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2014

NX Quick Tips: Fill Surface - creating high quality single surface from boundary of curves or edges, YouTube, Apr 30, 2014

Siemens NX CAD Vision 2014+ - to improve engineering efficiency, deliver industry specific workflows via industry catalysts, better collaboration, including with suppliers, supporting system development across multiple engineering domains, Michelle Boucher, Tech-Clarity, Apr 16, 2014

NX Quick Tips - Rib Construction  - discusses rib construction techniques available in NX9, John Baker, YouTube, Mar 17, 2014

Software Profile: NX from Siemens PLM - has well-developed set of parametric feature-based functionality, powers direct modeling modifications, Chad Jackson, ENGINEERING.com, Mar 4, 2014

NX Quick Tips - Blend Corner - improve quality of 3 or more fillets intersecting in corner, John Baker, YouTube, Feb 18, 2014

NX Quick Tips - Ribbon Customization - add new tab for shapes, customize icons size, YouTube, Feb 10, 2014

Ribbon Bar Tips - NX9 - exploring home tab for modeling module, customizing ribbon, YouTube, Feb 6, 2014

2013

NX CAD - Tips and Tricks - tips on UI, view tools, sketcher, modeling, assemblies, drafting, Brandon Carter, YouTube, Dec 16, 2013

Siemens NX - How to Set Up a New Webkey Account - log in for customer support, software upgrades, post processors, YouTube, Nov 20, 2013

Setting Up Your CAM Express Role in NX9 - open up NX9 gateway, select CAM Express role from roles pallet, load role message, John Pearson, Design Fusion, Nov 7, 2013

Advancing Toward the Goal of Complete System Simulation - common theme of NX CAE Symposium 2013 was need to reduce cycle times via collaboration, system-level engineering; user presentations illustrated benefits of collaboration, optimized workflow, Jamie Gooch, Desktop Engineering, Nov 7, 2013

Siemens NX 9 Debuts with Increased Productivity - has 'realize shape' technology with integrated sub-D modeler, 'live rules' constraint management to 2D elements, 'Fourth Generation Design' technology for improving massive assembly handling, in-context relations, Scott Wertel, Engineering.com, Oct 22, 2013

NX CAD - Large Assemblies  - simplifying, managing large assemblies, reducing complexity of components, number of loaded components in NX, Brandon Carter, YouTube, Sep 26, 2013

Machining Steep and Non-Steep Geometry - reasons for not using following cut patterns on mixed geometry: zig-zag, offset pass, radial zig-zag, Jim Wright, Siemens PLM Software Community, Sep 2013

The Evolution of Tool Path Design, Pt 1 - 3 measures of tool path efficiency, learn about zig, zig-zag tool paths in NX CAM, Jim Wright, Siemens PLM Software Community, Aug 2013

The Evolution of Tool Path Design, Pt 2 - offset tool paths in NX CAM to achieve complete cutting in odd-shaped areas, Jim Wright, Siemens PLM Software Community, Aug 2013

How to Simulate Any G-Code File in NX CAM - create part, blank geometry, create manufacturing setup, load simulation machine into part file, when loading machine specify part mount junction, Siemens PLM Software Community, Aug 26, 2013

Unigraphics-NX 8.5 - Core & Cavity Extraction, Mould Wizard  - creating mould for bezel, carrying out mold volume region analysis, post region analysis, YouTube, July 12, 2013 

NX CAD - Surfacing - general surface modeling workflow, creating control drawings, developing character curves, using surfaces with solids, YouTube, June 24, 2013

Siemens PLM Connection 2013 - presentation on NX 9: 2D profile sketches supports ST mechanisms, fully customizable ribbon interface; review of Curiosity rover project, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Jun 13, 2013

NX 8.5 Helix  - using helix command, menu options in NX, understanding possible applications of helix, Rob Carver, YouTube, May 20, 2013

How to Create Inspection-Ready Programs in NX  - discussing model driven CMM programming based on PMI, YouTube, May 16, 2013

How to Display and Analyze Inspection Measurement Results in NX  - evaluate 'as built' measurement in graphical environment, use analysis options to determine cause of part failure, generate reports, YouTube, May 16, 2013

NX CAD - Designing in the Context of the Assembly  - make work part vs make displayed part, create new component on imported bodies, YouTube, May 16, 2013

