SOLIDWORKS PDM is a full-featured data management solution for organizations large and small. It lets you find and repurpose files, parts, and drawings. It enables users to share design information, automate workflows, and ensure manufacturing always has the right version.
Hawk Ridge Systems has extensive experience implementing PDM systems for our customers, and we can combine the simplicity of our pre-configured vaults with unique customization to meet your organization's specific needs- leading to fast, low-cost implementations.
Our flagship data management solution, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional leverages the power and flexibility of Microsoft SQL to control the design and engineering data across the enterprise, or within your design team. SOLIDWORKS PDM operates within Windows Explorer, and uses familiar file management workflows, making it accessible for both engineering designers and other company stakeholders.
Included with every license of SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium, SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is an entry-level data management system for small design teams and workgroups. Built on Microsoft SQL Express, it provides important version control capabilities and establishes an audit trail for the design process. It includes:
The rich functionality of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional makes it the preferred data management solution for hundreds of thousands of SOLIDWORKS users.
Know you're always working with the right version of the file, and keep as-built versions of old assemblies so you can view or go back to old versions.
Control read, write and view access to files and projects based on role and release state
Use rich search tools to encourage data reuse, and find groups of components based on internal attributes like "Vendor"
Utilize multi-site replication for optimal performance, and share engineering data throughout your organization
Have PDM automate your product release and change management processes, with parallel workflows, and automatic transitions.
Work in a familiar Windows Explorer environment, with available integrations for SOLIDWORKS, other CAD tools, and Microsoft Office.
Available web viewing tools allow access to vault data remotely, from tablets and smartphones, and for occasional users without installing software.
Trace the complete design process and all changes for regulatory compliance, internal auditing, and product lifecycle review.
No matter what PDM solution is right for your business, Hawk Ridge Systems should be your chosen partner for getting the most out of the software. Our extensive experience with implementation, customization, and data migration means we'll get your system installed and running to your specifications quickly.
Our training curriculum has options for both end-users and administrators, getting the right knowledge in front of the right people, leaving you self-sufficient to manage your PDM environment as your business evolves.
Hawk Ridge Systems is 100% focused on your success with SOLIDWORKS. We support all types of design, engineering and manufacturing teams throughout the US and Canada and we are committed to helping you get the most out of your 3D design software products.
Industry-leading support services, offering exceptional live chat and phone support, comprehensive web-based resources, live remote-access functionality, advanced file-sharing, and even screencasting functionality.