Automation with Options and Variants

Options and Variants is a very powerful and yet easy to use design automation tool. In a short amount of time it helps designers configure systems to provide consistently accurate designs while saving an enormous amount of time and money. There are so many E3 users raving ... Read More

Using SolidWorks Sustainability Software to Engineer Greener Products

SolidWorks Sustainability was introduced back in 2010 to assist engineers design renewable products in the early stages.  Here is an interesting article on this topic. http://www.good.is/post/new-software-could-help-engineers-create-greener-products/ ... Read More

Backcasting with SolidWorks Sustainability

Everyone knows what forecasting means, but have you heard of the term "backcasting"?  With forecasts we want to know what the future will be like.  Backcasting is a different mindset.  Rather than trying to predict what happens in the future, we decide upfront what we want our fu ... Read More

I like beer…but the big question is Can or Bottle?

I just love a nice cold beer but I also have a big dilemma.  Should I buy cans or bottles?  It tastes great out of both but since I have been spending time with the Javelin Green team and also had some training on the SolidWorks SustainablityXpress product I feel that I need to g ... Read More

Using Cold Water Laundry Detergent

I watched the Sustainability – Life Cycle Analysis webinar this morning presented by Asheen Phansey (Sustainability Product Manager at SolidWorks).  During his presentation, he mentioned an interesting case study about laundry detergents, where LCA (Life cycle analysis) was used t ... 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 Sustainability wins Design News Golden Mousetrap Award 2010 for Innovation and Creativity

A top design industry publication has named SolidWorks® Sustainability software as one of the most innovative products of 2010. The editors of Design News magazine chose SolidWorks Sustainability as a Golden Mousetrap Award Best Product winner based on its ability to help desi ... Read More