Creating Mold Bases with NX Expressions - draw different size molds by changing values input to expression, Murat Ugur, CADdigest.com, Apr 29, 2013

3D Sync Part Editing Demonstration - making changes to part that feature definition lost in translation using Synchronous Technology, YouTube, Apr 17, 2013

What's New NX 8.5 Drafting - unnecessary modeling toolbars, commands removed, drafting toolbar available in full screen only, Applied CAx, YouTube, Apr 9, 2013

What's New NX 8.5, Pt 2 - unite with regions feature, helix enhancements, ability to mirror pattern instances, delete partial blend, Applied CAx, YouTube, Mar 21, 2013

NX for Noobs - Primitives - YouTube, Mar 27, 2013

An Update on NX CAD Software - geometric optimization added, 'center mark' feature to create center line in 3D annotation, manufacturing resource libraries added, improved point control for flank milling processes, Aaron Goldberg, CAD/CAM Performance, Mar 27, 2013

CAM Logic Tech Tuesday: CAM Tips &Tricks - generic motion control, gun drilling in NX CAM, YouTube, Mar 19, 2013

What's New NX 8.5, Pt 1 - customizing shortcut toolbar, dialog box snapping, YouTube, Mar 18, 2013

How to Make Any Hole with NX CAM - discussing various drilling cycles, tapping, thread milling, hole milling, You Tube, Mar 11, 2013

How to Make the Best Use of CAD for NC Programming in NX CAM - clean up, simplify imported data, create NC setup, fixture assemblies, manage derivative models, keep it all associative with master model concept, You Tube, Feb 22, 2013

2012

A New Way to Reduce Weight with NX 8.5 - topology optimization process shows stress distribution on actual part volume, helps redesign part with less material, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 21, 2012

Customization - How to Create a NX CAM Custom Operation Template - creating geometry group template, You Tube, Dec 19, 2012

NX 8.5 Plugs Mold Gap with EasyFill - integrated EasyFill Mold Analysis technology offers plastic mold simulation tools, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 11, 2012

In Simulation We Trust - demos of EasyFill Analysis feature in NX 8.5, machine tool simulation inside NX CAM using virtual machine tool, Aaron Frankel, Siemens PLM Software Blog, Nov 9, 2012

How to Create Inspection-Ready Programs in NX - using NX CMM inspection programming to automate programming, capture best practices, minimize on-machine prove-outs, You Tube, Nov 9, 2012

Setup Hardware and Work-Holding Devices for Your NX CAM Reuse Library - You Tube, Oct 22, 2012

How to Use Volume-Based 2.5 D Milling to Program Prismatic Parts - select surfaces for floors, walls, create optimized tool paths, avoid air-cutting, You Tube, Oct 11, 2012

NX8.5 Draft and Blend - completing detail modeling of forging for manufacture, You Tube, Oct 8, 2012

FE Model In-context Demonstrated - visually differentiating meshes for viewing using separate colors, checking, resolving node, element ID conflicts in NX 8.5, You Tube, Sep 12, 2012

Creating and Deleting Some Face Shell in Unigraphics - Silvie Maniezz, Unigraphics Design Simple Tutorial, Sep 2012

NX8.5 - What's New in Synchronous Technology - improved problem area detection, delete partial face improvements, notch blends, Jerry Sarfati, Siemens PLM Software Blog, Sep 6, 2012

Siemens PLM - We're Just One Big Happy Family - Siemens CAD division benefits from integration with company's other divisions who serve as customers, industry examples to potential customers, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Sep 5, 2012

NX CAE Tips - Contact  - performing contact analysis on bicycle brake caliper, You Tube, July 26, 2012

NX CAE Tips and Tricks - Mesh Controls - You Tube, July 30, 2012

NX CAE Tips and Tricks - Direct Editing  - using synchronous modeling commands to lengthen arms of model, You Tube, July 30, 2012

NX 8.5 Preview - Unite With Region Selection - when uniting solid bodies having overlapping, region selection helps identify collection of faces to be kept or removed, Jerry Sarfati, Siemens PLM Software Blog, July 30, 2012

NX CAM: 20-Minute Tech Tips 'How Synchronous Technology Can Help You Design Patterns'  - clean-up translated part geometry, develop cores from cavities, add core prints, maintain association to design model, You Tube, July 27, 2012

