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CAD to PLM MIgratrion -- What You Need to Know

Posted by Diane Mitol on Tue, Jun 09, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

CAD to PLM Migration—What You Need to Know

When you’re talking about technology, sooner or later it’s time for an update and CAD systems are no exception.  This means moving legacy CAD data, and often the BOM (Bill of Materials) data into the new system.  While moving the CAD data alone is difficult enough, moving the BOM data makes life a bit more complicated, since the BOM may exist in any number of forms, for instance:  Excel spreadsheets and/or as database entries, and/or even as a legacy PDM system.

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How to Migrate Your CAD Data to PLM

Posted by Diane Mitol on Wed, Apr 23, 2014 @ 10:59 PM

How to Migrate Your CAD Data to PLM


In today’s global market, manufacturers who want to remain competitive and cope with both the complexity of the market and the engineering challenges of global development, often find it necessary to adopt a PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) system.  PLM systems aid in the planning and development of products on an enterprise level, from conception through design, manufacture, service and disposal.  PLM can be considered a major cornerstone of a manufacturing corporation's information technology structure, and is a logical extension of CAD that combines with the management of communications and information among customers, suppliers, and internal resources.

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