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Print Your Own Solution: Custom Car Logo

Join Application Engineer, Chris Duchaine, as he helps a friend replace an old, chipped Chevy logo with a 3D printed replacement. Chris used SOLIDWORKS and the Stratasys uPrint 3D printer to make this logo in a few hours. 

Simulation, solidThinking, Click2Cast, Casting

Click2Cast: What You Need to Know

Having a difficult time staying up-to-date on the fast-paced and ever-changing world of technology? TriMech can help you stay ahead of competition and meet consumers’ needs by distinguishing what engineering resources will be most useful and valuable to your company.


Highlights: solidThinking Converge Conference 2016

And the winner of the solidThinking Partner Award 2016 is… TriMech! We’re thrilled to announce that we won the “Rookie of the Year” award at the resellers meeting at solidThinking Converge Conference, which was held in Los Angeles, CA last week.

SolidWorks, 3D CAD, 3D Printing, MakerBot

EcoWash: Combining Industrial Design & 3D Printing

Our engineering intern Chris Brewer, a senior at Appalachian State University, recently collaborated with TriMech's application engineers to bring a design studio project to life with 3D printing.

SolidWorks, 3D CAD, Enterprise PDM, SolidWorks 2016

[UPDATED] SOLIDWORKS Will Retire Workgroup PDM: What This Means For You

SOLIDWORKS is changing the future availability of SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM (WGPDM). The product has reached the limit of what it can do with its architecture, but not to worry. There is plenty of time to plan for your future data management needs. 

SolidWorks, 3D CAD, General, Tech Tips, CAD, SolidWorks 2016

Transfer & Activate A SOLIDWORKS Standalone License

In this blog post, you will learn how to activate a standalone license and quickly move it from your old computer to your current computer.

SolidWorks, 3D CAD, General, Tech Tips, CAD, SolidWorks 2016

3 Common SOLIDWORKS Import Geometry Problems (And Fixes For Each)

It's extremely important to verify and fix imported geometry. This is especially true when the user plans to add features on top of the imported geometry.

Today, I will show three examples of common imported geometry issues and how to find a solution. 

3D CAD, General, CAD, Configurator Software, DriveWorks, DriveWorks World 2017

DriveWorks World 2017: Early Bird Registration Now Open

It's never too soon to start planning for DriveWorks World 2017! Last month, DriveWorks opened registration for all you early birds out there.

At DriveWorks World 2017, there will be various opportunities to learn about DriveWorks whether you're a first-time user or a seasoned pro. Talk to DriveWorks experts and other users to learn best practices you can apply to your work. 

SolidWorks, 3D CAD, General, Tech Tips, CAD, SolidWorks 2016


Recently, I attended a week of training on SOLIDWORKS' newest product, SOLIDWORKS PCB. This new PCB design software was developed in a collaborative effort between Altium and SOLIDWORKS to bridge the gap between the ECAD and MCAD tools.

SOLIDWORKS PCB streamlines the design of the printed circuit board to effectively allow real-time interaction between mechanical and electrical engineering within the same environment.

SolidWorks, General, 3D Printing, CAD, Stratasys, What's New, TriMech

3D Technology Round-Up: July 2016

A ton of fascinating things have been happening in the 3D technology world this July. Check out some of our favorite highlights below.

3D Printing, Stratasys, uPrint

Stratasys uPrint 3D Printer Promotion

Limited Time Offer: Up to a 30% Off on a uPrint 3D Printer

If you're looking for an affordable, compact printer for your team to communicate, iterate, and prototype efficiently and effectively, the uPrint 3D printer is the solution for you.

3D CAD, 3D Printing, Drones

Drone Wars Week 2: Engines on 5, 4, 3...Part 2

As we reach the end of Phase II of the TriMech Drone Wars, we're starting to see each team's drone come together. Our four teams have continued to inform us of their latest activities and strategies. If you missed our kick-off blog, you can find it here.