SOLIDWORKS Products are used by over 3.1 million engineers and designers at more than 265,000 companies worldwide! Learn from Symmetry Solutions how the SOLIDWORKS 3D design product portfolio can quickly and easily transform your idea into a great product.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Paul Reed Smith Guitars
As a world premier guitar manufacturer, PRS Guitars are known for creating some of the most amazing, high quality, reliable musical instruments. From Carlos Santana to Dave Navarro, many signature artists endorsed by PRS Guitars would also agree. The color selections for their guitar bodies are hard to overlook, along with their fingerboard inlay designs. Jon Wasserman, PRS Guitars R&D Project Engineer, recently took time to answer some questions and share some insight on how PRS engineers use SOLIDWORKS to create and design their guitars, along with how SOLIDWORKS has impacted their production process.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Robert Bosch LLC
Bosch chose SOLIDWORKS software for its Manufacturing and Engineering Support pilot because it’s easy to use, interacts well with other CAD data, and facilitates the move from 2D to 3D. The pilot’s success resulted in widespread grassroots use of all SOLIDWORKS design, simulation, and PDM applications. By selecting SOLIDWORKS, Bosch has reduced fixture change-out time by 20 percent, realized 500 percent time savings in electrical-mechanical design integration, standardized on one platform for manufacturing/machine design, and grown its number of SOLIDWORKS users from 11 to 3,000.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Markforged 3D Printers
Markforged used SOLIDWORKS to become one of the most well respected, innovative and rapidly growing 3D printing companies in the world. Markforged’s mission is to provide its customers with high strength parts, built right the first time. In 2014, Markforged revolutionized 3D printing with the introduction of the world’s first carbon-fiber composite 3D printer. Today, Markforged’s lineup of innovative printers and their groundbreaking materials along with Eiger cloud software are making strong parts for thousands of customers in over 50 countries around the world.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI)
CSI chose SOLIDWORKS CAD, SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium analysis, and SOLIDWORKS Composer technical communication software because of their ease of use, advanced manufacturability assessment tools, integrated simulation applications, and design communication solutions. By implementing SOLIDWORKS solutions, CSI reduced development time by 25 percent, cut manufacturing costs by 20 percent, introduced an effective treatment for removing arterial plaque, and improved the health and lifestyles of vascular disease patients.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Wolverine World Wide
Wolverine chose SOLIDWORKS® Premium software because it is easy to use, provides greater value at a lower price, and includes integrated surfacing, visualization, and simulation tools. By selecting SOLIDWORKS Premium, Wolverine has shortened its design cycles by 60 percent, cut its development costs by 50 percent, reduced material usage by 50 percent, and expanded its product line by 200 percent.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: CamelBak Products, LLC
The Challenge: Expand hydration products from initial backpack line into markets for bottled, filtered, and military hydration, while simultaneously increasing innovation, boosting durability, and streamlining development processes.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: SynTouch Inc.
SynTouch, makers of sensor technology that allows robots to replicate the human sense of touch, is poised to change the prosthetics and robotics field by bringing the world into the future of machine touch. Watch this video to learn how the company uses SOLIDWORKS to create the world’s most touching prosthetics.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Landscape Forms
Landscape Forms chose SOLIDWORKS design software because it is easy to use, includes innovative design visualization tools, and provides excellent value for the price. The company later added other integrated SOLIDWORKS solutions, including SOLIDWORKS Simulation, SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation, and SOLIDWORKS PDM (product data management) software. By implementing SOLIDWORKS solutions Landscape Forms cut its design cycles by 30 percent, shortened product time-to-market by 15-20 percent, expanded its product line by 350 percent, and reduced file search time by 15-20 percent.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Double Robotics
Double Robotics is a technology startup company that produces iPad-based telepresence robots called Double and Double2. Double Robotics uses SOLIDWORKS to design their Robots and they also use SOLIDWORKS to build battle bots that take them to championship status!
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: ClearStream Environmental Inc.
Learn how SOLIDWORKS helped ClearStream Environmental Inc. become a major player in the development of treatment systems and equipment for water, wastewater, and industrial applications.
SOLIDWORKS Success Story: American Chunker
Learn how the American Chunker team won the national Punkin' Chunkin' Championship with ingenuity and engineering skill, and how they continue to revolutionize the sport by staying ahead of the competition with new ideas and CAD-embedded testing in SOLIDWORKS® Simulation.