Dassault Plans to Acquire ERP Co. IQMS for $425 Million 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.…
Rest Machining Added to VoluMill in Service Pack 1 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!…
Hexagon Strenghtnes AEC Portfolio with Bricsys Hexagon Strenghtnes AEC Portfolio with Bricsys…

Bricsys offers BricsCAD, a CAD platform that supports 2D/3D, mechanical, and sheet metal design and building information modelling (BIM) in…
Announcing Sherlock Automated Design Analysis for SOLIDWORKS 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.…
 

Integrating PLM is Not a One-size-fits-all Approach…

Razorleaf provides 3 approaches to PLM integration, including an introduction to CLOVER, Razorleaf's integration platform, in this on-demand webinar.…
 
EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM…

EndoChoice achieves superior SOLIDWORKS product development environment and PDM with a Hybrid Compute Infrastructure and Managed Services by EpiGrid.…
 
Decals
When I apply a decal on a face of a subject, in some cases the decal also appears mirrored on…
 
5 Things to Check When Your Simulation Results are Wrong in SOLIDWORKS Simulation
This article by CAPINC points out five things to check when your simulation results are wrong. Check it out here:…
 
Installation Manager Cannot Find Required Source Files
A common hurdle to a pair or update of the SOLIDWORKS application is a failure of the Installation manager to…
 
Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?
Crashes may happen for a multitude of reasons. The main reasons we find are due to unsupported hardware or drivers.…
 
 
Wrapping Your Head Around AR, VR and Mixed Reality-Literally
 
Data Exchange & Collaboration 2015
 
 
 
Viewing SOLIDWORKS in 3D PDFs…
Take advantage of Adobe Readers 3D PDF functions, such as sharing models with non-CAD users, viewing section cuts, and adding…
 
Using DriveWorks to Automate SolidWorks…
SolidWorks users can take advantage of DriveWorks to automate the process of creating custom inputs for your customers.…
 
Pretty Form Validation in DriveWorks…
Take advantage of a fast and easy way to fill out forms in DriveWorks.…
 
Save Time and Money with SolidWorks Shortcuts…
This example has to do with using the Arc command while in the sketch environment.…
 
Arena and XPLM Announce Integration for SOLIDWORKS 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 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.…
 
 
SPECapc Releases New SOLIDWORKS 2017 Benchmark SPECapc Releases New SOLIDWORKS 2017 Benchmark…

Users can use the software to make better-informed decisions when buying and configuring workstations.…
myCADtools Achieves SOLIDWORKS Certified Product Status myCADtools Achieves SOLIDWORKS Certified Product Status…

Visiativ's myCADtools now supports the latest SOLIDWORKS releases and has full integration into SOLIDWORKS. They offer more than 50 CAD…
KISTERS and Razorleaf Partner on Aras Integration Product KISTERS and Razorleaf Partner on Aras Integration Product…

Currently KISTERS has an integration product for Aras, which will now be called the Aras Connector for 3DViewStation, available from…
Aras Acquires SofTech to Expand Operations in Europe Aras Acquires SofTech to Expand Operations in Europe…

SofTech Srl has been a long-standing, implementation partner for Aras, working with leading aerospace and automotive customers in Italy.…
ASCENT Offers SOLIDWORKS Titles ASCENT Offers SOLIDWORKS Titles…

ASCENT has expanded its courseware catalogue to include content for SOLIDWORKS and CAMWorks software.…
Dassault Systemes Completes No Magic Acquisition Dassault Systemes Completes No Magic Acquisition…

This acquisition will enable Dassault Systemes to boost systems engineering solutions based on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.…
SOLIDWORKS' Kishore Boyalakuntla Joins Rize SOLIDWORKS' Kishore Boyalakuntla Joins Rize…

Kishore Boyalakuntla is now the VP of Product at RIZE 3D printing company, prior to being SOLIDWORKS Senior Director, Product…
Xively Fills the Software Gap Between IoT and its Users Intuitive Tools Bring Efficiency to Reverse Engineering…

See for yourself how ANSYS SpaceClaim offers intuitive tools that are simple to use and how to solve reverse engineering…
 
ANSYS in ACTION: Improving Product and Business Development ANSYS in ACTION: Improving Product and Business Development…

See how with SpaceClaim users can produce better responses to RFPs, bid more accurately and increase business win ratio by…
Viewing SOLIDWORKS in 3D PDFs Viewing SOLIDWORKS in 3D PDFs…

Take advantage of Adobe Readers 3D PDF functions, such as sharing models with non-CAD users, viewing section cuts, and adding…
5 Third-party PDM Options for SOLIDWORKS Users 5 Third-party PDM Options for SOLIDWORKS Users…

See what PDM solutions from MasterControl, MechWorks, Synergis Software and Aras have to offer for SOLIDWORKS PDM users and non-users.…
SURFCAM Helps Bricasti Perfect the Science of Sound SURFCAM Helps Bricasti Perfect the Science of Sound…

Life-long musician and owner of Bricasti Design Brian Zolner credits Vero Software's SURFCAM for smoother product creation.…
The MakerBot Replicator 2 Helps Kisi Open Doors The MakerBot Replicator 2 Helps Kisi Open Doors…

The MakerBot Replicator ensures that Kisi never has to compromise time or money on their prototypes.…
An Inteview with CIMdata's New AEC Lead An Inteview with CIMdata's New AEC Lead…

Ed Martin brings 36 years of experience with him to CIMdata's AEC & Manufacturing Convergence Consulting Practice. We interviewed him…


A 3D Electronic-Printer 5000x More Conductive Than Others…

The Voxel8 multi-material 3D printer was designed in SOLIDWORKS, and the company is now offering free 3D printed sample parts.…
See Who Caught Our Attention at RAPID 2016 See Who Caught Our Attention at RAPID 2016…

RAPID 2016 in Orlando, Florida this past week brought out the best and brightest in additive and subtractive manufacturing.…
Selecting the Right Material for 3D Printing Selecting the Right Material for 3D Printing…

The success of a 3D printing job depends on the materials used. This article by ProtoLabs covers how to select…
EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM…
EndoChoice achieves superior SOLIDWORKS product development environment and PDM with a Hybrid Compute Infrastructure and Managed Services by EpiGrid.
 
An Inteview with CIMdata's New AEC Lead…
Ed Martin brings 36 years of experience with him to CIMdata's AEC & Manufacturing Convergence Consulting Practice. We interviewed him to learn more.
 
Who's Leading in GPU Shipments?…
Jon Peddie Research provides update on the hardware market from Q4 of 2014, with the average GPU market yielding below the ten-year average of 6.86%.
 
Aras and Infor Partnership to Challenge ERP Providers…
In this column Oleg talks about Aras and Infor's new partnership and how ERP vendors recognize the value of PLM and are armed with PLM weapons.
 
Skullcandy Makes Innovative Product Visuals with KeyShot…
Skullcandy is our Innovator of the Month for their use of KeyShot to create high quality visuals that help sell their headphones and ear buds.
 
Day to Day Problems and Concerns in PLM…
Simon Heath provides a summary of the day to day problems that concern their customers, like efficiency and innovation.