Over 220,000 Users of The vdR Group's Solutions
We help make the software products that our partners make – better. This is achieved by developing integration products that connect our partners’ products with other applications. We also augment their software’s capabilities by creating solution modules. This results in a high level of application interoperability and enhanced functionality for clients in engineering and manufacturing environments.
Engineering and Manufacturing Solutions
Product lifecycle management (PLM) is a significant area of The vdR Group's expertise, experience and focus. This strategic initiative typically comprises a range of activities and disciplines that sits in between sales and manufacturing. The activities are process and collaboration intensive and combine flexible data management, vertical functionality and application integrations. Ultimately these all add up to improving operational efficiencies and visibility, reducing the cost of quality, and accelerating time-to-market.
The primary vertical capabilities supported by vdR include ...
Solutions for AEC Owner-Operators and EPCs
The vdR Group provides solutions to owner-operators and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) organizations in various industry sectors such as refineries, petrochemicals, energy and power, and nature resources. The cornerstones of our solutions are document and asset information management technologies coupled with process and collaboration tools. Ultimately, this delivers efficiencies and visibility throughout the design, construction and maintenance process, and ensures secure access to the latest and most current information.
Featured Solutions Module for ADN
The vdR Group's work on Automated Document Number with OpenText is highlighted in the following product overview white paper.
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Create, capture, review, and manage, all your engineering documents. Architects, designers, engineers, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers require effective methods for working with a large number of documents that often consist of hundreds of different file types, including Office and PDF documents, CAD drawings, and image files.
The vdR Group architects, designs and develops off-the-shelf application integrations and related solutions for our partners. The cornerstone of vdR’s technology portfolio is a combination of a robust data exchange platform coupled with application specific “adapters”. In some instances the platform and selected adapters are pre-packaged as standalone solutions, while in other instances they are custom adapters developed to support a client’s specific needs.
- Alcove9 a9 AppConnect for Aras Innovator
- Alcove9 a9 AppConnect for AutoCAD
- Aras VPLM for Aras Innovator
Featured: VPLM for Aras
Built on top of Autodesk® Vault Professional, Aras VPLM™ is a full-featured, business-ready solution for Product Lifecycle Management that drives cross-functional collaboration and extends engineering business processes throughout the company and the extended supply chain.
- Turns your Autodesk Vault BOM into a true cross-discipline Bill of Materials that's ready for release to manufacturing
- Enables you to leverage business process management to streamline changes and achieve a single, standardized change process enterprise-wide
- Seamlessly connects parts, BOMs, CAD documents, drawings, suppliers and other product-related items into the project plan as deliverables & milestones for team collaboration
- Includes project portfolio management dashboards for visibility
Expert Knowledge Areas
The following items highlight our core competencies leveraged to support our partners and solutions. Our core competencies span numerous applications and technologies. In these areas we possess deep domain expertise, and can develop new direct integration products for them or solutions modules.
Applications Knowledge Areas
- Aras Innovator
- Autodesk AutoCAD
- Autodesk Inventor
- Autodesk Revit
- Autodesk Vault
- Bentley Microstation
- Dassault ENOVIA
- Dassault SolidWorks
- Elastic Search
- Microsoft Dynamics
- Microsoft SharePoint
- OpenText Content Server
- OpenText Livelink
- PTC Windchill
- Siemens TeamCenter
- Various ERP Systems
Technology Knowledge Areas
- .NET / C#
- IOS / Objective C
- Google App Engine
- HTML & HTML5
- MS Azure
- MS SQL
- Oracle Database
- OpenText Oscript
- Elastic Search
- Amazon Web Services
- OpenSocial API
The vdR Group also specializes in enterprise application integrations (EAI) for open source solutions. As experts in integrations, we partner with open source OEMs such as Aras to provide optimized interconnectivity between Aras Innovator and other target applications. We develop integration products and solution modules to improve connectivity, extend functionality, and enhance the user-interface of applications. This allows our partners’ clients to leverage a greater return on their investments for their CAD, PDM, PLM, ECM and ERP solutions.