Meet John Bannon – Our New Technical Territory Manager

Written by Danielle Brown on September 22nd, 2017.

We’re pleased to announce that John Bannon has joined our team as a Technical Territory Manager based in the US. John is a Mechanical Engineer with extensive expertise in SOLIDWORKS CAD/CAM/CAE software and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.


A Day Out with DriveWorks – Join Us!

Written by Jessica Taylor on September 13th, 2017.

We’ve arranged a great excursion on the Sunday before DriveWorks World and we’d like you to join us! We’ll be visiting Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Tatton Park Historic Estate and eating lunch at a traditional English pub. We hope you can join us!


Engineers: Gain a New Certification and Improve Your SOLIDWORKS Skills

Written by Jessica Taylor on September 5th, 2017.

DriveWorksXpress is a free design automation tool included in every license of SOLIDWORKS. Complete the DriveWorksXpress Certification to improve your SOLIDWORKS skills and learn about design automation – essential knowledge for all engineering professionals as design automation becomes the norm. Become a Certified DriveWorksXpress Associate in just 3 steps, in 3 hours!


What Can You Do With a 30 Day Free Trial of DriveWorks Solo?

Written by Jessica Taylor on September 1st, 2017.

Use DriveWorks Solo to reduce the cost of custom designs, respond quickly to sales inquiries, enhance product quality & reduce repetitive tasks. Follow our top tips to make sure you get the most out of your 30 Day Free Trial of DriveWorks Solo.


SOLIDWORKS Students: Gain an Extra Qualification to Improve Your Skills and Employability

Written by Jessica Taylor on August 29th, 2017.

The DriveWorksXpress Training and Certification is a free certification for all engineering and design students who have access to SOLIDWORKS. Becoming a Certified DriveWorksXpress Associate gives you new skills to add to your résumé, kick starts your engineering career and open doors in a competitive jobs market.


Rounding Up A Great Week of SWUG Meetings!

Written by Danielle Brown on August 29th, 2017.

Last week Heather, who is involved in running the SWUGN sponsorship program here at DriveWorks, hit the road again for another week long SWUGN Tour. This time, she was on a road trip that took her to both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


Automate with DriveWorksXpress and Save $500 when you Upgrade to DriveWorks Solo

Written by Jessica Taylor on August 25th, 2017.

Automate for free with DriveWorksXpress inside SOLIDWORKS, then upgrade to DriveWorks Solo in September or October 2017 and save $500.


Configure Your Own Ice Cream Using DriveWorks!

Written by Danielle Brown on August 23rd, 2017.

At DriveWorks, we love hearing about the creative ways that our customers and resellers are using the software and we regularly blog, tweet and write case studies about their configurators. Recently CAD2M, a DriveWorks reseller based in The Netherlands, got in touch with us as they’d had a really cool idea for a DriveWorks configurator.


Fundraising at DriveWorks HQ

Written by Jessica Taylor on August 23rd, 2017.

Every year we hold a bake sale at DriveWorks HQ. In previous years we have raised money for charities such as Macmillan Cancer Support, Cancer Research UK and the Alzheimer’s Society. Our annual bake sale took place on Friday and this year, we are fundraising for a very different cause, suggested by Jake from the DriveWorks team.


How Lukasz Landed a Job After Becoming a CDWXA

Written by Jessica Taylor on August 22nd, 2017.

After completing the DriveWorksXpress Training and Certification, Lukasz improved his employability with new skills that enabled him to impress in an interview and get the job he wanted.


Register Now for DriveWorks World 2018

Written by Jessica Taylor on August 21st, 2017.

Plans for DriveWorks World 2018 have been revealed and registration is now open to secure your place! If you’re quick you can save 25% with the DriveWorks World Early Bird Rate.


Speed, Strategy and Split-Second Decisions for the DriveWorks Team!

Written by Danielle Brown on August 21st, 2017.

Our team is growing and we’ve recently been joined by our new graduate Applications Engineer and 5 placement students. After welcoming our new faces, we decided to arrange a team building activity where we could all get together and have some fun.


Partner Spotlight – Catching Up with Steve Gallienne of 3D4 Industry

Written by Danielle Brown on August 17th, 2017.

In this article we’re catching up with Steve Gallienne of 3D4 Industry – a DriveWorks Implementation Partner. Learn more about Steve, his background and what made him want to become a DriveWorks Partner.


DriveWorks World 2018 Justification Letters

Written by Jessica Taylor on August 16th, 2017.

Use these letter templates to help justify your attendance to DriveWorks World 2018. The letters outline the value that attending DriveWorks World provides not just to you, but to your entire organization. Simply fill in the blanks and send it to the decision maker.