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2015 June Meeting Update

Submitted by on June 25, 2015 – 9:41 am

Huge success at our new meeting location!

We know that parking can be a bear here.  But after 6pm, spots do open up and you can part next door.
We’re also working on the check-in process to streamline it.
Thanks for everyone’s patience.

CAD and Cloud Computing

Lot’s of great info here.  We’ll try to cover more about the use of this emerging technology in future meetings.

SolidWorks Sheet Metal

Great presentation by our friends at GoEngineer. Lots of great questions.
Make sure you check out their YouTube Channel for more great tips & tricks

RAPID group

Did a quick presentation of the RAPID group and their tool SolidQuote.

nPower Software
PowerSlideSurfacingnp   PowerSlidePowerSurfacingRE

Presentation on their products Power Surfacing & Power Surfacing RE.  Lots of great stuff here for you Industrial Designers and anybody who does reverse engineering.   Went a little long but LOTS of great information!

3D Printing

Our friends at Hawk Ridge did a presentation on 3D Printing and their line of 3D Systems printers.

Studio Fathom

Studio Fathom dropped by and brought tons of kewl parts for us to look at

Prizes, Prizes & more Prizes

Had some great prizes to give away this meeting.  T-Shirts, mouse pad, gift cards, etc.  Thanks to all our prize sponsors!


Once again we wanted to give a ton of thanks to our food sponsor SoloPoint Solutions.  While pizza is good, the Italian food they provided was enjoyed by all!

Next Meeting

We’re shooting for August.  Just have to line up a few presenters.  If your interested, please let us know.  Let’s shoot for 100+ attendees and make the Silicon Valley SolidWorks User Group the best in the country…


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