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ANSYS and Granta Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing…

ANSYS' simulation tools and GRANTA MI: Materials Gateway for ANSYS Workbench offers an integrated set of workflows for AM data capture and simulation.…
Announcing Sherlock Automated Design Analysis for SOLIDWORKS…

This new release includes integration with SOLIDWORKS 2018 and empowers all SOLIDWORKS users to predict product reliability before prototyping.…
Aras Acquires Comet Solutions…

The addition of Comet to the Aras PLM Platform will provide a way for organizations to connect simulation for use across the product lifecycle.…
Arena and XPLM Announce Integration for SOLIDWORKS…

Arena–XPLM Integration for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional combines SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional with Arena's PLM software.…
RapidAuthor Version 11.0 Now Supports New CAD Formats…

RapidAuthor enables enterprises to reuse existing CAD, PLM data to create interactive 2D/3D technical documentation in a single application.…
Ideagen Acquires InspectionXpert for $7 Million…

InspectionXpert and QualityXpert will be integrated into the UK-based company's existing software suite. Jeff Cope will join the Ideagen team.…

 

4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool…

Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated WPDM Admin Tool whether it's a client SOLIDWORKS machine or a Server machine.

Creating Value When PLM and ERP Work Together

John MacKrell of CIMdata explains the necessary strategy for bringing PLM, ERP, and MES together to form a complete product…
7 Ways to Save Time with the ALT Key in SOLIDWORKS

Are you ever annoyed by that soft snapping thing while adding dimensions? Read this tip from GoEngineer to learn how…
Simulation for Everyone! Experts and Non-experts Alike

Robert Farrell makes the case on the benefits of putting computer-aided engineering tools in the hands of non-expert analysts too.…
Importing Files into SOLIDWORKS

Avoid errors and learn about the different options for importing models and translating data back and forth between SOLIDWORKS and…
Does Your SMB Need PLM?

Lynn Manning talks to Adaptive's Jon Gable and Razorleaf's Jonathan Scott about if PLM is practical for SMB's and if…
4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool…
Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated WPDM Admin Tool whether…

7 Ways to Save Time with the ALT Key in…
Are you ever annoyed by that soft snapping thing while adding dimensions? Read this tip…

Importing Files into SOLIDWORKS…
Avoid errors and learn about the different options for importing models and translating data back…

How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD…
SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 added significant 3D PDF Template Editor enhancements. Oboe Wu of DS SOLIDWORKS…

Decals…
When I apply a decal on a face of a subject, in some cases the…

5 Things to Check When Your Simulation Results are Wrong…
This article by CAPINC points out five things to check when your simulation results are…

Installation Manager Cannot Find Required Source Files…
A common hurdle to a pair or update of the SOLIDWORKS application is a failure…

Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?…
Crashes may happen for a multitude of reasons. The main reasons we find are due…

The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard…
The SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard provides a myriad of hole options from threaded and clearance holes…

See How Easy it Is to Edit STL Files in…
SOLIDWORKS 2018 includes tools for working with STL files and other mesh files natively.…

Topology Optimisation in SolidWorks…
Do you think Topology optimisation inside SolidWorks will change way we design for 3D…

I can't see the line…
When adding dimensions to drawings, the dimension hovers over the pointer so that I can't…

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RapidAuthor Version 11.0 Now Supports New CAD Formats…
RapidAuthor enables enterprises to reuse existing CAD, PLM data to create interactive 2D/3D technical documentation in a single application.…


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What's Important in Workstations to End Users?…
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on…


Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete?…
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss…


Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality…Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video…


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