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19th Annual SOLIDWORKS World Draws in 5,000 Attendees 19th Annual SOLIDWORKS World Draws in 5,000 Attendees
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
The annual user event is taking place February 5-8, at the L.A. Convention Center but for those not attending there is a live stream available.
SOLIDWORKS World Keynote Speakers to Wow Audience SOLIDWORKS World Keynote Speakers to Wow Audience
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
Keynote speakers include Anoushe Anousheh Ansari, the first female private space explorer; Jason Silva, host of National Geographic's Brain Games.
Catch the 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM Live Stream Catch the 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM Live Stream
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
The 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM will take place this week on Thursday November 10 in Santa Clara, Calif. Register for the live stream.
Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2017 Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2017
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
New features include 3D Interconnect for working with multiple CAD formats, SOLIDWORKS PCB access, plus, simulation and PDM updates.
Try Out SOLIDWORKS 2017 Before the Launch Date Try Out SOLIDWORKS 2017 Before the Launch Date
By Craig Therrien, Senior Product Manager, DS SOLIDWORKS
Test drive the beta and see new features, interact with the SOLIDWORKS R&D and management teams, and earn one of more than 100 prizes.
Industry News
STAR-CCM+ Predicts Performance with Digital Twin STAR-CCM+ Predicts Performance with Digital Twin
Press Release Issued by Siemens
STAR-CCM+ v12.02 introduces Ray Tracing and a new Adaptive Gridding capability for combustion tables and multi-component gas/liquid species.
Geometric Now Part of HCL and Merged With 3D PLM Geometric Now Part of HCL and Merged With 3D PLM
Press Release Issued by Geometric
The entire business of Geometric has been transferred to HCL and merged into 3D PLM.
3D-Tool CAD Announces Viewer and Converter V 12 3D-Tool CAD Announces Viewer and Converter V 12
Press Release Issued by 3D-Tool CAD
3D-Tool Premium now supports Siemens NX 11, CATIA V6R2016, Creo 3, SOLIDWORKS 2017, Inventor 2017, and Solid Edge ST9.
Rize Debuts New Rize One 3D Printer Rize Debuts New Rize One 3D Printer
Press Release Issued by Rize
Rize One requires no post processing and was developed by former members of Objet, Z Corp., the architect of Pro/E and founder of Revit.
Stratasys Introduces F123 Series at SOLIDWORKS World Stratasys Introduces F123 Series at SOLIDWORKS World
Press Release Issued by Stratasys
Stratasys is now taking orders for the FDM-based F123 Series, which replaces the Dimension line and will be available in March.
SolidWorks Partners
Gian Paolo Bassi & Special Guests to Speak at GSC Event Gian Paolo Bassi & Special Guests to Speak at GSC Event
Press Release Issued by Graphics Systems Corporation (GSC)
SOLIDWORKS VAR GSC is hosting the Engineer 3D! Training + Technology Conference, featuring 100+ sessions on April 25-26th in Milwaukee, WI.
Zero Wait-State Announces CloudState Integration Platform Zero Wait-State Announces CloudState Integration Platform
Press Release Issued by Zero Wait-State
With CloudState product design companies can leverage cloud-based PLM from Oracle or PropelPLM while continuing to use their current design tools.
Stratasys Partners with Dassault Systemes Stratasys Partners with Dassault Systemes
Press Release Isseud by Stratasys
This includes collaboration with SIMULIA to enable final part designs optimized for weight and strength and a GrabCAD Print Add In for SOLIDWORKS.
Kenesto Delivers Kenesto Drive 2 at SOLIDWORKS World Kenesto Delivers Kenesto Drive 2 at SOLIDWORKS World
Press Release Issued by Kenesto
With the PDM cloud solution users can now manually define document dependencies for any type of document within SOLIDWORKS and Solid Edge.
GibbsCAM 2016 Is Certified for SOLIDWORKS 2017
Press Release Issued by 3D Systems
GibbsCAM directly reads SOLIDWORKS part models and assemblies, preserving features and attributes, such as holes and color to use in machining.
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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Linear Pattern
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I am using SOLIDWORKS 2014 and Windows 7. For some reason my thumbnails do not show up for my SOLIDWORKS files. I have tried selecting…