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GAIN Collaboration

Everything product data management needs

PDM Software GAIN Collaboration

GAIN Collaboration: Variants, interfaces and extensions

GAIN Collaboration: Freedom in product data management

The GAIN Collaboration PDM system works across departments for all information about your products and their development processes. Product data management with GAIN Collaboration shortens your design times and creates order and security thanks to intelligently networked company data.
You gain productivity on a daily basis, ensure high quality throughout the entire organizational process and save valuable time and resources. GAIN Collaboration increases your work satisfaction and is a first step towards Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

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PDM advantages


The GAIN lead

Let us support you. Simple, flexible, secure.



Questions & Answers before purchase

For managing directors, IT managers, CAD administrators, design managers and design engineers.

PDM Introduction

PDM Introduction


Installation, configuration and data transfer.


PDM technology

Innovative technology

Performance, transparency, data security and flexibility.

PDM Archive

Archive without safe

Unattainably safe.

PDM adaptability


Product data management,
that suits you.

PDM process management

Processes & Workflow

Enjoy freedom
and flexibility.

Anwenderorientierung PDM System

User orientation

For a quick start
and more job satisfaction.

Apply GAIN Collaboration

Product Data Management

record and manage

PDM basics

Capture, control and analyze all data generated during the life cycle of a product.
PDM collaboration


Project collaboration

Cross-departmental and cross-location collaboration via a project-appropriate workspace.

PDM process management

adhere to processes

Processes and workflow

Exact adaptation of your requirements to your system processes and workflows.

PDM access management

access in a controlled manner

Access Management

For regulated access to documents: rights management, check-in/check-out and document encryption.

Search & Find

Minimize search times

Search and find

Fixed search results thanks to powerful filters, classifications or structures.

Enhancements to GAIN Collaboration

PDM Locations


Cross-site PDM

Convenient product data management between any number of locations.

PDM Plot Manager

Plot Manager

Convenient printing

Print managed documents such as CAD, PDF, image and Office documents.

PDM classification


Classify product data

Structuring of documents or articles in product classes.

PDM JoinServer


Exchange with external systems

Exchange of documents and meta data with external systems, e.g. ERP.

Import & Export


Convenient import & export

For up to 500 design documents or entire databases.

PDM Job Server

Job server

Automate routines

Increase your productivity. It’s automatic.

GAIN Collaboration Barcode


Identify data via barcode.

Quickly identify design data, parts or products by their barcode marking.

GAIN Collaboration Report


Configurable export to XLS or PDF

Configurable export of parts lists (BOM), reference lists or results lists.

3 variants for all

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Let’s take a look

Search, view and print documents. For example, in sales or in work preparation.

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Data Management

Link, generate and manage non-CAD documents such as MS Office, neutral formats, etc.

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Product Data Management

Manage CAD, CAM and Office documents. Integration in CAD, CAM, ECAD and MCAD applications. PDM functionalities, for example, for process management, workflow, access management, automation and connection to external systems such as ERP or DMS.


PDM interface

PDM interfaces


For the integration of the product development and production process chains, the product data management system GAIN Collaboration offers highly developed, deeply integrated interfaces for CAD, CAM, Office, ECAD and ERP. You can enjoy maximum flexibility via the API interface.

Your 1st step to GAIN Collaboration. Order a free demo:

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