EPLAN Software & Services

Schaumburg, Illinois 60173


About EPLAN Software & Services

Efficient Engineering: EPLAN provides software and service solutions in the fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering. We develop the world's leading electrical engineering design software solutions for machine and panel builders.  
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Product Summary

EPLAN Solutions are interconnected via the EPLAN Platform, so that all applications are supplied with the same basic data and functions. The relief in manual data synchronization accelerates processes, thus essential engineering tasks are now in the foreground again. The EPLAN platform technology offers great optimization potential through the step-by-step introduction of parallel engineering.Interfaces enable bidirectional data exchange with ERP and PDM systems. EPLAN project data can also be transferred to mechatronic solutions and other software environments, where they can be seamlessly processed.Electric P8 supports electrical controls design for machines & plants in a consistent, integrated & fats engineering system. The software supports a variety of engineering methods, from manual creation to standardized, template-based work.Additional solutions includes: Cogineer, EEC, Fluid, Pre-planning, Pro Panel, Smart Wiring, Harness ProD, ERP/PDM Integration Suite.With EPLAN ePulse, the open cloud-based system brings together data & projects, disciplines, as well as engineers into a unique, global network. The current cloud-based portfolio includes eView and eBuild, but also allows accessibility into your EPLAN project software.The EPLAN Data Portal gives you direct, online access to the high-quality product catalogs from numerous component manufacturers. All of the solutions embedded in the EPLAN Platform can access this web service.


425 Martingale Rd
Suite 470
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
United States

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From its origins in 1984, EPLAN has become the leader in design automation software, with tens of thousands of users worldwide. The EPLAN Platform, the powerful database architecture behind all EPLAN software products, enables users to boost productivity as well as accuracy through automated content generation and error detection and prevention features and the ability to store vast amounts of recurrent content for future projects. Engineers from the same or different disciplines can share data, allowing them to work collaboratively. 

EPLAN offers several design automation products that leverage the power of the platform: EPLAN Electric P8, the state-of-the-art CAE for electrical design; EPLAN ProPanel, the leader in 3D layout for enclosure design; EPLAN Data Portal, a powerful search engine for locating components from many of the world’s leading manufacturers; EPLAN PPE for plant and process design, EPLAN Fluid, a dedicated CAE for fluid power design and EPLAN Harness proD, for wire and cable harness design.

Products & Press Releases

Sebastian Seitz, CEO at EPLAN

EPLAN Announces Subscription Model for New Licenses

Sept. 17, 2020
The industrial transformation is in full swing. As a result, the market conditions are changing and EPLAN is adapting to these changes. New software licenses will be offered on...
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Control Cabinet Engineering at HPS using Eplan Cogineer

July 2, 2020
Electrical planning: Automation saves time—also in batch size one
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Engineering Software Platform Enhanced

Nov. 2, 2016
Version 2.6 of the EPLAN Platform suite of CAE products includes additional productivity enhancing features for terminal design and project data management, the representation...

Available now for download: New Eplan Platform 2.4

Sept. 22, 2014
The latest release 2.4 of the Eplan Platform is now available for download and, for the first time, also as a 64-bit version.
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Eplan adds new products to the Rockwell Automation Encompass program

Dec. 12, 2013
Eplan Software & Service, a maker of engineering software, has added the Eplan Fluid and Eplan Harness proD products to theRockwell Automation Encompass Program.
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Eplan: Cable Planning Software Works from Controller to Field Level

Oct. 14, 2012
EPLAN FieldSys allows cable laying routes to be configured exactly to scale, and includes routing, database-assisted management of cable routes and automatic data analysis to ...
EPLAN Pro Panel Professional Copper delivers 3D assembly design, busbar construction and more.

Eplan: Switchgear Design Made Easier with 'Copper' Module

Sept. 13, 2012
The "Copper" add-on module for EPLAN Pro Panel Professional allows free design, configuration and virtual assembly of switchgear control cabinets and the necessary busbar systems...
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Eplan: Online Database Supplies Device Master Data

July 5, 2012
The EPLAN Data Portal 2.1 has added data, manufacturers and functions.
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Eplan: Online Database is Larger and More Functional

April 9, 2012
Data Portal 2.1 adds more data, more manufacturers and more functions to the online-accessible database.

Articles & News

Panel layout in Eplan’s Harness proD software.

Digital Twins for Machine Cabling

April 26, 2023
Eplan’s Harness proD software can apply a digital twin as a 3D module in the mechanical construction file or be transferred into the electro-technical project with the added cabling...
Eplan Smart Mounting.jpg: The new Eplan Smart Mounting system accelerates the assembly of components in control cabinet manufacturing.
Supplier News

Control Cabinet Manufacturing Just Got Smarter!

