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Continuing to push ahead with digitization

HOMAG and 3CAD agree strategic partnership

Schopfloch, May 27, 2020. In times of increasing digitization of distribution channels, the possibilities offered by configurators are also becoming increasingly important for HOMAG Group customers. As part of the Compusoft Group, 3CAD is a highly innovative leading supplier of web based configurators and web shop connections. The HOMAG Group and 3CAD have agreed on close cooperation in order to be able to continue to meet customer requirements in the future.

Within the HOMAG Group, HOMAG Software is the specialist and market leader for systems for production planning and control of production processes in the woodworking and wood processing industry. With its own software and digital solutions, the HOMAG Group is paving the way for the industry to enter the digital age.

"The combination of the configuration of products in the web shop and the seamless processing of the data in our production planning systems is a very big advantage for the customer”, explains Uwe Jonas, Head of Digital Factory and Software at HOMAG. “In future, the data link for the customer will therefore be completely seamless, and the customer will receive the solution from one partner integrated into his system landscape. In addition to operational cooperation on specific customer projects, intensive collaboration on development projects has also been agreed, enabling us to think together about future business models".

"In addition to opening up new markets, the cooperation with HOMAG enables us to further focus our development and project competence on digitalization of our industry”, explains Andrea Gnoato, General Manager of 3CAD Division. “We believe that this cooperation will accelerate our efforts to deliver new and exciting products for our customers. In HOMAG we have found an innovative and therefore an ideal partner for our products".

Company Background

HOMAG Group

The HOMAG Group is the world's leading provider of integrated solutions for production in the woodworking industry and woodworking shops. Its 14 specialized production sites, around 20 Group-owned sales and service companies and approximately 60 exclusive sales partners worldwide make the company a unique system provider. Backed by a workforce of some 6,600 employees the HOMAG Group offers its customers solutions for digitized production, based on digital data continuity from point of sale through the entire production process, combined with a comprehensive software suite. In addition, the open ecosystem "tapio" (open Internet-of-Things platform) maps the data flow along the entire value chain of the timber industry. The HOMAG Group has been majority-owned by the Dürr Group since October 2014.

3CAD

3CAD was founded in 1994 in Pieve di Soligo and is today a division of the Compusoft Group. 3CAD developed the first three-dimensional product configurator for the furniture sector and has since continued developing and providing advanced CAD software solutions for the furniture, kitchen and bathroom industries. Leader in graphical product configuration and production management 3CAD is a team of highly specialized professionals with deep knowledge of the configuration sector. 3CAD provides innovative technology and user-friendly tools that combine sales and production processes in to a single integrated flow.

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