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Motor Manufacturer Eliminates Repetitive Engineering Tasks with DriveWorks

WEG Energia are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Electric Motors and they are using DriveWorks Pro to eliminate repetitive engineering tasks. Custom Products Typically each contract means a new and often complex product needs to be custom designed, complete with detailed manufacturing data and drawings. The complexities of a power generator project for…

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Design Automation Software: Why It’s a Game-Changer for Manufacturers

Steiner Technologies produces a family of automatic back boring tools called the Autofacer®. They have been using DriveWorks since 2010. In a recent blog post, they explained how DriveWorks has significantly improved their processes to make them faster, better and more cost-efficient. Like many other manufacturing companies, Steiner Technologies have found implementing design automation to…

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Upgrading to the New Version of DriveWorks – Everything You Need To Know

The new version of DriveWorks has just arrived, and I know that all of our lovely customers can’t wait to upgrade and start using the awesome new features. Let’s take a moment to review some best practices when it comes to upgrading DriveWorks. DO NOT UPGRADE YOUR CURRENT PRODUCTION SYSTEM! This point cannot be stressed enough. While…

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

Thordon Bearings Thorplas Blue bearings

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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CPQ for Manufacturing with DriveWorks

DriveWorks configurator software is the ultimate choice in 3D CPQ for manufacturing. DriveWorks software is optimized for sales and engineering teams and has been rigorously tested and endorsed by real manufacturing companies, as well as by Microsoft and SOLIDWORKS as Gold Partners. The ability to configure, price and quote easily has become essential for manufacturing…

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Do You CPQ? Configure, Price & Quote with DriveWorks

Do you CPQ? If your company sells a product that is configurable, then you are likely CPQ’ing all day long. CPQ stands for Configure-Price-Quote. CPQ can be defined as a system that allows a customer to specify their requirements and receive a quote for the products that will meet their needs. CPQ systems make it easy for…

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Using SOLIDWORKS Planes to create a DriveWorks Model

SOLIDWORKS Planes for DriveWorks model

Often times people will ask for a “best practice” when modeling in SOLIDWORKS something that is intended to be used in DriveWorks. While there are several good ones, such as renaming dimensions and features, I would have to say that one of my favorite suggestions is to make extensive use of Reference Geometry such as…

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Using DriveWorks and 3D Printers to Create Custom Mobile Phone Cases

Moogue use DriveWorks as a Sales Configurator to allow anyone to configure custom 3D printed phone cases quickly and easily from the comfort of their own home. They are based in the Netherlands and create their customizable phone cases using a 3D printer. Using DriveWorks Pro as a Sales Configurator enables Moogue to offer custom…

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Automate to Dominate: Automate tasks within Enterprise business systems

One of the great things about the internet is how it has simplified many aspects of our lives. You can order nearly anything online quickly and easily with a smart phone or tablet. How valuable would the internet be, however, if you ordered something but did not get what you ordered? For example, imagine your frustration…

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