NX CAE Tips & Tricks - Usability Features - learning about direct editing, midsurfacing, mesh control options, Mark Subramaniam, Siemens PLM Software Blog, July 26, 2012

Beginning Power Drafting in Siemens NX 8 - use template, insert view, Unigraphics & Siemens NX Tutorial, July 2012

Geometric Launches NX Design for Manufacturability Module - 'DFMPro for NX' tool performs upfront design for manufacturing validation, has pre-configured design for manufacture guidelines, global best practices, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, July 16, 2012

Fixing the CAD/CAE Disconnect - NX Advanced FEM includes Siemens ST, can read foreign CAD models, assemblies, supports simulation data/process management, Evan Yares, Design World, June 18, 2012

How to Import NX Parts and Drawings with Correct Item Type - automating selection of right item type, implementing, registering convert callback, Scott Pigman, The PLM Dojo, June 22, 2012

Setting Monocrome Display Drafting Using Siemens NX - default color drafting view, converting to monochrome, Unigraphics NX Tutorial, June 2012

NX Hints and Tips - How to Rapidly Create a Gasket with Sketch - create sketch, constrain it, revolve it, You Tube, June 4, 2012

How the Boss Ruined the Assembly - 2 ways to check part out in NX: explicitly, implicitly; manual locking policy, Teamcenter tutorial, Scott Pigman, The PLM Dojo, June 6, 2012

Measure Radius of Gyration of a Mass in Siemens NX - measuring bodies, Unigraphics NX Tutorial Resource, June 2012

NX CAE Tips & Tricks - FEA Workflow, Pt 3 - solving model in NX Advanced Simulation environment, Mark Subramaniam, Siemens PLM Software Blog, May 2, 2012

How to Add an Attribute Column to a BOM in NX - set object selection to 'apply to component as part attribute' to save information in part, Charles-Etienne Lavoie, Design Fusion Blog, Apr 3, 2012

Manage Shading Display in Unigraphics NX - activate true shading toolbar, maximize results of rendering, shading, Unigraphics NX Tutorial Resource, Apr 2012

NX CAE Tips & Tricks - FEA Workflow, Pt 2 - meshing, concept of mesh collector, applying hard constraint to model, Mark Subramaniam, Siemens PLM Software Blog, Apr 9, 2012

NX CAE Tips & Tricks - FEA Workflow, Pt 1 - end-to-end linear static structural analysis of bracket, Mark Subramaniam, Siemens PLM Software Blog, Apr 3, 2012

NX Simulation: One Model to Rule Them All - Synchronous Technology in NX provides direct modeling tools to modify, remove geometry from models for simplification, Chad Jackson, engineering-matters.com, Mar 5, 2012

Siemens PLM's Agreement with Boeing - Siemens PLM executive on extended contract, software being used by Boeing, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Mar 6, 2012

A New Look Pattern Command in NX8 - simplified boundary fill feature fills specified face with 3 different pattern layouts: triangle, square, diamond, Charles-Etienne Lavoie, Design Fusion Blog, Mar 5, 2012

New NX 8 Help and Videos - improved search performance, organized links by information type under different headings, video examples include voice-over narration, Jerry Sarfati, Siemens PLM Software Blog, Feb 27, 2012

Editing Text Style, Color, Thickness, Text Size in Drafting - NX6 tutorial, Unigraphics NX Tutorial Resource, Feb 2012

How to Measure a Volume Enclosed by Assembly Parts or Cavity in NX - finding volume inside gearbox using space finder tool, Charles-Etienne Lavoie, Design Fusion Blog, Feb 2, 2012 

Move, Copy, Rotate Using Dynamic Handle on NX 6 Above - Unigraphics NX Tutorial Resource, Jan 2012

Change Folder First Time Load for Save or Open File - configuring basic functions to guide NX for loading part file, Unigraphics NX Tutorial Resource, Jan 2012 

2011

Extrude from Face, Edge, Line and Sketch in Unigraphics NX 6 - forming parts in NX6 using extrude command, Unigraphics NX Tutorial Resource, Dec 14, 2011

Dell Demonstrates Siemens NX Running on a Remote Rack Workstation Over LAN - Dell Precision R5500 Rack workstation uses Teradici-based technology to remotely control interactive, graphics intensive mechanical design session in Siemens NX, Greg Corke, DEVELOP 3D, Nov 21, 2011

