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It's business as usual, we are open and operational.

Following government advice, the DriveWorks team are now all working from home. Theres a lot of uncertainty across the world, but we want to reassure you that were well set up for working remotely. It’s business as usual, we are open and operational.
Watch this space for updates from us about what were working on and keep in touch with us on social media too.
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We're Well Set Up for Working Remotely

All our teams are available to work and support you as usual via email, by phone and web meeting where appropriate.

DriveWorks team keeping in touch via web meeting DriveWorks team working from home set up. Thomas from the DriveWorks team working from his home office.

Our Story

Visit our offices and youll find yourself in a warm and welcoming environment. A 250-year-old barn with high ceilings, woodworm scarred beams, Xboxes, pool table, a beer fridge, secret chocolate treats and a great team of enthusiastic people.

Our Technology

Glen Smith and Maria Sarkar started our business in 2001, creating DriveWorks, a design automation software tool to automate SOLIDWORKS, the leading 3D CAD design package. Today there are more DriveWorks software products, DriveWorksXpress, DriveWorks Solo and DriveWorks Pro. They are used for design automation, product configuration, business process automation and as a CPQ, sales configurator solution. DriveWorks software is used by businesses of all sizes, in a wide range of industries and market sectors across the globe.

Our company is built on innovative technology, high standards, market insight and a vibrant mix of talent.

Our Technology
Our Success

Our Success

Our hard work and expertise is what makes us the leading design automation and sales configurator choice for manufacturing.

Succcessfully developed for more than 15 years in the industry, DriveWorks is the chosen design automation solution for SOLIDWORKS. DriveWorksXpress has been selected by SOLIDWORKS to be included in every license of their 3D CAD package.

Based on this trust, DriveWorksXpress, DriveWorks Solo and DriveWorks Pro are all SOLIDWORKS Gold Partner Products and we have built strong links with the entire SOLIDWORKS Community.

Our products have been further tested and approved by Microsoft. We have been recognised as a Microsoft Gold Partner for Application Development and our products are Windows 10 compatible and fully supported by us.

Our Awards

In 2019, we were recognised locally with two High Sheriffs Awards, for Innovation and Export.

In the same year, we were also recognised with the highest accolade available to UK businesses, the Queens Awards for Enterprise. The Queens Awards recognise businesses for outstanding achievement and we are honoured to have received two awards, for Innovation and for International Trade.

Our collaborative work-spaces and company culture all foster innovation. Its at the heart of everything we do. Everyone here at DriveWorks is incredibly dedicated to creating great, innovative software for our customers all over the world. Being recognized with two highly coveted Queens Awards for Enterprise inspires us to do even more.-Maria Sarkar, DriveWorks VP

Our Awards
Our Connections

Our Connections

We are actively involved in supporting technology and innovation worldwide.

We have built strong connections within our channel. Our customers are supported by our global channel of authorized resellers. Our excellent team of specialists ensure the appropriate DriveWorks product is chosen and supported to suit the needs of your business. Information about using DriveWorks technical features and functionality is available online 24/7 in our Help File.

We are also actively involved in supporting STEM, networking and learning. We work with our education partners, are part of the Cheshire & Warrington Pledge and we have a certification programme to help students and professionals further their career. We attend, present at, support and sponsor SOLIDWORKS User Group Network meetings worldwide and were awarded the SWUGN Partner of the Year Award two years running.

We also support our local community. Our offices are located in Thelwall, Warrington, just outside of Manchester and only a few miles from Sci-Tech Daresbury. We are proud members of the Cheshire & Warrington Growth Hub and the Warrington Business Exchange. We work closely with the Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership, who work to support the area’s strengths in innovation, science, technology and digital skills to grow the local economy.

We also sponsor and support local causes and regularly fundraise for charities.

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