Dynamics 365 CAD PDM PLM Integration Now Shipping

Elmo Solutions announces the immediate availability of the Agni Link ERP Connector for
Microsoft Dynamics 365
Finance & Operations

as well as
Microsoft Dynamics 365
Business Central

CAD PDM PLM integration with Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations and Dynamics 365 Business Central
CAD PDM PLM ERP Integration Connector
ERP Integration for Autodesk Inventor Vault AutoCAD
ERP Integration for Siemens Solid Edge Teamcenter NX
ERP Integration for PTC Windchill Creo ProE ProEngineer

What It Is All About

Elmo Solutions announces a significant enhancement of its strategic partnership agreement with Microsoft. Under the existing agreement, the leader in manufacturing data integration will introduce a Dynamics 365 connector for Agni Link, its live, bidirectional CAD PDM PLM to ERP data integration system, that will provide support for cloud-based Dynamics 365 for Operations and Dynamics 365 Business Central.


The New connectors will allow live, bidirectional integration between SAP ERP platforms and a number of CAD/PDM/PLM applications, including, but not limited to:


  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, Enterprise PDM (EPDM)
  • AutoCAD and its various “flavors” (Mechanical, Electrical, etc.)
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Autodesk Vault
  • Siemens Solid Edge
  • Siemens Teamcenter
  • PTC Windchill

“We are excited to welcome the Dynamics 365 ERP Connector among our offering. This represents an important advancement for the Elmo Solutions family of products,” says Science Officer Ricardo Talbot. “Elmo Solution’s development team is poised to providing the highest level of dependability to Dynamics 365 customers. Knowing Agni Link is a Dynamics 365-compatible product will reassure these users they are achieving a very high level of productivity when using Agni Link and Microsoft Dynamics 365”

Agni Link is a companion to CAD PDM PLM applications that provides real-time, bidirectional integration with ERP systems. It is the only application of its kind that offers a unique and reliable way to integrate CAD and ERP data, automatically resolving discrepancies, and allowing editing of CAD data using possible values obtained “live” from the ERP system, thus ensuring perfect synchronization of both data sets and completely eliminating redundant data entry as well as eliminating costly errors.

Agni Link can process and synchronize a wide range of product data from either environment, including:

  • Bills of Materials (BoMs)
  • Jobs
  • Estimating
  • Sales Quotes
  • Business Process Management (BPM) data
  • Work Orders
  • Production Orders
  • Production Schedules
  • Product Catalogs
  • Product Configurations
  • Parts Catalogs
  • Technical Documentation
  • Supply Chain Data
  • Document Management
  • CRM data

Agni Link addresses the needs of CAD/PDM/PLM and Dynamics 365 users sharing product data throughout the enterprise.

Designed with the end-user in mind, it includes powerful characteristics such as:

  • An Integration Dashboard that allows validation of BoM data directly from the CAD environment
  • A Configuration Builder that enables customers to create and edit an unlimited number of mappings.

Established in 1979, Elmo Solutions is a world class leader in CAD-ERP data integration, with users in over 50 countries.



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The Agni Link Benefits


Reduce Design Time by up to 25%

In ETO-intensive manufacturing, anywhere between 5% and 25% of the total engineering is devoted to the transfer of Bills of Materials from engineering to manufacturing. Automating that process translates into dramatic savings… and improved lead time.

Elimination of Costly Errors on Factory Floor

Increased BoM accuracy brings increased product quality, better yield on raw materials… and lower production costs.

Rapid ROI

Agni Link usually pays for itself very quickly. Recovery periods of 180 days or less are not uncommon.

Guaranteed on-Budget Implementation

With Elmo Solutions’ fixed fee programs, configuration and deployment are done for a fixed fee, no matter how complex your requirements are. Guaranteed cost… Guaranteed peace of mind!


Automatic Error Detection and Correction

Agni Link’s unique architecture allows automatic resolution of discrepancies, based on rules over which the customer has complete control. Another way we can maximize engineering time.

No Programming. Ever.

An Agni Link customer has full control over the integration process, thanks to the Agni Link Integration Builder. Add as many mappings as you like, modify or suppress existing mappings. Define data validity by your own rules. Without any programming whatsoever.

Value-Added Services

The JumpStart (implementation support) and BigBangBoMs (Data Initialization) Programs greatly enhance the value of the solution by bringing complementary services… for a fixed fee. No surprises!

Up And Running in 30 Days... or Less.

From the kick-off meeting to the final rollout, a typical implementation is normally completed within 20 business days.


Agni Link currently works in English and French. Configuring other languages is a straightforward process, and can be easily done upon request.



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What Our Customers Say...


Agni Link helps us reduce our annual design and engineering costs by at least $90,000

Dean I. Haase
Software/Electrical Engineering Manager
Innovative Laser Technologies

Agni Link allows us to cut our design and engineering costs by 20% by eliminating the need to manually copy BoM data from CAD to ERP

Mario Nadeau
Technical Director
Law Marot-Milpro

InterClean Equipment saved 12% on design and engineering costs by moving to Agni Link! Not bad at all, I say 🙂

John Walsh
IT/Controls Manager
InterClean Equipment, Inc.

... Up to 10% of my time will be saved...

Tony Bates
Workshop Manager & Engineering
METCO Industrial Pty Ltd



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