Once hailed as the Amazon of additive manufacturing, innovators of 3D printing technology, Xometry have just announced their plan to launch an add-in for SOLIDWORKS, the leading CAD software program. This latest upgrade will allow users to get instant quotes and order products from Xometry all without leaving their workspace. As an online platform, potential for seamless design processing within Xometry is high, so the new integrative process comes as no surprise. Professionals at Xometry pride themselves on a dedication to instant connection between engineering and design professionals, and optimal manufacturing solutions at the best price across a wide range of technologies. These processes will now be carried out with ease and speed thanks to this latest add-in.
SOLIDWORKS will give users access to all new seamless integration processes including:
- Instant pricing and lead times within SOLIDWORKS
- Immediate feedback on how to best make parts
- Choice of a wide range of processes, including 3D Printing, Sheet Metal, and CNC Milling and Turning with over 200 materials
- Ordering designs in one click through Xometry
- Adding notes and drawings to further specify part features, finishes and tolerances
“Our integration with SOLIDWORKS provides engineers and product designers with important information and feedback early on in the design process. Xometry’s Add-In makes the designing and ordering of custom parts faster and easier than ever,” says Xometry’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, Bill Cronin. The company intends for its users to develop their ideas with greater ease, going from “concept to creation in one workspace.” With a diverse customer base ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies to government clientele like the US Army, Xometry’s latest announcement will surely lead to innovative and exciting application in a range of industries.
Users can get their hands on the Xometry add-in via download for free in SOLIDWORKS. Be sure to sign up for the 3D Printing Industry newsletter to stay up to date on all the latest news!