Software and Solutions for Design Offices

Make the most of your daily CAD design work with the help of the right software solutions. Discover new possibilities for design offices. We are happy to advise you!

Simplifying CAD Designs

As a design office, you are especially characterized by your technical expertise, innovative strength, adaptability and customer-specific solutions. You provide support to companies in the machine building, plant construction and similar sectors. To do this, you need the right engineering software to optimize your CAD designs.

CAD Design Made Easy with Digital Design Software

Complex customer requirements in increasingly short time frames are part of the daily business in design offices. Whether it's technical advice, material selection and analysis, CAD modeling and simulation or prototyping and testing - you are the specialists in product development.

Regardless of whether you are a design office for machine building, plant construction, steel or metal construction - in addition to good ideas, you also need strong tools for your design work.

The right engineering software and innovative, digital solutions are essential to get the most out of your engineering work. Cideon supports you for more flexibility and more satisfied customers. Trust in our decades of experience in the CAD sector and let us advise you.


Challenges of Design Offices

Design offices are currently facing major challenges. We highlight the three biggest pain points in the industry.

Complex Customer Requirements

Design offices have to react ever faster and more flexibly to complex customer requirements. Product development is becoming increasingly individualized, while changes still need to be implemented quickly.

Restricted Budget

While customer requirements are becoming more versatile, the budget often remains the same or has even decreased. Design offices are under great pressure to work efficiently and cut costs without compromising product quality.

Technological Innovations

Digitalization unlocks new potential, but adapting to new tools and processes initially proves challenging. Digital software and automation require a great deal of expertise that first needs to be built up.

Solutions for Design Offices

Use efficient software, utilize the full potential of your CAD design and take advantage of our support to be ready for action 24/7.

Efficient CAD Software

Rely on modern, digital design solutions in the field of CAD. Discover powerful CAD software from Autodesk that simplifies your daily work as a design office.

Fully Utilize Potential

Make the most of your existing software solutions with Cideon and increase your efficiency in the project work. We support you in making the most of your design potential with a wide range of training courses.

24/7 Support for Software Solutions

Ensure unlimited operability and availability of your system solutions. Cideon offers professional support at all times. As a result, you will always find help with your daily use and can concentrate exclusively on your projects.

Ann-Kathrin Fritsche, Customer Success Manager

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FAQ about Software Solutions for Design Offices

Design offices are currently facing various challenges such as managing complex customer requirements, adapting to rapid technological changes and the need to work efficiently to meet budget constraints. This requires flexible strategies and innovative solutions.

Choosing the best CAD software depends on the specific requirements of a design office, including the type of projects, the industry and the size of the company. Some of the leading CAD programs commonly used by design offices include Autodesk Inventor and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Design offices can manage and share data efficiently by using cloud-based collaboration platforms that allow them to securely store, share and collaborate on files. By using versioning features and access controls, they can ensure the integrity of data.

The integration of project management software enables effective planning and coordination of tasks and resources, while regular reviews and updates ensure that everyone involved stays up to date.

Software solutions that offer seamless integration with the existing systems and processes of design offices often include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as SAP, which enable the management of resources, projects and finances.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software such as Autodesk Fusion Manage also provides an integrated platform for managing product development, design and manufacturing.

To better connect systems with each other, we have developed intelligent interfaces that link your CAD system with the ERP system, for example.

Yes, project management and collaboration tools can significantly optimize the workflows of design offices. These tools enable better planning, assignment of tasks and resources, as well as real-time progress tracking. By centralizing document storage and integrating communication features, they improve collaboration between team members and external partners. This increases efficiency, reduces errors and ensures projects are completed on time.

Cideon not only offers software solutions, interfaces and support, but also trainings. From open software trainings to company trainings to individual trainings, you will find exactly what you need. We are happy to cater to your individual wishes and requirements.

Our Core Services

Process Consulting

With our process consulting you understand the challenges, derive possible potentials and decide together for more success.


When executing your project, benefit from our decades of consulting and implementation experience.

Software Development

Do you need individual software development? Cideon offers tailor-made solutions tailored to your processes.


We can provide professional training in English for selected Autodesk software, PRO.FILE, SAP ECTR and more.


Cideon Support offers 24/7 support for your CAD, PDM, PLM environment and ensures long-term security.

Why Cideon?

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

Decades of Expertise

Rely on decades of practical experience 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 daily business needs.


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

Trust in a strong group of companies. Cideon is part of the family-owned, globally active Friedhelm Loh Group and is based on the principles of customer-oriented and sustainable corporate management.


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