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Essig PLM Connector 7.1 Now Available!

Essig PLM is pleased to announce that the Essig PLM Connector 7.1 release is now available. This release includes a number of new features and enhancements listed below.

  • Support added for the Microsoft Edge browser when used with Aras Innovator 11 SP9
  • Improved performance of the Retrieve Hierarchy operation
  • New AutoCAD Connector "Store Viewables Plot Type" resource for specifying the plot area included in viewable creation
  • New "Connector.Configuration_Name" keyword to allow mapping the name of the configuration to an Aras Property when using the SolidWorks Connector

Platform Support

  • Aras Innovator 11 SP7 is the minimum supported version; Essig PLM Connector 7.1 supports Aras Innovator 11.0 SP7-SP9
  • Support for Autodesk Inventor 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Support for AutoCAD and AutoCAD Mechanical 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Support for SolidWorks 2015, 2016 and 2017 x64

As an Aras certified partner, SofTech Group's computer-aided design (CAD) Connectors for Aras Innovator provide the ability to manage a company's critical CAD information while providing direct access to the Aras Innovator PLM application. Through automation of business processes, improved collaboration and sharing of information throughout the extended global enterprise, Essig PLM Connectors improve the management of every element of product information generated throughout the product lifecycle.

For more information this latest Essig PLM Connector release, please contact:

About Essig PLM

Essig PLM product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions, which include ProductCenter PLM and the Essig PLM Connectors, are proven to optimize performance and deliver measureable business results. Our professional services group leverages business and technical expertise to develop value-driven, creative solutions resulting in long-standing client relationships.

Over 100,000 users benefit from Essig PLM solutions, including ACCO Brands Corporation, Esterline CMC Electronics, UTC Goodrich, Honeywell, Raytheon ELCAN and the U.S. Army. Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, Essig PLM ( has distribution partners in North America, Europe, and Asia.

ProductCenter is a registered trademark of Essig PLM. All products or company references are the property of their respective holders.


Sarah Garagliano
Product Marketing
Essig PLM Inc.
(978) 203-5162