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Basic SOLIDWORKS EPDM Training now available in MySolidWorks

MySolidWorks SOLIDWORKS EPDM Training

Recently released on MySolidWorks Training are overview videos to common SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM tasks. Presently there are 19 lessons available, including basic lessons: Enterprise PDM Log In/Log Out Enterprise PDM Check Out, Edit, Check In Enterprise PDM Integrated ... Read More

Estimate Your Part Manufacturing Cost with SOLIDWORKS & Free Online Training

Part Manufacturing Cost

Included with SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium packages is the SOLIDWORKS Costing add-in, an automatic costing tool that can generate estimates of part manufacturing cost that adjust whenever you modify your design. You can easily track costs to ensure your projects stay on ... Read More

Learn SOLIDWORKS Xpress Products with MySolidWorks

MySolidWorks Xpress Product Lesson

Included with SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional, and Premium software are Xpress products, which are essentially abbreviated versions of popular add-in products such as SOLIDWORKS Simulation or DriveWorks. If you are looking for some quick [FREE] lessons on how to use your Xpress ... Read More

Become a SolidWorks Expert

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Eliminate Traditional 2D Processes and Streamline Your Operations with 3D Drawings


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

Javelin Customer HUDSON Boat Works will “Row for Gold” at Pan Am Games

World Rowing Championships 2014 Amsterdam
Wednesday heats Womens 8+

A fraction of a second – in world class competition, it's the difference between mighty gold and second place silver. And it's that level of detail that offers daily motivation and challenge to the people at HUDSON Boat Works. HUDSON is a Canadian manufacturer of Olympic class ... Read More