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Still Waiting to Re-take Your Certification Exam? Still Waiting to Re-take Your Certification Exam?
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
As of January 1, 2019, Dassault has changed its re-take policy from 180 days to just 90 days on the Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE) exam.
Rest Machining Added to VoluMill in Service Pack 1 Rest Machining Added to VoluMill in Service Pack 1
Annouuncement by Dassault Systemes
SOLDIWORKS CAM 2019 now features Rest Machining. More on that here, plus SOLIDWORKS partner NestingWorks have a special offer!
SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List Now Open for Submissions! SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List Now Open for Submissions!
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
Here's your chance to share your ideas for future enhancements to SOLIDWORKS products. Submissions due Dec. 12, then voting begins!
Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2019
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
A new key feature is SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality (XR), for publishing CAD scene data and experiencing it in VR, AR and web viewers.
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.
Industry News
ASSESS Initiative Announces Membership Drive ASSESS Initiative Announces Membership Drive
Press Release Issued by ASSESS
The ASSESS initiative aims to democratize analysis and simulation. ASSESS members get $100 discount on the Annual ASSESS Congress registration.
AutoForm Acquires Logopress AutoForm Acquires Logopress
Press Release by AutoForm
AutoForm serves the tool & die industry with its FEA software, and Logopress makes die design software for the tool & die industry.
FARO Announces Founder and CEO to Retire FARO Announces Founder and CEO to Retire
Press Release Issued by FARO
Simon Raab has served as FARO's President and CEO since December 2015 and has served as CEO since its inception in 1982.
Capvidia Launches New Website to Serve the CAD Industries Capvidia Launches New Website to Serve the CAD Industries
Press Release Issued by Capvidia
Users no longer need to sign in to a login portal to access software downloads. They can now do trial licensing and get service quotes directly.
PlugXR Announces Augmented Reality Creator (Beta) PlugXR Announces Augmented Reality Creator (Beta)
Press Release Issued by PlugXR
Its AR Authoring Platform, PlugXR Creator (Beta), lets non-programmers create AR mobile apps for free, and is compatible with PTC Vuforia.
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…