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DriveWorks World 2022 Agenda

Written by Jessica Taylor on

Whether you are new to DriveWorks, or have been using the software for a long time there will be something of interest and value to you at DriveWorks World. The agenda is packed with technical sessions covering a range of core topics, at different knowledge levels. Find out more and secure your place now!

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Happy World Engineering Day

Written by Lucy Price on

It’sWorld Engineering Day! Today is an opportunity to highlight engineers and engineerings achievements all over the world. Its also an opportunity for us to recognise all the incredible engineers in our community and all the fantastic work they do.

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Life at DriveWorks

Written by Lucy Price on

In our converted barn offices on a rural farm in Warrington, theres a lot more going on than initially meets the eye. At DriveWorks we work with emerging technologies and are constantly investing in new digital opportunities. Learn about life at DriveWorks and what drives our company forward.

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Register Now for DriveWorks World 2022

Written by Lucy Price on

Registration is now open for DriveWorks World 2022. DriveWorks World is the annual technical event for DriveWorks users with anactive subscription, and reseller technical staff. This year, the 2-day virtual event will be held on Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st March 2022. Youll have the opportunity to hear presentations and join sessions on specialist subject areas. Register now and stay up to date with all the latest news.

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DriveWorks Drivers March Meeting Agenda

Written by Lucy Price on

DriveWorks Drivers aims to connect DriveWorks Users from around the world, featuring guest speakers sharing experiences and encouraging questions and dialogue about the technology. The meetings are held at 3pm and 9pm (GMT) so you can join whichever time best suits you! Here’s what you can expect from the next DriveWorks Drivers meeting on Thursday, 10th March.

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Kirby Downey DriveWorks SWUGN Leader of the Year

Written by Lucy Price on

We love being part of the SWUG community and once again this year we wanted to recognise a leader who has stood out from the crowd. At 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022, we were proud to announce the winner of the 2021 DriveWorks Award for SWUG Leader of the Year is Kirby Downey. Kirby is the leader of the London SOLIDWORKS User Group also the SWUG Committee Representative for the UK.

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Round Up of 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2022

Written by Lucy Price on

This year, 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022 was reimagined to be an all-virtual event due to the global pandemic. As a virtual event, it meant it was open to anyone around the world to attend, for free! The three-day event was filled with inspiring keynote presentations, educational breakout sessions and lots of virtual networking! Heres what we got up to during this years event.

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Explore DriveWorks Technology Under the Hood

Written by Lucy Price on

Our goal is to allow you to easily create your own configurators and business tools that are custom to your processes and the way you work. What makes all of this possible is our underlying technology. Learn more about the underlying technologies that make DriveWorks such a world-leading Design Automation and Sales Configurator software solution.

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Automatically Generate Additional File Formats in DriveWorks Solo

Written by Jessica Taylor on

Along with generating new SOLIDWORKS Parts, Assemblies and Drawings, you can set up your DriveWorks Solo Projects so generated SOLIDWORKS files are saved in additional file formats. You may want to create a PDF version of a SOLIDWORKS Drawing so it can be sent to a customer, or you may require a DXF of a part for manufacturing.

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Explore DriveWorks Certifications

Written by Lucy Price on

Add to your DriveWorks knowledge and get Certified. Our Certifications, created by our DriveWorks Technical Experts, test your capability and understanding of the training. They are a great way to demonstrate your DriveWorks knowledge and skills. Expand your knowledge, benchmark skills and achieve more with DriveWorks Certifications. DriveWorks certifications are free and available online.

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Configure, Design and Sell with DriveWorks CPQ for Manufacturing

Written by Lucy Price on

Configure, design and sell custom products in record time with DriveWorks CPQ for Manufacturing. Create your own configure, price, quote (CPQ) solution, powered by DriveWorks rules-based automation. Automate the creation of all the data you need to sell, design and manufacture custom products, from simple parts to complex systems.

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What is Design Automation and How Can You Benefit?

Written by Lucy Price on

By automating time-sensitive and often repetitive upfront activities, you will reap the benefits. You have more time to innovate and add value to your products, improving your position in the market. You increase throughput and improve quality, enabling you to win more business. Find out about design automation and what the benefits are to you.

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DriveWorks – Customer Success Stories

Written by Lucy Price on

DriveWorks is used by manufacturing companies from a range of industries. Its modular, scalable and incredibly versatile so our customers use DriveWorks in many different ways. Read a selection of quotes from some of the case studies weve gathered from our customers.

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Try Out the DriveWorks Solo 30 Day Free Trial

Written by Lucy Price on

Design automation is enabling businesses to turn around proposals quickly, design and manufacture efficiently and deliver on promises consistently, all whilst maintaining a healthy profit. By automating time-sensitive and often repetitive activities, businesses can focus on innovation and adding value to their products, improving throughput and quality to meet customers requirements. Download DriveWorks Solo free for 30 days and see what you can achieve with design automation.

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Activate to Automate with DriveWorksXpress

Written by Lucy Price on

DriveWorksXpress, the time-saving Design Automation tool, is included free inside every licence of SOLIDWORKS. All you need to do is activate it. Get your free license at my.solidworks.com/xpress. To activate DriveWorksXpress inside SOLIDWORKS and start automating your designs, follow these quick and easy steps.

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