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Automotive Part

Improving Canadian automotive die-cast tooling development with SOLIDWORKS PDM

Burlington Technologies, Inc. produces high-pressure aluminum die cast tooling, which automotive companies use to produce numerous parts. As a world-class tooling manufacturer, the Burlington Centennial division continually evaluates ways to boost productivity in the development and machining of die-casting tools for the automotive industry. According to Ivan Zuccolin, manager of corporate die cast tooling at…

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Litens Assembly Simulation

Accelerating Canadian Transmission System Design with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Litens Automotive Group is the global leader in the design and manufacture of engineered power transmission system design and components. A tier 1 supplier to the automotive industry, Litens invented the first mass-supplied automatic tensioner/single belt accessory drive 30 years ago and has maintained its market leadership position by continuously developing innovative products that solve…

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Material Handling

Improving Canadian material handling equipment development with SOLIDWORKS software

Mitchell Mill Systems Canada Ltd. designs and manufactures material handling equipment used in grain, livestock feed, pet food, fish food, fertilizer, seed cleaning, and other industrial processes. For many years, the company had used AutoCAD® 2D CAD software to develop its material-handling equipment designs. As the manufacturer grew, however, its equipment business included an increasing…

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Pipe Routes

Plugging into next-generation Canadian green power with SOLIDWORKS

Everyone knows that using natural gas to generate electricity is cleaner and more environmentally friendly than burning coal. Because coal is less costly, power companies need to utilize innovative technologies that increase the efficiency of natural gas-based generation systems to overcome the primary obstacle to replacing coal-fired power plants. That’s what Eastern Power Limited did…

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Oilfield Solution - Skid

Accelerating the development of innovative Canadian oilfield solutions with SOLIDWORKS software

Meeting the equipment needs of today’s fast-paced oil and gas industry demands responsiveness, innovation, and accuracy. As the largest privately owned Oilfield Solutions company in Canada, with international operations stretching around the globe, Sanjel Corporation embraces the use of design technology to promptly deliver better performing, more reliable products to gas and petroleum-producing customers. Sanjel engineers…

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Nanoflotation – New water treatment technology for petroleum exploration and production.

SOLIDWORKS 3D modeling plays a role in Canadian water treatment and conservation

Javelin Technologies is best known as a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) of SOLIDWORKS® software, but some of its customers are advancing their projects by having Javelin do the 3D design work for them. David Bromley is an engineering consultant specializing in municipal and industrial water treatment. He is involved in developing new methods of treating water…

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Thordon Bearings

DriveWorks-based SmartQuote system helps Thordon Bearings manage international dealer network

On the Thordon Bearings website, you’ll find a cool widget that keeps track of the volume of oil discharges the company’s products have prevented to date. That number today? More than 62 million litres. Their business is bearings – designing and manufacturing large-scale bearing systems and seals for industries such as ship building and hydro-electric…

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Aeryon Sky Ranger

SOLIDWORKS tools help Canadian Aeryon Labs designers optimize and customize world-leading drones

Ask Glen Johannesson to tell you the coolest part of his job and he laughs and says, “It’s all cool. I make flying robots.” Glen is Mechanical Architect for Aeryon Labs and a mechanical engineer. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, Aeryon design Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) for a range of applications around the world. Aeryon had…

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Meet the team at Spartan CAD

Spartan CAD “attacks” 3D with the power of SOLIDWORKS and a partnership with Javelin

In the spring of 2012, engineer and entrepreneur David Janelle saw the future. Working on his own, with a couple of contracted engineers, David invested in three licenses of SOLIDWORKS. It was an ambitious move – he didn’t even have enough 3D design work to make use of the software full time. Three years later,…

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Child Safety Product

Innovative Child Safety Product design with SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

Javelin customer Inertia Engineering + Design, Inc. (IE+D) is a leading supplier of fast-tracked, streamlined product design and engineering services to the medical, defense, and consumer product industries. When company founder and President Ray Minato established IE+D, he based his business model on serving clients better by quickly facilitating collaboration, efficiently handling product data, and effectively managing projects. Minato realized that…

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