Siemens PLM Upgrades NX with CAE Enhancements - ability to perform multi-physics thermo-mechanical analysis, simulation 'results measures' feature, improved HD3D visual reporting functionality, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Oct 28, 2011

NX 8: New Focus on Simulation - de-featuring toolset to suppress holes, option to reuse legacy mesh models, ability to define super elements within large FEA assemblies, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 27, 2011

CAD, PLM and Visual Reporting - HD3D support in NX 8, visual data management in Autodesk products indicate improvements in reporting capabilities, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Oct 17, 2011

Live from Siemens PLM Connections 2011: NX 8.0 Details #1 - Visual Reporting - HD3D, custom visual reporting dialog, ability to correlate different reports into single display, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Oct 17, 2011

PMI & 3D Annotation: The Drawing Killer? - Siemens is developing tolls like NX to take advantage of product and manufacturing information data, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Oct 17, 2011

Siemens PLM Software: Industry Strategy in 'High Definition' - company determined to deliver value-added capabilities to growing customer base, CIMdata, Sep 28, 2011

Siemens PLM Software Sees HD-PLM as Design Evolution Milestone - NX HD-PLM bonds product design and data, makes users understand context directly from model, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, Sep 26, 2011

On Migrating NX CAD Data Into Teamcenter, Pt 1 - considering file naming issues, file version, missing, corrupt files issues, Scott Pigman, The PLM Dojo, Sep 7, 2011

Migrating Data Into Teamcenter, Pt 2: Taking Inventory - make inventory of every CAD file, capture maximum possible information about files, resolve symbolic links, Scott Pigman, The PLM Dojo, Sep 14, 2011

Before You Start That CAD Migration Project - figure out complication in Teamcenter data model, centralized/distributed migration, fix problem data before/after migration, Scott Pigman, The PLM Dojo, Sep 20, 2011

Notes from Siemens PLM Connection 2011 - future goals for NX, update on Teamcenter, Velocity Series business update, Raykurland's Blog, May 24, 2011

FloEFD for NX: Mentor Graphics' Pitch for CAD-Integrated CFD - easy-to-use plug-in with intuitive interface, runs fluid flow, heat transfer tests inside NX, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, May 11, 2011

Interview with Paul Brown Regarding the NX Strategy - talk about Synchronous Technology, visual analytics, NX7.5 features, upcoming NX8 release, Jerry Sarfati, Siemens PLM Software Blog, May 4, 2011

Siemens PLM Connection: Declaring Victory in the Land of Automobile; Forging into Interactive Tech Pubs - integration of Cortona3D RapidAuthor software with Teamcenter to provide interactive documentation, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, May 3, 2011

NX at PLM Connections - Day 1 - NX 8 has reporting, analytics feature, what-if design with synchronous technology, product template studio, Jerry Sarfati, Siemens PLM Software Blog, May 3, 2011

2010

Daimler PLM Dilemma - PDM First - recent decision of auto company to switch from CATIA to NX emphasizes cost of global product data platform change, potential IT disruption relative to switching CAD systems, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Nov 27, 2010

Siemens PLM's CAD Software to Replace Dassault at Daimler - Stephanie Neil, Managing Automation, Nov 26, 2010

Daimler to Replace CATIA with NX - decision based on tighter integration of NX with Smaragd, Daimler's home grown PLM system based on TeamCenter, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 25, 2010

Daimler to Shift All Product Development from Dassault to Siemens PLM - may be part of trend away from Dassault, long a mainstay in automotive market, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 24, 2010

Daimler Choice of NX is Less Than Meets the Eye - announcement not anti-CATIA, more pro-Teamcenter, Randall, Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 24, 2010

NX7 Pt 4 - Lifecycle Simulation (CAE) - integrated design, test correlations, Jerry Sarfati, Siemens PLM Software Blog, May 26, 2010 (also see Pt 2, Pt 3)

NX7 Pt 3 - Synchronous Freeform Modeling  - streamlining advanced shaping process, access to synchronous technology, Jerry Sarfati, May 24, 2010 (see also Pt 2)

2009

Dassault, Siemens PLM Play PR Tug-of-War with Ford as the Rope - each vendor claims usage at Ford as battle for auto companies intensifies, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Dec 10, 2010

