More often than not, when we talk about SOLIDWORKS PCB, the majority ask “What is it?”, “Is it an add-in?”, “How does this integrate with SOLIDWORKS 3D?”. 

Let’s take a minute to really look into what SOLIDWORKS PCB really is!


SOLIDWORKS PCB is a professional standalone PCB design tool capable of meeting the demands of today’s products, which allows you to develop the most efficient schematics for your board layouts. Integration of PCB design seamlessly with SOLIDWORKS CAD, with a managed ECO change process and distinct workflows to keep you at your most productive.

Powered by Altium Designer, it combines the power and usability of Altium with the 3D expertise of SOLIDWORKS to unite the electronic and mechanical worlds, one design at a time. By integrating Electronic designs seamlessly with SOLIDWORKS utilizing your trusted mechanical workflow, designs come to life with integrated design data, managed ECO processes, and greater analysis capabilities. SOLIDWORKS PCB is focused on bringing the best of both worlds together. Do what you do best in SOLIDWORKS, and let SOLIDWORKS PCB handle your PCB design needs.

 So, how can we collaborate with our MCAD department working with SOLIDWORKS 3D? We have a tool for that.


SOLIDWORKS PCB Connector allows for a seamless collaboration between SOLIDWORKS PCB and SOLIDWORKS. With the help of the Connector, we enable mechanical and electrical teams to work together effectively with a single reference for product design. Changes to the board shape or the positioning of critical components are transferred between design teams from one application to the other. Notifications about incoming changes appear automatically in the Collaboration panel, as soon as a Push is performed on the other side reducing confusions while providing a managed environment.

Here's the best part, it's included in SOLIDWORKS PCB!

Don't hesitate to reach out to myself, or one of our SOLIDWORKS ECAD Specialists to find out how we can add SOLIDWORKS PCB to your CAD Eco-system.

Dedicated to your success,

Jamey Larocque, C.I.D | SOLIDWORKS ECAD Technical Specialist
CAD MicroSolutions Inc. | 65 International Boulevard, Toronto ON, M9W 6L9 Canada
jameyl@cadmicro.com | T: (416) 213-0533 ext 232


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