CADENAS PARTsolutions Hits Record 86 Million Digital 3D Parts Downloads in 2013, Driving Billions in Manufacturer Sales

Cincinnati, OH – January 30, 2014 – CADENAS PARTsolutions sets the curve with another year of unprecedented growth. Users downloaded 86.4 million digital 3D parts from over 400 electronic product catalogs, with monthly downloads ranging from 7 to 8.5 million. This consistent upward trend puts CADENAS PARTsolutions on pace to surpass the 100 million download mark in 2014.

These downloads represent billions of dollars in revenue generated by component manufacturers worldwide, using the CADENAS PARTcommunity to “pull” sales of their component parts through the end-user’s design process.

CADENAS PARTsolutions Hits Record 86 Million Digital 3D Parts Downloads in 2013, Driving Billions in Manufacturer Sales


24/7 Access to Millions of Digital 3D Parts

CADENAS PARTsolutions creates digital product catalogs and online CAD configurators for industrial manufacturers. This technology enables manufacturers to better serve their customers by providing native models of their products for use in design and planning applications. Manufacturer components are available via several avenues. These include embedded configurators on the manufacturer’s home page and from PARTcommunity online portals where engineers access digital parts data from CADENAS PARTsolutions partner manufacturers.

The popularity of PARTcommunity is has been building for the last decade with rapid upward growth as the demand from engineers and designers for standard supplier parts increases. Engineers and designers use the PARTcommunity portal to select 3D CAD components, anytime and anywhere to import into their CAD system. All files are available in the user’s respective native CAD format, making a seamless transition to their design environment. Design accuracy is significantly improved when designers source models direct from the manufacturers. All of the models are free of charge for users. Manufacturers create and maintain the content, and consumers can just “grab and go” with the parts they need.

Increasing Visibility Thanks to Embedded Technology

Another reason for the strong increase of part data downloads is the CADENAS PARTsolutions embedded technology. Manufacturers have been able to seamlessly integrate their catalogs into the design of their own web pages. Users can find, configure and download the parts they need, directly from the manufacturers pages. Thanks to this groundbreaking technology, which includes availability of mobile apps and the addition of various intelligent search functions, PARTcommunity has become an invaluable tool for millions of users; and a proven marketing, sales and customer service tool for manufacturers.

About CADENAS PARTsolutions

CADENAS PARTsolutions is a leading provider of next generation 3D part catalog management and sales configuration solutions. For large manufacturers, CADENAS PARTsolutions provides centralized 3D standard part catalogs making it easy for global design teams to find, reuse, and control standard and proprietary parts. For component manufacturers, CADENAS PARTsolutions provides 3D part catalog with CAD download technology to increase sales lead generation and to ensure that components get “designed in” to OEM products. 

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Adam Beck

Director of Marketing at CADENAS PARTsolutions | A Marketing graduate from the Miami University, Farmer School of Business in Oxford Ohio, Adam has years of experience in marketing and design for a variety of industries.