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treeDiM

treeDiM is independent CAD and Product Lifecycle Management
software developer for the packaging and POS markets providing a full set of
tools dedicated to packaging design, optimizing and improving the productivity
of all packaging production or packaging purchase processes.

Our solutions are based on
tested, reliable, and highly accessible hardware and software solutions.

NewFormat is Appointed Reseller and Solution Partner in
Nordic (Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland) and Baltic Region (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)
of Picador from treeDiM, France.



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Picador

Picador is the CAD software for 2D/3D structural design of cardboard packaging and POS

Picador has a full range of CAD modules and features to design packaging and POS material.
It is the reference software for structural design of cardboard packaging:
CAD design, 2D packaging drafts, 3D animation folding,
assembly and 3D print presentation, control of cutting tables,
nesting and step and repeat...

treeDiM Picador - Modules - Overview - Picture

Picador is part of treeDiM PLMPack,
a collaborative Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform
for optimization and eco-design of packaging systems.

Picador is used by over 3200 packaging manufacturers,
digital printers, industrial users of packaging and designers worldwide.




There are five areas where you can bring in Picador

  • 2D: Wide range of specialized tools and features adapted for
    packaging and POS structural design.

  • 3D: Powerful and easy to use 3D solution for assembly and virtual prototyping.

  • Cutting: Control cutting tables and shaping lasers.

  • Standards: Several packaging and POS models in Picador's standards catalogues.

  • Palletization: Handles logistic optimization, palletizing, case packing and truck loading.
  • Where Picador focuses on the 2D/3D structural design of cardboard packaging and POS products,
    and control of cutting tables, iC3D is specialized on 3D packaging visualization.
    As such, Picador and iC3D are a perfect match!




Introduction to Picador






Samples of 2D/3D packaging objects created in Picador

treeDiM Picador - 3D Assembly Box and Eifell Tower - Picture

treeDiM Picador - Sample Box Delta Dore - Picture treeDiM Picador - Sample Nuxe Creme Nirvanesque - Picture

treeDiM Picador - Sample Fragrance Graco and Chanel5 - Picture treeDiM Picador - Sample POS - Picture
treeDiM Picador - Sample Box Nannaga Dessert - Picture treeDiM Picador - Sample Box Lafama Speedtrail - Picture
treeDiM Picador - Sample - Picture treeDiM Picador - Sample Box Polaar Sun - Picure


treeDiM Picador - Sample Choco Box - Picture treeDiM Picador - Sample Smart Pack - Picture





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The CAD software for packaging design


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Picador 8

treeDiM Picador - Picador 8 - Picture

Picador 8 brings many new or improved features for
structural design of packaging and pos/display (2D, 3D),
for fast protyping on cutting tables and digital printers,
and for optimization of global packaging system (eco-design, packing, logistics).


    Recently added and improved features in Picador 8:

    • The 3D part assembly system has been redesigned
      it has never been so simple and fast.
    • Many models have been added in PackLib (packaging, display counter, POS)
    • A clearer 2D interface with new tools to facilitate structural design.
    • Parametric Module simpler and more powerful.
    • Inclusion of new features for cutting (camera, Vcut, optimization).
    • Enhanced palletising module with new optimization and configuration functions.


treeDiM Picador - 3D Workstation and Cutting Board Setup - Picture

    Picador Tools and Key Features

    2D

    treeDiM Picador - Geometry/2D Module IconPicador geometry tool for plan drawing and design of packaging cartons.

    In addition to conventional 2D drawing tools,
    Picador features many dedicated tools for packaging design;
    catalog management, setting technical specifications, taxation/nesting, import/export ...

    • Structural design
    • Specific drawing tools for packaging and display
    • Import/Export (PDF, EPS, AI, CFF2, DDES, DXF, DWG, IGES, HPGL, DIECAD (.N)
    • Lay-out/Step and Repeat
    • Parametric design

    3D

    treeDiM Picador - 3D Folding Module IconPicador 3D is a powerful and easy to use tool to set volume 2D plan drawings.

    Creating 3D folding, textured packaging, 3D PDF export ...

