SOLIDWORKS World 2016 Partner Preview

At SOLIDWORKS World 2016, you’ll hear more about the growing SOLIDWORKS Ecosystem of solutions. What enhances this ecosystem more is the many SOLIDWORKS partner products that further extend and enhance SOLIDWORKS capabilities into all areas of product development.

Here’s a preview of some of our Partners you’ll find in the SOLIDWORKS World Partner Pavilion. Be sure and schedule some time to get demos of the latest offerings that will help you get your products designed faster and out the door quicker than ever. In this post, you’ll see a wide variety of solutions, from time-saving productivity tools to sales configuration and design automation to solutions specific to plant design.



ATR Soft

In Booth #512, ATR Soft will be showing off several products, including: CustomTools, a set of time-saving tools that will assist the SOLIDWORKS users with their data management and also help them automate routine tasks such as printing, converting, naming, or even creating DXF or DWG Files; xBOM: Extended Bill of Material (BOM) for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional; and SpareParts Publisher that enables SOLIDWORKS users to publish interactive spare parts catalog online.

You can learn more about these solutions from ATR Software by interacting with the company on Twitter @CustomTools or checking out its website here.



Check out Booth #817 to learn how DriveWorks brings design, engineering and sales together. The company will be demonstrating DriveWorksXpress, a free, entry-level Design Automation product included inside every seat of SOLIDWORKS and DriveWorks Solo,


Design Automation software that allows you to quickly and easily create and configure custom products inside SOLIDWORKS.
You can try DriveWorks Solor for free for 30 days by visiting You can also interact with the company on Twitter @DriveWorks or check out its web site.


Sigmetrix designs and develops tolerance analysis solutions that unite the “ideal” world of product design with the “real” world of manufacturing and assembly. Using CETOL 6σ for tolerance analysis is far faster and more accurate than using spreadsheets for tolerance stack ups.


Attendees stopping by Booth #513 will see demos of the new release of CETOL 6σ – v9.0, which features a new UI, improved help system, and embedded access to tutorial videos that will make it much easier to use for new and infrequent users.
Interact with the company on Twitter @Sigmetrix or find more information on all its products online here.

CAD Partner

smap3d_logo_orginal_2800px_300dpi.jpgCAD Partner specializes in efficient 3D CAD software deployment for engineering and plant production. CAD Partner’s products includes Smap3D Plant Design (Smap3D P&ID, Smap3D Piping and Smap3D Isometric) for 3D-pipeline planning and plant engineering and Smap3D ScanToCAD, a solution for selecting, editing and transferring 3D geometries from 3D scanner (point cloud) data to SOLIDWORKS – by reducing the big data volume.

Stop by Booth #919 to see Smap3D products in action or go to the company’s web site for more information  or interact with the company on Twitter @CAD_PlantDesign.

Quadro Design

Quadro Design is both an engineering design and drafting company combined with the software development of The Steel Detailer. The SOLIDWORKS Gold Partnered product ‘The Steel Detailer’ provides engineering design and detailing to the mining, oil and gas, and building and construction industries.

Both CAD Partner’s “SMAP3D” and “The Steel Detailer” will be demonstrated at Quadro Design’s Booth #1018 and CAD Partner’s Booth #919 on a live modeling process of an assembly via SOLIDWORKS EPDM in a multi-user environment. The model we will be working on will be a subassembly of a project with over one million components. Learn more on the company’s web site.

The Partner Pavilion is located in Hall C and will be open during the following hours:

Sunday, January 31:
Welcome Reception 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Monday, February 1:
11:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Tuesday, February 2:
11:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Wednesday, February 3:
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

There is still time to register for SOLIDWORKS World 2016; register today here and get three registrations for the price of two. Also, if you can’t make it to Dallas, register for the live webcast and watch all the action live from the comfort of your own office. Or, if you’re in the Dallas area but can’t commit to a full registration, use the code SWW2016EX3 for free access to General Sessions and 100+ Partners.


Barb Schmitz

Barb Schmitz

Senior Marketing Communications Manager at SolidWorks
Barb Schmitz is a Senior Manager in Marketing Communications with BA in Journalism and over 30 years of experience in the CAD software industry. She started her career as a journalist covering technology and served as an editor for several leading industry publications for over 20 years. Besides being a sleuth of tech, she is a loyal dog owner, travel bum, mom, lover of hoppy IPAs, red wine, and alternative music lover living in the great city of Chicago.