Guest post by LiveWorx Sponsor CADENAS PARTsolutions

PARTsolutions Strategic Parts Management Reduces Engineering Waste by Making Parts More Accessible and Searchable

Whether you come from the Fortune 500 or a small, family-owned business, engineering teams all feel the same pressure: to increase productivity while maintaining constant head counts and processes.

Sow how exactly can an engineering team increase productivity while reducing costs? It’s possible by working smarter, not harder.

The first step is to address the problem. Most engineering teams find that time is often wasted hunting for or redrawing supplier parts to use within a design. The problem can be addressed by doubling the engineering head-count, or finding ways to strategically increase productivity and reduce engineering waste.

With PARTsolutions Strategic Parts Management software, engineers reduce engineering waste and design time because their parts become more accessible and searchable. The tool helps them quickly find internal parts, commercial parts and standard parts for use within their designs. If they need a part that is not readily in their database, they can search 700 catalogs of manufacturer-certified commercial parts too. Enabling them to quickly configure, and launch native CAD files directly into their design.

Second step, a plan of action. Engineering departments are all unique, which is why every solution is tailored to fit the specific needs of that team. PARTsolutions integrates with all major PLM and ERP systems, but it can also work great as a stand-alone tool for a low-impact, faster implementation.

Benefits of PARTsolutions Strategic Parts Management (SPM):

  • Reduce Costs and accelerate design
  • Single source for all standard parts
  • Part indexing & cleansing
  • Elimination of duplicate and obsolete parts
  • Advanced part search
  • PLM, ERP & CAD integration
  • Industry standard catalogs
  • Native CAD output in over 150 formats

Finally, time to deploy! No more talk, it’s time for action! Depending on your specific environment and needs, you could start to reduce engineering waste right away.

CADENAS PARTsolutions will meet with your team and give you some best practices from successful implementations, but we’ll let you choose what you think is best. When you’re ready, we’ll get you set up and train your team to use the Strategic Parts Management software. They will quickly see reduced engineering time, re-discovering those hours of lost productivity. Get started today! Visit

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