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Dassault Plans to Acquire ERP Co. IQMS for $425 Million…

With the acquisition of the California-based IQMS, Dassault plans to extend the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to small and mid-sized manufacturing companies.…
SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List Now Open for Submissions!…

Here's your chance to share your ideas for future enhancements to SOLIDWORKS products. Submissions due Dec. 12, then voting begins!…
MakerBot Announces Method 3D Printer for Industrial Printing…

MakerBot Method is what the company is calling the first performance 3D printer for individual designers and engineers, and ships Q1 2019.…
BOXX Introduces New Line of APEXX S-class Workstations…

Product line includes new 3D design and CAD workstations overclocked to 5.1GHz and designed to support more heavily threaded applications.…
New SOLIDWORKS Solutions Unveiled Live This Week…

This Wednesday tune into a webcast by Dassault Systemes on new SOLIDWORKS 2019 Simulation and Data Management Solutions. Starts at 1 EST!…
Rest Machining Added to VoluMill in Service Pack 1…

SOLDIWORKS CAM 2019 now features Rest Machining. More on that here, plus SOLIDWORKS partner NestingWorks have a special offer!…

 

7 Ways to Save Time with the ALT Key in SOLIDWORKS 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 from GoEngineer to learn how to get around that and more.

Wouldn't It Be Nice to Automatically Create PDFs?

Learn how with the SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler you can automatically generate PDFs in this tip by John Setzer of GSC.…
Disruption Is Here in Automotive- Are You Ready?

Read this article to see how simulation technology pervasively addresses disruptive automotive technologies.…
Disruption in Aerospace and Defense Is Here: Are You Ready?

See how A & D companies are using simulation to evaluate thousands of product scenarios and overcome barriers to get…
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 it's a client SOLIDWORKS 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…
Are you ever annoyed by that soft snapping thing while adding dimensions? Read this tip…

Wouldn't It Be Nice to Automatically Create PDFs?…
Learn how with the SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler you can automatically generate PDFs in this tip…

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…

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

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…

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

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

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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CETOL 6 10.2 from Sigmetrix Hits the Market…
CETOL 6 10.2 tolerance analysis software variation analysis software now supports PTC Creo, SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, and most recently NX.…


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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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