Provides Automated Conversion of CAD Data to Other Native Formats for CAD Model Interchange, Translation, Validation, Geometry Comparison and Data Optimization
ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – January 8, 2014 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced the availability of an advanced multi-CAD data translation and interchange solution called MultiCAD Gateway for Aras Innovator®. Delivered by Aras partner Elysium, a leading provider of 3D translation and optimization technology, the MultiCAD Gateway solution automates the conversion of CAD data to other native CAD formats, including NX, Creo, SolidWorks and others, providing companies that run Aras with embedded functionality for CAD model interchange, translation, validation, geometry comparison, data optimization and more.
MultiCAD Gateway for Aras Innovator is for product development environments that use different 3D CAD systems and need to collaborate on the same part or assembly without remodeling. These capabilities are especially important for globally distributed enterprises and supply chain partners designing complex products using multiple high-end 3D CAD systems, as well as outsourced engineering organizations that have design authority.
MultiCAD Gateway for Aras Innovator includes:
• Automated, High Quality CAD File Conversion
• Incremental Translation of Updated or Modified Information within a Model
• Comparison & Validation of Geometry & Assembly Structure
• Bi-Directional Property Mapping for 3D Data
• Auto-Generated 3D Preview
• Compatibility with Aras CAD Connectors for saving and loading models
“Aras already delivers the best-in-class multi-CAD management performance,” said John Sperling, Vice President of Product Management at Aras. “Now with MultiCAD Gateway we’re making global product development more straightforward by enabling interoperability across multiple CAD platforms, demonstrating once again that Aras is the best PLM solution for complex multi-CAD environments,” concluded Sperling.
See a demo of the MultiCAD Gateway for Aras Innovator at http://aras.com/plm/002221
With more 30 years of engineering and technology experience, Elysium develops interoperability solutions for digital design and PLM markets, with millions of files translated and thousands of customers worldwide. The company’s world-class 3D translation and geometry optimization technology has been proven by industry leaders around the world, including Toyota Motor Corporation, Renault Formula1 team, The Boeing Company and more than 2,000 other companies. To learn more please visit http://www.elysium-global.com
We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at www.aras.com and Twitter @aras_plm
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