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End of Summer Meeting ends with PRIZES!

August 27, 2015 – 2:55 pm

Sorry to those of you who missed it, we gave away TONS of prizes!

Starbucks Gift Cards
Gas Cards
Erik’s Deli Cafe Gift cards
SolidWorks swag including a cool SolidWorks K-SWISS backpack!

Special thanks to all of those who donated …

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End of Summer Meeting ends with PRIZES!

August 27, 2015 – 2:55 pm

Sorry to those of you who missed it, we gave away TONS of prizes!

  • Starbucks Gift Cards
  • Gas Cards
  • Erik’s Deli Cafe Gift cards
  • SolidWorks swag including a cool SolidWorks K-SWISS backpack!

Special thanks to all of those who donated prizes:

     ProSource


Data in the Cloud Computing
Panzura came out and presented their technology.  Interesting stuff that can help with multi-site / data replication.  It even works with Enterprise PDM.  Remember, it’s all about the latency…

Special thanks to our food sponsor AccelBiotech!
Make sure you check out our job board. We’ve got some job listings available!

3D Scanning
Our friends at Hawk Ridge did a presentation on 3D scanning. Great information for those working with STL files and other non-NURBS software.

Sculpteo dropped by and presented their 3D printing service. Nothing that we’ve haven’t heard of before. BUT, they did mention that they are looking for modelers for hire!

SolidWorks / Applications in the Cloud? Absolutely!
Frame shows us that you can run SolidWorks on ANY platform using their servers. Great things is the cost! About the same price as a monthly subscription to WOW!

Our buddies at Tobar industries gave us some great tips-tricks for sheet metal design/manufacturing. Lot’s of great information.

Next Meeting
We’re shooting for October. We’ve got something pretty special planned. Let’s shoot for 100+ attendees and make the Silicon Valley SolidWorks User Group the best in the country…

2015 June Meeting a HUGE success!

June 25, 2015 – 9:41 am
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Huge success at our new meeting location!

We know that parking can be a bear here.  But after 6pm, spots do open up and you can part next door.
We’re also working on the check-in process to streamline …

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta is Live!

June 23, 2015 – 1:09 pm

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta is Live!
Help impact the quality,performance and usability of SOLIDWORKS products!
SOLIDWORKS is excited to announce that SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta is live and ready for your feedback!
Join SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta testing now
Beta program is …

Check out our New Job Listings Section

June 15, 2015 – 11:04 pm
Job Openings

NEED A JOB?
Search our listing for local Jobs related to SolidWorks.
WANT TO POST A JOB?
We now allow employers to list jobs on our site.
Simple forms allow employers to input job details, including job description and …

2015 June Meeting Announcement

June 9, 2015 – 5:32 pm
SolidWorks Cube

RSVP here: http://whoozin.com/ACG-FNM-FVTC
Where/When: June 24th
Hacker Dojo
599 Fairchild Drive
Mountain View, CA
94043
Here’s our planned Agenda:
6:30-7:00pm        Doors Open | Food, Drinks, Socializing Sponsored Dinner By Solopoint Solutions
7:00-7:30pm        CAD & Cloud Computing
7:30-7:55pm         GoEngineer | Sheet …

2015 April Meeting Update

April 21, 2015 – 2:48 pm
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Had a phenomenal turnout at our new meeting location!

SolidWorks World 2015 Recap
There was a lot of great stuff to talk about but we focused this presentation on the nifty new gadgets.
One in particular was the …

User Group is back in Action!

April 3, 2015 – 9:28 am
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After a long hiatus and back by popular demand!

We’ve secured a new permanent location at the Hacker Dojo in Mountain View.Come join us for networking, food, SolidWorks related news & a bunch of other cool stuff. …

Power Surfacing Plug-In for SolidWorks

February 14, 2013 – 3:59 pm

Lot’s of buzz going around about a new surfacing plug-in for SolidWorks.  The Power Surfacing for SolidWorks plug-in from nPower software merges the ability to do both Sub-D modeling and NURBS modeling .
Sub-D modeling is great at producing …

December Meeting Update

January 4, 2013 – 12:22 pm
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Had a good turnout this month for our annual What’s REALLY New in SolidWorks 2013.  Probably would have seen a lot more people but I guess having a Technical Summit, a SolidWorks User group and …

October Meeting Update

October 31, 2012 – 11:49 am
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Misha Young gave us another outstanding presentation on surfacing.

Charles Mayou (HawkRidge Systems) gave us nice presentation on SolidWorks Electrical.  Some great functionality but may be hard to justify the high pricing.

Bertrand Sicot also paid us a visit …

July Meeting Update

August 16, 2012 – 12:16 am
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Misha Young gave us good presentation on introduction to surfacing.  There is always A LOT more to show so plan on future surfacing ‘how-to” sessions.

Michael Mooney followed up with some great information on all the Xpress …