SOLIDWORKS PDM and Design Automation Tutorial

Article by Rod Mackay updated September 13, 2022


Are you looking to apply design automation to SOLIDWORKS PDM?

Watch our tutorial video as TriMech’s System Architect – Data Management, Patricia Bar, demonstrates how you can use the DriveWorks design automation add-in with SOLIDWORKS PDM. You will learn how to use templates to give your design a head start on filling out critical information in SOLIDWORKS PDM.

During this tutorial you will learn:

This TriMech Solution Webinar is presented by:

Patricia Bar, System Architect – Data Management

Patricia has been an System Architect, Data Management with SOLIDWORKS VARs since 2007, where she has worked with the general CAD product as well as the PDM products. Prior to joining the VAR world, Patricia had 5+ years working on consumer products from personal printers to coin-operated dryers, which means she has worked in a lot of different part development methods.

What is DriveWorks software?

DriveWorks software is used for Design Automation and Sales Configuration by companies large and small. Whether you are an engineer that needs Design Automation to automate your SOLIDWORKS models, or a company wanting to provide a Product Configurator for your sales teams, distributors and even customers; DriveWorks software is the ultimate choice for businesses that use SOLIDWORKS.

DriveWorks Products

There are three DriveWorks productsDriveWorksXpress, DriveWorks Solo and DriveWorks Pro. Each product is a SOLIDWORKS Gold Partner Product and DriveWorksXpress is already included in every license of SOLIDWORKS.

All DriveWorks products are modular and scalable, you can implement DriveWorks and grow your projects at your own pace, adding additional capabilities as and when you need them.

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Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.