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CAD,SOLIDWORKS,Tech Help / June 26, 2024

ARTICLE BY PHILLIP LEWIS ON June 20, 2024, ELITE APPLICATIONS ENGINEER Why utilize SOLIDWORKS RX…



Maximizing Efficiency and Performance: The Impact of System and Configuration Consistency in SOLIDWORKS CAD Administration


CAD,SOLIDWORKS / April 10, 2024

Maximizing Efficiency and Performance: The Impact of System and Configuration Consistency in CAD Administration Every…



SOLIDWORKS CAD 2023 and 2024 Non-Approved Graphics Card Issue/RealView Graphics Not Available


SOLIDWORKS,Tech Help / March 11, 2024

ARTICLE BY PHILLIP LEWIS ON March 11, 2024, ELITE APPLICATIONS ENGINEER When it comes to…



Unraveling the Cost of Inadequate Documentation in Engineering Systems and Processes



In the dynamic landscape of engineering and design, project success is intricately tied to the…



Bridging the Gap: Aligning Engineering and IT Departments for Effective CAD Administration

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In the intricate realm of CAD systems and engineering processes, the harmony between the Engineering…



Are You Getting Maximum Value From Your SOLIDWORKS CAD Tools?



In the ever-evolving landscape of engineering and design, the role of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tools…



Four Ways Your Manufacturing and Engineering Business Is Losing Valuable Resources to SOLIDWORKS CAD Administration


CAD Data Management,SOLIDWORKS / February 20, 2024

Effective administration of SOLIDWORKS CAD systems and processes is crucial for sustained success in the…



How SOLIDWORKS Hosted as a Service Is Changing Engineering Teams

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Software Hosting,SOLIDWORKS / March 17, 2023

Cloud-hosted SOLIDWORKS provides engineering firms with a convenient and cost-effective way to reduce IT overhead….



How To Make Setting Up a SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault Easier

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PDM,SOLIDWORKS / March 17, 2023

SOLIDWORKS PDM is the industry leader for product data management, providing a secure, efficient, and…



A Guide To Choosing the Best 3D CAD Software

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CAD,SOLIDWORKS / March 17, 2023

3D CAD software has come a long way from its early beginnings in the 1980s….



SOLIDWORKS 2023 CAD: What’s New This Time Around?

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CAD,SOLIDWORKS / March 17, 2023

SOLIDWORKS is the leading CAD software solution for professionals in the engineering and manufacturing industries….



Why You Need To Get the SOLIDWORKS PDM 2023 Update

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PDM,SOLIDWORKS / March 17, 2023

SOLIDWORKS PDM is an industry-leading data management software that enables organizations to manage their product…



The Benefits of Using SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD for Design Teams

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CAD,SOLIDWORKS / March 17, 2023

3D CAD Modeling with SOLIDWORKS is an innovative, cost-effective, and powerful way of designing and…



Take Advantage of SOLIDWORKS Cloud Solutions for Your Business

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Cloud,SOLIDWORKS / November 29, 2022

Working in the cloud has become common for so many applications that it is now…



The Reasons Your Business Should Use SOLIDWORKS PDM Cloud


Cloud,PDM,SOLIDWORKS / November 29, 2022

Using PDM in a cloud based environment has quickly become the preferred option over traditional…



3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS (SaaS) vs. SOLIDWORKS Hosted as a Service (SHaas) Explained

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SOLIDWORKS / November 29, 2022

The 3DEXPERIENCE platform is one of the most popular tools in the Dassault Systems and…



The SOLIDWORKS Cloud Bundle Brings Together the Best of Design Apps


Cloud,SOLIDWORKS / November 29, 2022

The latest SOLIDWORKS cloud offer has brought together nine brand new powerful next-generation design apps…



The Top 4 Benefits of Using SOLIDWORKS Cloud Solutions for Your Engineering and Manufacturing Business

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Cloud,PDM,SOLIDWORKS / November 3, 2022

SOLIDWORKS Cloud is a nebulous terms that can mean different things to different people. At…



SOLIDWORKS on 3DEXPERIENCE: Everything You Need To Know

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SOLIDWORKS / October 25, 2022

3DEXPERIENCE World marked the official debut of SOLIDWORKS on 3DEXPERIENCE. This debut means that SOLIDWORKS’…



SOLIDWORKS Cloud Solutions: The Most Powerful and Flexible 3D Design Tool

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Cloud,SOLIDWORKS / October 25, 2022

SOLIDWORKS Cloud is the most powerful and flexible 3D design tool on the market today….



How Moving to the Cloud Can Accelerate Your Product Development

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SOLIDWORKS / October 25, 2022

Manufacturers must be agile and able to adapt quickly to changes to remain competitive in…



The Cloud Technology Advantage: How CAD in the Cloud Can Benefit Your Business

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Cloud,SOLIDWORKS / September 19, 2022

Like most businesses, you’re always looking for ways to become more efficient and save on…



SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer: Design in 3D From Any Location

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Cloud,SOLIDWORKS / September 19, 2022

SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer provides a selection of solutions geared exclusively to mechanical and industrial designers….



