Top 10 SolidWorks Solution Companies - 2020
Upchain: Collaborative Product Development with Cloud-based PLM Software

Top 10 SolidWorks Solution Companies - 2020

The digital revolution has been pushing businesses, especially designers and manufacturers of all sizes to up their game when it comes to adding new capabilities and enhancements to CAD to build better designs more quickly than ever before. To achieve this mission, industry leaders are using the SolidWorks solutions to not just design better but smarter, and beat their competitors to market.

The SolidWorks 2020 release delivers improved performance, streamlined workflows and support for a connected design ecosystem in the cloud. The SolidWorks’ Design-to-Manufacturing solution enables organizations to go from concept to manufactured product faster, all in the native SolidWorks environment. Enhancements in design, simulation, and manufacturing enable simplified workflows so organizations can shorten their time to market, improve product quality and reduce manufacturing costs.

These technological trends are undoubtedly taking the business forward and opening a vast amount of opportunities for those who want to mark their presence in tomorrow’s manufacturing arena and help them make better data-driven decisions. In an effort to help organizations choose the appropriate solution provider, Manufacturing Technology Insights has compiled a list of 10 SolidWorks Solution Providers to guide enterprises and organizations in harnessing the power of technology to tackle today’s designing challenges, reduce workload and cycle time, and increase efficiencies, without compromising on the quali ty.

In this edition, we are glad to feature various SolidWorks Solution Providers that are at the forefront of revolutionizing the manufacturing sector through their groundbreaking SolidWorks solutions. We hope this issue of the Manufacturing Technology Insights helps you build the partnership you and your firm need to foster technologically-driven designing processes.

We present to you, Manufacturing Technology Insights’ “Top 10 SolidWorks Solution Providers - 2020.”

    Top SolidWorks Solution Companies

  • Integrated Partner Solutions (IPS) enables organizations to manage their engineering data centrally for maximum outcomes. The US-based company helps its clients streamline their document management processes by replacing mundane manual day-to-day tasks with automation. It allows organizations to determine where their data is authored and provide proper visibility with vertical integrations between systems so data read/write cycles can occur swiftly without reentry errors. To tackle the challenges with managing data, documents and folders, IPS brings automation through which part numbers, descriptions, folder structures, and workflows are pre-configured using standard forms

  • Kenesto is secure cloud storage and product document management designed for the engineering community. The platform of Kenesto has been designed for engineers, by engineers that deliver a robust solution for small and medium-sized companies, especially those working in a diverse ecosystem. With the Kenesto Drive service on a PC, the CAD and other applications work directly with the cloud documents seamlessly, just like the local drive, always accessing the current report. The platform offers the essential tools that users need to share, view, collaborate easily with external users, manage permissions, create versions and lock documents for day-to-day work

  • Sigmetrix is a prominent provider of tolerance analysis software, standards-based GD&T authoring software, training in all aspects of dimensional management, including GD&T, and dimensional management consulting services. The software solutions are used by systems, mechanical, and manufacturing engineers all over the world because of their powerful capabilities presented in a logical, easy-to-use interface. Their products consists of CETOL 6σ, a fully-integrated 3D tolerance analysis solution the helps the designers and engineers to understand the impact of part and assembly variation on the fit and performance of their products. Besides it also have products like EZtol, a 1D analysis tool offering numerous advantages over spreadsheet-based analyses, and GD&T Advisor

  • Upchain is a cloud-based PLM company that offers a CAD-neutral PLM experience. In stark contrast to conventional PLM, where all data need to be migrated, Upchain users can layer the PLM tools onto a company’s existing legacy environment through a series of prepackaged APIs. Clients can run the PLM tool within the SolidWorks interface and integrate it with other mainstream systems of record, such as CAD, PDM, CRM, ERP, and even other PLM systems. The system can automatically push or pull lighter weight data from those systems and offer full visibility into the client’s process at a glance. This helps in spotting roadblocks, prioritizing issues, securing feedback, and signing off from stakeholders in real-time

  • AMC Bridge

    AMC Bridge

    AMC Bridge is a vendor of software development services in the domains of computer-aided design, manufacturing, engineering, and construction. It delivers solutions for CAD, CAE, CAM, PDM, BIM, and PLM applications. It has participated in the development of commercial software products and custom solutions for the engineering markets based on numerous types of platforms, from desktop and web to mobile and clouds. It helps to reduce engineering process overhead by developing of 3D and 2D modeling software products, data, document and community management technologies and providing solutions for CAD data interoperability, and many other aspects of software development for the engineering markets

  • Artec 3D

    Artec 3D

    Artec 3D develops and manufactures innovative 3D scanning solutions, with a team of professionals, an expert in the collection and processing of 3D surfaces, as well as biometric facial recognition. Professionals use Artec's solutions at the forefront of industrial design and manufacturing, healthcare, science and education, heritage digitization, CGI, and a lot more. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Artec 3D also has offices in the USA and Russia. Artec 3D is one of the leaders in handheld and portable 3D scanners and has been at the forefront of developing innovative 3D technology since 2007

  • CNC Software

    CNC Software

    Founded in 1983, CNC Software, Inc. provides state-of-the-art software tools for CAD/CAM manufacturing markets. The company offers solutions for designers and NC programmers across the world, in a spectrum of applications including milling and turning, multi-axis routing, wire EDM, 2D and 3D design and drafting, surface and solid modeling, artistic relief cutting as well as Mill-Turn. As the product of the enterprise continues to grow and expand into new markets and technology, its focus remains on its customers. CNC Software is committed to providing solutions that support greater productivity and higher precision for the wide-ranging needs of manufacturing

  • CoLab Software

    CoLab Software

    Established in 2017, CoLab Software develops modern collaboration technologies for the mechanical design industry. The company’s objective is to become the go-to solution for mechanical design project management, akin to Jira for software development teams. The enterprise’s product, Gradient, unlocks the true potential of global design collaboration by providing diverse teams with an effective technique of managing projects that integrates with their existing workflow. The product, Gradient accomplishes this by being a cad-agnostic, barrier-free platform that agile design teams make use of to gather necessary feedback from all stakeholders, track issues, manage tasks, and therefore iterate rapidly



    CORTIME assists the engineers to explore optimal designs by automating their design processes. This is called computer-aided optimization (CAO). The purpose of CORTIME is to substitute the tedious process of trial and error development with a data-driven approach. CORTIME is one of the most accessible CAO software on the market. The platform has been designed by keeping the end-user in mind. Therefore, the company's focus is to offer the engineers with a powerful optimization engine so that they can minimize the learning curve of getting to use new software

  • The SolidExperts

    The SolidExperts

    The SolidExperts allow innovation and new product development for engineers and manufacturers. The platform also excels in offering complete design and engineering technology solutions including training, implementation and support. They apply the full power of the industry's leading design software to assist their clients in achieving the highest levels of innovation and commercial success. The company also offers real-world expertise in CAD, FEA, and data management and has experience working with clients ranging from small and medium-sized to Fortune 500 businesses. They continuously work and shape their services to earn their customers' business