This is CONTACT Software

Our focus are processes and data for smart products
We understand innovative companies
Our technology CONTACT Elements is modular and open

CONTACT is the leading vendor of open standard software and open source pioneer for the product engineering process and the digital transformation. Our products allow you to organize projects, implement reliable processes and collaborate with others around the world on the basis of virtual product models and digital twins. Our open technology and our CONTACT Elements platform are ideal for integrating additional IT systems and the Internet of Things to create end-to-end business processes.

Our customers

Companies enjoy success throughout the world with their innovative products because they nurture and develop their own special skills. They therefore expect advice from their equals. We focus on what is really important to them and helps carry them forward.  We believe that we truly understand our customers. Our objective is to enable customers to fully exploit their potential by means of standards and best practices for their industry.

CONTACT Elements: One platform, four products

CONTACT Elements is the world's leading open technology behind our products and the solutions of our customers and partners.

Elements brings everything together to make developers and users more productive: As Lego, its modular design ensures that IT components are easier to integrate and new requirements can be met more quickly.

Examples of companies that have achieved outstanding results

Learn how CONTACT understands and successfully implements customer requirements.
Combining PLM and agile project management

BASF Polyurethanes has been using CIM Database since 1994 as a platform for integrated product lifecycle management. When planning and managing development projects and designing new production plants, BASF's synthetics experts benefit from reliable processes and agile teamwork.

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Platform for multi-CAD data management

MANN+HUMMEL is a leading supplier of filtration solutions. The Group manages its global development projects at around 50 locations worldwide using CIM database. As a partner of the OEMs MANN + HUMMEL uses the specified CAD systems for each case. The powerful multi-CAD data management is therefore a central component of our solution.

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Develop smart products globally

Sennheiser relies on CIM Database as a global platform for product development. With CONTACT's PLM system, the audio specialist accelerates throughput times, reduces the amount of work required for routine tasks and decreases the error rate. The special features of our solution cover compliance management including standards-specific material management.

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Even though Andritz is a large group, we think and act in an agile manner. We need a partner who is used to this–that's why we chose CONTACT.
Stefan Denk, Director Mechanical and Special Units Engineering, PDM Systems Product Manager, Andritz Metals

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