Rod Mackay's SolidWorks Tech Posts

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Streamline Part Inspection and Improve Quality [WHITE PAPER]

Part Inspection

Improving quality is important to you, but it may be costing your company time and money. Inspection professionals spend hours manually creating ballooned inspection drawings and inspection reports. These tedious and repetitive tasks can lead to delays, data entry errors, and ... Read More

Top 5 Product Quality Headaches Resolved with SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

Product Quality Headache In this on-demand webinar you will learn about the Top 5 Product Quality Headaches that Managers face, and how their issues are resolved with Javelin SOLIDWORKS products and processes. We also answer the frequently asked product quality related ... Read More

Experience SOLIDWORKS MBD and learn how Drawingless Manufacturing is achieved


Just as the move from 2D design tools to 3D CAD solutions revolutionized product development, the emergence of 3D model-based definition (MBD) integrated manufacturing technology offers substantial productivity advantages over the use of traditional 2D engineering drawings to ... Read More

Free Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Tutorial

Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Tutorial

If you are new to SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software and looking for a quick introduction to SOLIDWORKS tutorial then you should give MySolidWorks a try. MySolidWorks is an online resource for SOLIDWORKS users to find answers to their questions, and includes over 100 free ... Read More

Become a SolidWorks Expert

If you want to become more efficient with SOLIDWORKS then learn SOLIDWORKS live over the web with Javelin. Classes include Drawings, Surfacing, Sheet Metal, Simulation, plus GD&T.

SOLIDWORKS Assessment Service Helps Team to load Assemblies 96% Faster

Assessment Service

Recently one of our customers reported that their large assemblies and related drawings were taking a long time to load (in some cases 6.5 minutes, yikes!) and asked for assistance in speeding up the load time especially in situations when they just wanted to review the assembly. ... Read More

Join the Revolution to get Your SOLIDWORKS Skills Updated!


It's a regular occurrence in today's technology centric workplace that hardware and software are regularly updated so you are using an up-to-date version of SOLIDWORKS on a powerful machine. But when was the last time that YOU personally got an update? I'm not talking about a ... Read More

MySolidWorks Professional will help you to become a Certified SOLIDWORKS User


Standing out amongst the multitude of SOLIDWORKS users can be a challenge. Gaining a SOLIDWORKS Certification can help you get a job, keep a job, or possibly move up in your current job. Watch the video below to find out how these SOLIDWORKS Users benefited from achieving some of ... Read More