1 Mar 2021

Forge Success Story Roundup: Configurators


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The Forge community of customers and partners are using Forge to innovate in their industries.  One way many of our customers innovate with Forge is by creating Configurators, particularly in the Manufacturing industry. Configurators are toolkits or design systems that guide users through different representations and visuals of how a product could be created. This allows you to assess the different style and function options, price points, and more. They enable a true learning-by-doing process for the user. 

To help you learn more about how our customers create Configurators with Forge, we've highlighted three customer successes:

American Air Filter

American Air Filter used Forge to create a design tool for customers that integrates CAD data for greater accuracy and simplified collaboration, enabling easy analysis of costs and system efficiency. Click here to read their story.

Forge benefits include:

  • Optimized performance - optimizes application designs and delivers sustainability
  • Streamlined workflows - allows users in the field to design, select, and then order products from the manufacturing facility reducing the sales and submittal cycle.
  • Higher Revenue - increases sales while also supporting customers

Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation

Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems uses Forge to expand its internal digitization workflows outwards in order to improve collaboration with customers, create new customization value, and save time. Click here to read their story.

Forge benefits include:

  • One data source - stores project data in one place, improving collaboration
  • Higher revenue - creates new value that is on-demand customization
  • Shorter delivery time - enables background creation automation, saving time


SolidCAD used Forge to build a web-based product configuration tool that manufacturing customers and sales teams can use to design, refine, and price products. Click here to read their story.

Forge benefits include:

  • Shorter delivery time - allows customers and sales teams to test configurations and shorten sales cycles
  • Higher revenue - creates new service offering for Autodesk reseller
  • Share data across teams - broadens access to design tools to customers and sales teams


Check out these and many more Forge Success Stories to hear first hand all the possibilities that Forge enables. If you are interested in sharing your story, we encourage you to fill out this form to get involved.



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