MPDS4 R6: A new Chapter for Plant Design and Factory Layout Planning

CAD Schroer has once again set standards in design, ergonomics and technology with the latest generation of its plant design and factory layout software.

Cambridge, UK and Pittsford, NY - 20 April 2016: Today is the day; CAD Schroer releases the result of years of research, analysis and development with the latest generation of MPDS4 R6. The 3D design solution open a new chapter for the integrated planning of manufacturing plants and factories. The new R6 generation of MPDS4 is available now.

A new Chapter
MPDS4 has always evolved on the basis of customer requests and their industry-specific requirements. CAD Schroer has written a new chapter in plant design and factory layout with MPDS4 R6 and brought a software generation onto the market that meets the needs of today, tomorrow and well into the future.

Modern and intuitive
"The user interface is one of the key components in a software application because it is the link between technology and the user", believes Mark Simpson, Product Line Manager at CAD Schroer. "When we designed the new user interface, we concentrated on improving everything that matters. The application is now more intuitive than ever, which naturally makes it very easy to learn."

Experience top 3D Performance
The new MPDS4 R6 has upped performance considerably and thus enables barrier-free work in 3D almost independent of size. The software architecture eliminates typical 3D weaknesses and makes performance faster than ever before, whilst taking up a minimum of hardware resources.

Many new Features for Plant Constructors and Factory Planners
"MPDS4 R6 is able to generate complete 3D design data for manufacturing plants and factories in double-quick time", says Mark Simpson, Product Line Manager at CAD Schroer. "The new, dynamic functions of MPDS4 R6 are also particularly worthy of mention because quite a lot has happened here. For example, modifying existing designs received special attention. The 3D functions as a whole have been significantly optimised and expanded, the results are impressive. Another useful feature is version control for a plant or factory, which allows users to return to any stage of the design process and make appropriate modifications."

Flexible licensing and service models for companies of every size
The latest R6 generation of MPDS4 also comes in new, industry-oriented packages. CAD Schroer has made sure that the packages remain affordable and flexible. As in the past, customers can choose between licenses for single workplaces or for networks. The application can also be leased for three or twelve months, which cuts costs dramatically. In addition, CAD Schroer offers comprehensive service packages containing all updates and both hotline and online support.

Test version: experience MPDS4 R6 live
CAD Schroer is releasing the new generation of the MPDS4 software across the globe with immediate effect. MPDS4 R6 can be simply downloaded from the Internet. Everyone can now experience the latest generation of the plant design and factory layout software at first hand and get an idea of the many new features contained in MPDS4 R6. MPDS4 steps into a new generation with R6. The latest MPDS4 R6 is in all respects a completely optimised and improved version of the plant design and factory layout software which has proved itself throughout the world. CAD Schroer has set clear standards in design, Ergonomics and technology with its latest software generation and has thus invested in the future of its customers.

The new functions in the MPDS4 R6 plant design software:

Download the plant design software: free test version of MPDS4 R6:

About CAD Schroer

CAD Schroer is a global software development company and engineering solutions provider, helping to raise the productivity and competitiveness of customers working in manufacturing and plant design, including the automotive sector and its supply chain, the energy sector and public utilities. CAD Schroer has offices and subsidiaries throughout Europe and in the United States.

CAD Schroer's product portfolio includes 2D/3D CAD, plant design, factory layout and data management solutions. Customers in 39 countries rely on MEDUSA4®, MPDS4™ and STHENO/PRO® to provide an efficient, flexible and integrated design environment for all phases of product or plant design - cutting costs while raising quality. CAD Schroer emphasises close customer partnerships and supports its clients' objectives through extensive consultancy, training, development, software support and maintenance services.

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