Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Focus PLM Releases Direct PLM v2021.1 Connectors Between Aras Innovator and MCAD Systems, Now Supports BricsCAD

FERRARA, Italy, May 10, 2021 – Focus PLM, the Aras Gold Partner that develops and distributes Direct PLM – a complete set of connectors between the innovative PLM platform Aras Innovator and the most popular MCAD systems on the market – has officially released a new version, 2021.1, that supports BricsCAD.




Aras provides a resilient platform for digital industrial applications. Its open, low code technology enables the rapid delivery of flexible, upgradeable solutions for the engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance of complex products. Aras’ platform and product lifecycle management applications connect users in all disciplines and functions to critical product data and processes across the lifecycle and throughout the extended supply chain.

The new version of Direct PLM can now connect Aras Innovator with BricsCAD, a trusted 2D drafting and 3D modelling CAD tool used by more than 300,000 users worldwide.

“BricsCAD is a powerful and complete solution, perfectly fit both for pure 2D design and for auxiliary drawing generation in a multi-CAD environment” pointed out Sergio Salsedo, CEO at Focus PLM. “We are very pleased to provide the Aras community with a solution allowing the use of BricsCAD either as a stand-alone design tool or with other CADs”.

Commenting on the announcement, Bricsys’ EMEA Vice President Mathieu Glas added, “This is great news for our users that were looking for an easy way to connect BricsCAD to a powerful PLM platform. Best in Class SaaS PLM now manages the DWG files, including drawings and drawing headers, from the best in Class 2D CAD System on the market.”

The unique architecture of Direct PLM ensures that the exact same user interface is provided for every supported CAD, making daily operations and administration of the connectors in a multi-CAD scenario much easier.

The following table summarizes the CAD platforms currently supported by Direct PLM.




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