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CAD-ERP Data Integration System for Microsoft Dynamics Now Supports Autodesk Inventor 2008

by Jason Gumpert
September 12 2007


Elmo Solutions, the leader in CAD-ERP data integration, announced Agni Link (, its live, bidirectional CAD-ERP data integration system, is now compatible with Autodesk Inventor 2008.

Agni Link is a companion to SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor or AutoCAD that provides real-time, bidirectional integration with Microsoft Dynamics. Agni Link is the only application of its kind that offers a unique and reliable way to unify SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor or AutoCAD and Microsoft Dynamics databases. Every time a CAD document is saved, the user may edit data shared between CAD and Microsoft Dynamics using possible values obtained "live" from Microsoft Dynamics. Upon end-user confirmation, Bill of Materials data is updated in both the CAD document and the Microsoft Dynamics database, thus ensuring perfect synchronization of both data sets and completely eliminating redundant data entry. Agni Link can process and synchronize a wide range of Bill of Materials data from either environment, including:

  • CAD Part, Component and Assembly data
  • Microsoft Dynamics Production Bill of Materials (BoMs) data
  • Microsoft Dynamics Routing instructions

Yielding high Return on Investment, Agni Link typically pays for itself in 60-90 days. Elmo Solutions Science Officer, Ricardo Talbot said: "We are very excited about delivering the most advanced and ...

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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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