Solidworks Electrical Layout and Librarian Connectors for Aras

The Solidworks Electrical Layout and Librarian Connectors for Aras integrate data exchange between the Cadence Allegro tools and the Aras Innovator™ PLM solution suite, providing PLM driven design data tracking, BOM/variance configuration, and project and workflow management services essential to design, manufacturing, and change management of a PCB product. The two Connectors should always be considered together in order to achieve the maximum benefit from the integration with Aras. Both Connectors are highly configurable and customizable to meet the Solidworks Electrical user and process requirements.

Solidworks Electrical Layout and Librarian Connectors

Main Features

The XPLM connector manages relevant Solidworks Electrical system- and process data in Aras Innovator, using standardized functions:

  • Create new PLM objects directly from Solidworks Electrical
  • Search in Aras directly from Solidworks Electrical
  • Load, check-out and check-in directly from Solidworks Electrical
  • Update Aras attributes directly from Solidworks Electrical
  • Release and modify, using existing Aras workflows 
  • Synchronize article and part data
  • Batch-controlled conversion and bulk file modification
  • Create and compare part lists
  • Connect external parts and information databases

Key Benefits

  • Interact with Aras Innovator directly from your Solidworks Electrical application
  • Avoid redundancies by using only one source system
  • Save time and eliminate sources of error through automated data exchange processes
  • Use standardized integration functions and add customer-specific processes at any time
  • Benefit from easy extensibility in data and processes
  • Achieve complete traceability through your product development processes

Aras Electronic CAD Connectors are available from the following partners: