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EPLAN Software und Service GmbH & Co. KG

An Der Alten Ziegelei 2, -, Germany

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Christine Knapik
Phone: 630-408-3863
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EPLAN Software und Service GmbH & Co. KG


CAE Software simplifies electrical/control system design.

March 23, 2015

Supporting data exchange between mechanical construction and control system technology in control cabinet and switchgear construction, Design Space Exchange (DSE) simplifies creation of virtual models for electrical and control systems. Solution takes into account requirements for installation location based on parametric 3D geometric data model. Taking into account spatial and manufacturer specifications, all electrical equipment intended for installation will be mounted virtually. Read More


Design Software bridges mechanical and control technologies.

February 25, 2015

Offered as expansion module for Eplan Pro Panel Professional, available with Eplan Platform 2.4, and compatible with Autodesk Inventor 2014 and 2015, Eplan Design Space Exchange (DSE) supports data exchange between mechanical construction and control system technology in control cabinet and switchgear construction. Solution is based on fully parametric 3D geometric data model of mechanical design that takes into account requirements for installation location of mounting panel or cabinet. Read More

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Data Portal includes 66 manufacturers and 470,000 records.

September 10, 2014

With integrated 3D viewer, Eplan Data Portal enables 470,000 part data, including macros, geometric dimensions, and documents, to be imported to engineering automatically. It is possible to access several different views such as front, page, or isometric views with click of mouse. Interface of Eplan Data Portal has also been optimized with design functionality of Data Portal App. Manufacturers have adapted look and feel by displaying manufacturer logos in grid view to speed up navigation. Read More


Documentation Automation Software increases engineering efficacy.

March 7, 2014

Available in 17 languages, EPLAN Engineering Center One (EEC One) reduces detail engineering and associated time via comprehensive frameworks. Users can directly access EPLAN parts database and transfer parts along with their reference data, negating transmission errors and improving efficiency. Based on macro technology, creation of schematics in electrical and fluid power engineering can be automated. Supports international standards and norms for global market is included. Read More


Component Data portal fosters efficient design workflow.

January 14, 2014

EPLAN Data Portal provides 350,000+ component data from 56 manufacturers, including General Electric (GE) high-voltage current switchgear, Numatics fluid power components, Murrelektronik field distributors, Omron, and cable manufacturers Schweiger, Sigmatec, Stego, and TKD Kabel. Promoting design efficacy via addition of standardized component to design project, portal helps accelerate workflow with data approved by manufacturer. Read More


CAE Software features integrated preplanning.

October 14, 2013

Supporting direct processing of comprehensive preplanning tasks, Eplan Platform v2.3 provide functions that increase project quality and data consistency while simultaneously reducing configuration expense. Central dialogue is preplanning navigator; defined segments for preplanning are displayed and administered within project. Use of preplanning macros and copying and moving existing segments by drag and drop accelerates and facilitates creation and editing of machine/plant structures. Read More


CAE Software focuses on standardization and automation.

September 11, 2013

EPLAN Platform v2.3 supports standard-compliant designations based on EN 81346 and safety values focused on VDMA 66413 data exchange format. Program offers extensive options for handling macros/partial circuits. Macros can be edited and updated across entire project within clear table view. With search function, users can find and adjust system settings by means of keywords. Central administration of phased-out devices and associated test runs give transparency and safety to existing projects. Read More


App for iPhone and iPad synchs plant and project documentation.

June 18, 2013

EPLAN Data Portal app lets users, via their mobile device, access 230,000+ components in portal and select them directly from machine in event of faults or maintenance requirements. Subscribed EPLAN customers can transfer data that has been collected into EPLAN project, and filter options aid in finding proper component. Once in basket, part is ready and can be transferred directly to project at the office. This ensures documentation reflects machine's as-built status. Read More


Engineering Software focuses on evaluation of terminal data.

November 15, 2012

Combining engineering with simultaneous creation of informative documentation, EPLAN Platform 2.2 provides graphical macro selection, smart terminal analysis, and automatic termination points when copying sections of circuit. Rapid filters in project data navigators, comprehensive parts data exchange, and extended terminal design optimize speed in project processing. With software, switching states of terminals stored in circuit diagram can be automatically illustrated graphically in reports. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, software

Cable Planning Software provides 2D layout of production area.

October 29, 2012

Available with EPLAN Platform 2.2, FieldSys add-on module allows cable laying routes to be configured to scale. Planning tool includes routing, database-assisted management of cable routes, and automatic data analysis to accelerate processes, facilitate assembly, and ensure efficient system planning. Module is based on 2D machine/plant layout which can be read into EPLAN in DWG or DXF format. Based on routing information, EPLAN FieldSys generates comprehensive cable reports that aid in assembly. Read More


CAE Software facilitates control cabinet design, assembly.

September 5, 2012

Copper add-on module for EPLAN Pro Panel Professional enables design, configuration, and virtual assembly of control cabinets as well as necessary busbar systems. Information from Rittal Power Engineering planning tool can be utilized to fit necessary Rittal system components into virtual 3D model. Module allows planning of various components based on Ri4Power solution from Rittal or RiLine60 modular busbar system and TS 8 control cabinet. Read More


CAE Software integrates fluid engineering, mechanical design.

July 16, 2012

Fostering design standardization, Eplan Fluid lets fluid engineers save and re-use frequently used subsystems as macros. This accelerates engineering while safeguarding quality. Together with electrical engineering, workflow helps reduce errors and lets engineer focus on selection and dimensioning of components, fluid system connections, and correct positioning. Fluid symbols, 3D data, and electrical actuation are directly linked to parts list and technical specifications of equipment. Read More

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Engineering Data Portal includes data for 250,000 devices.

March 30, 2012

EPLAN Data Portal v2.1 provides master data for 250,000 components from nearly 50 manufacturers along with schematic macros, multilingual parts information, preview images, and documents. Users can access live data and import parts/macros into component library and drag and drop parts/macros into their designs. Manufacturers can store standard parts data on portal and also link product configurator for components that are changing rapidly. Read More


Plant Maintenance Software documents operational sequences.

October 11, 2011

Eplan Operational Sequence documents functional timeline of machine/plant by using process descriptions. Also, users can choose between frequently used function diagrams or GRAFCET (Graphe Fonctionnel de Commande Etapes/Transitions) diagrams. PLC programmers receive timely information about necessary actuators and sensors and their desired operational interaction and timeline. Solution provides preplanning time for machine controls and also accelerates engineering processes. Read More


Engineering Software facilitates enclosure layout.

September 29, 2011

Offering fully integrated solution, EPLAN Pro Panel 2.1 merges design, 3D layout, production, and mounting onto uniform database. Program supports dynamic collision control, automatic checking of respective installation conditions, and incorporation of devices used in electrical and fluid designs into mounting layout without manual synchronization. Modifications to housing, doors, or mounting plates can be transferred to appropriate production system via NC interface. Read More

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Engineering Data Portal includes data for 120,000+ electronic devices.

August 25, 2011

EPLAN Data Portal v2.0 enables users to quickly and easily select data relevant to their target market and focus on relevant components. Each device on portal is assigned a unique ID that allows its data to be updated even if local part number is changed, and device data can be displayed and filtered according to regional availability. Also, supplier-specific component configurators streamline availability and usage of this CAE component data. Read More

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