This is CONTACT Elements

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.


Advantages for enterprises and employees

  • Reliably run global enterprise-class solutions and extend them agilely and bimodally
  • Simplify the development and updating of IT solutions with an open, modular architecture
  • Benefit from the most advanced software technologies using open source components as Eclipse and Python
  • Complete tasks faster and more reliably thanks to an outstanding user experience
  • Access a library of state-of-the-art applications for the entire product life cycle

Get to know companies that use CONTACT Elements for outstanding solutions

One platform for many processes

Bosal is the expert in car transport solutions that make day-to-day mobile life easier and more comfortable. The Group uses CIM Database as a worldwide PLM system at 35 locations to control the product development process from inquiry to start of production and to document the results seamlessly.

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Safe procedures in medical technology

Olympus Surgical Technologies Europe (OSTE), the medical technology specialist of the Olympus Group, develops and manufactures products for minimally invasive applications. OSTE uses CIM Database as a PLM system and, with its powerful document management system including digital signature, ensures secure procedures in the development process that comply with the rules.

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Integrated processes halve cycle times

Weidmüller, a specialist for industrial connectivity technology, uses CIM Database in all phases of the product lifecycle from idea to discontinuation. The high-tech company benefits from accelerated development processes due to improved integration - the lead time for customer orders has been halved.

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The Elements modules for your digital initiatives

Use the world's most modern platform for digitization and collaboration in product processes.

Build solutions from open technologies, core services and special applications. Get to know the Elements modules and reach your goal faster.

Get to know our technologies

Communicate between a wide range of different IT systems and integrate enterprise applications

Achieve enterprise-wide process coverage

Make data available across systems for your enterprise applications

Implement new digital business models in the Internet of Things

Know-how protection and reliable operation through secure log-in procedures, system protocols and encryption

Rely on maximum security standards with a system that is immediately adapted to the latest findings on new vulnerabilities

Ensure reliable transport encryption with fully HTTPS-based communication

Rely on access protection with personalized logins and multi-factor authentication

Ensure the confidentiality, authenticity and integrity of your data through a combination of encryption methods

Use development data on all devices, including mobile devices

Make your development data available on all devices, including mobile devices

Inspire your staff with a new user experience and seamless workflows on all end devices 

Role-based, comprehensive regulation of access to project and product data along their processes, thus protecting know-how

Implement key requirements for know-how protection reliably throughout the entire company

Take advantage of the possibilities offered by a particularly powerful and dynamic rights system

Ensure validity control with reliable version management while at the same time providing support for collaboration


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