SOLIDWORKS PDM

Get Your Design Data Under Control

SOLIDWORKS PDM is the document management solution for companies small through large, wishing to effectively manage all aspects of their CAD designs and supporting documentation. PDM helps companies find files quickly, collaboratively design products, and progress designs through approval processes, all from within a secure yet familiar Windows Explorer interface.

SOLIDWORKS PDM offers integration with leading CAD programs, including SOLIDWORKS, Autodesk Inventor, and ProEngineer, in addition to Microsoft Office. 

SOLIDWORKS PDM is offered in two packages: Standard and Professional, tailored for companies who either need to manage just CAD files, or wish to manage CAD and non-CAD files, across multiple sites.
 
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SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is a full-featured data management system for managing engineering and other related data. Built on top of Microsoft SQL Server technology, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional enables companies to securely manage files in a vault, control revision history and automate common tasks such as printing out drawings and PDFs for production. 

Key Features

Secure Access

All files in a PDM vault are protected by controlling access to the vault. PDM Professional can further integrate with Active Directory so Windows usernames and passwords can be used for PDM. 
SOLIDWORKS PDM - Secure Access

Version and Revision Control

Ever wished you could go back to an earlier design and re-use it? SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional stores each and every version and revision of files, maintaining a full audit trail, such that designers can go back at any time to access earlier versions.
SOLIDWORKS PDM - Version History

Workflows

Workflows control how documents are reviewed, checked and approved, notifying other members of the team, and triggering tasks such as publishing PDF drawing upon release. 
SOLIDWORKS PDM - Workflows

Interface

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is built right into Windows Explorer. Additionally, you can access it right from within SOLIDWORKS, Autocad, Inventor and Microsoft Office. 
SOLIDWORKS PDM - Interface

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is a data management solution intended for single site workgroups wishing to take control of their engineering data. SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard eliminates the problem of storing files on a network by securing them in a vault backed by a Microsoft SQL Express database. Included in SolidWorks Professional and Premium licenses, PDM Standard is a perfect product for companies taking the first step towards controlled data management.

Key Features

Reference Management

Working with SolidWorks files is so much easier in PDM. Simply rename or move a file, or indeed an entire folder, and SOLIDWORKS PDM will automatically update the references for you. No more assemblies falling over because somebody else renamed a part.
SOLIDWORKS PDM - Reference Management

Electronic Signatures and Approvals

The built in workflow in SOLIDWORKS PDM allows for electronic signatures to be captured at each every stage of the design process. Full traceability is ensured by SOLIDWORKS PDM
SOLIDWORKS PDM - Electronic Signature Approvals

SOLIDWORKS and Draftsight Integration

Store and manage SW and Draftsight 2D Cad files in PDM and access them from within the CAD application.
SOLIDWORKS PDM - Draftsight Integration
NT CADCAM introduced SOLIDWORKS to the UK in 1996, and is uniquely positioned to help companies implement, configure and deploy SOLIDWORKS PDM to ensure our customers maximize their investment in SOLIDWORKS PDM. Our Professional Services Team is comprised of experienced engineers with deep understanding of the PDM products, and more importantly, how they fit into your business.

Key Features

Experience

Each of our Professional Services Consultants has at least 5 years of experience implementing and configuring SOLIDWORKS PDM across a wide range of industries, both locally in the UK and internationally. 

Customization

NT CADCAM has extensive experience in developing applications using the SOLIDWORKS and SOLIDWORKS PDM API (Application Programming Interface). We can develop bespoke applications to meet your specific business requirements, whether it be automating business processes, or integrating PDM with other business systems, such as MRP/ERP

Managed Administration Services

Let NT CADCAM’s consultants manage your PDM system for you. We offer full, comprehensive support and administrative services for managing PDM vaults. 

SOLIDWORKS PDM Matrix

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

 

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard

 

Secure Access

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Revision Control

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Find and Reuse Design Data

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Audit Trail

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Integrated Search

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Advanced Search and Favourites

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Integrated eDrawings Preview

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Multi-Document Preview

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Scalability

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Automated Neutral File Creation

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Custom Configuration

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Automated Data Import and Export

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Serial Number Generators

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Distributed Design Teams

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Remote Access

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Automated Approval Process

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Email Notifications

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Webcasts Our technical team have put together a variety of pre-recorded short webcasts intended to give you an overview of particular features, functions and benefits within the software, either at a product level or within a particular industry sector. We’re adding to these on a frequent basis so check back regularly to see what’s new. Webinars If you like a more interactive demonstration where you can ask questions of the presenter, but don’t have the time to physically attend one of our demonstrations then why not register for one of our weekly webinars. A full schedule is maintained here on the website. Why not register with us to be kept up to date on new webinars added to the schedule. Request a trial We know that when making a purchase decision for a key piece of software of this kind you need to know that it’s going to be the right choice for the company. To ensure you’re making the right choice we offer a free trial of SOLIDWORKS for a limited period. Complete the form to register and one of our team will call you shortly to arrange your free trial. Request a demo Want to find out more about just how SOLIDWORKS or one of its partner products is right for your company’s needs then why not book a demonstration with us. Many of our technical team have industry experience that means they understand exactly what you need to achieve when using the software. Book a demo with us today. Attend a local event Like to hear what your peers think about SOLIDWORKS or hear how they are using it to resolve any issues they have? Or do you simply want to come along to see the software in action, have the chance to ask questions and hear what others are asking. Take a look at our event schedule to find one in your area. We’re constantly adding to this so check back regularly.
SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is a full-featured data management system for managing engineering and other related data. Built on top of Microsoft SQL Server technology, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional enables companies to securely manage files in a vault, control revision history and automate common tasks such as printing out drawings and PDFs for production. 

