Cloud Connected Products: Drafting & Layout

During times of increased demand, being able to scale up your company’s resources and production is critical. Companies can quickly fall behind with slower time-to-market, inefficient product design processes and hindered collaboration. NX Cloud Connected Products solve these challenges so you can deliver your products to market faster than the competition. 

NX Cloud Connected Products deliver the high-performance CAD capabilities of NX™, the leading solution for product design. Take advantage of the many features, tools and functionality found in NX with the flexibility of a software license subscription.  

Our streamlined online purchase* and quick setup help you become productive faster. Automatic updates ensure that your software is always up-to-date. Reduce operating costs with flexible subscription. 


  • Low and predictable capital investment  
  • Flexibility to increase and reduce number of users based on demand  
  • Streamlined product acquisition, download, installation and activation  
  • Scalable and reliable  

Drafting & Layout 

NX Drafting automates and streamlines engineering drawing production. Drawings are associative to models, so model changes automatically update and are reflected in related drawings. Use drafting tools to create engineering drawings from 3D models to communicate your 3D designs.  

NX Layout is an easy-to-use 2D concept design solution that enhances 2D conceptual design with the use of intelligent, design centric, re-usable objects called 2D components. Automatically creating an assembly based on a layout accelerates the product design phase by allowing you to explore concepts in 2D and iterate and transfer it to 3D. Since it eliminates the need to maintain multiple systems to solve 2D design requirements, NX Layout also reduces the cost of training, maintenance and implementation. \

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Deliver innovative, world-class products to market faster with NX Cloud Connected Products, and experience the next generation of design on the cloud.

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