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Suggestions for PDM software

Suggestions for PDM software

Suggestions for PDM software

I am not looking to get into a discussion about the benefits of this CAD package versus that...but I am interested to see if anyone has a PDM package that they actually like.

I used PDMWorks a few years back with Solidworks and it worked pretty well.  At the time, we did some exploration with TeamCenter as well, but decided it was too expensive.

I now work at a company that has data in UG:NX7, Solid Edge V20, Solid Works 2011, Autocad, P-cad, Visio, Word, AdobePDF and probably a few others that I don't know about.  

Solidworks EnterprisePDM system is a no-go because it doesn't play nicely with NX7.  

Teamcenter is the obvious choice, but we had the Siemens reps in here a few years back and they flubbed the sales pitch to our IT department and any meeting that even mentions TC usually erupts into screaming and moaning.

We are currently using Windows to manage the data...I am sure that you can imagine the chaos and the pain/paperwork that is required.

Is there a PDM option that you would recommend?


RE: Suggestions for PDM software

Can you please email me (look at my user name and insert periods where they would logically go)?  I would like to help you get in contact with the people who can help you.

John R. Baker, P.E.
Product 'Evangelist'
Product Design Solutions
Siemens PLM Software Inc.
Industry Sector
Cypress, CA

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RE: Suggestions for PDM software

With that mix of CAD tools, TC is your best choice.

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Ben Loosli

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