10 Most Promising Engineering Service Solution Providers

CAD industry’s dynamic turnaround is gaining widespread attention of the engineering sector. Adoption of cloud computing, apps and tablets offers CAD companies an opportunity to ‘have it all’—high volume, low cost apps, and myriad ways to present boutique services to valued customers.

The increasing demand of customers for new and better products along with growing intricacy of engineering projects today, commands for tools which can enable engineers to virtually see the product, analyze it and make necessary corrections, whenever required. As such, CAD and CAM are taking on more functionality to allow tailoring products in order to meet customers’ specific needs and help organizations become more competitive.

Growing functionality of CAM software is making the jobs of programmers easier.  The software is getting better in interpreting digital descriptions and producing the instructions for machine tools. One could now reliably interpret CAM as becoming more automated, better integrated with design software and increasingly user-friendly. Globalization is exerting an influence on the development of CAD and CAM which in turn has led to the creation of tools such as CNC machine control, parametric design, automated production documentation, 3D modeling, and advanced rendering.

Another shift in trend can be seen in the ‘age old habit’ of warehouse manufacturers to produce huge quantities of the same   product, which is slowly turning obsolete. Companies are now placing more emphasis on reducing inventory costs and applying just-in-time manufacturing, a strategy that is paving the way for the mass customization of products.

In the last few months, we have we have looked at hundreds of solution providers that are at the forefront of tackling engineering design challenges with cutting-edge strategy and solutions.

In our selection we looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the needs of the engineering  design sector through offering state-of-the-art CAD/CAM solutions that enable engineers to deliver projects which are stronger, better and more efficient.

We present to you CIO Review’s 10 most promising Engineering Design Solution providers 2014.

Company Name

Company Description

3 HTi A provider of product Life Cycle Management solutions and fully integrated,associative CAD/CAM/CAE/PLM software and 3D Printers and manufacturing solutions
CADENAS PARTsolutions CADENAS PARTsolutions provides Strategic Parts Management solutions to world’s leading manufacturers
CIDEON CIDEON develops and supports SAP PLM CAD integrations which allow customers to utilize their existing SAP system with its integrated document management system together with CAD for a single source of truth
IMS Software Software and services for advanced CNC postprocessing, verification and simulation
Jabez Technologies Jabez Technologies provides robot programming technologies that enable versatile and profitable robotic solutions for industrial manufacturing applications
Kenesto Kenesto helps companies organize, manage and collaborate around projects, files, tasks, business processes, and other related data needed for bringing engineering design projects from concept to reality
Optitex Optitex is a provider of 2D and 3D CAD/CAM, and Virtual Prototyping software solutions for the apparel, automotive, aeronautics, industrial fabrics and upholstery industries
PROLIM Helps corporations accomplish their PLM business goals with strong PLM Technology R&D capabilities
Remcom A provider of electromagnetic simulation software, training, new development, and consulting to assist customers in meeting their simulation needs
ZWSOFT ZWSOFT is a world renowned CAD/CAM solutions provider, with over 320,000 clients across 80 countries