Nov. 9, 2022
Time pressures, a skilled worker shortage and communication breakdowns characterize everyday work in control cabinet manufacturing. Solutions provider Eplan can help mitigate ...
Company-specific standards such as guidelines, different dimension specifications and varying standards on the world market–for instance NFPA–can now be easily depicted with the new device management system.
Supplier News

The New Eplan Platform 2023: Simply More Speed in Engineering

Sept. 8, 2022
The new Eplan Platform 2023 is streamlining and accelerating project planning with new cloud-based device management and multi-standard support for schematic macros. This means...
Save the date: EF|A 2022, 28 & 29 September 2022
Supplier News

Modularisation as the Foundation for Standards and More Automation

Sept. 6, 2022
This year’s the EF|A—Eplan Forum for Automated Engineering event will be taking place in a hybrid format. As in previous years, the focus will be on modularisation, standardisation...
A simple input mask in the EPLAN Data Portal helps companies quickly request the required data.
Supplier News

Device Data: Do-It-Yourself Is History

May 26, 2022
A medium sized machine building company invests an average of up to fifteen working hours per month creating missing device data—time that can be better used elsewhere. Solutions...
Collaboration at the heart of the new full version of EPLAN eManage. The cloud-based software networks OEMs, system integrators, machine builders and operators.
Supplier News

EPLAN Presents New Full Version of eManage

Dec. 9, 2021
The free version of eManage allowed users to upload, share and manage EPLAN Platform projects in the cloud environment. Solutions provider EPLAN is now presenting the full version...
EDP Rittal Enclosure.jpg: More than one third of all the data in the EPLAN Data Portal – for instance, those from Rittal – already conforms to the new, high quality Data Standard.
Supplier News

Finding Data Has Never Been Easier

July 27, 2021
Selecting appropriate product data in engineering is often time consuming. However, the new EPLAN Data Portal, with a new user interface and improved search algorithms, makes ...
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EPLAN eManage: Easily Upload, Share and Manage Projects in the Cloud

April 8, 2021
The digital transformation of engineering continues to advance. As part of its cloud services, EPLAN is presenting a new service for cross-project collaboration - EPLAN eManage...
The Eplan Partner Network (EPN) pools the expertise between cooperation partners with defined development goals.
Supplier News

Launching the Eplan Partner Network

Jan. 12, 2021
The EPLAN Partner Network (EPN) defines common binding goals for boosting integration along the value chain.
The three-dimensional control cabinet design with Eplan Pro Panel is already being used at some locations. All locations will be working with it in the future.
Supplier News

Electrical Engineering for Special Machinery by Schaeffler: Taking Standardized Electrical Designs Into New Markets

Dec. 2, 2020
Schaeffler Sondermaschinenbau, a company focused on standardized machinery construction, is standardizing its electrical designs across its numerous locations and relying on Eplan...

Videos & Resources

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Connecting Engineering and Development

Nov. 15, 2021
Jeff Kilburn of ePlan explains how the company's software connects automation engineering and development processes from conception through to sourcing, manufacturing, and operations...

The Automation Conference 2013: EPLAN

May 28, 2013
EPLAN Highlights Engineering Design Software | In its display at The Automation Conference 2013, EPLAN showcased its platform of database-driven software products, including those...


Jeff Kilburn

Managing Director EPLAN USA

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Paying for Performance

Sept. 11, 2020
The new automation model focuses on services that reduce a manufacturer’s financial risks by shifting the responsibility of asset acquisition on to the OEM or technology supplier...
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Rockwell Automation Launches Its Digital Partner Program

Dec. 4, 2019
As more industrial companies look to digitally transform their operations, Rockwell Automation is growing its Digital Partner Program to help guide and simplify the deployment...
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Making an EPLAN

Nov. 19, 2019
See how to boost engineering productivity at this premier industrial automation event
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Integrated Software Simplifies Complex Machine Design

May 12, 2017
Launched at Hannover Fair 2017, Eplan Cogineer automatically generates schematics and fluid power systems to save perhaps weeks on large or complex projects.
An example of the accelerated design process employed for many of the specialized machine projects at AMT. Source: EPlan

CAD Switching at Customer’s Request

July 22, 2013
Though Advanced Machine & Tool Corporation initially switched out its CAD software due to a large customer’s demand, making the switch delivered significant improvements with ...