Consulting by 3defacto enables individual and extraordinarily time-saving software solutions for the process-optimised use of construction software in mechanical engineering: our certified SolidWorks professionals provide expert support with software solutions that are accurately adjusted to the process and working environment of the respective company. This consulting approach makes sure that the changes and improvements do not hamper the dynamic working processes and that the production continues consistently. Thus, 3defacto has been successfully supporting its customers in efficient processes and flawless workflows for many years.

A vendor-independent consultancy, 3defacto supports its customers in all areas of construction optimisation and in the implementation of construction processes. Among others, our certified experts perform efficient 3D system implementations und system conversions, analyses of production and construction processes, as well as SolidWorks seminars for employees. 3defacto is a customer-oriented specialist for all known SolidWorks versions and related add-ons (e.g. PDM systems/ PLM systems for data management).



3defacto aligns its consulting and optimisation services to the system environment, construction processes, and products of its customers. This makes every activity – from consulting to optimisation and workshops – customer-specific and ensures maximum benefit and efficient improvements. Our services in the consulting arena include:


  • Analysis talks with our certified experts
  • Identification of customer-specific system requirements
  • Scheduling and budgeting of the project

Software consulting

  • CAX consulting and implementation
  • Support and benchmarking for PDM system selection
  • Support in software updates (SolidWorks and PDM systems)
  • Consulting in the selection of appropriate software and hardware
  • User seminars and workshops, e.g. for implementing SolidWorks in new departments
  • Support for quick and successful system conversions
  • Consulting for SolidWorks, SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, ProfiDB, SmarTeam, SolidWorks Workgroup PDM, MaxDB, CadDesktop, ECTR, Varbox, SAP, Navision, and AutoCAD

Implementation and optimisation

  • Efficient 3D implementation for more efficient construction
  • Optimisation in the use of SolidWorks, e.g. by means of construction recommendations or seminars
  • Analyses, recommendations, and optimisation of construction and production processes
  • Process optimisation, e.g. with a software-enabled model creation (extendible on a modular basis up to sending automatically created manufacturing documents via e-mail)
  • Creation of construction recommendations
  • Development of interface programs (e.g. with C# and between SolidWorks and PDM and ERP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Implementation of customer-specific software solutions for an optimised implementation of construction processes (e.g. plot manager)

Reference projects

3defacto has been supporting renowned customers with software solutions, system optimisations and in employee training for many years. Our certified SolidWorks
professionals have been able to drive successfully productive construction processes, thus lastingly ensuring the successes of our customers.