Mecadtron GmbH is a privately held SME based in Germany. It is an independent software vendor (ISV) providing a specialised CAD product NEXTRA® which integrates CAD features both from the electronic design area and the mechanical design area. It helps designers to develop mechatronical products in a 3D environment. Its broad range of interfaces enables it to bridge the gap between 2D pcb layout CAD systems and 3D mechanical CAD systems. Furthermore it enables designers and layouters to accomplish tasks which can not carried out in conventional 2D pcb or 3D mechanical design systems.
Mecadtron is one of the world's leading innovators of mechatronics CAD/CAM software and is the market leader in 3D PCB design software. Mecadtron's main product NEXTRA® is used worldwide by the leading electronics companies but also by small electronics design offices and leading R&D organizations and universities. NEXTRA® is used in the automotive and automotive supplier industry, medical devices industry, machine tools, defence and consumer product industry.
Mecadtron contributes to the FoFdation project with its knowledge of the ISO-10303 standard (STEP) and the implementation of general data interfaces is involved in multiple work packages from WP1 to WP8.