Optimal connection to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Platform


CIDEON SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional – S/4HANA Cloud Integration is an interface with a wide range of functions to further simplify your product development. Find out more.

Optimal Connection to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Platform

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is a database-driven PDM system that is fully integrated into Windows Explorer. In addition to advanced PDM functionalities, it allows linking to ERP systems. CIDEON is a specialist in connecting CAD and PDM systems to SAP and has developed the integration of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional to SAP S/4HANA Cloud or to S/4 OnPremise.

Product Features

Linking ERP With PDM

Connect SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional with SAP ERP for downstream logistics processes.

Integrate Design Data

Integrate mechanical design data and structures with the SAP Cloud Platform, as well as with on-premises SAP ERP systems.

Manage SAP Master Data Objects

Manage (create, display, update) SAP master data objects directly from PDM components via context-sensitive menu.

Create SAP BOMs

Generate SAP BOMs simply with a click – according to CAD/PDM assembly structures.

Automatically Using SAP Functions

Start SAP functions automatically using SOLIDWORKS PDM workflow transfers.


CIDEON S/4HANA Cloud Connector enables easy creation, display, linking and unlinking of SAP Products and SAP BOMs for SOLIDWORKS assemblies and parts managed in PDM Professional. Find out more about the individual functions.

Simplified Access to SAP Information

CIDEON Integration enables direct viewing of SAP information in SOLIDWORKS PDM, the familiar working environment for designers.

Perform SAP Business Object Functions at a Mouse Click

Update or create SAP documents, SAP material masters (SAP Products) and SAP bills of material (SAP BOM) directly and avoid redundant effort.

SAP Material (SAP Product): Simple Creation, Search and Allocation

Browse logistics data visually in SAP ERP and link it to CAD/PDM components.

SAP Engineering Change Management (SAP ECM)

Use SAP Engineering Change Management (SAP ECM) to ensure consistent change procedures across different systems.

Neutral Formats Automatically Generated in SAP

Forward preview images and neutral formats directly into the SAP system – for SAP ERP users without CAD/PDM application.

Automatic Product Structure Synchronization

Generate and update BOMs in SAP (SAP BOM) based on CAD/PDM structural data and parts lists. This avoids manual effort and reduces the risk of errors.

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. 

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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.

CIDEON Locations

CIDEON Headquarters

Cideon Software & Services GmbH & Co. KG
Lochhamer Schlag 11, 82166 Gräfelfing



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