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Learn How Better PLM Integration Leads to Better Business
By Razorleaf and Tech-Clarity
In this webinar series Razorleaf and Tech-Clarity share best practices for PLM integration and survey findings. Listen on-demand and join April 25th.
ANSYS in ACTION: Improving Product and Business Development ANSYS in ACTION: Improving Product and Business Development
By ANSYS SpaceClaim
See how with SpaceClaim users can produce better responses to RFPs, bid more accurately and increase business win ratio by up to 50%.
Did Your Request Make the List for SW 2018 Top Ten? Did Your Request Make the List for SW 2018 Top Ten?
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
Top user requests for SOLIDWORKS 2018 revealed at SOLIDWORKS World included a Sub-D modeling tool and allow zero thickness geometry.
5 Habits of Successful SOLIDWORKS Power Users 5 Habits of Successful SOLIDWORKS Power Users
By Melissa Polley, GSA
GSC polled some of its power users to see what helped them break bad habits and increase efficiency in SOLIDWORKS.
Tips & Tricks
Why Does My Machine Crash So Often? Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?
By Benjamin Modic, GoEngineer
GoEngineer's Benjamin Modic talks about computer crashes, why expensive graphic cards can run poorly and the best hardware options for SOLIDWORKS.
Managing SOLIDWORKS Plastics Results Managing SOLIDWORKS Plastics Results
By Andrew Jaskey, CAPINC
CAPINC's Andrew Jaskey covers two possible ways plastics can be saved in SOLIDWORKS 2016 and older. See the tip and webinar in this tutorial.
11 Common Concerns when Viewing 3D PDFs 11 Common Concerns when Viewing 3D PDFs
By Jamie Lee, Dassault Systemes
Take advantage of Adobe Readers 3D PDF functions, such as sharing models with non-CAD users, viewing section cuts, and adding SOLIDWORKS files..
Advanced Data Cards in SOLIDWORKS EPDM: Part 1 Advanced Data Cards in SOLIDWORKS EPDM: Part 1
By Michael Craffey, Razorleaf
There are multiple inputs or fields on a data card that may be valid, but certain fields are not valid and should not be allowed to be editable.
Case Studies
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD
By Mike Gruetzmacher, Technical Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics
Nascar driver Anthony Kumpen consulted with Voxdale CFD engineering consultancy, to see what CFD could do to improve his race car.
3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part 3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part
By Belinda Jones, Hexagon Metrology
Stevens Manufacturing praises Hexagon's 3D scanners for their point cloud inspection, reverse engineering, virtual assembly and CNC milling.
Columns
EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM
By EpiGrid
EndoChoice achieves superior SOLIDWORKS product development environment and PDM with a Hybrid Compute Infrastructure and Managed Services by EpiGrid.
Carl Design Advances Speed and Flexibility with SOLIDWORKS Carl Design Advances Speed and Flexibility with SOLIDWORKS
By DS SOLIDWORKS Corp.
See why award-winning design firm, Carl Design AB, relies on SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design to deliver its production-ready designs and drawings.
IoT: Expanding the PLM Opportunity IoT: Expanding the PLM Opportunity
By Gerard Litjens, CIMdata
According to CIMdata an IoT enabled business strategy requires smart connected products, which require PLM to manage their through-life definition.
ABCO Eliminates Waste and Removes Unnecessary Costs ABCO Eliminates Waste and Removes Unnecessary Costs
By DS SOLIDWORKS
With SOLDIWORKS Enterprise PDM software, ABCO Automation has experienced shorter design cycles, increased collaboration, and greater design reuse.