5 Things You Want to Know About Siemens, Solid Edge and NX - HD3D, HD-PLM is future, using cloud concept, Synchronous Technology used by Solid Edge, NX, modifying/constraining geometry, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, June 28, 2010

NXdoctor: A Fix For NX CAD Data - PDQ validation/repair tool, repairs 3D CAD data, customized by automotive OEMs, Design News, Apr 6, 2010

NX7 with HD3D: Where CAD Geometry and Lifecycle Data Mingle - HD3D uses 3D model as interface to search, retrieve, view lifecycle data, can isolate, display last modified assembly components, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Nov 4, 2009

In Search of Elegance #2: Siemens NX 7.0 + HD3D - NX 7.0 introduces better workflow to deal with highly complex products, NX Check Mate integrated into HD3D environment, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Oct 14, 2009

Architosh Talks to Siemens About NX 6 for the Mac - NX 6 for Mac has all modules except CAE, uses common UI for all platforms, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Jul 6, 2009

NX on Mac OS X: Harbinger for MCAD? - NX runs on 64-bit Mac, CAD, CAM functionality included, supports Teamcenter platform, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Jul 6, 2009

Siemens NX on OS X is a-Go-Go - Paul Brown of Siemens talks about features in NX on Mac OS X, development plans, X11 platform, user interest, Al Dean, Mac Design, Jun 15, 2009

NX for Mac Arrives - video, new release offers direct-editing tools through synchronous technology, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jun 15, 2009

Eeny, Meeny, What Comes Next? High End CAD on OS X - NX6 for Mac has all 3D modeling features of Windows, Linux, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jun 15, 2009

NX Flow for CFD - video, identifying air volume, Jerry Sarfati, Siemens PLM Software Blog, Jun 10, 2009

Automating the Design Validation Process with NX Check-Mate - PLM, CAD software validates designs against industry standards, Taylor Anderson, Desktop Engineering, May 3, 2009

2008

Thinking...Inside the Box - video shows NX 6 changing parameters of trigger spray bottles for shipping, Jerry Sarfati, Siemens PLM Blog, Oct 14, 2008

What I Think I've Learned About Synchronous Technology - means relations in parts are solved simultaneously instead of linearly, new way of putting together a lot of old stuff, Matt Writes, June 7, 2008

The Birth of the Virtual Machine, a Quest For Hybrid CAD - Siemens' media event focused on virtual machine from Archimedes Project, Synchronous Technology and NX 6, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, May 29, 2008

Solid Edge With Synchronous Technology - using synchronous technology when modeling from scratch and working with existing data, Al Dean, Develop 3D, May 23, 2008

Synchronous Technology and Design Freedom - Siemens' synchronous solver can handle explicit and inferred constraints simultaneously, Evan Yares in The CAD Industry, May 21, 2008

Synchronous Technology: Part II - Synchronous Technology can both edit geometry and maintain dimensions unlike other direct editing applications, Al Dean, Develop 3D, May 8, 2008

Synchronous Technology: A Taster - background of history-based modeling, how new technology tackles limitations, Al Dean, Develop 3D, May 8, 2008

Siemens Breaks Free From History - synchronous technology lets users edit parametric models irrespective of model history, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Apr 23, 2008

Siemens PLM Charts New Course - Synchronous Technology to bring non-history-based parametric modeling approach in next versions of NX and Solid Edge, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, May 1, 2008

Siemens PLM Excites Onlookers With 'New' 3D CAD Technology - SolidWorks user gives his take on recent announcements about direct modeling, which on the surface appears to be a threat to history based modelers like SolidWorks, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Apr 23, 2008

Siemens Joins the Rush to Deploy Pushmi-Pullyu CAD - Siemens introduces synchronous technology for NX and Solid Edge, Randall Newton, 3D CAD News, Apr 22, 2008

360 of CAD - SpaceClaim 2007+, IronCAD v10, browser-based CAD 'Aftercad Online,' Kubotek Validation Tool, ViaCAD Pro, SolidWorks 2008, CATIA V5R18, NX 5, Solid Edge v20, Autodesk products, Lawrence Gould, Automotive Design & Production, Mar 2008

A Closer Look at 2007's Top Story - Siemens' acquisition of UGS, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, Jan 10, 2008

