System Integration

The software that Hagerman & Company provides is typically just a small fraction of the overall set of solutions and systems in place at a typical customer.  In many cases, our customers wish to have systems tied together in order to eliminate repetitive tasks, errors and wasted time.  Our system integration services have been used by many of our customers to accomplish this goal.

Examples of system integration projects successfully completed by Hagerman & Company include:

  • Software to read work order output from an ERP system in order to automatically batch print all drawings required for production by manufacturing personnel in the shop
  • Automated software to assist a manufacturer of lawn and garden equipment to process accounts payable more efficiently and interface with its ERP system
  • With a file open in Autodesk Inventor, automatically collect and format BOM and specific iProperty values, format them and then automatically send them to the company’s ERP system
  • Helping numerous other customers pass item and bill of material information bi-directionally between CAD, MS-Office, PDM/PLM and ERP systems in a similar manner
  • Capturing outputs from customer sales configurator, order entry, CRM or company web site and automatically generating customer proposal drawings and quotes and then passing outputs back to customer ERP or other systems
  • If your company uses Autodesk Vault, we offer coolOrange Connect solutions which are specifically designed to allow customers to sync items, bill of materials and files between Vault and your ERP system, in a modern and easy way.

Hagerman & Company’s technical team can scope out your system integration project and then successfully implement it using our wide variety of in-house skills along with the software technologies best suited to meet your company’s needs. 

Hagerman & Company’s successful design automation projects have allowed:

  • A manufacturer of storage cabinets to automatically complete assembly and part designs, sheet metal flat blanks, generate bills of material and pass them to its ERP system eliminating mistakes and multiple entry of the same data
  • A manufacturer of refrigeration control valves to develop an automated CAD tool to be sent out to its customers giving them the capability to configure and draw valve assemblies and place them into their system layouts
  • The field sales staff and distributors of a manufacturer of moveable partitions for schools, convention centers, churches, etc. to automatically generate proposal drawings and quotes and synchronize all data with the home office
  • A manufacturer of bleacher and other seating systems to cut its turn around time for quotes and submittal drawings from up to (2) weeks to approximately (1) hour and its labor time per proposal from hours to minutes thus freeing up engineers’ time in order to develop new and better products and systems  
  • A manufacturer of emergency vehicles to automatically generate proposal drawings incorporating a nearly infinite variety of vehicle options

Examples of some of our other successful projects include:

  • Developing custom Autodesk menu’s and symbol libraries for many different clients and applications
  • Helping numerous customers upgrade their existing AutoCAD® customizations to be compatible with new versions of AutoCAD
  • Automatic batch processing software to allow customers to make mass changes and updates to current AutoCAD drawings
  • Automated software to assist a manufacturer of lawn and garden equipment to process accounts payable more efficiently and interface with its ERP system
  • Helping numerous customers pass item and bill of material information bi-directionally between CAD, MS-Office, PDM and ERP systems 
  • Developing solutions to assist numerous companies in processing ECO’s more efficiently including both local and remote users (via the web), sending e-mail notifications, parallel approvals, due dates, reminders, warnings, and logging of audit trails
  • Custom software for a large AEC firm to automate the setup and enforcement of CAD standards throughout the organization
  • Software to read work orders output from an ERP system in order to automatically batch print all drawings required by manufacturing personnel in the shop for production