TraceParts 3D CAD Design Library Celebrates 20th Anniversary


    ST. ROMAIN, France, Jul 15, 2021 – TraceParts, one of the world’s leading providers of 3D digital content for engineering, celebrates the 20th anniversary of its flagship website delivering billions of free supplier-certified 2D drawings and 3D MCAD, ECAD and BIM models to more than 4.3 million registered Engineers and Designers from 1.2 million different companies worldwide.



  was publicly launched on July 11, 2001 with only a few catalogs, at a time where having an Internet connection on the same CAD computer was not a common practice. 20 years later, the popularity of as a value-added engineering resource has never been so high, totaling over 63 million page views and 3.7 million unique visitors last year.

    Offering over 1,200 product catalogs from mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and many more types of components, is a one-stop free CAD library for all designers of industrial equipment, tooling and machinery.

    “The more we use standardized components to design our different machines, the faster and easier it is to operate, maintain and configure them to produce new home appliances for our customers. The TraceParts library is very rich and comprehensive and its easy-to-use search engine is the right solution to reach and exceed our standardization objectives.”, explains Stéphane Charvin, Project Manager in the Machines Design Office of the Seb Group.




    “TraceParts has always been an innovative pioneer in the CAD-content industry with our first online parts library launched as early as 20 years ago!

    Even though the 2021 user experience of cannot be compared with what it was back in 2001, the main goal of our website has never changed: to offer best-in-class 2D drawings and 3D CAD models from leading part vendors to save CAD Engineers and Designers precious time when designing new industrial equipment.”, adds Bertrand Cressent, TraceParts Product Portfolio Global Manager

    TraceParts catalogs can be accessed for free 24/7 via to ensure the digitalization needs of Design, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Maintenance processes & operations, in virtually any industrial sector.

    About TraceParts

    TraceParts is one of the world’s leading CAD-content platforms for Engineering, Industrial Equipment and Machine Design, totaling 4.3 million registered members from 1.2 million companies actively sourcing product information and technical data from over 195 different countries.

    As part of the Trace Group founded in 1990, TraceParts brings highly targeted marketing exposure to more than 800 customers of all sizes and from all industries, via powerful cloud-based API and SaaS applications such as CAD part libraries, product catalogs and configurators.

    TraceParts’ comprehensive Digital Marketing Services help part manufacturers and distributors, 3D printing & rapid-prototyping suppliers, CAD/CAM/CAE/ECAD software and computer hardware vendors promote their products and services and generate highly qualified sales leads.

    Available free-of-charge to millions of Engineers & Designers worldwide, the TraceParts CAD-content platform provides access to over 1,222 supplier-certified product catalogs and billions of 2D drawings & 3D CAD models and product datasheets that perfectly match the digitalization needs of Design, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Maintenance processes & operations, in virtually any industrial sector. For more information, visit