EPLAN Software & Service develops CAE solutions and advises companies in the optimization of their engineering processes. Customers profit from increased efficiency in the product development process through standardized procedures, automated sequences and consistent workflows. EPLAN provides custom-made concepts for the system implementation, installation and smooth integration into the IT/PLM system landscape - based on standard engineering solutions. The service portfolio also covers customizing, consulting and training. The development of individual and standardized interfaces for ERP, PDM and PLM ensures data consistency in the product development. EPLAN is part of the Friedhelm Loh Group, which employs more than 11,500 staff around the world and had a turnover of € 2.2 billion in 2012. Seven German EPLAN branches and a presence in over 50 countries support about 40,000 customers around the world with around 100,000 installations.