Eplan - PRO.FILE Interface

Optimise your engineering processes with the powerful integration of Eplan and Cideon: Discover the advantages of the Eplan PRO.FILE interface.

Cideon Eplan PRO.FILE Interface: Seamless Integration for Efficient Engineering

Integrating Eplan into PRO.FILE enables product models to be supplemented with ECAD data (e.g. connection lists, circuit diagrams in electrical and fluid engineering, bills of materials, Eplan evaluations) in PRO.FILE.

Eplan as a Key Part of the Product Development Process (PLM)

Consistent data in the product development process is the basis for process reliability, product quality and interdisciplinary cooperation over the entire product life cycle. With the Cideon Eplan PRO.FILE interface, benefit from the advantages of integrated data management over the entire product life cycle.

The integration of Eplan and other systems is crucial for efficient engineering. Our Eplan PRO.FILE interface enables a seamless connection of these two key platforms. With customised solutions, we address specific requirements and provide smooth interaction between Eplan and other systems. Discover how our interface takes the performance of your engineering processes to a new level.

Our expertise goes far beyond mere integration. With many years of experience in development and consulting, Cideon helps companies create customised solutions. We understand our customers' unique requirements and offer comprehensive consulting services to ensure that the integration of Eplan and other systems fits seamlessly into your existing infrastructure. Learn how our development and consulting services can revolutionise your engineering processes.


The 6 Most Important Advantages of Eplan PRO.FILE Integration

Are you faced with the challenge of designing your engineering processes efficiently? The Eplan PRO.FILE interface from Cideon offers customised solutions to optimise your processes. Discover the six decisive advantages that this innovative solution offers you.

Efficient Data Management

The interface enables precise management of design data, resulting in higher data accuracy and faster engineering workflows.

Seamless Integration

The smooth connection of Eplan and other systems optimises collaboration between different departments and platforms.

BOM Optimisation

The automatic updating of parts lists minimises errors and ensures a smooth production process.

Security and Compliance

The interface ensures the highest safety standards and enables compliance requirements to be met in the engineering process.

Efficient Workflows

Integration into existing workflow structures automates processes and handles tasks more efficiently.

Global Cooperation

The interface facilitates collaboration between teams worldwide, encouraging global expansion and collaboration.

Product Functions

BOM Management

The Eplan PRO.FILE interface enables precise and efficient bill of materials management. It enables automatic updating of bills of materials, minimising errors and making the production process smoother. Seamless integration into existing systems makes BOM management a crucial tool for efficient engineering.

Design Data Management

The Eplan PRO.FILE interface makes managing design data a breeze. The interface enables smooth synchronisation of design information between different platforms, which increases data accuracy and minimises bottlenecks in the development process. In this way, design data management becomes a key aspect of efficient engineering.

Article Synchronisation

The Eplan PRO.FILE interface facilitates part synchronisation and ensures that part information is always up-to-date and correct. The automatic updating of part information in real time prevents errors and increases efficiency in the engineering process. The part synchronisation function makes the interface an indispensable tool for precise and efficient data management.


The authentication function of the Eplan PRO.FILE interface ensures maximum security in the data management process. It ensures that only authorised users can access sensitive engineering data. The integration of robust security mechanisms ensures the confidentiality and integrity of the data, which makes a decisive contribution to safety in engineering.

Document Management

The interface enables efficient document management by optimising the administration and organisation of engineering documents. It enables quick access to relevant documents and thus ensures a smooth workflow in the engineering process.

Workflow Integration

The Eplan PRO.FILE interface integrates seamlessly into existing workflow structures. It enables the automated control of processes and thus ensures the efficient handling of tasks in the engineering area.

Versioning and Revision Control

The interface enables efficient document management by optimising the administration and organisation of engineering documents. It enables quick access to relevant documents and thus ensures a smooth workflow in the engineering process.

