SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips, PDM

Organize Your CAD Files With SOLIDWORKS PDM Folder Templates

August 28, 2015

Did you know SOLIDWORKS EPDM has the capability to create new folders and folder structures? With this feature, users can organize any project or product line into specific folders. By following the six steps below, you will never lose an important file again.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, PDM

BOM What? Viewing Your Bill Of Materials In SOLIDWORKS EPDM

June 23, 2015

SOLIDWORKS EPDM allows you to view Bill of Materials (BOM) directly in the interface without installing a native CAD utility. Let’s take a look at the EPDM interface and how you can configure your BOM views.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, PDM, PLM

PDM vs. PLM: What's the Difference?

March 26, 2015

Customers don't only come to TriMech to make a purchase, but also for advice and guidance to figure out the right solution that fits their business and meets their goals. Data management is an important aspect of these conversations because if you can't access your data it doesn't matter how great the software performs.

When we are working with companies who use SOLIDWORKS, the answer seems easy. Enterprise Data Solutions are the best way to manage design files. The conversation can quickly get challenging as we start throwing out more acronyms, and this is where I come in.

SOLIDWORKS, PDM

Access SOLIDWORKS EPDM From Any Device

March 2, 2015

SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Web2 is a new web client that can be used on virtually any device, including smart phones and tablets. It's also browser independent and requires no client installation. SOLIDWORKS EPDM Web2 provides SOLIDWORKS EPDM customers the ability to access and manipulate their data as long as they have internet access.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips, PDM

Enterprise PDM 2015 Saw Some Big Changes. Did You See This Small One?

February 20, 2015

The latest release of SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM saw some great new enhancements and extended capabilities. It was hard to miss the new and improved Web 2.0 interface as well as the Microsoft Office EPDM Add-in. However, the same can't be said for some of the more subtle changes.

SOLIDWORKS, PDM

Opening SOLIDWORKS Files from a Network Drive: Why You Shouldn't Do It

April 14, 2014

Day after day our support team reports the same thing over and over.  Many SOLIDWORKS users are working in one of the most inefficient ways possible.  What is that way? Working directly from a shared network drive. I am not an IT professional and will keep this discussion high level, but we will talk about the reasons why opening SOLIDWORKS files from a network drive is bad.