Thomson Industries Inc. Now Provides 3D CAD Models to Customers with New Online Configurator built by CADENAS PARTsolutions

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Linear Motion Manufacturer Meets the On-Demand Needs of their Customers by Launching the First Group of Products Available as 3D CAD Models.


September 18, 2018 – Thomson Industries has launched the first phase of their all-new online catalog, making 3D CAD models of many of their popular products instantly available to their customers. Built by CADENAS PARTsolutions, the configurator enables Thomson’s customers to configure products on the fly and download a 3D CAD model of that product directly into their native CAD system, right from Thomson’s website.


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The inventor of anti-friction linear technology, Thomson Industries continues to lead the industry in mechanical motion technology 60 years running. From food processing to aerospace and defense, design engineers have trusted Thomson products for a wide range of applications. With such a breadth of industries served, Thomson now provides a solution that fits the on-demand needs of all their customers with their new online configurator.

“For us, it was all about reliability and performance – what would best serve our customers today and into the future,” Rob Gallagher, Director of Marketing Communications at Thomson Industries, said. “3D models are essential deliverables, and it’s something that design engineers expect, so we knew we needed to find the best way to deliver this to our customers.”

With products now available on their online configurator, Thomson has also improved their customers’ overall digital experience. The online 3D catalog builds the product model on the fly, allows the customer to download the product in over 100 different file formats and speeds up the configuration process, allowing the engineer to spend less time waiting for parts and more time designing.


About Thomson Industries Inc.

Credited as the inventor of anti-friction linear technology, Thomson Industries Inc. is still the global leader in linear motion manufacturing 60 years later. Thomson serves design engineers from a wide range of industries who need Thomson products like linear bearings and guides, ball screws, lifting columns, actuators, gearheads and more. As one of the most trusted brands in linear motion manufacturing, Thomson strives to help their customers find the ideal solution to any application that balances product performance, life and cost. For more information, please visit

About CADENAS PARTsolutions

CADENAS PARTsolutions is a leading provider of next generation marketing, sales and customer support tools for manufacturers, including 3D product catalogs with digital CAD download technology to help increase sales lead generation and to ensure that components get “designed in” to OEM products. For more information visit


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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.