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Talking translation, formats, visualization, and progress at COFES 2016

Talking translation, formats, visualization, and progress at COFES 2016

The annual think tank for engineering software found its stride digging into the details. COFES (Congress on the Future of Engineering Software) has often included some discussion of file conversion and translation, and it might seem that there’s nothing more boring, but file format discussions have often been passionate in the CAD world. Software providers […]

By April 19, 2016 Read More →
Autodesk and Siemens announce interoperability deal

Autodesk and Siemens announce interoperability deal

The two CAD leaders are already working together on the 3MF Consortium to create a new 3D printing data format. Autodesk and Siemens today announce an interoperability agreement regarding their CAD and PLM products. The two companies agree to “significantly improve the interoperability between their companies’ respective software offerings,” says an announcement from Autodesk. It […]

By March 1, 2016 Read More →
Bentley Systems takes first steps to IPO … again

Bentley Systems takes first steps to IPO … again

Timing is everything and Bentley Systems finds itself well positioned to take the step from private, family run company to public.

The 3MF format pulls ahead with important new members

The 3MF format pulls ahead with important new members

The 3MF consortium has reached an important milestone with the participation of key members including 3D Systems, Stratasys, Siemens PLM, SLM Solutions, and Materialise. Meanwhile, Microsoft has figured out a new way to do standards with the Joint Development Foundation.

Divergent Microfactories wants to redefine the car business

Divergent Microfactories wants to redefine the car business

Divergent Microfactories CEO Kevin Czinger unveils the Blade prototype, a car built from 3D printed components. Divergent is selling a process and that process, says Czinger could help save the planet.

Siemens PLM teases Catchbook

Siemens PLM teases Catchbook

Siemens is reaching out: PLM group showed off Catchbook, a tablet based drawing and drafting tool for a wide range of applications from professional to consumer.

Bentley Systems and Siemens PLM extend partnership

Bentley Systems and Siemens PLM extend partnership

Exploring expanded working relationship in manufacturing process planning and design. By Kathleen Maher Bentley Systems and Siemens PLM have been working together to improve the ways they collaborate on factory design projects. The two have run into each other as Bentley’s products are used in factory design/build and Siemens is involved in supplying the factory’s […]

By November 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Siemens PLM acquires Camstar for CAM and management tools

Siemens PLM acquires Camstar for CAM and management tools

More leverage for working with big data in factory design and automation. This month Siemens PLM announced a deal to buy Charlotte, North Carolina-based Camstar Systems, and the deal was closed within weeks. The terms of the deal were not announced because the money exchanged is way immaterial to Siemens, a $100-billion company. Although companies […]

By November 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Anatomy of a PLM market shift

Anatomy of a PLM market shift

Daimler builds new processes after moving to Siemens PLM. By Kathleen Maher The enterprise CAD/PLM market is something of a zero-sum game. There are only so many auto manufacturers and aeronautics companies to divvy up. For that reason, every time a company announces plans to switch to a new tools provider, a shudder will sweep […]

By September 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Siemens makes PLM new again

Siemens makes PLM new again

Solving complexity becomes the new foundation for innovation. There was a time when the three largest vendors of product lifecycle management (PLM) software all agreed they were in the PLM business. But in recent years new technologies and shifting customer allegiances have caused Dassault Systèmes and PTC to toss the three-letter acronym in search of […]

By September 11, 2014 2 Comments Read More →