CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN

Comprehensive data management for your engineering

CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN

Combine process data using CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN and bridge the gap between electrical engineering, fluid power and mechanical engineering.

Comprehensive Data Management for Your Engineering

Using CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN you can comprehensively manage CAD design data and EPLAN project data. For example, manage data from AutoCAD Mechanical and Inventor and joint projects from EPLAN Electric P8, EPLAN Fluid and EPLAN Preplanning. You will benefit from faster product development, from the initial design through to production. Find out more about the opportunities in document and parts management.

Our CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN Implementation Packages

Professional and coordinated support for your project team!

Are you interested in the implementation of CIDEON Vault Professional Integration for EPLAN to bridge the gap between electrical engineering, fluid power and mechanical engineering? With our special implementation packages we make the rollout as easy as possible for you, so that you can use your valuable time effectively!

We help with a structured and coordinated requirements definition and subsequent system implementation based on existing standard configurations.

CIDEON Vault EPLAN Scoping

Determine requirements and define framework
  • Recording of the system environment
  • Requirments definition workshop (projects, project articles, parts lists, articles)
  • Recording and definition of workflows
  • Definition and documentation of the necessary requirements for the implementation
  • Specifications for implementation and budget review

CIDEON Vault EPLAN Ready2Run

Successfully reaching the goal with team and systems
  • Project management and project organization of the CIDEON employees involved
  • Development and implementation of various use cases
  • Definition and setup of users and user groups
  • Configuration of the Vault environment
  • Configuration of the CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN (with parts and BOMs)
  • Configuration of the ERP/PDM Integration Suite
  • Integration user training

Your Benefits

Data management

Optimal storage and management of ECAD/MCAD data.

Cost Savings

Reduction of expensive use of resources due to time-consuming independent familiarization with the system configuration.

Facilitated Work

Optimal support for engineering staff in all phases of the implementation project.

Quality Improvement

Increase the quality of your implementation project through sound implementation know-how.

CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN

A Mature and Scalable CIDEON Solution!

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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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Use Cases

Using CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN you can comprehensively manage CAD design data and EPLAN project data. Find out more about the opportunities in document and parts management. 

Central Parts Management

All parts information such as part number, supplier, manufacturer and BOM information, is always accessible across departments.

Bills of Materials

Structured BOMs with plant location structures. Simple and clear management of all project data such as projects, part masters, PDFs of schematics and structural BOMs.

Secure Storage and Management of Your EPLAN Projects

Record and manage all EPLAN project data in a structure that is accessible in parallel with mechanical CAD design data. Managing permissions in Vault means that all project data is centrally accessible and can be protected against unauthorized use.

Header Data Management

Managing EPLAN project header data or properties takes place via Vault Professional. The data is freely configurable bidirectionally and is consistent in both systems.


Use CIDEON's Vault–EPLAN interface to integrate EPLAN data into Vault. This will optimize cooperation within the product development process.

Efficient and Secure File Organization and Storage

Data is easy to find, organize, copy and reuse.

Central Parts Management

Seamless processes in parts and bill of materials management.

Integrated Working Method

High level of data consistency, e.g., by avoiding duplicate maintenance of parts metadata.

Comprehensive Testing and Approvals System

Reliable approval, tracking and error prevention functions.

Scalable Solution for Improved Global Collaboration

Data synchronization for multiple sites with workgroups spread across different locations.

Cost and Time Saving

Shortened development cycles and increased reusability.

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. 

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!

Product Features

CIDEON Vault Integration for EPLAN simplifies data management to further streamline product development. Find out more.

Editing EPLAN Projects in Vault

Benefit from the option to securely store and manage EPLAN projects in Vault.

Manage Data Efficiently

Use CIDEON's interface integration to find, organize, copy and use your data faster and more efficiently.

Check-in/Check-out From EPLAN Projects

Simple opening, checking-in and checking-out of projects from EPLAN.

Manage Header Data

Manage header data transferable from EPLAN to Vault.

Open EPLAN Projects With Vault Client

Open your EPLAN projects from Vault Client.



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