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Optimize and present digital factory layouts

Watch Factory Design Suite videos to see how the suite combines factory-specific design, visualization, and analysis tools with interoperable cloud-based workflows to help improve efficiency, accuracy, and communication.

Cloud service available with purchase of a perpetual license with Maintenance Subscription or a Desktop Subscription.

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Facility layout design with AutoCAD

  • Advanced AutoCAD workflows for facility layout

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Improve accuracy with 1:1 AutoCAD associativity. (video: 1:19 min.)

  • Expedite designs with a library of assets

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Use AutoCAD assets to assess layout options. (video: 1:18 min.)

  • Reserve space with asset chaining workflows

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Generate customized 3D asset chains. (video 1:06 min.)

  • Analyze facility layouts directly in AutoCAD

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Evaluate scenarios and improve facility layouts. (video: 1:29 min.)

  • Mobile app for on-the-go design

    STANDARD, PREMIUM

    Import on-the-fly facility design concepts. (video 3:18 min.)

Factory planning, visualization & analysis

  • New

    Factory bill of equipment

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Generate a 1-click factory Bill of Materials (BOM).

  • New

    Enhanced process analysis and optimization

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Process Analysis 360 identifies bottlenecks. (video 1:58 min.)

  • New

    Improved point cloud management tools

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Use Inventor point cloud tools more easily. (video 1:21 min.)

  • Combine and visualize large facility layouts

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Ease factory planning with a digital model. (video: 1:44 min.)

  • Early interference detection

    ULTIMATE

    Analyze clashes to reduce installation risks. (video: 1:10 min.)

  • Dynamic presentations from CAD data

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Transform data into realistic imagery and movies. (video: 57 sec.)

  • 3D animation for communicating design intent

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Produce stunning facility animations. (video: 1:03 min.)

  • Simulate installation sequences

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Simulate construction schedules in 5D. (video: 1:14 min.)

  • Efficient capture of the as-built state

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Shorten measurement time with point cloud scans. (video: 1:13 min.)

  • Point cloud workflows

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Align, orient, and crop point clouds. (video: 1:29 min.)

  • Vault integration with FDS

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Open layouts and assets directly from Vault. (video: 1:13 min.)

  • Efficient design of large, complex assemblies

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Digitally simulate factory equipment. (video: 1:36 min.)

  • Virtually infinite computational power

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Perform complex calculations and reduce solve time.

3D factory layout design

  • Associative 2D and 3D workflows

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Improve accuracy with 1:1 interactivity. (video: 1:19 min.)

  • Digitally test 3D factory models

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Find optimal layout solutions. (video: 1:25 min.)

  • Large library of smart 3D assets

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Expedite designs with the extensive library of assets. (video: 1:15 min.)

  • Improved connector tools

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Control connection points. (video 34 sec.)

  • View FactoryCAD drawings

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Efficiently reuse FactoryCAD models. (video 59 sec.)

  • Revit interoperability

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Easily import Revit formatted building models.

Factory asset creation & management

  • Large factory asset library

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Build layouts using library of factory equipment. (video: 1:13 min.)

  • Asset publishing and sharing

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Create, publish, and share assets to the cloud. (video: 1:42 min.)

  • Create assets from AutoCAD blocks

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Use legacy AutoCAD blocks in current designs. (video 1:03)

  • Custom assets for layouts

    PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Create custom assets with built-in intelligence. (video: 1:15 min.)

  • Multiple variant asset publishing

    STANDARD, PREMIUM, ULTIMATE

    Eliminate invalid asset mistakes. (video: 1:08 min.)