    • Automatic 2D/3D folding
    • Folding/unfolding 3D animation
    • Printing files or texture positioning
    • 3D animated assembly
    • Creation of interactive and animated 3D PDF
    • Create visual user instructions
    • Import of CAD objects and 3D textured model
    • Augmented reality view of 3D models

    Cutting

    treeDiM Picador - Cutting Tables Module IconThe cutting module adapts to control all market cutting tables.
    • Manage all cutting tables:
        AOKE, ARISTO, BLACK&WHITE, DATA TECH, ELCEDE, ESKO KONGSBERG,
        GRAPHTEC, IECHO, INFOTEC CNC, KIMLA, LASERCOMB, MECANUMERIC,
        MIMAKI, SEI, SUMMA/SUMMAGRAPH, WILD, ZUND, ...
    • Prototyping and small series productions
    • Tools settings according to the used material
    • Automatic optimization of tools path

    Database of Standards

    treeDiM Picador - Database of Standards Module IconComplete catalogs of packaging and POS models to resize.

    ECMA, FEFCO, corrugated cardboard packaging, packaging.
    Manage new parametric design models directly in Picador,
    and you have the ability to create your own professional library.

    • Packaging Standards libraries: ECMA, FEFCO ...
    • Specific packaging and POS libraries
    • Automatic thickness management
    • 3D folding animation
    • Download new library and access to tutorials
    • Export to Adobe Illustrator, PDF, Picador ...
    • Optimize: lay-out, case-filling, palletizing
    • Create your own parametrical models in Picador
    • Synchronise the database on your network

    Eco-design / Palletizing

    treeDiM Picador - Palletizing Module IconPalletizing module to optimize the design of packaging.
    • Filling cartons/case, palletizing, truck filling
    • Optimal case calcul
    • Material choice assistance
    • Strength analysis
    • Automatic analysis report

    Many features dedicated to logistics optimization:

    • Palletizing funds,
    • Filling Cases / Case,
    • Search Optimal cash: cases / packaging, secondary / pallet
    • Palletizing bundles (cases or case flat),
    • Palletizing cylinders
    • Added: interlayers, cap, protective film, angles ...

    Picador Benefits

    2D

    Speed up packaging and POS structural design and make the result more cost effective:

    • Contains all the geometrical tools needed for effective packaging design:
      Geometry, Construction, Quotation, Hatch, Text and Image
    • Study and Production functions: Data Sheet, Calculation (Surface, All out, Nets)
    • Nesting, Imposition, Tools (Cutting, Slotting, Perforating),
      Cardboard Format, Plotter Output, Image Insertion and Digitizing
    • Easily convert an existing draw into a parametric model
    • Standards Libraries to resize at your own convenience
      (ECMA, FEFCO, POS and Packaging)
    • Additional Diemaker tool:
      Bridge, Cutting width nets (points), Wood format and Easy set
    • 2D Import/Export: AI, EPS, AI, CFF2, DDES, DIECAD (.N), DXF, DWG, HPGL, IGES, PDF

treeDiM Picador - 2D Geometry 1 - Picture

treeDiM Picador - 2D Geometry 2 - Picture

treeDiM Picador - 2D Geometry 4 - Picture

    3D

    Picador’s built-in 3D capabilities allow for easy assembly simulation and virtual prototyping:

    • Direct transfer of 2D model into Picador3D
    • Automatic 2D/3D folding
    • Folding and unfolding 3D animation
    • 3D assembly, exploded and sequenced view of animated assembly
    • Create an interactive and animated 3D PDF for easy exchange with stakeholders
    • Printing files or texture positioning
    • Imported graphic images and illustrations may come from software like
      CorelDraw™, Adobe Ilustrator™, Photoshop™, QuarkXPress™ (Mac or Windows)
    • Import of CAD objects (IGES, IGS, STEP, STP)
    • Import of 3D textured model (3DS, DAE, OBJ, STL ...)
    • Interactive positioning, congestion calculation,
      intersection calculation for wedging achievement.
    • 3D Export (Augmented Reality, DAE, STL, WebGL)

From 2D to 3D to Packing on Pallet

treeDiM Process Step 1: Picador 2D - 2D Drawing Luminarc Box - Picture

treeDiM Process Step 2: Picador 3D, 2pcs Box, Luminarc with glasses,  Opening - Picture

treeDiM Process Step 3: PLMStackBuilder - Packing on Pallet - Picture

Visualize Packaging in 3D on Store Shelves

treeDiM Picador - Shelf 3D - Visualize Packaging in 3D on Store Shelves - Picture

