Automation Extension for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

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Automation Extension for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

The AligneXpress PDM Pro Automation Framework is an add-in for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional (formerly known as SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM). AligneXpress includes an administration console for configuring a variety of custom functions within SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional (PDM Pro). The user interface is organized in such a way that Alignex' experienced PDM Pro consultants can extend PDM Pro's OTB functionality for you without our developers having to write unique, custom code for each requirement. AligneXpress' capabilities are based on several years of actual customer requests for features such as data validation, file manipulation, advanced workflow customization, printing, and data exchange.


AligneXpress Key Capabilities

Data Output

  • Published PDF drawing handling outside of PDM Pro
  • SOLIDWORKS assembly based PDF Job Packet
  • Advanced DXF Export Options
  • AlignexT SOLIDWORKS DDS Integration (pdf, STEP, etc.)
  • Background processing w/ email notification

Data Migration Automation

  • Legacy CAD import
  • Inter‐vault Transfer
  • System Revision Synchronization
  • Automatic PDM Workflow Handling

 PDM Professional Workflow Enhancements

  • Rename/Reference Updates
  • Data Validation
  • Parallel Approval Extension
  • Transition Enforcer
  • Revision Enforcer
  • Significant Part Numbering
  • Action Specific Privileges

  Extended ERP Integration

  • Workflow based MS Excel, CSV, TXT BOM export
  • Item and/or BOM Data Exchange With CRM & ERP Systems
  • Global Shop ERP Data Synchronization

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