National Manufacturing Week 2003
Thomas Register's CADRegister.com(R) Website Offers Users Access to Online Library of Manufacturing-Specific 3D Models
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 3, 2003-- Thomas Register(R), the world's most comprehensive supply-chain purchasing information resource, today announced that its CADRegister.com site supports all of Autodesk's(R) manufacturing design solutions, including Autodesk Inventor(R) software, an award winning 3D mechanical design solution.
Thomas Register now supports native Autodesk Inventor part and
assembly formats, providing Autodesk Inventor software users with
simplified access to CADRegister.com's complete database of
manufacturing-specific 3D solid models from over 280 companies. Native
support for Autodesk Inventor software file format saves customers the
time and inconvenience associated with converting CAD vendor-neutral
file format into Inventor native file format. Models with bill of
material information can be easily downloaded in native Autodesk
Inventor software file format or integrated through a one-click insert
"We are committed to providing Autodesk Inventor software users
with quick and convenient access to our extensive database of CAD
content," said Peter Mooney, CAD development manager for Thomas
"CADRegister.com is an exciting new resource for Autodesk's
customers," said Barrett Kamille, solutions development manager for
the Manufacturing Solutions Division at Autodesk. "Access to 3D
digital content from a central source is an important tool that can
help our customers increase their productivity throughout their entire
manufacturing product development process."
CADRegister.com users can also access instant price and
availability information for select parts via an RFQ link included
next to relevant drawings and models. Additional functionality
includes defined drawing layer mapping settings, the ability to switch
between 2D/3D views for select parts, the option to zip/compress files
before downloading them and the ability to disable drawing previews
prior to downloading.
http://www.CADRegister.com) is an online
resource provided by the publishers of Thomas Register(R), the pioneer
of buying guides for every industry category for more than 100 years.
CADRegister.com, the leading online industry source for CAD drawings
allows engineers, designers and architects to download and generate
hundreds of millions of CAD drawings based on user specifications. The
site includes three extensive libraries of CAD drawings and product
information on mechanical and electrical parts (PartSpec),
plant-design components (PlantSpec) and building products (CADBlocks).
Additionally, CADRegister.com provides complete product specifications
and technical drawings that can be easily inserted into all major CAD
systems in a time-saving and error-reducing online or CD-ROM format.
CONTACT: Padilla Speer Beardsley, New York Rebecca Green, 212/752-8338 Email Contact or Thomas Register Leila Bryner, 212/560-1891 Email Contact