2007

Bruce Boes Interview - talk with Siemens PLM Software executive about Velocity Series products: Solid Edge V20, Teamcenter Express, NX CAM, Al Dean, MCAD Online, Nov 19, 2007

Geolus Search, the Google of 3D - history of Geolus Search search engine, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, Sep 20, 2007

UGS Media/Analyst Conference - Project Archimedes will combine Siemens' manufacturing execution systems and UGS' PLM technology to shorten the run time, Amy Stankiewicz, Cadalyst, July 2, 2007

Alive and Well and Living in Siemens: An Interview with UGS PLM Software CEO Tony Affuso - talks about affection for customer and the products, merger, Project Archimedes, competition, more, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, June 29, 2007

Meeting the New UGS PLM Software, a Division of Siemens Automation and Drives - Siemens & UGS executives talk about future projects at Media and Analyst Forum 2007, Tooling & Production, June 22, 2007

Q & A with Joan Hirsch - UGS NX 5 and direct modeling technique, block-based dialogs, CAD collaboration, more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, May 18, 2007

UGS Connection Americas 2007 - highlights included speech by Siemens' Tilo Brandis on the acquisition, NX 5 updates, Velocity Series updates for SMBs, more, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, April 30, 2007

Straw Poll - UGS NX 5 New Look a Hit - users responded positively over NX 5 screening at UGS' annual user meeting, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 25, 2007

Siemens and UGS -- What Does it Mean? - Siemens-UGS acquisition makes sense as Siemens uses open JT format plus it will link physical and virtual design world, Leslie Gordon, Machine Design, April 23, 2007

A Mid-Range PLM - highlights of UGS' annual user meeting included Velocity Series products: Teamcenter Express, Solid Edge, XpressReview, more, Leslie Gordon, Machine Design, April 25, 2007

Delivering Desirable Products - highlight of UGS user's conference included keynote speech by Fred Bellio focused on PLM, its use to implement global design, integration with ERP and automation, more, Kirsten Shaw Fox, UGS Community, April 23, 2007 (may require free registration)

Siemens Acquisition a Good Thing, Says UGS - UGS is set to work well as one of the divisions of $120 billion company, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 23, 2007

UGS: What is This Solid Edge of Which You Speak? - UGS could have copied Solid Edge in ease of use but didn't, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 23, 2007

UGS NX 5: Does it Have to Cost So Much? - with current price structure, UGS doesn't seem to be sensitive to small and medium size markets, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 23, 2007

UGS: Let Us Entertain You - a surprising display of performers underscores key takeaways at the UGS booth at the recent SAE show, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 18, 2007

UGS Keeps Life Interesting - despite the ownership changes, UGS remains sales leader in digital manufacturing market, Rachael Dalton-Taggart, CADdigest.com, March 26, 2007

UGS Posts $1.2 Billion 2006 Annual Revenue - $379 million earned from license revenue, $541 million from maintenance revenue, and $298 million from services, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, February 22, 2007

Surprise! Siemens to Acquire UGS - UGS to join Siemens Automation and Drives Group after $3.5 billion deal, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, January 30, 2007

UGS Changes Hands - Again - the acquisition brings plant operation and digital simulation closer, plus comments from competitors, Cadalyst, January 29, 2007

2006

70s Phrase 'Turnkey' Makes Return - UGS's new turnkey engineering collaboration solution has UGS Teamcenter community collaboration software and HP ProLiant server computer, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 11, 2006

If Turnkey was Simple, Wouldn't We Call it That? - turnkey comes into light again, but probably with a changed meaning, 3D Mojo, December 11, 2006

UGS PLM Europe Event 2006 - Tony Affuso shared UGS' PLM market share statistics, plans to target key area for future growth, and more, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, November 6, 2006

Flat Markets Slow UGS Growth - good growth in Asia Pacific market but US and European markets slow down, net loss for the quarter is $7.4 million, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, November 14, 2006

NX Knowledge Driven Automation - NX's Knowledge tools such as UDF and Process Studio share common API for easy integration into design workflow, Al Dean, MCAD Online, November 6, 2006

Velocity Impact - Bruce Boes of UGS talks about Velocity Series, PLM for mid-sized manufacturers, free Solid Edge 2D Design, more, MCAD Online, October 11, 2006

UGS Gives Away 2D to Win 3D - UGS' free Solid Edge 2D offer makes AutoCAD users curious to switch to Solid Edge, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, September 29, 2006

