I am trying to export GIS files (I've tried various types, raster, polygon, point, STL, etc.) into a geometry/mesh for CAD use. I have been able to import it into my software as a dwg or stl file, but the geometry is flat (in the 'up'/z direction). I discussed with the manufacturer of the software and they speculated that the CAD accuracy may not be able to pick up fractions of a mm in dimensions of around 200km. They recommended to scale the points to something more sensible, such as moving to the origin.
I am still new to GIS and would appreciate any advice on this process, even if it may not be specifically scaling the points, maybe I am just going about the entire process incorrectly.