New Tab and Slot Feature Streamlines Manufacturing of Fabricated Designs

A costly part of manufacturing fabricated designs (designs made up of components that are welded, glued and even put together with fasteners) is creating the fixtures that are used to hold the parts in positioning during fabrication. Because of this, many designers and manufacturers have turned to designs that include “self-fixturing” features that allow the […]


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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Launch Event Recap

SOLIDWORKS 2018 was introduced earlier this month, and today at SOLIDWORKS HQ, customers, user advocates, and SWUGN members met in-person and online to get a first-hand look at what’s new in #SW2018. The event kicked off with an introduction from SOLIDWORKS CEO Gian Paolo Bassi. Gian Paolo provided context behind this year’s release by discussing […]


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SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

SOLIDWORKS 2018 is an exciting release that has been designed to address customer needs, including: New innovations to address the flexibility, changing, and evolving nature of product design Additional tools to empower multifaceted engineers Unique features to connect the entire enterprise of small to medium-sized businesses; and Advanced solutions to meet the needs of the […]


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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Unveiled: See it Live on September 26th

SOLIDWORKS 2018 is here and the new release features more than 200 new enhancements created with the goal of enabling you to bring your products to market faster, more efficiently, and at a lower cost. On Tuesday, September 26 from 15:00 to 17:00 BST (10:00am to 12:00pm EST), you can experience what’s new during the […]


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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2018

The demand for better ways to bring your ideas to life SOLIDWORKS 2018 includes new features and enhancements that respond directly to user requests and the needs of 21st century product development. Work more efficiently with an improved user interface that takes advantage of your touch-enabled devices, let SOLIDWORKS automatically generate the optimal shape of […]


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SOLIDWORKS 2018: the Tools to Unlock Your Design Potential

Making product development more accessible has been our mission from day one. Access to the right tools at the right time is critical to bringing your ideas to market faster, more efficiently, and at a lower cost. More importantly, it’s paramount that SOLIDWORKS provides these design tools on your terms. You, our customers, are more […]


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