Creo Parametric helps companies address their most pressing 2D and 3D CAD product development challenges to enable them to rapidly innovate and compete more effectively in the marketplace.

The Creo Parametric Connector for Aras enables you to fully leverage your investment in Creo by unlocking valuable CAD data for the enterprise and extended enterprise with secure access and permissions, while allowing designers to continue working in their familiar Creo environment. The Creo Parametric Connector also supports recent versions of Pro/ENGINEER, the former name of the product now known as Creo Parametric


Creo Parametric and Aras

  • Enable global co-design with one source of information and a single product structure capable of supporting the needs of the 24 hour cycle.
  • Increase productivity across the product lifecycle, while reducing data management time, and eliminating data entry errors and duplication.
  • Incorporate valuable Creo Parametric data with the rest of product information for complete tracking, analysis and forecasting.
  • Reduce training and increase user acceptance with a common platform spanning MCAD / ECAD / ERP systems.
  • Centralize key processes such as enterprise change, supply chain management, and new product development and introduction.

Functionality and Features

  • A Single Repository of Creo Parametric design files in Aras
  • Controlled sharing of Creo Parametric designs enterprise-wide, without additional license costs
  • Use Creo Parametric family tables to drive families of parts in Aras
  • Management of Complex Creo Parametric file Structures
  • Search and Load from Creo Parametric & Aras; open files directly in Creo Parametric from Aras
  • Reservation using Lock and Unlock
  • Version and Revision Control of Creo Parametric files with configuration management &/or effectivity
  • Bidirectional Exchange of Properties; enter & edit attributes in Creo Parametric and Aras
  • Drawing Title Block Automation
  • Creo Parametric File Template Management
  • Standard Part File Management
  • Ability to show detailed Aras form of Creo Parametric Document
  • Automatic Thumbnail Generation
  • Available Bulk Data Loader to support data migration effort
  • Automated Background Viewable Conversion for Creo Parametric files to Aras Available
  • Supports both WIP and Release Management
  • Enterprise Change Management with attached Creo Parametric files
  • Auto Generation of Enterprise BOM driven by Creo Parametric designs; Clear ownership by discipline with ability to make manual updates

Aras Connectors are available from the following partners:

Focus PLM, Elysium, ITI, and XPLM.