SolidWorks World 2011 Partner Profile: Barry-Wehmiller International Resources

One of the things we've heard from SolidWorks World attendees over the past few years is that you'd like to learn more in advance about the SolidWorks partners who set up booths in the Partner Pavilion. So now through the end of SolidWorks World, we'll be posting a series of blog entries about some of the partners you might think about checking out, and the people who will be representing them. Today we hear from Madhan Kumar, Assistant Manager – ES Marketing at Barry-Wehmiller International Resources.


1. Tell us about Barry-Wehmiller International Resources
Barry-Wehmiller International Resources(BWIR) is the engineering consulting arm of $1.2 billion Barry-Wehmiller Inc based out of St. Louis MO, USA. With over 5,500 employees and 65 locations worldwide, we provide engineering design services for companies for Industrial Machinery Equipments, Rotating, Valves, Pump Systems Equipment, and Packaging Machinery Manufacturers across the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. Experienced engineers, research specialists, domain experts and highly skilled CAD/PDM experts located at various parts of the globe make us truly a Global Solution Provider.

BWIR provides engineering design services for industrial equipment, packaging and rotating equipment with CAD /PDM/PLM technologies solving specific engineering, manufacturing and business problems.  This includes:

  • Cutting equipment design/manufacturing costs through Value Engineering techniques
  • Upgrading existing machines to improve yield rate through Reengineering techniques
  • Digitizing older machines that help you reuse through new technologies through Reverse  Engineering
  • Optimizing machines that can support improved performance through Industrial  Design
  • Improving engineering productivity through integrated CAD/PDM/ERP techniques
  • Improving proposal response time  through Design Automation Solutions
  • Improving design time by automating design and detailing processes through Knowledge Based  Engineering (KBI)/Customization of CAD tools
  • Augmenting your engineering team with mechanical, controls & automation specialists to support critical projects – Global Engineering Center (GEC)
  • Augmenting your engineering team for faster design development – Design & Develop support
  • Cutting 30% of the total equipment cost through complete turn-key onsite/offshore design and development 


2. Why should SolidWorks World attendees visit your booth?
To learn how to cut costs and speed product design through BWIR Engineering Transformation solutions, to listen to the story of “engineers to superheroes” from our transformation experts, and to obtain free technology white papers and knowledg- driven & solution-centric technology documents such as:

  • SolidWorks best practices document
  • Multi-CAD usage with EPDM and its best practices document
  • EPDM-ERP integration best practices document
  • Engineering Transformation through GEC – The real case study on how Renold plc became an engineering super power!
  • Live white paper on CAD Migration best practices presented at the SWW 2010 conference

You can also sign up for a free engineering audit/assessment study by our domain intellects to demonstrate Engineering Transformation at your organization.


3. How can your products or services help make a SolidWorks user’s life easier?
Our offerings help SolidWorks users to leverage new technologies that result in cost savings and increased product performance.  We integrate and customize SolidWorks and EPDM throughout the engineering process from concept to delivery that can bring true Engineering Transformation  resulting in remarkable business growth.


4. How can customers connect with you at the show? How about before and after?
Attendees can find us at booth #721 in the Partner Pavilion. You can also contact us at



If you're interested in learning more about the partners who will be appearing at SolidWorks World 2011, be sure to check out the full list on the SolidWorks World website. You can also learn about our Certified Partner Theater, see when the Partner Pavilion will be open, and check out the complete floor plan.

Matthew West

SolidWorks alumnus. I like plate reverb, Rat pedals, Thai curry, New Weird fiction, my kids, Vespas, Jazzmasters, my wife & Raiders of the Lost Ark. Not necessarily in that order.