What are the advantages of 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS over Desktop SOLIDWORKS?

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SOLIDWORKS / September 19, 2022

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS vs SOLIDWORKS- what’s the big deal? And why should you care? You may…



Introducing Multiplexed SOLIDWORKS PDM as a Service

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Cloud,SOLIDWORKS / July 20, 2022

Before cloud solutions promised to solve all of our engineering data management and collaboration problems,…



Four Barriers That Impact the Cost of SOLIDWORKS Cloud PDM

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Cloud,SOLIDWORKS / July 20, 2022

PDM has always been an essential tool for engineers. Still, many engineers and manufacturers have…



Are You Struggling With the Best Direction for Managing SOLIDWORKS in the Cloud?

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Cloud,SOLIDWORKS / May 13, 2022

The world of CAD and SOLIDWORKS solutions has changed drastically in the past several years. …



MySolidWorks Professional Now Includes All SOLIDWORKS eCourses

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SOLIDWORKS / March 11, 2020

In case you haven’t heard, we have some exciting news to bring you regarding expanded…



Why SOLIDWORKS Subscription?

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SOLIDWORKS / October 29, 2019

  Here at Converge, we think a lot about SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services. Love it or…



SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks Video Tutorial| Part 8

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SOLIDWORKS / May 10, 2019

It is finally here! All great things must come to an end, and sadly our…



SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks Video Tutorial| Part 7

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SOLIDWORKS / May 2, 2019

Last week we looked at converting a complex drawing view into a block to help…



SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks Video Tutorial| Part 6

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SOLIDWORKS / April 25, 2019

Last week we wrapped up the use of mechanical blocks by checking out Instant3D and…



SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks Video Tutorial| Part 5

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SOLIDWORKS / April 18, 2019

So far we have covered a good bit about blocks, but we aren’t done yet! …



SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks Video Tutorial| Part 4

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SOLIDWORKS / April 11, 2019

This is the fourth video in our series on SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks. If you aren’t…



SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks Video Tutorial| Part 3

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SOLIDWORKS / April 4, 2019

We have come to the third video in our ongoing series on sketch blocks. In…



SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks Video Tutorial| Part 2

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SOLIDWORKS / March 28, 2019

Last Thursday we introduced you to the concept of SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks. Today, we’re going…



SOLIDWORKS Sketch Blocks Video Tutorial| Part 1

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SOLIDWORKS / March 21, 2019

If you enjoyed our SOLIDWORKS Fundamentals video series, then you are going to love what…



Our First Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Exam (CSWA) Prep Webinar Was a Success!

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SOLIDWORKS / February 14, 2019

    This past December Converge hosted the first in our series of free SOLIDWORKS…



SOLIDWORKS Tips: Distance Sensors

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SOLIDWORKS / January 18, 2019

In today’s SOLIDWORKS training tip, learn how to use distance sensors to keep tabs on…



SOLIDWORKS Training Tips: Measuring Internal Volume

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SOLIDWORKS / January 2, 2019

In today’s SOLIDWORKS training tip, learn how to measure the internal volume of a complex…



SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals: Part 8

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SOLIDWORKS / December 7, 2018

Today we bring you the final installment in our Parametric Modeling Video Series of SOLIDWORKS…



SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals: Part 7

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SOLIDWORKS / November 30, 2018

Today we bring you the seventh (and possibly penultimate) installment in our Parametric Modeling Video…



SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals: Part 6

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SOLIDWORKS / November 23, 2018

Today we bring you the sixth installment in our Parametric Modeling Video Series as part…



SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals: Part 5

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SOLIDWORKS / November 16, 2018

We originally planned to make this a four-part SOLIDWORKS video training series, but we have…



SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals: Part 4

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SOLIDWORKS / November 9, 2018

If you liked the previous entries in our SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals Video Series, then you’re…



SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals: Part 3

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SOLIDWORKS / November 2, 2018

You learned about global variables in part 1, then Matt taught you how to make…



SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals: Part 2

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SOLIDWORKS / October 26, 2018

Matt Perez is back at it again with part two of our parametric modeling SOLIDWORKS…



SOLIDWORKS Training Fundamentals: Part 1

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SOLIDWORKS / October 19, 2018

Our very own CAD-master Matt Perez has just completed a great new video series. Whether…



SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM – Your Guide to the End-Of-Life of this Product

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SOLIDWORKS / September 15, 2018

  We’ve had a love-hate relationship with the SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM product since its inception….



Don’t Miss This Must-See Unveiling of SOLIDWORKS 2019 Live!

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SOLIDWORKS / September 12, 2018

    See What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019 Tune into YouTube or Facebook on September…



Converge Employee Brings Cirque du Soleil Magic to Product Design Using SOLIDWORKS

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SOLIDWORKS / May 17, 2018

  Recently, Tim Trainer wrote a SOLIDWORKS blog post on Converge team member Eric Spendlove…