Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

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?

The Product Design & Manufacturing Collection has all of the professional-grade tools needed to help your entire team carry out their best work.

Everything you need
Run your entire product development process with an end-to-end solution.

The Power of workflows
Center all your work around Inventor data with integrated CAD, CAE, and CAM

Prepare for the future
Stay at the forefront of product development with access to latest capabilities as soon as they’re available and incorporate new cloud-based technologies like Fusion 360.

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

Integrated 2.5- to 5-axis CAD/CAM programming solution for Inventor

Cloud-based 3D CAD/CAM/CAE software for product design


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Software for 2D and 3D CAD. Subscription includes AutoCAD, specialized toolsets, and apps.

Inventor Tolerance Analysis software is designed to understand the cost impact of dimensional variation.


True shape nesting software for Inventor to optimize yield from flat raw material.

Integrated CAM solution for SOLIDWORKS

Product data management software

Conceptualize, plan, and validate manufacturing facilities


Project review software with 5D analysis and design simulation

3D modeling, animation, and rendering software for games and design visualization

Reality capture and 3D scanning software and services

Fast, high-resolution renderings in the cloud

CAD-aware cloud storage for individuals and small teams


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


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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.

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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.

See how products in collection work together

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

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

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

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

Inventor Professional Inventor + Inventor Nastran (video: 1.52 min.)


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

Inventor Professional  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