KBMax Blog

Tuff Shed Rolls Out Our 3D Product Configurator Nationwide

Posted by Lauren Habig on 11/26/18 4:24 PM

Today, Tuff Shed launched our 3D product configurator in their retail locations nationwide. Their customers can now configure a made-to-order shed based on their requirements (the size, the type, the color, etc.) in real-time and receive a quote instantly.

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Topics: Company, CPQ, CAD Automation, Configurator, Salesforce

Key Takeaways from Last Week's Pack Expo

Posted by Paul Martin on 10/23/18 4:09 PM

Last week's PACK EXPO International in Chicago was a revolutionary and transformative event. If you missed it, it was an explosion of forward-looking technology that will impact the way people buy and sell packaging machinery and equipment.

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Topics: Configurator, CAD Automation

Selecting the Right CPQ Configurator Vendor

Posted by Kris Goldhair on 6/17/15 11:53 AM

There is a big increase in the number of CPQ & Product Configurator vendors lately.  A current google search will turn up dozens of results, when there might have been a dozen not long ago. 

 

The natural tendency is to commoditize this growing field to make “apples to apples” comparisons. Issues arise because of major differences in vendor functionality, architecture, pricing, and services.   Buyers get fatigue compiling vendor checklists and are faced with an “apples to oranges” decision.

 

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Topics: Configurator, CAD Automation, product configurator, CPQ

Teledyne Cable Solutions Selects KBMax CPQ & CAD Automation

Posted by Kris Goldhair on 3/4/15 11:26 AM

KBMax is proud to announce that Teledyne Cable Solutions (Teledyne) has selected our CAD configurator  and Configure Price Quote software solution. Our services will improve the accuracy and speed of the design/quote process for custom over molded cable assemblies and harnesses.

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Topics: Configurator, SolidWorks, CAD Automation, product configurator, CPQ

KBMax is Oracle Gold Partner - Exhibiting CAD Automation & Visualization @ Open World

Posted by Kris Goldhair on 9/29/14 11:09 AM

KBMax is proud to announce its recent Oracle Gold Partnership and upcoming exhibition at Oracle Open World 2014. KBMax integrates with Oracle Cloud CPQ (formerly Big Machines) to provide CAD Automation, Visual User Interfaces, and more for Engineer to Order manufacturers. Generating dynamic models, drawings, and images, from Oracle will help these companies sell more faster.

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Topics: Configurator, CAD Automation, product configurator, CPQ, Oracle CPQ, Big Machines

Spacesaver Selects KBMax Configurator for CREO Automation

Posted by Kris Goldhair on 8/8/14 10:56 AM

KBMax is proud to announce that Spacesaver Corporation (Spacesaver) has selected our product configurator, CPQ, and CAD automation solution. Our software & services will improve the accuracy and speed of the design/quote process for Spacesaver’s Engineer to Order (ETO) and Configure to Order (CTO) storage product lines.

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Topics: Configurator, CREO Automation, CAD Automation, product configurator, CPQ

KBMax CPQ + CAD Lists on Salesforce App Exchange

Posted by Kris Goldhair on 6/25/14 11:05 AM

Configure Price Quote + CAD Design has made it to the Salesforce store!!!!

Design & quote configured products fast inside Salesforce.com. Generate instant quotes, proposals, CAD models & drawings, BOMs and more. Automate engineering & accelerate sales with a KBMax configurator.

  • Design & visualize your products in real time with our Drag & Drop UI.
  • Quickly get dynamic models & drawings of your configured products in SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, & PTC CREO with our advanced CAD automation.
  • Optimize your design/quote/order workdlow with our enterpise integrations to CAD, CRM, ERP, PDM systems.
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Topics: Salesforce, Configurator, CAD Automation, product configurator, CPQ

Why CAD Automation Matters During Sales Process

Posted by Kris Goldhair on 6/4/14 11:00 AM

A recent B2B blog post from highlighted some important trends for industrial manufacturing marketing.  Use of mass customization via product configurators is growing, but many companies use CPQ software without a crucial asset to persuade industrial buyers to take action.  That asset is a sales level CAD drawing or model of the their required configuration.

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Topics: Configurator, CAD Automation, product configurator, CPQ

Oldcastle Enclosures Selects KBMax CPQ, Configurator, Autodesk Inventor Automation

Posted by Kris Goldhair on 11/13/13 5:07 PM

We are proud to announce that Oldcastle  Enclosure Solutions (OES) has selected KBMax to implement configurators for their trench product lines.  KBMax will improve the accuracy and speed of the design/quote process for these highly custom products.

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Topics: Configurator, drag & drop configurator, CAD Automation, product configurator, Autodesk, CPQ

Dynamic Closures Selects KBMax CPQ, Configurator, SolidWorks Automation

Posted by Kris Goldhair on 10/24/13 5:03 PM

We are proud to announce that Dynamic Closures (DC) has selected KBMax to implement configurators for their side folding, rolling, and roll & fold product lines. DC has been building innovative and easy to use security grilles and closures since 1975.  Customers get DC products built to exact specifications.  KBMax will improve the accuracy and speed of the design/quote process for these highly custom products.

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Topics: Configurator, drag & drop configurator, SolidWorks, CAD Automation, product configurator, CPQ