SOLIDWORKS, DriveWorks

    10 favorite new features in DriveWorks 20

    May 26, 2022

    DriveWorks is a best-in-class CPQ and CAD automation software used by many engineering and manufacturing companies. Each year DriveWorks releases the next major version of CPQ and Design Automation software. This year DriveWorks 20 was released and is packed full of customer requested enhancements, new features to help with usability and setup, and of course, more ways to automate anything!


    Convincing Your Team to Move From Desktop to the Cloud

    May 25, 2022

    Over the last few years, there has been a massive shift in how data is computed and stored, and this has been accelerated by the era of remote work ushered in by the pandemic in 2020. An increasing number of companies are opting to forego large capital investments in IT infrastructure required to run resource-intensive programs to store large amounts of data and the associated overhead costs that go with that. Cloud-hosted servers such as Microsoft Azure and AWS, as well as cloud-computing platforms like the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, are revolutionizing the way in which we both store and process data. Let’s take a look at some of the key factors behind moving to the cloud.


    Are SOLIDWORKS Certifications Worth It?

    May 19, 2022

    My journey with SOLIDWORKS began soon into my first year of university. As one would expect, proficiency in CAD software is a vital tool for a mechanical engineering graduate to possess, and so I was introduced to SOLIDWORKS early on. I distinctly remember my first time trying to create a 3D model for a class exercise. I stumbled my way through the assignment and somehow got to the end destination, but it was not pretty.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips, PDM

    SOLIDWORKS PDM Licenses - What Do I Need?

    May 17, 2022

    Given that you need a license to view files, people often wonder what license types are required for their company. Before we can get to how many licenses, you need to understand the differences between the PDM license types.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D Printing, Video Tech Tips for 3D Printing

    How Many Parts Will Fit on the Build Tray of a Stratasys Origin One 3D Printer?

    May 6, 2022

    The Stratasys Origin One 3D printer utilizes Programmable Photopolymerization, or P3 Technology and has been making a lot of waves in the additive manufacturing community because of its high throughput capabilities and ability to print parts with near injection molded surface finish.

    SOLIDWORKS, Visualize

    Happy Cinco de Mayo from TriMech

    May 5, 2022

    There are many reasons to celebrate as we head into the last stretch of the Spring months. For most of us in the northern US and Canada, we look forward to the Spring bloom, warming weather and spending more time outside! One of our favorite Spring holidays is Cinco de Mayo, so we’ve put together a fun animation of ‘Dancing Margaritas’ to kick off the celebration!


    How to choose the right SOLIDWORKS CAD Package

    May 2, 2022

    TriMech offers different solutions to our clients’ 3D CAD work depending on their needs. There are several things that can be helpful in determining what might be a good fit. Here are some questions to ask yourself when deciding what SOLIDWORKS 3D license type is best for you.

    SOLIDWORKS, DriveWorks

    DriveWorks CPQ - Customize without Compromise

    April 27, 2022

    CPQ may be a term you have started to hear increasingly in the marketing and manufacturing world. The abbreviation CPQ stands for configure, price and quote.

    A CPQ system is a tool specifically designed to make these three functions easier, quicker and more efficient. With the rise of the digital age and industry 4.0, it makes sense that websites and digital selling have become a higher priority. While physically going into a store or business used to be the only way to make a purchase, today we can customize and buy just about anything online or through an app. Enter CPQ.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D Printing, Video Tech Tips for 3D Printing

    How Many Parts Will Fit on the Build Tray of a Stratasys 3D Printer?

    April 22, 2022

    Stratasys is constantly innovating and pushing the limits of creativity to bring the fastest, best, and overall highest performance 3D printers to market. In April 2020, they introduced the J55 3D printer with a revolutionary circular build plate that took the world by storm.