Engineering Automation

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Engineering Automation

Engineering Automation is a software service package combining a simple user interface with the required engineering tool to create an automated solution.


Automatically Design Individual Product Variants


Use Engineering Automation to design fully-automated individual product variants. At the "push of a button" scale your designs in quotation and order creation processes. Autodesk Inventor is the starting point for building parameterized components as well as standard components and part families. Inventor iLogic then generates rule-based component, assembly and drawing documents. Subsequent use of additional sophisticated automation tools generates the highest productivity gains. The bottom line is once developed, always available.



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Challenges


Product Complexity

Use Engineering Automation as an answer to the continuously growing complexity of products and their development. Automating engineering processes at an early stage minimizes sales and after-sales costs.

Variant Diversity

Use Engineering Automation to accelerate processes along the entire value chain and increase productivity in spite of the significant increase in the number of variants.

Small Production Quantities

Use Engineering Automation to meet the ambitious vision of mass customization. Link intelligent process optimization with agile software.


Solutions


Simple Component Standards

Use Autodesk Inventor Parametric to easily define component standards for your team. The same database is then always used for parametric components.

Parametric models

Use Autodesk Inventor Scripting iLogic and improve parametric models with product logic to create intelligent and flexible design templates – easy to use and seamlessly integrated into Autodesk Inventor.

 

Visual Product Configuration

Use Autodesk Forge Engineering Automation models in web-based product configurators to create custom documentation for your partners and customers.

 

Rule-Based Automation

Use rule-based automation from design through to the drawing of individual parts. Achieve higher productivity in engineering and precision in quotation and order processes.




Cideon Conify


 

Software Solution for a Consistent Configuration Process


Cideon Conify consistently links data from the sales and engineering phases to automatically provide PDM-compliant MCAD and ECAD data of the configured product. This is the basis for the subsequent engineering-to-order and the creation of ERP-specific parts lists, work plans, circuit diagrams and production processes according to customer requirements, so that individual products can be created quickly and in accordance with specifications.


Main advantages:

  • Automate daily tasks when processing configurable products
  • Consistent data quality
  • Ensure uniform standards for everyone involved in the process
  • Combination in a mechatronic parts list

Cideon Conify is the ideal combination of CONnection and CONfiguration!





Configuration Process

Use Cideon to implement a consistent configuration process in mechanical and plant engineering and link your sales and engineering data. Discover new possibilities for better planning and faster projects.



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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.





Collaboration - Optimal Cooperation Along The Entire Product Life Cycle

Ensure that all employees and also external stakeholders can access up-to-date and correct information. With fast and reliable document exchange and efficient management of projects, you can significantly optimize your processes and increase efficiency. 

Learn more about optimized collaboration in mechanical and plant engineering.



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Cideon Support

Quality, speed, and reliability in engineering are critical to your success. Comprehensive services are just as important as dedicated specialists and powerful software solutions.

Cideon Support offers you fast and uncomplicated answers to your questions, detailed insights into products and solutions as well as helpful tips and tricks.

Go one step further with Managed Services: With this service, we monitor your CAD/PDM/PLM environment and ensure the long-term operational reliability of your software. This ensures that your systems are always up to date and ready for use, giving you the peace of mind that your software is consistently maintained and optimized.



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Lochhamer Schlag 11, 82166 Gräfelfing

 

 

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