At Kampf Schneid- und Wickeltechnik GmbH & Co. KG business is buzzing. The renowned manufacturer of slitting and winding machines can cope well with its flood of orders for one reason in particular: the crisis has been used to build up a powerful product data management system. It was a PDM introduction under great time pressure. The decisive factor for the flying switch to CONTACT Software's solution in 2009 was not only its multi-CAD capability and flexible configurability, but also its ability to expand with a view to the future. The recipe for success of the 90-year-old company is to convert customer wishes into innovative solutions as quickly as possible. Combat benefits from faster order processing and halved error costs through CIM Database.