Design Automation

Design automation allows you to capture and reuse engineering knowledge and intent. Automation not only helps reduce errors and time spent on tedious, repetitive modeling tasks, but it can also be scaled to streamline downstream development processes.

Hagerman & Company offers a wide range of custom design automation solutions. From simple customization of your CAD software to advanced custom programming services, we can help your company work more efficiently. 

Our design automation solutions work with a variety of CAD platforms including AutoCAD®, Autodesk Inventor and Revit – and can be set up and configured to work for your company designers and engineers, salespeople, or for your customers via your company web page.

Design Automation and Custom Programming Solutions:

Hagerman’s dedicated professional services team follows a defined process that begins with scoping and analysis of your project.  A Project Manager provides a central point of contact throughout the project, and ensures that your project stays on task through completion.

Hagerman offers a variety of solutions, including:

Workflow Improvement
Engineering tools to simplify your workflow

Configure & Engineer to Order
Turnkey solutions that can automatically generate models and drawings

Training and mentoring services for your engineering staff

Successful Project Examples:

  • Develop custom Autodesk menus and symbol libraries
  • Upgrade a customer’s existing AutoCAD® customizations to be compatible with the current version of AutoCAD
  • Develop automatic batch processing software that makes mass changes and updates to current AutoCAD drawings
  • Automate software to process accounts payable more efficiently and interface with an ERP system
  • Pass item and bill of materials information bi-directionally between CAD, MS-Office, PDM and ERP systems 
  • Develop solutions that process ECO’s more efficiently including both local and remote users, sending e-mail notifications, parallel approvals, due dates, reminders, warnings, and logging of audit trails
  • Custom software to automate the setup and enforcement of CAD standards throughout the organization
  • Develop software to read work orders from an ERP system in order to automatically batch print all drawings required by manufacturing personnel in the shop for production