SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is a data management program from Dassault Systemes for the management of SolidWorks CAD files.

The Aras SOLIDWORKS PDM Pro Connector enables you to fully leverage your investment in SW PDM by unlocking valuable product data for the enterprise and extended enterprise with secure access and permissions, while allowing design and engineering teams to continue working in their familiar SOLIDWORKS PDM environment.

Scalable and secure, the Aras SOLIDWORKS PDM Pro Connector delivers powerful capabilities highly sought-after by SW PDM users, including: Engineering BOM Management, Enterprise Change, Integrated Project Management and much more.






  • Drive cross-functional collaboration
  • Extend engineering business processes throughout the company and the extended supply chain
  • Turn your SOLIDWORKS CAD BOM into a true Item-based Engineering Bill of Materials that's ready for release to manufacturing
  • Leverage business process management to streamline changes and achieve a single, standardized change process enterprise-wide
  • Seamlessly connect parts, BOMs, CAD documents, drawings, suppliers and other product-related items into the project plan as deliverables & milestones for team collaboration
  • Includes project portfolio management dashboards for visibility

Functionality and Features

  • Item-based Engineering BOM
  • Indented BOM, Flat Parts Lists
  • Parts, Assemblies, Materials, Documents, Files
  • Sophisticated Version & Revisioning
  • Alternates & Substitutes
  • BOM Redline
  • Effectivity
  • Baselines
  • Item Classification & Lifecycles
  • Requirements Management
  • Product Costing
  • Make / Buy
  • Supplier Parts
  • Portfolio Dashboard
  • Project Scheduling
  • Project Collaboration
  • Enterprise Change
  • Where Used
  • Impact Analysis
  • Multiple Affected Items
  • Role-based
  • Voting
  • Online Sign-off
  • Email Alerts
  • Audit Trail
  • Quality Compliance