Synchronize BOM Data from CAD into Microsoft D365 for Finance and Operations

Eliminate manual data entry & clerical errors by using CADLink. CADLink automates BOM data transfer from your CAD model, pulling information to create items & BOMs in D365 Finance and Operations.

We are an Application Development ISV Partner for Microsoft D365 F&O.

All references to Microsoft D365 F&O also apply to Dynamics AX.

Why CADLink?

  • Connect your engineering department from CAD to the rest of your company in D365 F&O
  • No more clerical work, means more time for engineering
  • Keep data accurate from CAD to ERP, no more typos or mistakes leading to delayed shipments, or ordering errors
  • Give your engineering department the edge in a competitive environment
  • Always compatible – we’ll stay up to date with the rapidly changing D365

What Can CADLink Do?

  • Create new parts in Dynamics AX or D365 using property data coming directly from the CAD, PDM or PLM system
  • Automatically build BOMs and organize parent-child relationships
  • Compare data easily see discrepancies with visual colour coding
  • Easily assign Dynamics AX & D365 fields such as Item Type, and Production Type (and many more!) all in one location from inside the CADLink grid

CADLink is Certified for Microsoft Dynamics


CADLink customers are already integrated to:

D365 for Finance and Operations (On-prem, Cloud, or Other)

Dynamics AX 2009, 2012 R1, R2 & R3

Direct CAD Integration

Integrations for all the leading mechanical and electrical CAD systems from Solidworks, AutoDesk, PTC and more. Interface for the indented multi-level Bill of Materials and thumbnail preview image of the CAD parts lets you know what you are looking at.

Bi-Directional Connection

Bi-directional data push keeps your CAD and Dynamics ERP engineering data synchronized and up-to-date. Keep critical information such as your BOM quantity and raw material information consistent throughout your CAD and ERP systems

Direct Integration with Dynamics

Instantly assign critical fields such as Product Group and Part Class. Access data directly from Dynamics AX to increase ERP visibility to your engineers.

CADLink Interface

Color Coded Changes

Green fields

represent new parts that will be created in your Item Master.

Yellow fields

highlight data discrepancy between CAD and Dynamics AX ERP such as description or quantity.

Gray fields

represent parts to be removed from your BOM.

Red fields

represent fields with errors that must be resolved.

CADLink for Microsoft Dynamics Features

Powerful<br />
Visual Interface

Visual Interface

CADLink offers a highly intuitive and visual interface to display data discrepancies. BOM quantity changes and updates are displayed in a change summary tab.

Discrepancy and Error Notification

Discrepancy and Error Notification

Resolve discrepancies in the CADLink interface and automatically update both your CAD files and Dynamics AX ERP data. CADLink checks for critical errors and notifies the user before saving.

Quick and Easy Routing Interface

Quick and Easy Routing Interface

CADLink offers a simple interface for creating and modifying Operations/Routings sequences on your Dynamics AX BOM.

Eliminate Duplicate Manual Data Entries

Eliminate Duplicate Manual Data Entries

Single-step process eliminates duplicate manual data entries of engineering data.

One Click Summary Report

One Click Summary Report

Easily generate PDF Bill of Material. Change summary report and export Bill of Material in an Excel file format to meet your documentation requirements.

Powerful<br />


Search your Dynamics AX ERP Item Master live and insert raw material items to your BOM. Insert non-CAD items to your Dynamics AX BOM to create a complete BOM; not just what you modeled.

Small<br />


CADLink offers an easy installation and setup, and small footprint with minimum client machine hardware and software requirement. CADLink installation requires no additional database or server components.

Affiliated Microsoft Dynamics Partners

Affiliated Partner BDO Solutions
CADLink for Micrsoft Dynamics NAV AX Clients First
Affiliated Partner SAGlobal
Affiliated Partner S Knight Asia
Affiliated Partners Western Computer
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