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Select SOLIDWORKS Self-Paced eCourses Free for Summer!
Announcement by SOLIDWORKS
SOLIDWORKS eCourses on sheet metal, surface modeling and more, are free for customers on active SOLIDWORKS CAD Subscriptions until September 21st.
DriveWorks 16 is Here! DriveWorks 16 is Here!
Announcement by DriveWorks
In addition to new 3D web-based functionality, the release themes are performance, scalability and usability.
Dassault Launches New Marketplace, PLM Services & More Dassault Launches New Marketplace, PLM Services & More
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
At SOLIDWORKS World last week Dassault announced a new online parts service, PLM services, SOLIDWORKS xDesign and more.
Dassault Reports Rise in Licenses and Software Revenue Dassault Reports Rise in Licenses and Software Revenue
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
SOLIDWORKS software revenue is up 16% in Q3 and Dassault expands SIMULIA and CATIA portfolios with Exa and No Magic acquisitions.
Have You Tried Out SOLIDWORKS 2018 Yet?
Press Release Issued by DS SOLIDWORKS
SOLIDWORKS 2018 shipped this fall and includes All Upper Case switch capability for text in tables, and supports a dedicated touch screen mode.
Industry News
KISTERS and Razorleaf Partner on Aras Integration Product KISTERS and Razorleaf Partner on Aras Integration Product
Press Release Issued by Razorleaf
Currently KISTERS has an integration product for Aras, which will now be called the Aras Connector for 3DViewStation, available from Razorleaf.
Aras Acquires SofTech to Expand Operations in Europe Aras Acquires SofTech to Expand Operations in Europe
Press Release Issued by Aras
SofTech Srl has been a long-standing, implementation partner for Aras, working with leading aerospace and automotive customers in Italy.
HP Introduces Next Line of Entry-level Workstations HP Introduces Next Line of Entry-level Workstations
Press Release Issued by HP
The new HP Z Workstation line includes the HP Z2 Mini, HP Z2 Small Form Factor and HP Z2 Tower, as well as the HP EliteDesk 800 Workstation Edition.
Lenovo Goes Smaller with New Workstations Available August
Announcement by Lenovo
Lenovo's new family of entry-level workstations are 30% smaller and include the Lenovo ThinkStation P330 Tower, Small Form Factor (SFF) and Tiny.
Xometry Announces Acquisition of MakeTime Xometry Announces Acquisition of MakeTime
PRess Release Issued by Xometry
The acquisition will allow Xometry to grow its national partner network of manufacturers from 1,100 to over 2,300 while.
SolidWorks Partners
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.
3D Systems Introduces 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS 3D Systems Introduces 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS
Press Release Issued by 3D Systems
3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS product enables SOLIDWORKS users to prepare and optimize designs for both plastic and metal additive manufacturing.
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…