SAP Engineering Control Center

SAP ECTR Interface

SAP Engineering Control Center | SAP ECTR enables all engineering data to be integrated into SAP PLM and linked with business data. This is a basis to optimally support engineering processes and to directly integrate subsequent processes in SAP.

SAP Engineering Control Center

SAP ECTR (SAP Engineering Control Center) integration for efficient product development with CAD and PDM / PLM data.

SAP PLM provides company-wide change management without system discontinuities, enabling process efficiency and costs to be improved for the long term. Developed by CIDEON, SAP PLM CAD Direct Integrations make an additional external PDM system unnecessary as a starting point for PLM processes. Benefits to you: 

  • No redundant data storage of document and material information
  • Consistent BOM systems and transfers to all processes
  • Linking of CAD relevant data to any commercial processes
  • Direct data accessibility in one system without the need for interfaces
  • Consistent change management assured

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SAP Engineering Control Center

SAP ECTR Interface to AutoCAD

The SAP ECTR Interface to AutoCAD enables seamless integration of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Mechanical product and design data into SAP PLM.

SAP ECTR Interface to Inventor

The SAP ECTR Interface to Inventor enables Inventor product and design data to be seamlessly integrated into SAP PLM.

SAP ECTR Interface to EPLAN Electric P8

The SAP ECTR Interface to EPLAN Electric P8 enables ECAD data to be integrated into SAP and your product models to be completed.

SAP ECTR Interface to Solid Edge

The SAP ECTR Interface to Solid Edge enables seamless integration of CAD and ERP data including across disciplines.


The SAP ECTR Interface to SOLIDWORKS enables assemblies, parts and drawings from SOLIDWORKS to be seamlessly managed as structures in SAP PLM.

SAP ECTR to CAD Desktop User

SAP Engineering Control Center is the leading standard integration platform from SAP. Find out more about how converting a CAD Desktop to SAP ECTR simplifies migration to SAP S/4HANA over the long term.


Benefit from the advantages provided by the SAP Engineering Control Center (ECTR), an end-to-end SAP standard integration platform developed by engineers for engineers. The SAP ECTR can be used regardless of whether you are running SAP as an on-premise installation or SAP Cloud applications. See the other benefits for yourself.

Better Communications

Improve communications between individual departments such as engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, sales and service, and external service providers, for example, by automatically displaying CAD neutral formats using the integrated SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer included in the standard system.

Faster Data Navigation

Use an intuitive Windows®-like window interface to navigate product structures and detailed information. Perform SAP transactions easily using context menus and work with drag & drop in SAP. A Google®-like search is available for quick searching and finding.

Avoid Media Discontinuities

Use integrated SAP PLM functions and benefit from eliminating media discontinuities when managing Inventor data, and access relevant SAP PLM/ERP information directly and without redundancy.

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. 

Christian Klopf, Team Lead Customer Success

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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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