Augment Export - Augmented Reality (AR)

Visualize Packaging in 3D in an augmented reality environment
treeDiM Picador - Augmented Reality (AR) - Visualize Packaging in 3D in an augmented reality environment - Picture

    Cutting

    Beyond design and visualization,
    Picador also allows for creating physical prototypes or low volume production
    by driving cutting tables and shaping lasers:

    • Controls a large range of supported cutting and laser tables
    • Allows for multi-model imposition, format and automatic optimization of the tools path
    • Automatic speed and pressure setting according to the used material
    • Parameters for tangential knife (fixed or oscillatory), creasing, pen,
      cutter, laser, waterjet-cutting or milling
    • Simulate cutting on your screen
    • Additional diemaker tool: laser cutting
      (bridge, nets width, flat and rotating forms, nets cutting, wood format ...)
treeDiM Picador Cutting Tables - Zund and Aristo - Picture

    Standards

    Several packaging and POS models are accessible in Picador's standards catalogues:

    • Parametrical standards of folding carton and corrugated cardboard (ECMA, FEFCO, POS)
    • Create a new library via the download area
    • Create parametrical models in Picador in order to create your own professional library
    • Length nets calculation, cutting surface imposition according to the forms and machines, lost
    • Reusable plug-in with other applications (components dll .NET )
    • Save your time and reduce errors

Samples: ECMA A Series

treeDiM PLMPackLib Standards - ECMA A Series - Picture

Samples: FEFCO F200 Series

treeDiM PLMPackLib Standards - FEFCO F200 Series - Picture

Sample: FEFCO F427

treeDiM PLMPackLib Standards - FECFO F427 - Picture

Samples: POS Displays

treeDiM PLMPackLib Standards - POS Displays - Picture

    Palletization

    Picador handles logistic optimization, palletizing, packing and truck loading:

    • Easy to use
    • Many features dedicate to palletizing and logistics optimization:
      case palletization, filling cartons/case, optimal case calculation,
      palletizing bundles (flat cases or cartons),
      adding interlayers, cap, protective film, angles ...
    • Database of boxes in stock
    • Automatic analysis report
    • Strength analysis

PLM StackBuilder Palletization

treeDiM PLMStackBuilder - Palletization - Picture


PLMStackBuilder Report

treeDiM PLMStackBuilder - Report - Picture


Use case

treeDiM PLMPackLib - Use Case - Picture

    Picador System Requirements

    • Microsoft Windows Xp, Vista,7, 8, 10 …
    • CPU 2,5Ghz, RAM 2 GB / Recommended 4GB or more
    • Monitor: 24" or more

    • FrameWork .NET

      Important: (for Windows older than 2011)
      PackLib and StackBuilder require Microsoft Framework .NET 4.0 Full or higher

    Picador Setup / Installation

    The setup wizard automatically install all modules:

    • Picador 2D
    • Picador 3D
    • PackLib (template libraries, ECMA, FEFCO, POS/Display)
    • StackBuilder (packing, palettization, truck load)
    • PackStress (calculation of packing and stacking resistance)
    • Import/Export (AI, DXF, CFF2, DAE, DDES, EPS, FBX, IGES, OBJ, PDF, PLT, STEP, STL)


    Complementing modules - require separate download and setup

    PicCutting

    Cutting Module Setup with post-processors to manage cutting tables and lasers:

    • AOKE, ARISTO, BLACK&WHITE, DATA TECH, ELCEDE, ESKO KONGSBERG,
      GRAPHTEC, IECHO, INFOTEC CNC, KIMLA, LASERCOMB, MECANUMERIC,
      MIMAKI, SEI, SUMMA/SUMMAGRAPH, WILD, ZUND, ...

    PicView

    Viewer and Converter

    • AI, CF2, DES, DWG, DXF, EPS, PDF
    • Convert Bezier/Spline/Nurbs in Arc
    • Annotation, Measure...
    • Dimension in inch or mm

    PicMiniat (32-bit), PicMiniat (64-bit)

    Display thumbnails in Windows Explorer for Picador and Picador 3D documents.

    PicXDK

    Picador SDK: PicXDK - ActiveX Components.




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