Creo: The Best 3D Design Software

In our opinion, the best 3D design software available is PTC Creo. We admit to a bit of prejudice, since we are the largest PTC distributor on the West Coast, but in the case of Creo, it’s hard to argue with facts. The Creo product was first introduced more than 30 years ago, and […]

March 14th, 2018|Creo|

Creo 5.0 Is Coming!

Creo 5.0 is coming! The latest release of PTC’s revolutionary CAD software is coming out in late March and is packed full of new features and capabilities. Creo 5.0 promises to improve designs and collaboration between teams by replacing design assumptions with facts to help you create groundbreaking connected products. Here is what you need […]

February 27th, 2018|CAD, Creo|

Windchill vs Enovia: Which PLM comes out the winner?

In our continuing quest to simplify our customers’ PLM selection process, we present this report comparing two leading products: Windchill vs Enovia. Here is a look at some of the most important features and differentiators between the two. […]

February 14th, 2018|PLM, Product Comparison, Windchill|

3D Printing for Production: Tooling, Calibration, Jigs, Inspection Fixtures, and Spare Parts

Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is poised to change the world of manufacturing. While it may not replace high-speed production processes such as injection molding or metal stamping in the short term, 3D printing for production has earned a place in three specific areas of manufacturing where it increases productivity, reduces costs […]

January 19th, 2018|3D Printing|

Creo for Mac: How to Get PTC Creo to Run on a Mac

The first release of Creo was over 5 years ago. Since that initial release, many elements have been changed and improved, from new capabilities like additive manufacturing tools to an improved UI. Even though Creo has drastically evolved, one thing has remained the same: it is only available for Windows. […]

January 16th, 2018|Creo|

Propelling the Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Many industries will experience digital transformations in the next few years, but no industry will be as profoundly affected as the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing will eagerly adopt new transformational technologies that will affect accepted ideas about what constitutes manufacturing. Here are a few of the most interesting technologies driving the digital transformations to come. […]

December 30th, 2017|3D Printing, Manufacturing, NxRev|

Perpetual vs Subscription: How will Creo license model changes impact me?

As announced back in April, starting January 1, 2018, PTC will no longer offer perpetual subscription licenses for Creo, Windchill, or the ThingWorx platform. Instead, all products will use a subscription-based licensing model. Customers will be able to continue using existing perpetual licenses and can renew support on active licenses – but how […]

December 14th, 2017|Creo|

Parametric and Direct Modeling Software Comparison: PTC Creo vs Siemens NX

For a designer, having both parametric and direct modeling capabilities in a single tool is ideal, but of the solutions currently available, only PTC Creo and Siemens NX have both. If this is something you need, your choices are limited, so to save you some time, we’ve done a comparison of key features of the two. […]

November 21st, 2017|Creo, Product Comparison|

PLM vs PDM Software Comparison: PTC Windchill vs SOLIDWORKS EPDM

Productivity during the design process can make the difference between being first to market or becoming an also-ran. That makes your choice of product lifecycle management of critical importance, not just to the engineering team but to the entire company. […]

November 10th, 2017|PLM, Product Comparison, Windchill|

Creo Discounts: Free Creo Extensions

Thinking about switching from perpetual to a subscription license of Creo? Don’t wait – we have special Creo discounts happening right now. […]

October 23rd, 2017|Creo|