UGS Posts Mixed Q2 Results - UGS quarterly performance pales in comparison to competitors, Beth Stackpole, Managing Automation, August 15, 2006

UGS: Billions in Grants - UGS issues a multitude of press releases about software donations to schools worth billion of dollars; motivation may be a tax write-off and inflation of seat counts, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, August 10, 2006

The Continuing Quest for Neutral Design Data, Part 1 - a brief introduction of JT Open neutral CAD data format from UGS, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, August 10, 2006

Who Paid for Porting NX to Mac? - Apple's commitment to purchase NX/Mac licenses questions the sustainability of NX in the Mac market, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, June 22, 2006

I-deas to NX Migration Update - UGS provides same licensing tools to users for running I-deas and NX while they prepare themselves for the migration, Al Dean, MCAD Online, June 15, 2006

UGS: "We're First with PLM for the Mac!" - UGS plans to add support for Intel-based Macs later this year and PLM for Mac by 2007, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, June 21, 2006

UGS Announces Parasolid V17.1 - with extended functionality, Parasolid V17.1 is easy-to-use, fully supporting 3D model construction and 64-bit Windows and receives readers' choice award for the month of June, Desktop Engineering, May 2006

The 18th Release of ParaSolid - ParaSolid v18 from UGS has finer user control, enhanced blending and filleting, improvements to data tracking, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 31, 2006

UGS: We Heart Linux - UGS says its customers want Linux and will support 64-bit CPUs, Autodesk says the opposite, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, April 11, 2006

CAD Giants Make it Big in 2005 - UGS earned US$1.15 billion in year 2005, now aims high with Velocity Series of products, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst Management, February 15, 2006

It's What You Know - as a large part of U.S. workforce retires, companies strive to retain the knowledge, NX digital product development software and Teamcenter digital lifecycle management software from UGS can help, Richard Bush of UGS, Mechanical Engineering, February 6, 2006

2005

CAD and CAM Link Up - the merger of UGS and Tecnomatix will allow engineers using UGS manufacturing NX and Solid Edge to directly access Tecnomatix products, Paul Teague, Design News, May 16, 2005

The High-End MCAD and cPDm Market Segments of the PLM Industry - report on enterprise MCAD and collaborative product definition management (cPDm) for the discrete manufacturing industries, CIMata, May 2005 (28 page pdf, may require free registration)

UGS CEO Tony Affuso on the State of the Company and its Products - 64 mega deals, four mergers, strong revenue growth - UGS is on a major upswing, Alexandra Pratt, UGS Community, May 4, 2005 (requires free registration)

Everyone Has a Special Relationship with Microsoft - Microsoft's invasion of the CAD industry continues unfazed with CoCreate and UGS pledging support for its products and services, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, April 30, 2005

UGS VAR Roundup, Part 3 : KAB - NX - interview, Tim Osborne, president of KAB-NX, about NX-based software services for woodworking, Robert Covelli, UGS Community, April 27, 2005 (may require free registration)

Developers Easing Move to 3D Design - companies like PTC, UGS, Alibre, Dassault Systems and SolidWorks attempts to convert 2D CAD users include features that mimic 2D software functions, Paul Teague, Design News, April 18, 2005

UGS VAR Roundup, Part 2 : INCAT - Q&A with  INCAT about being a UGS VAR, Robert Covelli, UGS Community, April 19, 2005 (may require free registration)

Will Autodesk Buy UGS? - Autodesk's recent agreement to cooperate over certain file formats with UGS fuels speculation that the publicly held Autodesk might acquire the privately held UGS, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 22, 2005

UGS and Autodesk Form Interoperability Alliance - this alliance, said to ensure interoperability between Autodesk's DWF and UGS' JT file formats and associated viewers, raises questions about the degree to which each company will integrate and interact with the other's data format and viewer, Jeffrey Rowe, MCAD Weekly, February 21, 2005

JT Open Merging with DWF - UGS and Autodesk are swapping technology to gang up on 3D XML from Dassault Systemes, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, February 15, 2005

Hitched! JT Open Marries DWF - Autodesk will become a member of the UGS JT Open Program, while UGS will become an Autodesk DWF Developer partner, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 14, 2005

