Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group uses SAP PLM for 
seamless integration of R&D with SAP ECTR

Shanghai Electric is a Chinese state consortium and one of the country’s biggest conglomerates for mechanical and  plant engineering. The portfolio of the make-to-order and series manufacturer ranges from electrical equipment and wind turbines to machine tools and heavy equipment to elevators and motors. To optimize product data management and ease interdisciplinary product development, Shanghai Electric recently came up with the following plan: Apply SAP Engineering Control Center | SAP ECTR successively in the Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group, seamlessly integrate the MCAD and ECAD systems, and will focus especially in NX integration. A start was made by the Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group. The project was kicked off by the group’s own IT service provider in cooperation with a local SAP partner and with the support of two integration specialists from Germany:  DSC Software AG and CIDEON Software & Services GmbH & Co. KG. This article sketches the initial situation, the contents, and the success of the project.

The Challenges:


  • CAD Tools and SAP System were not connected
  • Manual securing of data consistency
  • No standardized PDM processes
  • No efficient, interdisciplinary engineering
  • Difficult provision of reliable data for follow-on processes

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