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Discover Howe & Howe, Black Ops Bros   - cutting edge of interface design, 3D models drive plasma torch, CNC cutters, attempt to output different CAD formats, Steve McGrath, SolidWorks Blog, Feb 15, 2011

Wellington Uses SolidWorks to Create Illusions - Wellington Enterprises is using SolidWorks to design custom equipment for creating illusions, CADdigest.com, May 4, 2007

Bike Maker Banks on Back-to-the-Future Style - Trek bikes used SolidWorks to create retro-style bike, boston.com, March 19, 2007

Plane Enthusiasts Plan LSA-compliant Composite Aircraft - Ion Aircraft uses SolidWorks, COSMOS software to ensure composite strength, Nancy Pottish, High-Performance Composites, May 2006

SolidWorks Podcasts - a Review - 'industrial archaeology' podcast suffers in comparison to NPR, PR, Marketing and the Business of CAD, March 16, 2006

SolidWorks Creates a Supercar - displayed at SolidWorks World 2006, the Koenigsegg supercar can run at speed of 240 mph, Roopinder Tara, CADdigest.com, February 14, 2006

Trek and CAD - Lance Armstrong's time trial bike frame is on display at the SolidWorks annual user meeting but the company also uses Alias and thinkID from think3, Evan Yares, The CAD Industry, January 25, 2006

ChopperWorks - Orange County Choppers used SolidWorks to build custom-designed motorcycles because of its ease of use, Jonathan Gourlay, Desktop Engineering, December 2005

Fast, Faster, Fastest - tools like Alias Studio Tools, SolidWorks, CFdesign, COSMOS, and think3 helped Trek design and build Lance Armstrong's new time trial bike in a month, Karen Auguston Field, Design News, November 7, 2005

Handcrafting Bikes with SolidWorks Office - SolidWorks Office 3D is in use at Trek Bicycles, the company that supplied bikes to Lance Armstrong's team, Cadalyst Manufacturing, October 14, 2005

Designing With CAD, Artist Sculpts Choppers - custom chopper created by Orange County Choppers used SolidWorks software, Modern Application News, May 4, 2005

Motorcycle Mania - COSMOSWORKS used in creation of custom chopper for SolidWorks, Designs, April 4, 2005

A Vote for Software-Based Design - engineers used SolidWorks and COSMOSWORKS for the design and analysis of a voting machine that enables handicapped people such as the blind to vote unassisted, Paul Teague, Design News, November 8, 2004

FEA Provides Winning Track Record - the Robert Yates Racing NASCAR team turned to COSMOSWorks to help eliminate engine parts failure, Michelle M. Lang, Design News, April 13, 2004

Splashing Out - SolidWorks, COSMOSWorks and SurfCAM were used to help design and manufacture - without a prototype - a special camera housing for a deep-sea cinematographer, Jon Excell, e4engineering, May 1, 2003

Jet Propelled - the UK firm Xaar used SolidWorks to update inkjet printing technology, CADserver, December 18, 2002

SolidWorks Plays its Part - with the help of SolidWorks and Partstream.net, the largest supplier of standard parts and production equipment in the UK can offer its customers the ability to download 10,000 3D parts to their CAD system of choice, CADserver, December 18, 2002

Old Meets New - SolidWorks was used to design proposals for historically accurate fence posts and street lamps to be installed in various cities on Rhode Island, Robert J. Potter Sr., Solid Solutions, July/August 2002

Rocky Mountain High! - a UK firm switched from AutoCAD LT to SolidWorks to increase their efficiency in designing rock-climbing, mountaineering and industrial-safety products, CAD User, July 2002

3D Vendor Seeing Success With .Net Strategy - SolidWorks is finding success with a strategy of creating a Web service that its customers can access to download three-dimensional models of catalog items over the Internet, Richard Karpinski, Internet Week, April 1, 2002

Visualizing Change - Richard Karpinski talks to SolidWorks' Jon McCeleney about 3DPartStream,  Transformation Today, Apr 23, 2001

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