Collaboration Tools

The Eplan PRO.FILE interface facilitates teamwork. It offers tools for efficient communication and joint editing of design data, which increases the productivity and quality of work in the engineering field.

Use Cases and Industries

Discover the diverse use cases of the Eplan PRO.FILE interface from Cideon. From seamless integration into existing system landscapes to efficient data management in the engineering process - our solution offers numerous possibilities to optimise your workflows. Learn more about the field-tested scenarios in which the interface shows its strengths and how it takes your engineering to a new level.

Machine Building

The interface optimises the design process in mechine building, facilitates data management and enables efficient parts list management

Electrical Engineering

In electrical engineering, the interface supports the precise management of design data and ensures the smooth integration of Eplan and PRO.FILE.

Automation Engineering

The interface plays a crucial role in automation technology by enabling Eplan and PRO.FILE to work together seamlessly.

Plant Construction

In the planning and development of plants, the interface facilitates the management of design data and parts lists.

Energy Industry

In the energy industry, the interface helps to optimise the engineering process and ensures the secure management of design data.

Automobile Industry

The interface enables efficient integration of Eplan and PRO.FILE into the development process of the automotive industry.

Mechatronic Bill of Materials: MCAD And ECAD Combined

Combine your bill of materials from mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, fluid and electrical engineering and create a common, redundancy-free mechatronic bill of materials. It serves as a common data source for all departments such as procurement, work preparation and manufacturing.

Learn more about all the benefits and let our experts advise you!

FAQ for Cideon Eplan - PRO.FILE Interface

The EPLAN PRO.FILE interface is a powerful software solution that enables the seamless integration of EPLAN and PRO.FILE. It facilitates the efficient exchange of data between both platforms and thus optimises the entire engineering process.

The interface optimises data management, bill of materials management and workflow integration. It ensures smooth cooperation between EPLAN and PRO.FILE, resulting in more efficient workflows and higher productivity.

Integration into existing systems is simple and flexible. The interface adapts to individual requirements and enables a smooth connection of EPLAN and PRO.FILE without affecting the existing infrastructure.

The interface offers functions such as efficient data management, bill of materials optimisation, secure document management and seamless workflow integration. It ensures a precise connection between EPLAN and PRO.FILE for optimised work processes.

The interface ensures the highest security standards. It encrypts sensitive design data and thus ensures the integrity and confidentiality of the information throughout the engineering process.

The interface is used in various industries, including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, automation technology and more. It offers customised solutions for a wide range of engineering requirements.

The interface enables teams around the world to collaborate efficiently. No matter where team members are located, they can work seamlessly on projects, promoting global collaboration and expansion.

The interface is regularly updated and further developed in order to always offer customers the latest and most efficient functions. Updates are applied simply and straightforwardly to ensure that the interface is always up to date.

Numerous renowned companies from various industries have already benefited from the advantages of the EPLAN PRO.FILE interface. Case studies and references can be provided on request.

The implementation of the interface is professionally accompanied by CIDEON and adapted to the company's existing IT systems and processes to ensure smooth integration.

The interface optimises the engineering process through efficient data management, parts list management and seamless workflow integration. This speeds up workflows and increases productivity.

The interface ensures the highest security standards and encrypts sensitive engineering data. This ensures the confidentiality and integrity of the information throughout the engineering process.

CIDEON offers comprehensive training and support for staff. The team is available to answer questions and ensure that the use of the interface is smooth and efficient.

The interface offers a variety of additional functions and extension options to meet the individual requirements of customers. These include, for example, extended reporting functions and integration options.

The cost of implementing and using the interface varies depending on the customer's specific requirements. CIDEON offers customised solutions and transparent cost structures to ensure that the interface is used optimally.

The interface enables the seamless integration of compliance requirements and the automated documentation of design processes. As a result, regulatory requirements are fulfilled efficiently.

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.

Ann-Kathrin Fritsche, Customer Success Manager

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