SolidWorks 2013 launched in India, with key 3D enhancements; iPad app and student edition also unveiled.

Bangalore, October 2, 2012: France-headquartered global leaders in 3D design software, Dassault Systèmes, has launched the 2013 edition of its flagship CAD product SolidWorks, with more than 200 improvements including new design tools and faster drawing & modelling capabilities, sub-model simulation, cost estimation, network rendering, and wider sharing and connectivity options.
"As always,we’ve upheld our tradition of listening to our customers by providing enhancements and functionality to help them simplify their lives and create the best products", said Bertrand Sicot, CEO, SolidWorks, Dassault Systèmes. He was speaking to IndiaTechOnline, on the sidelines of the company's Innovation Day in Bangalore recently -- part of a multi-city roadshow across India.

M. Sicot added that in a bid to address one recurring item on customers' wishlists, the ability access SolidWorks-generated designs on portable platforms, the cfompany has launched an affordable $ 1.99 app ,called 'e-drawings for iPad / iPhone'  

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In recent weeks, SolidWorks has also released a dedicated suite of Plastics software: easy-to-use software tools that enable users to predict and avoid manufacturing defects during the earliest stages of plastics part and injection mold design.“Asia is the world’s largest consumer of plastics with per capita consumption of plastic products in India moving towards 2.5 times the GDP growth. The expanding customer base has increased the demand for innovative designing solutions for the plastic industry to meet the requirements of the sector” said Manoj Mehta, Country Manager, India & SAARC, SolidWorks.

To enable the student community to get a feel for SolidWorks, the company has also released a student edition of SolidWorks 2013: .