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.

CIDEON Implementation Vault Integrations

Do you use different MCAD or ECAD systems for your everyday design work? In addition to your core business, systems often have to be newly introduced - but for many companies this is a major challenge. Internal know-how or resources are lacking. 

Exactly for this case we offer different service products for a structured and coordinated system introduction, according to your needs.

Our Services at a Glance:

CIDEON Vault/EPLAN Workshop with Articel

  • Workshop for the definition of requirements
  • Create basis for implementation (including articles and parts lists)

CIDEON Vault/EPLAN Workshop without Articel

  • Workshop for the definition of requirements
  • Articles are not taken into account
  • Create basis for implementation (projects and export formats)

CIDEON Vault/EPLAN Base with Article

  • Introduction of the CIDEON Vault Integration
  • Installation and configuration of the affected systems
  • Use of standard and best practice configurations
  • Introduction of projects, export formats, project articles, parts lists and articles

CIDEON Vault/EPLAN Base without Article

  • Introduction of the CIDEON Vault Integration
  • Installation and configuration of the affected systems
  • Use of standard and best practice configurations
  • Introduction of projects and export formats

Your Benefits

Data exchange

Stable data exchange through process-controlled data transmission.

Cost Savings

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

Facilitated Work

Optimal support for employees in engineering in all phases of the implementation project, as well as significant work relief in the design teams through technical support.

Quality Improvement

With CIDEON Introductions Vault integrations you will see a significant increase in the quality of your introduction project.

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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. 

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.


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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