Product Design & Manufacturing Collection Overview

Autodesk® Product Design & Manufacturing Collection is a set of integrated 2D & 3D CAD, CAE, and CAM applications for product development and manufacturing planning, including fully-integrated simulation and 5-axis CAM with Autodesk Nastran In-CAD and HSM. From engineering to production, the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection has all the professional-grade tools needed to help your entire team carry out their best work.

Why a collection?

Professional-grade design and manufacturing
Design and make your products with the full collection of tools that work inside Inventor, including Nastran In-CAD, HSM, Nesting Utility and more. You also get the full suite of specialised toolsets available with AutoCAD, along with new cloud-based technology with Fusion 360.

Access the latest and preceding releases
Ensure software compatibility with all team members by accessing preceding versions when you need them. Stay current with the latest releases. Deploy updates whenever you want.

Easier software and license management
Eliminate the headache of managing multiple product licenses. Get insights on product use. Easily download and install what you want, whenever you like.

Choose access for individuals or teams
Choose between subscriptions that provide single-user access for an individual or give teams permission to share licences with multi-user access.

Product Design & Manufacturing Collection Features

The Product Design and Manufacturing Collection includes key products such as Inventor Professional, AutoCAD, Nastran In-CAD and Autodesk HSM in addition to other software included.

It’s more value, more flexibility, and more simplicity:

  • Access to a wide selection of essential 3D design software for the work you do
    Get the tools you need now and in the future, as the collection and your business evolves.
  • Choose the individual products that you want to use
    Download and install what you want, whenever you like – whether it is for occasional use, to meet requirements of a particular project or client, or to explore new workflows.
  • Get access to the specific AutoCAD software designed for your work
    Increase productivity using the AutoCAD intended for your work, such as AutoCAD Electrical or AutoCAD Mechanical.
  • Use mobile apps and take advantage of the power of the cloud
    View and create rich visualisations, work in the field and store your designs.

Go from design to manufacturing, with one subscription


The Product Design & Manufacturing Collection includes:

Mechanical design and 3D CAD software CAD-embedded finite element analysis software Fully integrated CAM solution for Inventor Cloud-based 3D CAD/CAM/CAE software for product design


Design and documentation software AutoCAD functionality, plus electrical design CAD features


Mechanical design and drafting software Integrated CAM solution for SOLIDWORKS

Product data management software
Project review tools for integration, analysis & communication


AutoCAD functionality, plus tools just for architects 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software
Reality capture and 3D scanning software and services Conceptualize, plan & validate manufacturing facilities. Now includes Process Analysis


AutoCAD functionality, plus tools just for architects Fast, high-resolution renderings in the cloud

Inventor Tolerance Analysis is designed to help Inventor users optimise manufacturing tolerances.

Sheet metal nesting software that helps optimize yield from flat raw material
Upload and access large files of any type—anytime, anywhere


Autodesk Licensing Explained

Autodesk licenses are designed to make using our products easier, no matter what project you’re working on. Whether you’re in school, a small design team or a multi-national corporation; choosing the right license is an important step in getting the most out of our products. Take advantage of our free trial licenses, so you can see first-hand how our products can help you imagine, design and create a better world.Learn more about all Autodesk licensing options below or if you need help with a license you’ve already purchased, contact us at +64 9 302 4028.


Autodesk Licensing Options

  • Single User: For individuals or small to medium businesses requiring a specific number of users
  • Multi User: For medium to large organizations requiring many users
  • Students & educators: Prepare the next generation of architects, engineers and digital artists


Additional Information
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Post Processor

CADPRO Systems Post Processor development and adjustment service gives you a readily accessible method of requesting posts online.

You can submit the request form and provide all the information requested, to allow our engineering experts to accurately assess the time and costs involved in developing or adjusting your post.

Post Processor Request Form >

If you do not have all the information requested on the form or are unable to provide us with the mandatory detail required, then simply fill out the contact us form here and one of our CAM Specialists will contact you shortly.

Product Design Industry Collection

Inventor Professional $ 3,012/year
AutoCAD $ 2,879/year
Inventor HSM $ 5,435/year
(previously standalone)
Autodesk Nastran In-CAD $ 5,245/year
(previously standalone)

Get the entire collection for 

$ 3,923 +GST

NZD per year (single-user access)

Includes local New Zealand based activation and licensing support.

See how products in collection work together

Inventor Professional  Inventor HSM Inventor+ Nesting Utility + Inventor HSM (video: 1.53 min.)

Create nests and associated cutting paths that automatically update with any changes to your CAD model.

Inventor Professional Inventor HSM Inventor + Inventor HSM (video: 2.08 min.)

Set up and generate toolpaths for machining operations that instantly update whenever the design is modified.

Inventor Professional Nastran In-CAD Inventor + Nastran In-CAD (video: 1.52 min.)


Perform advanced simulations to optimise part designs directly from your CAD interface.

Inventor Professional AutoCAD Electrical Inventor + AutoCAD Electrical (video: 1.52 min.)


Create an electromechanical link between applications that synchronises changes in real time.

Inventor Professional AutoCAD navisworks  Inventor + AutoCAD + Navisworks + Factory Design Utilities (video: 2.15 min.)


Generate 3D models of factory layouts created in AutoCAD. Use them to help you to detect potential collisions and perform virtual walkthroughs of the proposed design.

Let CADPRO Systems guide you through the best options for subscribing to the collection. And with consultation, training, and support services, we can help you get up and running quickly.

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Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

It’s easy to get started. Buy online or talk to someone about purchase options, call us at +64 9 302 4028.

Switch to this collection

Annual or multi-year subscribers to most individual products or design and creation suites can switch to a collection by contacting us. Learn more