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CAD Schroer Announces Release of MEDUSA4 Version 3.1

08-20-2008 05:51 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Intelligent Sketching, World Class 3D Interfaces, New Mechanical Handling Module and 3D Component Designer Modules

Moers, Germany – 30 July 2008: CAD Schroer Group (CSG), the global engineering solutions provider, today announced the release of version 3.1 of its renowned MEDUSA4 Design Automation Suite. Version 3.1 introduces many new productivity tools, especially in the areas of drafting, 3D and plant design, along with a long list of improvements and enhancements.

“Our customers will be especially interested in further enhancements in our excellent 3D interfaces, including 3D DXF and colour support for STEP files, along with new options for controlling the display and import of layers, names, and attributes,” explains MEDUSA4 Product Manager Mark Simpson. “Our Plant Design Application, MPDS4, sees the introduction of a brand new module called MPDS4 MECHANICAL HANDLING™, allowing easy placement and intelligent connection of interconnected components. From conveyor belts to cranes to fork lift trucks, installation designers can now easily select, lay out, configure, visualise and add intelligence to process machinery in their plant. This is a great addition to the MPDS4 FACTORY LAYOUT™ solution, which now allows users to place equipment in any 3D plane, and quickly achieve impressive 3D visualisations of installations based on fast 2D layouts. Another important hightlight is the new 3D COMPONENT DESIGNER for easy creation of custom 3D components.”

What’s New in MEDUSA4 Version 3.1?

Below are some of the highlights of the latest release:

New in MEDUSA4 2D Drafting
* SMART Draw™ - Intelligent Sketching
* CADConvert™ - Multi Paper Space AutoCAD® Drawing Conversion
* New Numbering/Un-numbering/Re-numbering Tool for Text on Sheet
* New Move-By-Grid Tool

New in MEDUSA4 3D
* 3D Interfaces - New 3D DXF Import, Enhanced STEP Import

New in Other MEDUSA4 Add-On Products
* MEDPro™ - Support for Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire 4, 64bit Support, Shaded Model Views
* MEDUSA4 Parametrics™ - New Tool for Editing Dimension Values
* MEDUSA4 P&ID - Now with In-Line Labels and Reporting Enhancements
* MEDRaster Colour™ - Support for Raster Images inside Drawings Imported with CADConvert

New in MPDS4™
* Improved Graphics Handling
* New Mode (16+) for Displaying Models in More Detail

New in MPDS4 Add-On Products
* MPDS4 MECHANICAL HANDLING™ - A new Discipline for Intelligence in Interconnected Components
* MPDS4 3D COMPONENT DESIGNER™ - A New Design Application
* MPDS4 FACTORY LAYOUT™ - New Tool for Positioning Components in Any 3D Plane

“Customer loyalty is one of our hallmarks,” explains Michael Schroer, the company’s Founding Director. “We work hard to retain that loyalty by offering customers a sound partnership based on engineering know-how, and constant proof – by way of regular software updates and releases with innovative cost-saving productivity tools – that their maintenance money is well-spent.”

To find out more, please visit
http://www.cad-schroer.com

Contact Information

Website: www.cad-schroer.com
Email: info@cad-schroer.com

Telephone:
Germany: +49 2841 9184 0
UK: +44 1223 460 408
France: +33 141 94 51 40
Switzerland: +41 44 802 89-80
Italy: +39 02 38303267
USA: +1 585 264 1409 or 866-SCHROER


Michael Schroer
CAD Schroer GmbH
Fritz-Peters-Straße 26-30
47447 Moers
Germany

About CAD Schroer

CAD Schroer Group (CSG) is a global software development company and engineering solutions provider, headquartered in Moers, near Duesseldorf, Germany. The company has offices throughout Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, and independent subsidiaries in France, Italy, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Its products are sold direct and through an extensive, customer-focused partner network in countries throughout the globe.

CSG’s product suites include the 2D/3D design automation solution MEDUSA4™ as well as STHENO/PRO™, a professional drafting plug-in for Pro/ENGINEER® users. Both systems come with a number of user-specific add-on modules offering efficiency gains for the most diverse areas of product and plant design and development. CAD Schroer also offers extensive consultancy, training and software development services.

CAD Schroer’s aim is to provide customers with the best possible solutions for design engineers and the engineering process, as well as to support its clients’ strategic goals. The company’s own technical and engineering background, and its emphasis on close working relationships with customers worldwide, have fostered a “by engineers for engineers” approach to software development - always keeping abreast of the latest demands placed on engineers by modern product development processes in a highly competitive market space. To find out more, please visit our website.
http://www.cad-schroer.com

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