Features

  • Secure Access

    All files in a PDM vault are protected by controlling access to the vault. PDM Professional can further integrate with Active Directory so Windows usernames and passwords can be used for PDM. 
  • Version and Revision Control

    Ever wished you could go back to an earlier design and re-use it? SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional stores each and every version and revision of files, maintaining a full audit trail, such that designers can go back at any time to access earlier versions.
  • Workflows

    Workflows control how documents are reviewed, checked and approved, notifying other members of the team, and triggering tasks such as publishing PDF drawing upon release. 
  • Interface

    SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is built right into Windows Explorer. Additionally, you can access it right from within SOLIDWORKS, Autocad, Inventor and Microsoft Office. 

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is a data management solution intended for single site workgroups wishing to take control of their engineering data. SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard eliminates the problem of storing files on a network by securing them in a vault backed by a Microsoft SQL Express database. Included in SolidWorks Professional and Premium licenses, PDM Standard is a perfect product for companies taking the first step towards controlled data management.

Features

  • Reference Management

    Working with SolidWorks files is so much easier in PDM. Simply rename or move a file, or indeed an entire folder, and SOLIDWORKS PDM will automatically update the references for you. No more assemblies falling over because somebody else renamed a part.
  • Electronic Signatures and Approvals

    The built in workflow in SOLIDWORKS PDM allows for electronic signatures to be captured at each every stage of the design process. Full traceability is ensured by SOLIDWORKS PDM
  • SOLIDWORKS and Draftsight Integration

    Store and manage SW and Draftsight 2D Cad files in PDM and access them from within the CAD application.
NT CADCAM introduced SOLIDWORKS to the UK in 1996, and is uniquely positioned to help companies implement, configure and deploy SOLIDWORKS PDM to ensure our customers maximize their investment in SOLIDWORKS PDM. Our Professional Services Team is comprised of experienced engineers with deep understanding of the PDM products, and more importantly, how they fit into your business.

Features

  • Experience

    Each of our Professional Services Consultants has at least 5 years of experience implementing and configuring SOLIDWORKS PDM across a wide range of industries, both locally in the UK and internationally. 
  • Customization

    NT CADCAM has extensive experience in developing applications using the SOLIDWORKS and SOLIDWORKS PDM API (Application Programming Interface). We can develop bespoke applications to meet your specific business requirements, whether it be automating business processes, or integrating PDM with other business systems, such as MRP/ERP
  • Managed Administration Services

    Let NT CADCAM’s consultants manage your PDM system for you. We offer full, comprehensive support and administrative services for managing PDM vaults. 

SOLIDWORKS PDM Matrix

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

 

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard

 

Secure Access

check box check box

Revision Control

check box check box

Find and Reuse Design Data

check box check box

Audit Trail

check box check box

Integrated Search

check box check box

Advanced Search and Favourites

check box

Integrated eDrawings Preview

check box check box

Multi-Document Preview

check box

Scalability

check box

Automated Neutral File Creation

check box

Custom Configuration

check box

Automated Data Import and Export

check box

Serial Number Generators

check box

Distributed Design Teams

check box

Remote Access

check box

Automated Approval Process

check box

Email Notifications

check box





Webcasts Our technical team have put together a variety of pre-recorded short webcasts intended to give you an overview of particular features, functions and benefits within the software, either at a product level or within a particular industry sector. We’re adding to these on a frequent basis so check back regularly to see what’s new. Webinars If you like a more interactive demonstration where you can ask questions of the presenter, but don’t have the time to physically attend one of our demonstrations then why not register for one of our weekly webinars. A full schedule is maintained here on the website. Why not register with us to be kept up to date on new webinars added to the schedule. Request a trial We know that when making a purchase decision for a key piece of software of this kind you need to know that it’s going to be the right choice for the company. To ensure you’re making the right choice we offer a free trial of SOLIDWORKS for a limited period. Complete the form to register and one of our team will call you shortly to arrange your free trial. Request a demo Want to find out more about just how SOLIDWORKS or one of its partner products is right for your company’s needs then why not book a demonstration with us. Many of our technical team have industry experience that means they understand exactly what you need to achieve when using the software. Book a demo with us today. Attend a local event Like to hear what your peers think about SOLIDWORKS or hear how they are using it to resolve any issues they have? Or do you simply want to come along to see the software in action, have the chance to ask questions and hear what others are asking. Take a look at our event schedule to find one in your area. We’re constantly adding to this so check back regularly.