Superior Graphite Customer Story

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  If you’ve been in business for over a century like Superior Graphite, you might have seen a few CAD programs come and go. As a chemicals manufacturing company, Superior Graphite thermally purifies graphite and calcined petroleum coke for use in multiple applications, from smartphone and electric car batteries to lubricant and loss of circulation material. Superior Graphite has expanded throughout the years with multiple versions of CAD software, with a clear need for better organization of their files as […]

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Nexans Autoelectric of America, Inc. Customer Story

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Nexans Autoelectric of America, Inc. is known internationally by automakers for vehicle electrical wiring systems, molded components, and clocksprings. Jeremy Richardson is a component designer that supports wire harness development at Nexans Autoelectric. Initially, Jeremy’s team purchased the SOLIDWORKS Simulation package through Computer Aided Technology as a cost-savings move to help with engagement force predictions and stress analysis. Jeremy says, “The current CAD system being used offered the desired simulation capabilities, however, at a very high price point. SOLIDWORKS offered […]

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Sperling Railway Services, Inc. Customer Story

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At Sperling Railway Services, Inc., designing on-track railroad maintenance equipment doesn’t typically present a challenge when it comes to weight. However, when the objective is to pick up tons of railway spikes, elevate them on an extended arm, and dump them a safe distance from the tracks, that’s where it gets tricky. “Normally on the railroad, we’re able to overbuild due to the fact that weight isn’t really an issue,” Scott Lanz says, Design Engineer at Sperling. “With this, we […]

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MJ Engineering & Consulting, Inc. – Customer Story

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MJ Engineering & Consulting, Inc. – Striving to offer the highest quality engineering service possible MJ Engineering & Consulting is a full-service custom machine and system design consulting firm applying state-of-the-art technology to industrial operations. The markets they serve include; Automotive, Mining, Glass, Plastics, Off-Road Equipment, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Pet Food, Agriculture, and Transportation. They also have registered professional engineers for the states of Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Their staff of engineers, 85% of which have achieved […]

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Macro Plastics, Inc. Customer Story

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Optimizing the design of plastic agricultural bins with SolidWorks Simulation Macro Plastics relies on SolidWorks Simulation Premium analysis software to optimize designs for its large agricultural bins, cutting material costs while maintaining strength. Macro Plastics, Inc., is the leading manufacturer of large agricultural bins in North America. The company’s products, which come in 70 different models, are a staple among fruit growers for picking, transporting, and bringing everything from apples and oranges to grapes and cherries to market. Bins from […]

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Featured Customer Story: N7849Y, LLC

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N7849Y LLC provides Business Development, Program Management, Design for Manufacturing and Operations Management for their customers.  Eric Schmidlin, owner of N7849Y LLC found he needed to upgrade to SOLIDWORKS Premium and SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium to deliver the product design and engineering services his customer’s need. Their design and engineering services need to offer clients a complete product development solution.  Most want to reduce cycle time, analyze different designs, conceptualize ideas and need help to communicate this in order to improve […]

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Featured Customer Story: Exact Metrology

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Exact Metrology is taking reverse engineering to a new level with the latest in 3D Scanning solutions. Together with 3DVision Technologies and SOLIDWORKS Premium they provide specific tailored solutions for their clients measuring needs. Exact Metrology is an ISO 9001:2008 and AS 9100 certified company that offers contract measurement & scanning services, metrology equipment solutions, and hardware & software rentals. They offer several product offerings and services including: 3D scanners, laser scanners, 3D body scanners, long and short range scanners […]

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Featured Customer Story: Contact CI

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What happens when Virtual Reality meets 3D Printing? Contact CI is pushing the boundaries of virtual reality with the help of Stratasys 3D printing. Virtual Reality is defined as “a realistic and immersive simulation of a three-dimensional environment, created using interactive software and hardware, and experienced or controlled by movement of the body.” This cutting edge technology is taking entertainment to a new level with several big name companies such as Samsung, HTC, and Facebook-owned Oculus offering virtual reality headsets […]

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Featured Customer Story: Hellan Strainer

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Hellan Strainer provides industrial solutions to the global market. Using SOLIDWORKS Premium and SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation they provide tier-one quality products for several Fortune 500 companies and has been selected by the Navy as the “strainer of choice”. Hellan Strainers are extremely popular due to their reliability, efficient operation and cost savings. Compared to conventional basket strainers the Hellan Strainer discharges solids from the flow without disassembly. This reduces operational and maintenance costs and permits continuous flow of fluids. These […]

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Feature Customer Story: Boss Display

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Boss Display Corporation has mastered the design and manufacturing of custom interactive exhibits for over 30 years. With help from 3DVision Technologies and SOLIDWORKS solutions they offer much more than amusement park entertainment.        Producing quality interactive exhibits all over the United States and many cities abroad, Boss Display is a full service firm with a 26,000 square foot production facility located in Columbus, OH. They design and build fun, interactive exhibits including water exhibits, ball exhibits, science […]

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