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SAP PLM Interface to Autodesk Inventor


As long term development partner of SAP SE, CIDEON develops the best-in-class SAP PLM integration for Autodesk® Inventor®.

This integration aims to support a new way of developing products by easily accessing the integrated solution approach and it help companies to deliver innovative products and services in a shorter time to market.

The close connector between SAP PLM and Autodesk Inventor was created from engineers for engineers and enables efficient management of all Inventor data that accumulate during the engineering process - with just a few mouse clicks. Based on high performance and proven software technology, the CIDEON interface allows integrated SAP PLM process management directly within Inventor.


  • Increase your efficiency in engineering through an intuitive user navigation
  • Easy, controlled access to product data
  • All information is available in one system, from design to manufacture to service (“single source of truth”)
  • Ensures consistent release procedures throughout the company

Target Industries:  Mechanical Engineering, Construction & Operations; Industrial Machinery and Components; Automotive and other

Compatibility: Autodesk® Inventor® Professional 2016, Autodesk® Inventor® Professional 2015, Autodesk® Inventor® Professional 2014

Integration:  The interface between Inventor and SAP PLM is embedded directly in Inventor – the familiar work environment of design engineers

Languages: English, German (other languages can adapted easily)

Countries: Worldwide

Additional Information:

2015 - CIDEON SAP PLM integration to Inventor 2016 EN.pdf (pdf - 1636Kb)

Company Information:
CIDEON is a global software and solution provider specialized in engineering processes for SAP customers, which is based on over 25 years of experience within the PDM/PLM market.

With some 500 employees across Europe and in the US, CIDEON is part of the Friedhelm Loh Group. The company claim “CIDEON – efficient engineering” is testament to both, expertise in mechanical engineering and deep knowledge in PDM/PLM integration.

Contact Information: 
CIDEON Software GmbH & Co. KG
Peterstrasse 1
02826 Görlitz
Phone: +49 (3581) 38 78-0
Fax: +49 (3581) 38 78-19