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What is Marketplace Make in the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform? What is Marketplace Make in the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform?
By Fred Zobel, Computer Aided Technology
Learn how to use the Marketplace Make for sourcing out 3D manufacturing for your models, including 3D Printing CNC Machining services.
Why Distributed Data Management is Important
By Barbara Schmitz
Learn about SOLIDWORKS Manage, which combines the ease of use and familiar Windows Explorer interface of SOLIDWORKS PDM.
What If You Could Render 10x Faster? What If You Could Render 10x Faster?
By Brian Hillner, DS SOLIDWORKS
Well you can with the this brand new super feature, called the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Denoiser, coming to SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 SP3!
Top Ten User Requests & Preview of SOLIDWORKS 2019 Top Ten User Requests & Preview of SOLIDWORKS 2019
By Randy Simmons, CATI
Take a look at the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List, and get a glimpse of some of the enhancements coming in SOLIDWORKS 2019 in this post from CATI.
Tips & Tricks
How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD
By Oboe Wu, DS SOLIDWORKS
SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 added significant 3D PDF Template Editor enhancements. Oboe Wu of DS SOLIDWORKS highlights his favorites here.
The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard
By James Reeher, Fisher Unitech
The SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard provides a myriad of hole options from threaded and clearance holes to pipe threads, dowel holes and slots.
See How Easy it Is to Edit STL Files in SOLIDWORKS See How Easy it Is to Edit STL Files in SOLIDWORKS
By Dan Erickson
SOLIDWORKS 2018 includes tools for working with STL files and other mesh files natively.
Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts
By Jeff Setzer, GSC
The new 3D Interconnect functionality introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2017 is useful when working with a variety of native non-SOLIDWORKS files.
Case Studies
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD
See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD
See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD
See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live Keuka Studios' First Impressions of ANSYS Discovery Live
Compiled by ConnectPress
Dan White, owner of Keuka Studios, addresses staircase design challenges that was difficult to analyze prior to ANSYS.
Columns
What's Important in Workstations to End Users? What's Important in Workstations to End Users?
By Jon Peddie
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on what end users think about workstations and how they use them in both manufacturing and AEC.
Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete? Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete?
By Tom Gill and Fred Keith PLM Enterprise Value & Integration CIMdata Inc.
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss 17 key elements of CIMdata's PLM Investment Sustainability Model to meet changing requirements.
Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality

Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video on an innovative restaurant in France who entertains their guests with augmented reality using 3D project.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.