June 01, 2018

9 Design Inspiration Quotes to Help Inspire Innovation

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By Sam Hochberg

Today’s designers stand on the shoulders of the giants who came before them. To help inspire your next innovation, I've gathered my favorite quotes on design, innovation, and the tools designers use.

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May 25, 2018

Quickly Delete Surface Holes In SOLIDWORKS

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By Jeff Setzer

It's easy to remove gaps and voids on imported surfaces with a few simple tools in SOLIDWORKS.

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May 14, 2018

Write Off $1 million of Equipment & Software Purchases in 2018

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By Melissa Polley

Following the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the Section 179 deduction for 2018 has been increased to $1 million.

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May 03, 2018

Optimizing Thor's Hammer with Simulation

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By Michael Kern

We were able to find the flaws in Mjölnir's current design using Abaqus to conduct Finite Element Analysis studies. Then, we optimized the design using Tosca's Topology Optimization tool to reduce the hammer's volume and shift the natural frequency.

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April 26, 2018

Top 7 Favorite Professional Development Books

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By Melissa Polley

Continuous learning plays an essential role to your future success. There’s several ways you can invest in yourself such as reading industry blogs, attending webinars, and enrolling in comprehensive training. Or, it could be as simple as reading a book.

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April 12, 2018

Customizing SOLIDWORKS: Making it Work for You

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By Cody Pendzich

SOLIDWORKS offers a number of ways to customize the software to make it faster to access the tools you use the most.

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April 06, 2018

10 Reasons Why You Should Send Your Teenager to Camp 3D!

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By Sam Hochberg

Is it possible to learn and have fun at the same time? According to last year’s GSC Camp 3D! attendees, the answer is a resounding…YES!

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March 29, 2018

Gain More Flexibility With SOLIDWORKS 2018 Online Licensing

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By Alejandro Murillo

Have you ever wanted to work from home only to realize you forgot to deactivate your SOLIDWORKS License? Been there, done that - but, no more.

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March 22, 2018

SOLIDWORKS 2018: Sketch Mirror Enhancements

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By John Setzer

SOLIDWORKS 2018 has some great enhancements for mirroring in both 2D and 3D sketches.

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March 13, 2018

SOLIDWORKS 2018: Bounding Box Function Now Available in Any Part

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By John Setzer

In SOLIDWORKS 2018 we can create a Bounding Box for any part, not just weldments.

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March 12, 2018

Back by Popular Demand: Camp 3D! Returns Summer 2018

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By Melissa Polley

Back by popular demand, GSC will bring back its educational outreach program for students in grades 7-12 -- Camp 3D!

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March 09, 2018

The Future is STEM: Judging the IDEA Regional Design Competition

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By Sam Hochberg

Don’t let anyone tell you there’s “something wrong with kids these days!”

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March 08, 2018

Best Practices for SOLIDWORKS Motion Analysis

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By Brandon Donnelly

SOLIDWORKS motion analysis uses the assembly mates along with part contacts and a robust physics-based solver to accurately determine the physical movements of an assembly under load. But, how do you know if you’re making the most out of this powerful tool?

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February 28, 2018

Top 10 Favorite Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018

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By GSC Tech Team

Our technical experts have each selected their favorite features in SOLIDWORKS 2018.

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February 26, 2018

GSC Earns Elite 190 Club Award for 14th Consecutive Year

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By Melissa Polley

GSC honored to received "Elite 190 Club Award" from Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp. for the 14th consecutive year.

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February 23, 2018

SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service Benefit: Free Certification Exams!

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By Matt Luedke

Learn how to access your SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service added benefit - vouchers for free SOLIDWORKS Certification Exams.

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February 12, 2018

SOLIDWORKS Installation Roadmap

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By Matt Luedke

When installing SOLIDWORKS for the first-time or updating to a new software version, there are several things to consider to ensure your installation goes smoothly. We're here to help you along the way.

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February 02, 2018

Join Us for GSC Expert Sessions at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

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By Melissa Polley

With SOLIDWORKS World 2018 just days away, the excitement is building at GSC! Two of our experts will also share their SOLIDWORKS knowledge with attendees as presenters for three sessions.

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January 26, 2018

Design Inspiration – Less Is More: Dieter Rams

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By Sam Hochberg

Taking design inspiration from Dieter Rams and his Ten Principles for Good Design.

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