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SPECapc Releases New SOLIDWORKS Benchmark SPECapc Releases New SOLIDWORKS Benchmark
Press Release Issued by SPECapc
The SPECapc for Solidworks 2019 benchmark includes 10 updated and new tests exercising a full range of graphics and CPU functionality.
Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2020 Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2020
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
SOLIDWORKS 2020 lets users extend designs to the cloud with 3DEXPERIENCE.WORKS, and includes improvements to SOLIDWORKS PDM and more.
New Beta for VR Mode in eDrawings New Beta for VR Mode in eDrawings
Announcement by SOLIDWORKS
eDrawings has a new Open in VR command from the File menu for instant viewing of SOLIDWORKS files in Virtual Reality.
New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
This exam was developed for seasoned analysis users who have a good understanding of the entire suite of analysis tools in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium.
SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live! SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!
Announcement by SOLIDWORKS
Be among the first to try out the exciting new features and functionality in SOLIDWORKS 2020 and provide your feedback. Join the beta program!
Industry News
PLM Market Worth $73.7 Billion by 2024 PLM Market Worth $73.7 Billion by 2024
Press Release Issued by MarketsandMarkets
A recent report by MarketsandMarkets concluded that the PLM Market is expected to grow from USD 50.7 billion in 2019 to USD 73.7 billion by 2024.
Submit Your Ideas for the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List!
By Matt Lorono, Dassault Systemes
Every year SOLIDWORKS users have the ability to participate in sharing their enhancement ideas for SOLIDWORKS products. Submit your ideas today!
Markforged and MSC Software Partner to Provide Simulation Markforged and MSC Software Partner to Provide Simulation
Press Release Issued by Markforged and MSC
MSC solutions will enable process simulation, performance modeling, and material analysis tools for Markforged 3D printers.
@Xi Desktop Workstations Available with Intel Xeon W-2200 @Xi Desktop Workstations Available with Intel Xeon W-2200
Press Release Issued by @Xi Computer
@XI's MTower CX and 2P64X workstations now support the W-2200 Series Xeon processors up to the W-2295 with 18 cores and 4.6GHz.
ANSYS Acquires Dynardo ANSYS Acquires Dynardo
Press Release Issued by ANSYS
Dynardo is a simulation process integration and design optimization company based in Germany.
SolidWorks Partners
Origin Releases Latest Version of CheckMate Origin Releases Latest Version of CheckMate
Press Release Issued by Origin International
The SOLIDWORKS add-in features a new Measure All feature that analyzes the SOLIDWORKS CAD and converts all hole, cylinder and surface plane features.
myCADtools Achieves SOLIDWORKS Certified Product Status myCADtools Achieves SOLIDWORKS Certified Product Status
Press Release Issued by Visiativ
Visiativ's myCADtools now supports the latest SOLIDWORKS releases and has full integration into SOLIDWORKS. They offer more than 50 CAD tools.
ASCENT Offers SOLIDWORKS Titles ASCENT Offers SOLIDWORKS Titles
Press Release Issued by ASCENT
ASCENT has expanded its courseware catalogue to include content for SOLIDWORKS and CAMWorks software.
Seebo Launches IoT Add-in for SOLIDWORKS
Press Release Issued by Seebo
Seebo's add-in lets users turn 3D designs into a visual model of the entire IoT system, and get auto-generated specs, simulations, and analytics.
Stratasys Teams with Dassault and Prosthetics Company Stratasys Teams with Dassault and Prosthetics Company
Press Release Issued by Stratasys
Stratasys has partnered with Dassault Systemes and Easton LaChappelle on a 3D printing prosthetics initiative called Unlimited Tomorrow.
User News
STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time
Press Release Issued by STAMOD Engineering
The engineering consultancy firm specializes in rapid tooling, simulation, legacy data, and new product design (NPD), using a variety of CAD tools.
Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration
Press Release by Aras
Aras will be used to strengthen the PLM capabilities of the Gripen aircraft, a smart fighter system.
BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform
Press Release Issued by Aras
BAE Systems Sweden, a manufacturer of weapons systems and military vehicles, has selected Aras Innovator as the new common PLM platform.
Frost and Sullivan Present Awards for Top 10 Manufacturers Frost and Sullivan Present Awards for Top 10 Manufacturers
Press Release Issued by Frost and Sullivan
Four manufacturing leaders were recognized at the 10th annual Manufacturing Leadership Awards, presented by the Manufacturing Leadership Community.
Ten80 and Dassault Host STEM League Competition Ten80 and Dassault Host STEM League Competition
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
More than 30 teams will compete at the National STEM League Finals in Charlotte, NC in May, 2014.
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Decals
When I apply a decal on a face of a subject, in some cases the decal also appears mirrored on the opposite side of the…
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: http://www.solidworkscommunity.com/feature_full.php?cpfeatureid=116196…
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 locate the source files that…
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. Read this article from GoEngineer…
Difficult to select/delete dimensions in SWKS16
It is difficult to just select by clicking it - especially angular dimensions. When I select a dimension it opens the small number input dialogue...I…
Topology Optimisation in SolidWorks
Do you think Topology optimisation inside SolidWorks will change way we design for 3D Printing ?…
I can't see the line
When adding dimensions to drawings, the dimension hovers over the pointer so that I can't see the second line in some cases. Is there…
Change Appearance of Parts from Tool Box
How do I change the appearance of parts pulled from the Tool Box? Source: MySOLIDWORKS.com…