OpenBOM™ announces enhanced CAD integrations with Autodesk Fusion 360 and introduces an Autodesk Eagle plug-in

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OpenBOM™, a leading engineering and manufacturing data management SaaS provider, announced today an enhanced CAD integration with Autodesk Fusion 360 and new integration with Autodesk Eagle. Autodesk Fusion 360 is a 3D CAD, CAM and CAE tool that connects your entire product development process. Autodesk Eagle is a powerful easy-to-use PCB layout and schematic editing tool and library content manager. Enhancing OpenBOM integrations with these tools and continued support for Autodesk Inventor, OpenBOM dramatically expands and improves support for the design to purchase process for design teams and small and medium-size manufacturing companies.

Bill of Materials (BOM) for Autodesk Fusion360

OpenBOM Add-In for Autodesk Fusion 360

Expanding Autodesk Fusion360 integrations is dramatically expanding customer workflows. Combined with Autodesk Eagle and Autodesk Inventor integrations, OpenBOM is providing a unique way to manage purchases and collaborate using a multi-disciplinary BOMs

OpenBOM, a modern SaaS multi-tenant data management, and real-time collaboration service, announced the enhancement of OpenBOM integrations with Autodesk line of products including Autodesk Fusion360, Autodesk Eagle and Autodesk Inventor. By doing so, OpenBOM offers unmatched capabilities to manage Parts, Bill of Materials, Vendors, and Purchase Orders and streamlining design to purchase process for engineering prototyping teams and small-to-medium sized manufacturing companies. Unmatched real-time collaboration capabilities of OpenBOM combined with unique data management and availability of OpenBOM from Amazon Web Service infrastructure makes OpenBOM available for teams and manufacturing companies across the globe.

Autodesk strategy of cloud platform development is well aligned with OpenBOM multi-tenant SaaS data management and Bill of Materials management capabilities helping manufacturing companies to organize product data, collaborate in real-time and plan purchase orders. “Expanding Autodesk Fusion360 integrations and offering an improved user experience and support Fusion360 drawings dramatically expanding customer workflows. Combined with Autodesk Eagle and Autodesk Inventor integrations, OpenBOM is providing a unique way to manage purchases and collaborate using a multi-disciplinary BOMs” said Oleg Shilovitsky, CEO and co-founder of OpenBOM.

“With this announcement, OpenBOM provides the Autodesk customers an easy and powerful way to manage downstream BOM management and purchasing process,” says Jim Quanci, Senior Director of Autodesk Development Network.

Marc Schomann a developer of Blackbox Open Source Tool Changing 3D Printer is using Autodesk Fusion 360 and OpenBOM. The team designs entirely with Autodesk Fusion 360 then captures product structure, item, and vendor information using OpenBOM’s purpose-built Fusion 360 Addin where they create and maintain all the related Catalogs and Bills of Material for the project. Later, the team shares it all to the open-source community using OpenBOM’s powerful Share function – there are no Excel files or emailing of designs here – it’s all in the Cloud with Fusion 360 and OpenBOM!

“Our distributed team used OpenBOM to capture product structure and assembly and part data from Autodesk Fusion 360 then create bills of material for purchasing the components we needed to build the printer,” Marc said. “The OpenBOM Fusion 360 integration made it easy to create and update BOMs and Part Catalogs and to identify and specify vendors as the design moved forward.”

To learn more about the Open Source 3D printer visit Hackaday project Blackbox website and LayerShift website.

About OpenBOM™
OpenBOM develops modern SaaS real-time collaboration and data management technology to create manage Parts, Bill of Materials, Vendors and Purchases across networks of engineers, supply chain managers, and contract manufacturers. OpenBOM enables people to share and collaborate using an online Bill of Materials from initial design through all stages of engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain. Headquartered in Boston, MA area, OpenBOM's website is at http://www.openbom.com. For more information or questions please contact oleg(at)OpenBOM(dot)com. OpenBOM is a wholly-owned and branded product of Newman Cloud, Inc.

Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Fusion 360 and Autodesk Eagle are trademarks of Autodesk Inc.

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