offer that is classified in accordance with eCl@ss?
  • How do CADENAS and eCl@ss cooperate?

Roberto Maddalon

Duplomatic Oleodinamica S.p.A


Industrial hydraulic at hand

  • CETOP/ISO international norms for the interchangeability of hydraulic components
  • Guideline for the definition of our component descriptions
  • Configurator for hydraulic cylinders

Reiner Heimsoth

keytech Software GmbH


The necessity of system integration in times of growing information flow

  • Bidirectional interface between CADENAS and keytech
  • One-time definition of data in companies
  • Provide information across all systems

Thomas Lang



Online Supplier Portal PARTcommunity Enterprise Version 2.0

  • Improved communication with external service providers
  • Limitation of multiple parts of external suppliers
  • Data set which is highly up-to-date, for external service providers

Margarete Baczur



ePRODUCTplacement – bring products right into the spotlight

  • Expand marketing opportunities with Electronic Product Catalogs
  • Products are always available to engineers & purchasers
  • Context-sensitive information

Jürgen Sept



Evaluation of 3D CAD downloads

  • Customers/sales
  • Parts/Engineering
  • Product management

Herbert Bübel

Organisationsbüro Herbert Bübel


TOOL4Search - A Combination of Classified Search and Geometric Similarity Search in Cooperation with CADENAS GEOsearch

  • Increase of reuse and variant design
  • Perfect solution for calculation and design in tool-making and mold-making industries as well as plastics and die-casting industries

Felix Krause



eCATALOGsolutions goes APP

  • Analysis of portal activities on the road
  • Individual (catalog-)APP for the end user