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Assign "DocumentID" to PDM files for ERP & MRP Integration

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12 Dec
 
If you've ever been curious about how to Integrate PDM with ERP using simple procedures, this blog's for you!

 

QUESTION:

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ANSWER:

Most of our clients are looking for ways to "easily" assign a unique identifier to all related files, having the same Unique ID # to a SOLIDWORKS Model (part or assembly), its drawing and subsequent PDF files.

The reason being- document distribution to your company's ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system or MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning) system. After assigning the Unique ID #, the ERP or MRP can tie the files together for displaying Bill of Materials or previews of the drawing when Supply Chain buyers, Manufacturing Planners, Manufacturing shop floor workers, etc. need to view the drawing in the ERP/MRP.

This is a common request we've received from several clients, download the FREE tool TODAY! 

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NOTE: This add-in is provided as-is without warranty, express or implied. Use at your own risk.

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Tim is an all around SolidWorks guru and everything in between. Tim shares HOW TO topics, tips & tricks, using the API to create addins, and expanding the boundaries of the scope of EPDM deployment.