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PDM Solidworks

Opt for flexibility.

Flexibility in data management is the key. Even more so if you implement them yourself.
Enjoy a SOLIDWORKS PDM system with a lot of freedom for your designs:
Tailor your custom suit with GAIN Collaboration.

Thanks to deep integration with the PDM system, SOLIDWORKS and GAIN Collaboration work hand in hand.
GAIN Collaboration supports all formats and document types used in SOLIDWORKS.


Support of SOLIDWORKS configurations.


Replace components via copy/revision.


Replace browser with functions such as revision.


Neutral formats when checking in o. via JobServer.


Structure copy with drawings.



Achieve more productivity with PDM for Solidworks:

Productivity and job satisfaction built in.

GAIN Collaboration creates more time for essential design work. The SOLIDWORKS PDM alternative follows your processes, is highly customizable and intuitive to use. On their surface or directly in your CAD application.


Marcus DirksDo you have any questions?
I will gladly take time for you.
Phone: 0521 967 613 – 0

Marcus Dirks
Business Development

Over 6,000 users trust
Your product data GAIN Collaboration an.

furrer + frey

“22,000 SOLIDWORKS data migrated.”

“Around 22,000 SOLIDWORKS data, including variants, were transferred unchanged. Our special requests, such as the article-based search or the display of all models via a right-click, were fulfilled. The interface can now be designed by anyone as they wish. And if there’s ever anything:
GAIN Software’s staff responds promptly, in a friendly and service-oriented manner.

PDM Solidworks user

Andrej Geiger
SWG Schraubenwerk Gaisbach GmbH
Production division

Two who like to exchange ideas:
SOLIDWORKS and GAIN Collaboration.

Consistent: From CAD to PDM to ERP

SOLIDWORKS parts lists

Automatic capture of SOLIDWORKS BOMs from assemblies with forwarding to your ERP.

At a glance: References and use

References and use

Details about structures (references) to assemblies and parts usage: Quickly via the context menu.

Even on a grand scale: copying and revising

Copy and revise

Copy and revise files or complex assembly structures via the intuitive and clear interface.

Transparent: Graphical property matching

Properties matching to SOLIDWORKS data

Determine the type of metadata (properties) exchange between GAIN Collaboration and your SOLIDWORKS data.

Neutral formats: How and when you want

Flexible neutral formats

Valuable options for neutral formats. Choose from many formats. Determine the time of generation.

Status & PDM actions in the blink of an eye

Document status and actions

In the separate PDM browser: Your overview of the document status. Perform – directly from here – PDM actions.

Completely individual: processes as you wish

Flexible process control

Map your processes. Extend it with more statuses with defined transitions and control of processes.

The PDM for Solidworks:
For more joy in work.

PDM System Price


1x fair buy instead of rent

GAIN Collaboration comes with friendly price-performance ratio and floating licenses.

Workflow and processes


Process special requests? Very well.

On board: Graphical workflow editor, complex customization options using workflow scripts (C-Sharp) and user groups with access rules.

PDM connections


From A like API to Z like ZWSOFT

With GAIN Collaboration, your product data and accompanying documents have the best connection to SOLIDWORKS, CAM, Office and ERP.

Search & Find


You will quickly find what you are looking for

No long searches thanks to numerous search variants, folder and project structures and the possibility of classification.

PDM classification


In a class of its own

8 additional modules fulfill every PDM wish. From classification, to convenient imports and exports, to a comfortable plot manager.

ERP coupling


Switch on added values

Save further efforts and costs. Enjoy the coupling to your ERP system for you and your colleagues. With many pleasing automatisms.

Training PDM


Quickly learned

Our seminars for users and administrators go quickly over the stage. Whether on your premises, at GAIN Software or conveniently as a webinar.



We know what we are talking about

The transfer of SOLIDWORKS data in particular is something we are very familiar with. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Data exchange locations


Replication for Spain? Sí.

Benefit from data exchange within your departments. Or between worldwide locations.
Direct or time-controlled.

PDM Einführung


Do it yourself or as a service

Installation and configuration of GAIN Collaboration are comparatively simple. Gladly also pre-configured for your test environment.

35 years experience in 1 product

Simple operation

  • Customizable user interface
  • Deep CAD, CAM and MS integration
  • Free classification systems
  • Short mouse paths
  • Intuitive work
  • Strong user orientation

Enormous flexibility

  • Individual workflow specifications
  • Process control
  • Adjustable statuses, rule sets and much more.
  • Controllable access rights
  • Indiv. Couplings to external systems
  • Multilingual

High security

  • Future-oriented technology basis
  • Unreachable safe Windows archive
  • Stable in case of system or network failure
  • Encrypted data transfer
  • Revision management DIN EN 9001
  • End-to-end release migration
  • Version control

Experience GAIN Collaboration

in direct interaction with SOLIDWORKS.

Order a free demo:

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You are undecided?

You may want to look elsewhere? After all, the decision for a PDM system is not made lightly.

Therefore our cordial invitation: Have a look at GAIN Collaboration if you feel sufficiently informed.

We are looking forward to your requirements.

Your GAIN Software Team