SOLIDWORKS Online Licensing Discontinuation

Dear SOLIDWORKS Online Licensing User, SOLIDWORKS Online Licensing is a named-user licensing model that was introduced with SOLIDWORKS 2018 SP0.0 as an alternative to machine-based licenses. However, the vast majority of our clients continue to use machine activation. Given the low adoption of online licensing, it is not feasible to maintain the complex infrastructure needed […]


Introducing High-Performance Computing on the Cloud for Simulation

If you are a SOLIDWORKS Simulation user pushing the computational limits with large and complex simulation models, you might be interested in 3DEXPERIENCE® Works Simulation solutions. Why? Well, not only does 3DEXPERIENCE Works Simulation deliver world-class SIMULIA technology (with proven Abaqus® and CTS solvers), it also enables access to cloud-based, high-performance computers for extra computational power when it is needed. […]

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SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News – July 2021

Hello to all, Welcome to the new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News!  This monthly news blog is co-authored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Troubleshooting Tip: Why particular annotation view is not available in the list of possible annotations views? By Mario Iocco Frequently, a user wants to move a […]

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It’s Time for Hassle-Free Data Management

If you’re like most SOLIDWORKS users, you can’t help but think about data management. You care about things like: Securely centralizing your data Ensuring proper access rights Avoiding version mismatches and accidental overwrites Every solution out there seems to have trade-offs in terms of learning curve, software/hardware overhead, and complex implementation requirements. Perhaps it’s left you wondering… Why […]

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Robust 3D Mold Design on the Cloud

Mold and tooling engineers face unique challenges that ultimately affect manufactured product quality and cost. Issues can include material variations, weld lines, sink marks, warpage, long cycle times, and incomplete cavity filling. Once the mold design has been completed and manufacturing begins, making design part changes can become very expensive. Therefore, good upfront communication between […]

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Learn How 2D DraftSight Complements 3D Design Tools

Young Industries, Inc., has manufactured conveying systems and related components since 1947 and holds many patents for problem-solving equipment. The engineering staff regularly evaluates better methods to develop, design, and manufacture custom-designed equipment for handling dry bulk materials in the chemical, petrochemical, ceramics, and coatings industries. The majority of Young Industries’ design and engineering work, […]


SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News – June 2021

Hello to all, Welcome to the new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News!  This monthly news blog is co-authored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Synchronizing a Patterned Component to a Seed in SOLIDWORKS 2021 By Deepika Pujari In SOLIDWORKS 2020 and earlier versions, when patterning components in a SOLIDWORKS assembly, […]

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Manage CAD Data from Multiple Systems in a Single Product Development Environment

Most companies struggle to keep everyone on the same page—especially in product development. Sharing data across departments while simultaneously keeping it in sync is difficult and expensive in a singular CAD environment. Sharing data is even more complex in a company that has multiple CAD systems, which is becoming more and more common. The Collaborative […]

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May 2021 Feature Drop: What’s New 3DEXPERIENCE Works Design Roles

The browser-based design and engineering capabilities of 3DEXPERIENCE® Works have been recently updated with the R2021x FD06 released on May 29, 2021. All updates to our cloud-based portfolio of Roles happen automatically. The power and flexibility of these applications on the platform are significant and can become an essential part of your product development strategy. […]

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Collaboration Made Easy on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

It can seem like an endless struggle to keep everyone involved on a project on the same page, especially in product development, where approvals from critical stakeholders quickly become bottlenecks that impede fast and efficient delivery. Consider the engineering department alone: Constant challenges include knowing who is working on what project, when each project is […]

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