Customer Story: Goebel & Co. Furniture

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Most people think of top-end, bespoke handcrafted furniture as in opposition to the quick work SOLIDWORKS makes of prototyping and design. For Martin Goebel, president and design director at Goebel & Co. Furniture in Saint Louis, Missouri, the two go hand in hand. Martin has made it his mission to marry traditional, analog furniture-making to modern, digital design. He started out with a traditional European apprenticeship in northern California when he was 19, working under a renowned handmade furniture maker, […]

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CamelBak: Hydration Meets Design Innovation

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  Learn how the design team at CamelBak uses SOLIDWORKS to create the most innovative products that keep the world properly hydrated, all while reducing single-use water bottle waste. CamelBak not only designs unique products, but must also build creative new tools for testing and manufacturing to ensure their products meet rigorous standards. Learn how CamelBak uses SOLIDWORKS to: Reduce design iterations before creating physical prototypes Create custom designs starting within SOLIDWORKS Design parts in-house used for testing each concept […]

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Customer Story: Classic Car Studio

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Computer Aided Technology customer Classic Car Studio in St. Louis, Mo. started off as a traditional buy-and-sell classic cars operation when they opened their doors in 2006, but soon expanded into all sorts of restoration and custom car build projects. Now, with an over 40,000-square-foot facility housing over 100 cars and 15 technicians, their product development solutions have grown along with the company. First, let’s take a tour of the shop from the Classic Car Studio YouTube channel:   “Classic car restoration […]

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5 new features of the Stratasys F120 and V650

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We are thrilled to offer the latest from Stratasys 3D printing. Here are two new printing solutions just added to our collection, and their top five exciting new benefits. F120 Finally, affordable industrial-grade 3D printing. An industrial 3D printer at a price that brings professional 3D printing to the masses. Introducing the powerfully reliable F120, the newest addition to the Stratasys F123 Series. We’re bringing our industrial expertise to transform the 3D printing game 1. F123 Series capability in desktop […]

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Training at CATI

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You have the tools you need—now what do you do with them? SOLIDWORKS training through Computer Aided Technology provides our customers with a rich set of comprehensive classes and flexible delivery from our certified training centers. SOLIDWORKS provides powerful tools, but without the right know-how, the full potential of these tools cannot be attained. CATI instructors are certified by SOLIDWORKS, Stratasys, and our other partners to provide their complete catalog of course offerings. We have also developed unique classes to […]

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Customer Story: Avance Design

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Step into Avance Design in Indianapolis, IN on any given day, and the whole team’s firing on all cylinders. Just speaking with Business Development Manager Bill Fletcher briefly, the array of projects their team is working on at the moment is incredibly diverse: they’re 3D printing 90 fixtures, designing the CAD model of a snow shovel, creating CAD data from a 3D scanned part for a machine part where the original data was no longer on file with the manufacturer, […]

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Top Five Customer Stories of 2018

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2018 brought us so many great stories from our customers we’ve shared with you through our newsletters. Looking back on 2018, here are the top five stories our customers shared with us, from custom-built Formula race cars to custom greenhouses, and more, as chosen by you, the reader, from our top clicks of 2018:           Nexans Autoelectric of America, Inc. Nexans Autoelectric of America, Inc. is known internationally by automakers for vehicle electrical wiring systems, molded […]

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Customer Story: WallX

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Creative problem-solving is at the heart of what it means to be an entrepreneur. That’s what Greg Dempsey sought to do when he came up with WallX: solve a problem. “I built homes for a long time, and I always had trouble hanging things on walls,” Greg says. “You kept seeing new products come out, but none of them were a one-stop solution. So I thought, hey, let’s figure this out.” And figure it out he did. It may have […]

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Customer Story: Rough Brothers, Inc.

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  Rough Brothers, Inc. (RBI) is the largest greenhouse design, engineering, and manufacturing company in North America. RBI uses SOLIDWORKS to create the most economical, durable, and robust greenhouse structures for their clients. They pride themselves on their long-standing reputation for superior quality. Chris Gullett, Design Manager at RBI, says SOLIDWORKS has changed the game for his team. “With the demand for more complex greenhouse systems growing, the CAD system we were using just wasn’t able to do all of it,” Chris says. […]

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Customer Story: Frasca

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Nobody said learning to fly was easy. Sure, birds, athletes, and superheroes make it look simple, but in reality, you have to take baby steps before you can really fly. As was the case for Frasca, an Urbana-based company that designs and manufactures high-quality and reasonably priced flight simulators for training pilots worldwide. At Frasca, the Mechanical Engineering Department was stuck on the tarmac with 2D AutoCAD. Now, Frasca soars above many of its competitors with the help of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD. […]

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