Generate models and drawings, automatically

From one simple form, Tacton Design Automation for PTC Creo® can quickly create the 3D CAD models and 2D drawings you need for sales quotes and production, automatically.

Engineers will spend less time on repetitive tasks and time-consuming variations on the same design, and more time on innovation. And your eager sales teams won't need to wait for that crucial output to make a sale

Optimal, validated output every time

Tacton Design Automation will always produce PTC Creo® models and drawings that are validated and complete. Models are validated throughout the CPQ process to ensure they follow all your engineering rules and specific design standards.

Tacton presents a solution that is not only valid, but is optimal for your customer to buy – and for your company to sell.

Easy to implement and maintain

You'll be amazed at how simple Tacton's solution is to implement, use and maintain. It comes fully embedded in PTC Creo® and features an intuitive point-and-click interface, so you don't need any programming or IT expertise to set up and maintain an automation project.

Any updates to the product portfolio are quick and easy to make as products are introduced or evolve. Simply make a change to a product in one location, and the updates automatically filter to all areas affected by the change.


Tacton Design Automation Studio for PTC Creo®

Allows definition of design rules for the products and their components.

Tacton Design Automation Engineer for PTC Creo®

Allows users to customize documents in CAD according to previously defined rules in the studio. (Release date end of 2017)

  • Constraint-based configurator with complete solution space validation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Highlighted mapped objects and parameters
  • Activate mapped components
  • Point-and-click and filtering for CAD mapping
  • Dimension value
  • Parameter value
  • Component suppression state
  • Feature suppression state
  • Replace by interchange
  • Family table instance
  • Macros
  • Drawing state
  • Scale
  • View size
  • View Position
  • Dimension/annotation position
  • Layer visibility
  • Product support
  • Product maintenance




It’s always a challenge when you’re trying to roll out a new system. But the minute people started using Tacton, they could see the benefits
Marcel Goetzelmann

IT Application Consultant, Bürkert

The lion’s share of our sales comes from standard products, but it’s often our ability to offer customized solutions that wins us new business.
Mats Toftebrant


Tacton is the most important sales tool we have. It is easy, fast and we can’t work without it!
Martin Björklund

Sales tools responsible, Swisslog

Tacton was the only solution we found that makes it possible to approach a configuration from different angles. Regardless of the customer’s starting point, the
Koen Boot

CIO, Vencomatic

I know many companies hesitate to introduce a configurator because they think – our products cannot be structured or streamlined in a good way or,
Dr Klos

General Manager, Yaskawa Europe Robotics Division

We quickly understood that a sequential, rule-based configurator would never meet our needs. We didn’t want to have to answer the same question over and
Sicco Saft

Business Analyst, Meyn

The beauty of the Tacton Configurator is that it will guide the sales rep through the sale and get the configuration of the product and
Jan Nilsson

Senior Engineer CRM Process & IT Development, Siemens

In the water treatment industry, lead-time is often more important than price. With the combined SolidWorks and TactonWorks solution, once our proposal is accepted, design
Brian Bartholomew

Senior Project Engineer, ClearStream Environmental

“In the past, we did everything to the customer’s wishes. Today, the customer still has this perception, but we are in fact supplying a configured
Marcel Walvoort

Manager Product Configurator, Kramp


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