Parts Management System Promotes Lean Engineering at Siemens PLM Connection User Conference


DALLAS, TX – June 5 , 2013 –  The CADENAS PARTsolutions® team is showing off  the PARTsolutions Strategic Parts Management system today at the Siemens PLM World annual user conference . The software platform helps engineering teams better manage their standard and supplier parts, so they can spend more time on value-added design.

“Up to 45 percent of engineering time is spent searching for or redrawing industry standard and commercial supplier parts. That’s wasted, non-value added design time,” said Jay Hopper, VP Marketing for CADENAS PARTsolutions. “Our parts management system optimizes the engineering design process resulting in serious time savings and increased profits for manufacturers.”

The CADENAS PARTsolutions strategic parts management platform works in conjunction with PLM systems, such as Siemens Teamcenter®, to help engineers find, reuse and control standard parts. The parts management system creates a single authoritative source for all standard and supplier parts which can be accessed by engineers across the enterprise, even using multiple CAD systems. Standard and supplier parts are available in over 150 native and neutral formats including all major CAD systems, and are maintained and updated by the supplier.

Engineering Benefits Include

  • Increased profit margins
  • Substantial time savings
  • Elimination of duplicate parts
  • Reduction of rework
  • Implementation of  lean engineering practices

Purchasing departments also gain unprecedented control and purchasing power for commercial parts with the PARTsolutions strategic parts management system, which integrates with all major ERP systems as well.

Purchasing Benefits Include

  • Control access to preferred parts
  • Enforce Compliance
  • Ensure Order Accuracy
  • Strategic Purchasing with Leveraged Buys

Manufacturers currently using PARTsolutions parts management system to engineer smarter include ABB, Airbus, Bosch Rexroth, Continental, Daimler, Johnson Controls, KUKA, MAN Truck & Bus, Porsche, Siemens, SMS Siemag, Stihl, Volkswagen, Volvo and more.

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.