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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.
Watch SOLIDWORKS 2018 Livestream on Demand Watch SOLIDWORKS 2018 Livestream on Demand
Announcement by DS SOLIDWORKS Corp.
If you missed the livestream with SOLIDWORKS CEO Gian Paulo Bassi and Director of Product Innovation, Kurt Anliker you can still catch it here.
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.
Industry News
New Product Capabilities in Arena PLM Fall 2017 Release New Product Capabilities in Arena PLM Fall 2017 Release
Press Release Issued by Arena PLM
New capabilities included enriched data migration, advanced change processes, better alignment with regulatory standards and flexible cost analysis.
Altair Partner Alliance Expands Software Offering for 2018 Altair Partner Alliance Expands Software Offering for 2018
Press Release Issued by Altair Engineering
Partner applications, such as VSim, CES Selector, Amphyon and more, can be downloaded and used on-demand Altair's with HyperWorks products.
HP Expands 3D Printers for Functional Parts and Full Color HP Expands 3D Printers for Functional Parts and Full Color
Press Release Issued by HP
The Jet Fusion 300/500 series provides voxel-level control, has a compact design and starts in the $50,000.
Nano Dimension Introduces  3D Printed Electronics Service Nano Dimension Introduces 3D Printed Electronics Service
Press Release Issued by Nano Dimension
Individuals can 3D print on demand a wide range of objects, with both conductive and dielectric materials using the DragonFly 2020 Pro platform.
Dell to Offer Meta 2 Augmented Reality Development Kit Dell to Offer Meta 2 Augmented Reality Development Kit
Press Release Issued by Dell
Meta 2 AR solutions can help engineers visualize and manipulate virtual schematics overlaid on a car or building space under construction.
SolidWorks Partners
BlueCielo Launches Mobile App for Asset Documents BlueCielo Launches Mobile App for Asset Documents
Press Release by BlueCielo
The BlueCielo Meridian Mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows devices provides reviewers of asset documents the ability to work anywhere.
CATI Enters Partnership With Desktop Metal
Press Release Issued by Computer Aided Technology (CATI)
CATI, a SOLIDWORKS and CATIA VAR is now carrying Desktop Metals 3D printers, the Studio System and Production System
Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny
Press Release Issued by Lenovo
The company says it's the world's smallest workstation with ISV certification. It's available now for $799.
openBoM Earns DS SOLIDWORKS Partner Status openBoM Earns DS SOLIDWORKS Partner Status
Press Release Issued by openBoM
Integrated with SOLIDWORKS, openBoM allows users to stay on the same BOM without exchanging emails with BOM spreadsheet attachments.
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.
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…