UGS/Tecnomatix Deal Good for Mechanical Application Users - UGS' purchase of  Tecnomatix will offer benefits to its customers, who will gain from tight integration of complementary products, Laurie Balch, Gartner, January 11, 2005

2004

UGS to Acquire D-Cubed - although this acquisition is a big deal and may affect many parties, it doesn't appear that the change will negatively impact any CAD product or company, Jeffrey Rowe, MCAD Weekly, June 14, 2004

CAD Acquisition Shocker: UGS Buys D-Cubed - if this acquisition is a sign of new aggressiveness from UGS, then the MCAD industry is headed for interesting times, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, June 10, 2004 (more UGS articles)

UGS to Buy Industry-wide 3D Specialist, D-Cubed - UGS has announced an agreement to acquire D-Cubed, a world-renowned supplier of core 3D geometry technology used by most of the world’s CAD application developers, Martyn Day, CADserver, June 10, 2004

EDS Completes Sale of UGS PLM Solutions and UGS Launches as an Independent Company - Jeffrey Rowe, MCADCafe.com, May 31, 2004

UGS PLM to Sell for $2.05B - Martyn Day and W. Bradley Holtz discuss the recent selling of UGS PLM Solutions, CADwire.net, March 15, 2004

EDS to Sell Its CAD Division - EDS reportedly has found a private buyer for its CAD division, UGS PLM Solutions; with an asking price of US $1.8 billion, who will buy it?, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, February 10, 2004

2003

The Mother of All Migrations - EDS is developing an ambitious plan to migrate I-DEAS CAD users to Unigraphics NX, CADCAMNet, August 18, 2003

Practical Unigraphics NX Modeling For Engineers - a review of the above-named book, which is a valuable educational resource for new Unigraphics users and a handy refresher manual for more experienced users, Mike Hudspeth, NX Digital Digest, July 17, 2003

EDS Ousts CEO - departing CEO defends severance package by claiming "expensive wife," Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, March 24, 2003

PLM Market Requires Best-of-Breed and ERP Capabilities - research group publishes findings on which companies have best applications and execution of PLM, recognizing Dassault, EDS and PTC as leaders, M. Halpern, K. Brant, Gartner Group, March 20, 2003

The MCAD/PDM Connection - examines how each of the major high-end and mid-range MCAD applications integrates PDM tools (functions that allow users who don't have the authoring application to preview, open and share documents), Joe Greco, DE Online, February 2003 (may require free registration)

2002

Managing Convergence - explores the aftermath of the UGS/SDRC merger and EDS' newly renamed products Unigraphics NX and Teamcenter, CADserver, December 5, 2002

EDS PLM Solutions: Delivering on its Potential - Unigraphics was absorbed by EDS, bought SDRC, changed its name and now moves forward, Martyn Day, July 15, 2002

EDS PLM Solutions Leads CAM Software Market - with Dassault 2nd and PTC 3rd, CIMdata, June 18, 2002

EDS Roadmap - Unigraphics and I-DEAS : the Future - the future of both products under EDS’ wing and how they hope to benefit both groups of users, CADserver, May 16, 2002

2001

Whither UGS? - absorbing SDRC, being absorbed by EDS, a name change - quite a bit going on, CAD User tries to sort it out, CAD User, Dec 2001

MCAD Uncensored - premiere broadcast in which think3 CEO scolds the CAD media and analyst community, calls it a "paid-for press" and points at Cadalyst as an example. How else could everyone have missed the biggest story this year? - the Unigraphics/SDRC merger, mcaduncensored.com, Oct 4, 2001 (30 min. multimedia) See TenLinks extended coverage of UGS/SDRC merger

Roadmap to an MCAD Merger - interoperability between SDRC and Unigraphics "no problem," Benjamin B. Ames, Senior Editor, Design News, Dec 3, 2001

GM's Engineering Software Supplier is Buying Ford's - the SDRC/Unigraphics merger could cause a culture clash in the automotive industry, Drew Winter, AutoWorld, Sep 1, 2001.

EDS Acquires SDRC - CIMData's position paper on the merger, June 22, 2001, pdf file (reprinted in MCAD Vision, August 2001) See TenLinks extended coverage of UGS/SDRC merger

Big Deal For UGS - UGS is moving fast, as its merger with SDRC and deal with Fiat indicate, Martyn Day CADserver, June 18, 2001 (see TenLinks extended coverage of UGS/SDRC merger)

 

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