PTC to Acquire Onshape for Approx. $470 Million PTC to Acquire Onshape for Approx. $470 Million…

Onshape was founded in 2012 by SOLIDWORKS founder Jon Hirschtick and former SOLIDWORKS executives, John McEleney, and Dave Corcoran.…
Streamline Designs with SW PDF Creator for Autodesk Vault…

AMC Bridge developed SW PDF Creator for converting SOLIDWORKS drawing files into PDF using Autodesk Vault Job Processor.…
Wipro to Acquire ITI Wipro to Acquire ITI…

Information technology, Wipro, has signed an agreement to acquire interoperability company, International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI).…
CIMdata Publishes PLM & CAM Trends Reports CIMdata Publishes PLM & CAM Trends Reports…

CIMdata has released the second part of its PLM Industry Review and Trends Report, its global CAM report, and an…
 

Turn Your Sketch Into Parts in a Snap with SOLIDNAPKIN
Turn Your Sketch Into Parts in a Snap with SOLIDNAPKIN…

With the SOLIDNAPKIN app users can turn their hand sketch into parts, and even assemblies, at the office, at home,…
 
4 Ways to Visualize a SOLIDWORKS Model 4 Ways to Visualize a SOLIDWORKS Model…

Learn about the tools for visualizing SOLIDWORKS models, including SOLIDWORKS Viewport (Shaded With Edges) and Radeon ProRender for SOLIDWORKS.…
 
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.…
 
 
Data Exchange & Collaboration 2015
 
3D Printing- The Possibilities are Endless
 
 
 
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.…
 
Origin Releases Latest Version of CheckMate Origin Releases Latest Version of CheckMate…

The SOLIDWORKS add-in features a new Measure All feature that analyzes the SOLIDWORKS CAD and converts all hole, cylinder and…
 
Dassault to Acquire Trace Software's elecworks Product…

Elecworks software provides schematic design, electrical control panel design, and small wiring-cabling-harnessing design capabilities.…
Aras Partners with VCollab for  Simulation Management Aras Partners with VCollab for Simulation Management…

Aras will use the VCollab technology in Simulation Process & Data Management (SPDM) processes across the lifecycle.…
 
 
PlugXR Announces Augmented Reality Creator (Beta) PlugXR Announces Augmented Reality Creator (Beta)…

Its AR Authoring Platform, PlugXR Creator (Beta), lets non-programmers create AR mobile apps for free, and is compatible with PTC…
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.…
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.…
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.…
Intuitive Tools Bring Efficiency to Reverse Engineering 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.…
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.