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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
Dassault Systemes Schedules Q1 Results Conference Call Dassault Systemes Schedules Q1 Results Conference Call
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
On April 25, Dassault will host the webcast at 9:00am EST via webcast and conference call to discus it's performance of the first quarter of 2018.
ANSYS to Acquire Optical Simulation Leader OPTIS ANSYS to Acquire Optical Simulation Leader OPTIS
Press Release Issued by ANSYS
Headquartered in France, OPTIS develops physics-based software that simulates light and human vision.
Large Boost in Metal 3D Printer Sales in 2017 Large Boost in Metal 3D Printer Sales in 2017
Press Release Issued by Wohlers Associates
According to Wohlers' latest additive manufacturing report, an estimated 1,768 metal AM systems were sold in 2017, compared to 983 systems in 2016.
Joe Walsh to Present ASSESS Update at COFES18 Joe Walsh to Present ASSESS Update at COFES18
Press Release Issued by ASSESS
Walsh to discuss evolving domains for engineering simulation, including generative design, digital twins and smart manufacturing.
Mentor Announces FloMaster with CAD Connectivity Mentor Announces FloMaster with CAD Connectivity
Press Release Issued by Mentor Graphics
The new CAD-to-FloMASTER (CAD2FM) functionality enables design engineers to rapidly create representations of their 3D systems.
SolidWorks Partners
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.
ITI Acquires Data Management Company MechWorks ITI Acquires Data Management Company MechWorks
Press Release Issued by ITI
MechWorks PDM supports Inventor, SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge; and offers Teamcenter integration for Inventor, SOLIDWORKS Creo, and AutoCAD.
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.
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?
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Difficult to select/delete dimensions in SWKS16
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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…