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Electrical CAD portal now with current part data from Siemens

(PresseBox) (Bergkirchen, ) The Siemens technology group supports the electrical CAD data library Within this context, Siemens and WSCAD have reached an agreement, as a result of which the current symbols and part data of Siemens components will be made available and updated on a monthly basis in the world's largest portal for E-CAD master data. For example, programmable logic controllers, power supplies or equipment of low-voltage switching technology. When creating plans, designers and engineers can work with high-quality data sets, which eliminates time-consuming research for third-party vendors.

"With the agreement, users will now have the certainty that they will receive current and regularly undated high-quality data about Siemens products very promptly and on a regular basis", explains Marcel Schulz, Business Development Digital Engineering at Siemens. "The agreed monthly update is also interesting and important from our point of view in terms of new Siemens components."

With currently over 150 manufacturers and part data for more than 1.2 million parts in the WSCAD and EPLAN*-EDZ formats, is the most comprehensive E-CAD data library in the world. The portal receives an average of 2,500 search queries per day and over 3000 downloads. Usage is free of charge for users. There is likewise also no cost for manufacturers to present their products.

"With, we reach over 70 percent of the E-CAD market in Germany. When you do not have to create part data yourself in your daily work, you save about 30 minutes of valuable time per part", says Axel Zein, Managing Director of WSCAD electronic GmbH. "Free access for users and the free presentation of part data for manufacturers are an integral part of our company philosophy and strategy to deliver significant added value to our users and customers."

The part data library has fast search and filter functions. With a text-based search à la Google, the software responds in real-time to the entered search term and provides relevant results in an "auto-complete menu". If you cannot find the part record of a certain product, you can initiate and send a part request to WSCAD with a mouse click. is available in five languages.

WSCAD, exhibiting at the Hannover Fair, Hall 6, Stand L44 from April 24 - 28, 2017


WSCAD electronic GmbH, headquartered in Bergkirchen near Munich, offers enterprises and professionals fast and reliable E-CAD solutions with an outstanding price-performance ratio for the entire electrical engineering design and documentation. The modular and scalable WSCAD SUITE provides users from the fields of electrical engineering, cabinet engineering, P&ID, fluid technology, building automation and electrical installation with an integrated set of all the tools that are needed for the planning, design and development of electrical plants and equipment. In a survey conducted by Agemas institute with the support of the "" portal, the WSCAD SUITE was awarded the "Golden e" in four of six categories: "Best Price/Performance Ratio", "Best User Experience", "Best Hotline & Support" and "Best Symbol and Part Database".

WSCAD is part of the Buhl group, an owner-managed software manufacturer in Germany, with more than 700 employees. The staff at the Bergkirchen and Würselen sites (in North Rhine-Westphalia) as well as an international dealer network have been serving customers from all over the world for more than 27 years.

* This brand is owned by third parties that have no association with WSCAD electronic GmbH