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SAP PLM Interface to Autodesk Inventor


As the preferred development partner from SAP, CIDEON develops the best-in-class SAP PLM integration for Autodesk® Inventor®

The close connector between SAP PLM and Autodesk Inventor enables Autodesk Inventor data to become available company-wide at an early stage of the design process. Product Lifecycle Management thus begins with the start of the design work. More transparent business processes, working across locations and company-wide controls to construction data optimize Inventor integration users' processes for the long term.

The innovative operating concept, available in the standard version of SAP PLM interface for Inventor, engineering work with SAP is easier than ever before. On the base of high performance and future-proof software technology, CIDEON interface concept allows in-depth SAP PLM (7.x) process integration of Inventor with an innovative and user-friendly interface.


  • All information in one system from design to manufacture to service
  • Eliminates redundant data collection and ensures consistent release procedures throughout the company
  • Continuous availability of current drawings, models and preview images for other departments, e.g. for production planning

Target Industries:  Manufacturing Industry, Mechanical Engineering, Discrete Manufacturing, and Automotive

Compatibility: Autodesk® Vault® Professional 2015, Autodesk® Vault® Professional 2014


The interface between CAD and SAP PLM is embedded directly in Inventor - a familiar work area of construction engineers.

The in-CAD SAP presence allows users to work with SAP directly and easily from within Inventor.

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

Countries: Worldwide

Additional Information:
SAP PLM Integration for Inventor:

CIDEON Workspace:

Company Information:
CIDEON`s extensive expertise as a provider of software solutions based on the world's leading CAD, PLM and ERP systems is founded on 23 years of experience in system integration and software development.

By reliably linking technical and business departments, CIDEON Software supports business partners in the manufacturing industry and other fields as they optimize their processes. Users benefit from significantly shorter throughput times and reduced manufacturing costs.

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