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Designing Outside the Box Turns into HUGE Wins [Podcast]

Designing Outside the Box Turns into HUGE Wins [Po

October 19, 2019

How hard is it to step out of the box (as a designer)?

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The $100 CSWP Discount on 3DEXPERIENCE World is Back with a Slight Change

The $100 CSWP Discount on 3DEXPERIENCE World is Ba

October 17, 2019

Ever since the early days of SOLIDWORKS World, there’s been a tradition of offering attendees who had a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP)...

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Jumpstart SOLIDWORKS 2020 with Subscription Services

Jumpstart SOLIDWORKS 2020 with Subscription Servic

October 12, 2019

With Subscription Services, you’re entitled to the latest and greatest SOLIDWORKS technology.

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Re-imagining Your Desk, Chair, and Everything Else

Re-imagining Your Desk, Chair, and Everything Else

October 11, 2019

Your desk. How many countless hours do you think you’ve spent there, thinking up how to solve your next engineering or design problem?

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Science Fiction Film Inspires Real-World Application of Bionic Arms

Science Fiction Film Inspires Real-World Applicati

October 10, 2019

Science fiction becomes science fact. That is, in itself, a fact. Researchers have long-sought to keep pace with the imagination of writers and creato...

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Why Manufacturing Software is the Key to Strengthening the Design-to-Manufacturing Ecosystem

Why Manufacturing Software is the Key to Strengthe

September 11, 2019

Customers are demanding more from their manufacturing partners.

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Explaining the Evolution to 3DEXPERIENCE World

Explaining the Evolution to 3DEXPERIENCE World

October 11, 2019

After making the announcement at this year’s SOLIDWORKS World, many people have asked why we would change the name of an event that, after ...

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Technology Can Increase Your Fun (Engineering) Ratio

Technology Can Increase Your Fun (Engineering) Rat

October 3, 2019

Last weekend, I spent 30 minutes in line for a two-minute roller coaster ride.

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Furniture Accessory Manufacturer Shortens Time to Market by 30 Percent with SOLIDWORKS

Furniture Accessory Manufacturer Shortens Time to

September 11, 2019

The race to market spans across most industries including furniture accessory manufacturers.

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Five Ways Engineering Students Can Enhance Their Resumes

Five Ways Engineering Students Can Enhance Their R

September 11, 2019

If you have an eye for detail and passion for computer-aided design (CAD), there are a lot of great jobs out there for you!

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Reality Check: the Astonishing Future of VR

Reality Check: the Astonishing Future of VR

September 11, 2019

What image does the phrase ‘virtual reality’ conjure? Chances are it’s someone in an oversized helmet, clumsily navigating their way...

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Building Your Own Personal CNC Machine: A Three-Part YouTube Adventure

Building Your Own Personal CNC Machine: A Three-Pa

September 11, 2019

We all have our day jobs, right? Balancing your full-time time gig with your family, friends, and that CNC table you’re making from scratch&hell...

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What is the 3DEXPERIENCE platform?

What is the 3DEXPERIENCE platform?

September 11, 2019

Here at the SOLIDWORKS office in Waltham, MA, the food aficionados among us were all awaiting one big opening event this summer. 

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Indmar Marine Engines Shortens Development Cycles with SOLIDWORKS

Indmar Marine Engines Shortens Development Cycles

September 10, 2019

Indmar Marine Engines is a company that converts automobile engines for use as marine inboard engines, which are used on jet boats and high-performanc...

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SOLIDWORKS in Rwanda – Part Six: Rwandan Entrepreneurs

SOLIDWORKS in Rwanda – Part Six: Rwandan Entrepr

June 21, 2019

While we were at Nyanza Technical School, we met two graduates there: Kevin Shimwa and Sam Igor. Kevin and Sam have a bright future, and they want tha...

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Recreating Classic Cars with CAD: Tucker Torpedo Project Update

3D CAD Design

April 3, 2018

During a recent visit to Rob Ida’s shop, he told me the Torpedo project is on the downhill side of the mountain of work he had to do, and the pr...

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Experience What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018

Solidworks Simulation

May 7, 2018

Whether you need to test for structural integrity, fluid dynamics, or plastics manufacturability, the SOLIDWORKS Simulation suite provides an easy-to-...

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Five Advantages of Managing Your Product Data on a Cloud Platform: Part Two

Five Advantages of Managing Your Product Data on a

June 18, 2019

As discussed in part one, product organizations increasingly adopt cloud technology to enable real-time collaboration and more-agile processes

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Designing the World’s First Smart Electric Guitar

Designing the World’s First Smart Electric Guita

As a designer and avid guitarist, Dave McAuld wanted to play music as he travelled the world. The idea took root more than 20 years ago, but it was on...

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Concept to Consumer Tour Will Break Down Lifecycle of URB-E Project

Consumer - Solidworks

In the very beginning stages of design, ideas are commonly sketched out on paper; also known as “napkin sketches” due to the common practi...

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Finding New Ways to Leverage Data Throughout the Enterprise

Solidworks PDM

April 16, 2018

There’s a common thread among many of the big tech trends today. Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, Artificial Intelligen...

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Solidworks - Women in Engineering

Solidworks - Women in Engineering

If you converted passion into fuel, Danielle Boyer could easily solve an energy crisis. Talking to her about her FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team...

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Kicking the Tires of SOLIDWORKS xDesign

Kicking the Tires of SOLIDWORKS xDesign

Whatever it is we all have our own performance barriers that we use every day to decide whether we give a product the time of day or we walk on by.

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xDesign: Beyond Browser-Based 3D CAD

xDesign: Beyond Browser-Based 3D CAD

Recently I was attending a SOLIDWORKS User Group Summit and people asked me “So xDesign is CAD on the cloud?” This question always makes m...

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Connecting SOLIDWORKS, 3D Printing, and Games – in School?!

Connecting SOLIDWORKS, 3D Printing, and Games –

August 6, 2019

The SOLIDWORKS community is home to all different types of users who create the products that make our world go round.

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Boost Your Design and Productivity with SOLIDWORKS

Solidworks Design

May 14, 2018

Boost Your Design and Productivity with SOLIDWORKS

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[Podcast] A Vision for Creating Better Prosthetic Limbs with Easton LaChapelle

[Podcast]

As a young boy, Easton LaChapelle had an interest in making things…anything…with no barriers.

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Jumpstart Your Business with the SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs Program

Jumpstart Your Business with the SOLIDWORKS for En

February 28, 2019

Eddy Lin had a crazy idea while hiking the foothills of Los Angeles. Tired of LA’s heavy commuter traffic, Lin began dreaming of building a pers...

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Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster

Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster

February 1, 2019

Invertigo. Steel Vengeance. Batman. While these may sound like comic book titles at first glance, they are actually the names of popular roller coaste...

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