First CSWEs in Oregon and Washington – Shounco Design AE’s

We are proud to announce the Shounco Design Studios application engineers are the first Certified SOLIDWORKS Experts in the states of Oregon and Washington.

Defined by SolidWorks;

"A Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert is someone who easily demonstrates the ability to utilize advanced functions and features to solve complex modeling challenges inside SolidWorks. A CSWE will be well rounded in their knowledge of all areas of the SOLIDWORKS software. A CSWE is able to solve practically any modeling problem given to them, and is traditionally the go-to SOLIDWORKS user among their colleagues."

The CSWE exam is the most challenging exam that SOLIDWORKS offers to users. Just to qualify to take the CSWE exam, a candidate must have:

  • Successfully passed the CSWP exam
  • Successfully passed at least three advanced topic exams

The 3 hour exam tests their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Lofts
  • Sweeps
  • In-context assembly changes
  • Imported part modification
  • Belts and chains
  • Sketch blocks
  • Multi-bodies
  • In-context assembly design
  • Sketch pictures
  • Spring modeling
  • Move/Copy bodies
  • Split tool

Congratulations to Shayne Prichard, Kris Dubuque, Clem See and Michael Zocchi!