Solid Edge OEM Software Development Toolkit

Add value to your hardware and software solutions with our low-cost, easy-to-use computer-aided design (CAD) feature base – customized with your brand look and feel.

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Create unique, industry-specific software applications based on a mechanical CAD base, with our Solid Edge OEM development toolkit. Customize the Solid Edge interface to include your own set of engineering tools— and use your own images and logos to deliver a distinctive branded product to the marketplace.


Solid Edge OEM

Customize the Solid Edge interface to include your own set of engineering tools—and use your own images and logos to deliver a distinctive branded product to the marketplace. Because Solid Edge is based on the widely used Parasolid modeling kernel, your application will have highly accurate data compatibility with the hundreds of other applications using Parasolid.

Only license the capabilities you need. Unlike other OEM offerings, the Solid Edge OEM toolkit has a modular structure, which means you only license and pay for the capabilities you need for your application. Experience the flexibility to meet target price points by mixing and matching the tools that are right for your market.

Solid Edge OEM includes:

  • Advanced Part Modeling: Synchronous, History-based, Hybrid
  • History-based, synchronous and hybrid modelling
  • Sheet Metal Design
  • Parts and Assemblies
  • Product Drawings
  • Motion
  • Data Management
  • Additive Manufacturing Support
  • Basic Rendering
  • Translators
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Managing mass production flow with scalable CAD/CAM applications

Discover what’s included in the Solid Edge OEM bundle, why Prima Power chose Siemens as a trusted supplier, and why the Parasolid modeling kernel is central to the success of CAD/CAM OEM applications.

The Benefits of Solid Edge OEM


Create Value for your Solutions

Quickly and easily add value to your software and hardware solutions without creating a new CAD system from scratch. From 3D printer manufacturers who want to add CAD capabilities for customers to 2D CAD companies who wish to extend their capabilities into 3D, companies use the Solid Edge OEM toolkit to deliver value-add solutions to their markets.

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Leverage the Existing Solid Edge Community

For over 20 years, Solid Edge has been providing our customers and the next generation of students with quality engineering design software. By selecting Solid Edge OEM, your solution becomes immediately familiar to the global base of Solid Edge users. Many of your customers will already know the basics of how to use your new software. The Solid Edge brand is recognized around the globe.

Partner with a Global Technology Leader

When you choose Solid Edge OEM, you partner with a leading global software, systems, and services provider: Siemens Digital Industries Software. With over 15 million licenses sold and 140,000 customers worldwide, Siemens Digital Industries Software works collaboratively with you to help you achieve a sustainable, competitive advantage through innovation.

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Take Advantage of Parasolid Interoperability

Solid Edge, and your application, are based on the widely used Parasolid modeling kernel. Parasolid is integrated by more than 130 software vendors, giving end-users 100 percent 3D model compatibility between 350+ applications based on the Parasolid XT data format.

Incorporate your Brand and Image

Use your own logos and branding to deliver a distinctive, self-branded product to your marketplace. Create custom capabilities that meet the requirements of your end users with the Solid Edge API. You can also add your own user interface features. These include splash screens, ribbon bars and docking panes, resulting in a solution with distinctive branding and look-and-feel.

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Disclaimer: This offer is available for developers of commercial software applications only (free trials for personal and/or academic use are not included). To inquire about academic licenses, visit our academic programs page.