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I personally am an Inventor user. E was a high end program, comparable to those two. E user for 14 years and it is a truly great system but most new users hate it because of ease of use is lower than most other systems. You should be excited about using NX as it is very powerful and easy to use learn. The only problem I had with it were most of the Parametric capabilities like Wave Linking are normally disabled by the options files as installed. E is a high end system.
ProE has a good Cable Routing option and handles large data sets well but your company should look into trying out the same example Assembly file in each and doing a comparison and rating importance of various capabilities. Ask to meet with the Sales and Technical contact handling the Sales Pitch and have them do an onsite demo and show the capabilities for a specific . Often the People making the decision do not know the correct relevant questions to ask and can most times be fooled by the Marketing Rhetoric. I’ve also heard nightmare stories about the people selling PTC’s products. The decision may also be affected with companies you do businesses and the systems they use. I wonder what the butter churn Add-in costs for installation.
See if you can get a few Engineers from your team together to pick through what requirements you have for a new system and thoughts any of you would have on switching and how much experience people have with each system. Some companies I have worked at would have regular Design Team meetings where we would discuss tips and tricks and general procedures so everyone used the same techniques and could understand each other’s Parts Assemblies. See who else is on-board with NX and for what reasons. Is your company in the Aerospace Industry because I know many companies that still use Catia v4 for Complex Surfacing that hasn’t been dumbed down to a simpler less powerful interface.