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Big Ideas no longer require a big budget. The Objet24 Desktop 3D Printer Package is now more affordable than ever. The complete 3D Printer Package is now just $21,140. Whether you're testing, revising or perfecting a new idea, Stratasys Polyjet... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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The first leg or our trip consisted of a 10+ hour flight to Germany. Luckily, my colleague (Mark Abshire, CATI's new application engineer in our St. Louis office) and I had a chance to sit next to each other on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Join us for this live event to see the latest enhancements available in SOLIDWORKS 2015. Event Details: November 20,2014 9am - 12pm EigerLab 605 Fulton Ave Rockford, IL Registration Link SOLIDWORKS 2015 is the 23rd release of the industry leading... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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The next meeting of the Chicago West SOLIDWORKS User Group will take place Tuesday, November 18th at Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove Campus in APC-160. Directions Link AGENDA: 6:00-6:30PM Sign-in and networking. Food served. Pizza & soft drinks. 6:30-8:00PM Presentation... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Join Stratasys For The 3D Printing Roadshow:MAKE IT IN THE NEW ECONOMY Higher Profits. Higher Quality. Faster to Market. More Agile Than Ever. The challenges facing manufacturers today are daunting. As competition grows and customers demand more, how can you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Earlier this week, SOLIDWORKS announced the launch of several new online services and new packaging of MySolidWorks. New online services MySolidWorks Training – NEW 120 online training modules added tailored to meet SOLIDWORKS users' needs including SOLIDWORKS Certification prep courses.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Next week, Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI) will be at IMTS in Chicago, IL. Stop by booth E-3320 located in the Controls & CAD-CAM Pavilion. We will be in the Geometrics/CAMWorks booth. Look for the CATI and SOLIDWORKS signage at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Black & Decker is a world leading name in DIY products used in and around the home. The company’s Global Design Center is using the Dimension 3D Printer from Stratasys to dramatically speed up product development time. The company has... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Join CATI at our 4th annual Design Innovation Summit and be the first to see SOLIDWORKS 2015. The CATI Design Innovation Summit is an interactive learning experience focused on helping you design and make better products. In addition to covering... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Rapid prototyping has become a standard practice in product development. At the BMW AG plant in Regensburg, Germany,FDM (fused deposition modeling) continues to be an important component in vehicle design prototyping. But moving beyond prototyping, BMW is extending the application... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Take the complexity out of getting your injection molds right the VERY first time with SOLIDWORKS Plastics. In a matter of minutes you can test your designs for possible flaws and defects, eliminating rework of expensive molds and reducing costs.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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SolidWorks® Plastics makes it easy for companies that design plastic parts or injection molds to predict and avoid manufacturing defects during the earliest stages of design, eliminating costly rework, improving quality, and accelerating time-to-market. Fully integrated with SolidWorks CAD, this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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There is still time to save on SolidWorks Software. All Q2 SolidWorks Promotions and CATI Exclusive Deals are extended through Monday June 30, 2014. Call us today at 888-308-2284 or visit the CATI Website ofr more information. Current SolidWorks Offers... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Earlier this year, Stratasys introduced the world to the first and only full color multi-material 3D printer - the Objet500 Connex3. The Objet500 Connex3 builds on the Connex technology introduced in 2007. With Connex technology, a single part, or any... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
On June 18th, we are hosting a webcast that will show you the cost savings and benefits of in-house 3D printing. To designers, engineers and product managers, the value of 3d printers for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing is unquestionable.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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That's right. Whether you are looking to bring SOLIDWORKS in-house for the first time or are a current customer looking to add additional licenses and/or capabilities to your existing environment, there are great incentives in place for June. Here's the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Don't mess with your old 3D printer anymore - trade-in for a Stratasys! Time to upgrade your 3D printer? Stratasys is making it easy to trade-in your old competitively branded 3D printer for credit toward the purchase of a new... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
If you haven't seen the NEW SolidWorks Mechanical Conceptual, join us for a Product Development Forum Event near you. SolidWorks Mechanical Conceptual is a new tool that will help simplify your conceptual design process and expand innovation. Watch this short... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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The start of our annual Product Development Forum is just a few weeks away. The complete agenda is now available. It is going to be a great event. Visit the CATI website to view the agenda and register. Presentations Include:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Dimension 3D Printer Powers Freedom of Design at Black & Decker Black & Decker is a world leading name in DIY products used in and around the home. It is also the world’s largest producer of power tools and accessories.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Spring is here and at CATI that means our Product Development Forum Events are just around the corner. This year's Product Development Forum will take a look at a number of new and emerging technologies that will assist you in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation designs and manufactures stringed instruments and amplifiers, such as solid-body electric guitars, including the Stratocaster and the Telecaster. While engineers focus on how instruments should sound, a group of industrial designers at Fender work on how... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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The benefits of 3D printing and rapid prototyping are numerous and well recognized. Whether it’s design validation,functional testing or faster launch of new products, executives seldom need to be to be convinced of the benefits. Still, many businesses continue to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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Still haven't discovered all of the new features of SolidWorks 2014? SolidWorks 2014 lets you Design Without Limits - Expanding innovation with powerful new tools and enhancements that shorten your design process, enhance collaboration, and increase productivity. SolidWorks 2014 new... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes
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An agile white vehicle roams the Arizona desert, maneuvering the unforgiving terrain as the wind and sun beat down and temperatures swing from one extreme to another. NASA astronauts and engineers are test-driving a rover over rocks and sand, up... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at CATI Tech Notes