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Autodesk Expands Product Design & Manufacturing Collection
Announcement by Autodesk
Autodesk has added Nastran In-CAD and Autodesk HSM CAM software to the collection for free, which used to cost over $7,000 per year together.
Easier Automation with iLogic and More in Inventor 2018.1 Easier Automation with iLogic and More in Inventor 2018.1
Announcement by Autodesk
The 2018.1 update adds MBD enhancements like assembly level tolerancing and annotations, a new iLogic feature and faster drawing capabilities.
Autodesk Adds Generative Design to Netfabb 2018

Generative Design takes goals set by a designer like size, weight, cost, etc., and uses cloud computing to create a massive number of design solutions.
Autodesk Names Andrew Anagnost President and CEO Autodesk Names Andrew Anagnost President and CEO
Press Release Issued by Autodesk
Andrew Anagnost is the current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, and Amar Haspal will now take that role.
Autodesk Announces Autodesk 3ds Max 18.1
Announcement by Autodesk
Autodesk 3ds Max 2018.1 now includes a new 3D to VR workflow through the 3ds Max Interactive, a real-time engine based on Autodesk Stingray.
Industry News
Less Than 20 Seats Left for 3DCIC! Less Than 20 Seats Left for 3DCIC!
Announcement by 3DCIC
The joint 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress + Quality Information Framework Symposium will be held October 3-5, 2017 in Golden, Colorado.
Silver Lake and GE Ventures Invest $40 Million in Aras Silver Lake and GE Ventures Invest $40 Million in Aras
Press Release Issued by Aras
Aras will use this investment to drive growth, expand operations and further extend Aras' technology leadership through development and acquisitions.
CoreTechnologie Fully Supports STEP AP242 for MBE CoreTechnologie Fully Supports STEP AP242 for MBE
Press Release Issued by CoreTechnologie
CoreTechnologie now supports reading and writing of STEP AP242 providing 3D information downstream, while maintaining PLM process flow.
Plethora Launches Online Service for Machined Parts Plethora Launches Online Service for Machined Parts
Press Release Issued by Plethora
With Plethora's 3D model ordering platform users can get more than quotes, such as manufacturability feedback, and solutions to design issues.
HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions & Services at Siggraph HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions & Services at Siggraph
Press Release Issued by HP
HP unveiled the the new HP Z VR Backpack, a wearable Virtual Reality (VR) PC for product and building design. Price starts at $3299 in September.
Inventor Partners
Curious About the New Annotation Tools in Inventor? Curious About the New Annotation Tools in Inventor?
Announcment by RAND Worldwide
Join ASCENT's free webcast on Wednesday, August 30 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST to learn how create and share annotations in 3D models.
BlueCielo Launches Mobile App for Asset Documents BlueCielo Launches Mobile App for Asset Documents
Press Release by BlueCielo
The BlueCielo Meridian Mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows devices provides reviewers of asset documents the ability to work anywhere.
Keep Up with Emerging Technologies with Evolve360 Keep Up with Emerging Technologies with Evolve360
Press Release Issued by MasterGraphics
Evolve360 is an annual subscription giving users unlimited access to MasterGraphics' portfolio of training courses for Autodesk products.
Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny
Press Release Issued by Lenovo
The company says it's the world's smallest workstation with ISV certification. It's available now for $799.
D3 Technologies and initial.aec Expand Partnership D3 Technologies and initial.aec Expand Partnership
Press Release Issued by D3 Technologies and initial.aec
The Autodesk Gold Partners, which have been sharing space in Denver, Colo. have expanded services to pacific northwest & rocky mountain regions.
User News
STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time
Press Release Issued by STAMOD Engineering
The engineering consultancy firm specializes in rapid tooling, simulation, legacy data, and new product design (NPD), using a variety of CAD tools.
Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration
Press Release by Aras
Aras will be used to strengthen the PLM capabilities of the Gripen aircraft, a smart fighter system.
Autodesk's Inventor of the Year 2015 is Vantage Power Autodesk's Inventor of the Year 2015 is Vantage Power
By Autodesk
The Inventor of the Year for 2015 designs and manufactures retrofit hybrid powertrains for buses, reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
January's Autodesk Inventing the Future Award Goes to Bolha January's Autodesk Inventing the Future Award Goes to Bolha
Announcement by Autodesk
The Brazil-based company uses Autodesk Fusion 360 to integrate physical and digital elements into their creative marketing campaigns.
Bright Agrotech is Inventing the Future of Agriculture
By Autodesk
ZipFarm, a vertical farming system, was designed with a variety of Autodesk tools, making them Autodes's December Inventing the Future candidate.
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Print BOM from Sheet Metal Part
How do I print the BOM from the flat panel dimensions of a sheet metal part? Source: 3DCADForums…
Add a Round Rubber Seal to a Groove
How do I set the mates for a round rubber seal I wish to add to a groove? Source: ENG-Tips.com…
Sharing ILogic Files
What is the best practice for sharing ILOGIC files? Source: Autodesk Forums…
Inventor 2016 mould modeling
I'm trying to do some modeling which involves a set angle on vertical faces. This is because I am trying to model a part which…
iParts
I am trying to learn how to produce an iPart,however on completion of the part and its variations when I try to save I get…
Parameter dialog box not showing up
My paramater dialog box is not showing up all of a sudden in Inventor.- From Joseph.Thodiyil…
Downloading a 3D CAD model
Can you please describe the procedure that I need to do to download a 3D CAD model?…
Rotate Geometry in Sketch Mode
Is there a way to rotate geometry in sketch mode? Source: ENG-Tips.com…