Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Improved quality and competitiveness in building, machine and plant design.

Realize new opportunities to capture and manage project and planning information early and continuously throughout the project lifecycle with Building Information Modeling (BIM) in mechanical and plant engineering.

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Increase quality and competitiveness with the BIM method and BIM-compliant models, optimize building planning, live interoperability between architecture and mechanical engineering, and coordinate overall projects on a collaboration platform.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) for faster projects, BIM-compatible products, and connected work

Optimize the entire lifecycle of your project (planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance) with BIM, for example with the help of intelligent 3D models and special efficient software.

Use Building Information Modeling (BIM) for your mechanical and plant engineering projects. Bring mechanical design and building design together efficiently. Collaborate with your team members, customers and suppliers on a CDE (Common Data Environment), a common data platform. Benefit from the possibilities of a holistic planning and control process along the entire life cycle of your projects.

Expand your competitiveness by making BIM-compatible products available to your customers, such as mechanical designs, machines and systems.

Take your factory design to a new level with a digital twin of your plant or facility using BIM. Use a Connected Building to save energy and CO2 Enrich buildings, steel structures, TGAs and production facilities with new potentials.

BIM Use Cases

Building Information for Modeling (BIM) is the solution for better quality, increased competitiveness and more efficiency in building, machine and plant design. CIDEON supports you with process-oriented consulting and powerful tools.

Increased Competitiveness

Use the potential of the BIM method in mechanical and plant engineering to continuously increase your quality and competitiveness. Provide your customers with BIM-compatible CAD models of your products. Enrich them additionally with meta data and BIM connectors and integrate them as BIM-compliant models in 3D building models.  



Interoperable Building and Plant Design

Save time and money with BIM - from the concept and planning phase through construction to the final operation of a building. With integrated tools from the Autodesk Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection (AEC), your building and related designs can be visualized and used much more effectively. In addition to fast parametric planning, a BIM concept also provides you with a perfect and up-to-date starting position of any existing building structures (via laser scan). Use this interoperability of building planning, mechanical and plant engineering for a new, more efficient cooperation.

Cross-divisional Networking and Collaboration

Use Building Information Modeling (BIM) to view building design and mechanical and plant engineering together. Use the potential of CDEs (Common Data Environment) to make the information, data, models and drawings available to all project participants at any time anywhere in the world or to retrieve them yourself. Get a complete overview of your project or the current status in all project phases with Digital Tracking.



Better and faster planning, optimal collaboration and fully digitized project tracking - Building Information Modeling (BIM) offers compelling benefits.


Simplify machine designs or individual mechanical components quickly and comprehensibly with numerous tools. Enrich your models with metadata, for example an article number, and successfully round off your process with BIM connectors and the appropriate data format(s).

More Efficient Planning

Benefit from better planning reliability with BIM. Take advantage of the fully digitized processes for your as-built, planning, execution and operation to coordinate your project times more easily and better.

Central Data Management

Use Building Information Modeling (BIM) for a central data management, a Single Sourth od Truth for the collection and use of all required project information. Benefit from the high quality and accuracy of all available coordination models and derive required evaluations, evidence or measures.

Faster Execution

Accelerate the execution of your machine and plant planning with BIM. The increased level of detail in the planning process and the centralized data management enable a smooth and efficient realization phase.

More Efficient Projects

Recover untapped potential in project execution with BIM and increase quality and efficiency throughout the planning and utilization process. Improve communication by enabling all project participants to access a uniform data basis and to make and retrieve changes in real time.

Increased Cost Savings

Digitize your models and the associated processes with the BIM method and achieve sustainable time and cost savings.

Less Errors

Reduce errors along the entire project with BIM. The BIM coordination model allows you to identify inconsistencies across disciplines - even in early project phases.

More Transparent Coordination

Create a uniform BIM coordination model available to all and achieve high transparency, availability and security with the BIM collaboration platform.

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Better Advice: Create BIM Models with Your CAD Data

CIDEON supports you with BIM4Customer in the creation, preparation and provision of BIM models based on your design data. Benefit from comprehensive methodology consulting and integrate your design data into the desired BIM concept now. Use only proven Autodesk tools for this purpose.

Our Added Values

CIDEON advises and supports companies in optimizing their product development processes - from conception and engineering to manufacturing and service. We stand for:

Decades of Expertise

Rely on decades of practical knowledge in system integration and process consulting. CIDEON understands your business challenges in digital transformation and supports you with unique solutions along the entire value chain.

Customized Engineering

Benefit from customized solutions with CIDEON software and interfaces. Integrative, powerful and perfectly tailored to your individual requirements in day-to-day business.


End-to-End Process Consulting

Transform your digital requirements into corporate (added) value. We simplify your processes, map them digitally and make them economically viable - across functions and divisions throughout the entire product development process.  

International Cooperation

Place your trust in a strong group of companies. CIDEON is part of the family-run, globally active Friedhelm Loh Group and is guided by the principles of customer-focused and sustainable corporate management. 

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CIDEON Support

Quality, speed and reliability in engineering play a crucial role in your success. All-round services are therefore as important as committed specialists and powerful software.

CIDEON Support gives you quick and easy answers to your questions, detailed information about products and solutions, and helpful tips and tricks.

Managed Services take us one step further: This service enables us to maintain an overview of your CAD/PDM/PLM environment and thus ensure your software's long-term operational reliability. You can then always be sure that your systems are always up to date and operable.

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CIDEON Headquarters

Cideon Software & Services GmbH & Co. KG
Lochhamer Schlag 11, 82166 Gräfelfing



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