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Trends, Innovations and Technologies in End-of-Arm Tools

Starts: December 09, 2021 12:00 PM Ends: December 09, 2021 01:00 PM

One of the most exciting parts of the robotics and automation movement is the tooling that does the heavy lifting: the End of Arm Tool (EOAT). From a dollar perspective the end of arm tool market is as big as the robot market and has recently seen an innovation renaissance with electronics, integrated sensing, soft technologies and tool delivery at...

Beyond the Shortage: How to Reduce Supply Chain Dependencies with the Digital Forge

Starts: December 15, 2021 10:00 AM Ends: December 15, 2021 11:00 AM

Surging demand, lagging supply, and an ongoing labor shortage are constricting the flow of physical goods around the world. From cars to construction materials, prices are skyrocketing while availability grows less certain with each passing day. How do we protect ourselves against price movements and manufacturing risks dominated by global forces outside of our control?Manufacturers must invest in self-reliant means...

Digitizing Production of Custom Large Format Automotive Parts

Starts: December 15, 2021 03:00 PM Ends: December 15, 2021 04:00 PM

Join CAD MicroSolutions and BigRep for a live webinar as we walk through the process of manufacturing your value-added designs in custom automotive interior restoration.  Learn how digitizing this process drastically reduces production time and number of stages while saving money and material costs. Also hear from Jeremy Katz, owner of JK Automotive Designs in Stoneham, Massachusetts. See firsthand how...

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GOM Volume Inspect Pro

Starts: September 15, 2021 12:00 PM Ends: September 15, 2021 01:00 PM

Improve your processes with CT dataWould you like to maximize efficiency with CT and thus optimize your manufacturing process? GOM will show you their newest software features in this webinar with a live Q&A session.In this webinar, you will learn:  New features of GOM's standalone software for volume data analysis volume visualization defect analysis metrological evaluation Maximum efficiency for individual...

Optimize Your 2D Spend by Switching from AutoCAD to DraftSight

Starts: September 14, 2021 01:00 PM Ends: September 14, 2021 02:00 PM

With the functionality to get jobs done fast and a familiar user interface, DraftSight enables you to get more out of your 2D budget. Learn why businesses are making the switch from AutoCAD to DraftSight, and what that migration process could look like for you.Join us for a live webinar as we explore how you can repurpose your existing AutoCAD...

Automate Preview Series: Advances in Robot Picking, Grasping & Manipulation

Starts: September 14, 2021 10:00 AM Ends: September 14, 2021 12:30 PM

Human-like picking and grasping is often viewed as the Holy Grail of robotic automation. Humans can sort quickly and precisely between a variety of parts or products, selecting only the desired pieces. For a robotic system, it’s not always as easy. But innovations in gripping, software and robotics are leading to rapidly improving capabilities -- while increasing the number of...

What's New in SolidWorks - 2021 - Online

Starts: September 10, 2021 12:00 PM Ends: September 10, 2021 02:00 PM

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION   ENHANCEMENTS TO PART MODELLING FUNCTIONALITIES Redo on more than 60 features, Edge Flanges on non-planar edges, Equations in File Properties, and ability to use the color picker anywhere Sheet Metal Bend Tables Support Office 365 Edge Flanges Along Non-Linear Edges Color Picker for Appearances Expanded 3MF File Support Evaluate Equations in Custom Properties Weldments: Flush Trims...

3D Printed Orthotics and Prosthetics

Starts: September 09, 2021 11:00 AM Ends: September 09, 2021 12:00 PM

Speakers: Jonathan Borduas Jonathan Borduas founded Shapeshift 3D in 2019 to focus on bridging the gap between 3D Scanning and 3D printing technologies. A pioneer in the additive manufacturing revolution, Jonathan commercialized one of the first 3D-printed knee braces across North America in his first venture with Canadian-based orthotics company, Osskin. Through the Shapeshift 3D patented technology, Jonathan is determined...



CAD MicroSolutions had the pleasure of hosting Canada’s first Plastics Knowledge Day alongside our 3D metrology partner, GOM, on November 27th at our Toronto head office. Although ours was the only event in Canada, Plastics Knowledge Day was a global series with events hosted in more than 30 countries around the world throughout 2019! The events brought together experts in optical 3D metrology and plastics to share information on the tools and technology making an impact on the plastics process chain in Industry 4.0.


Every year, SOLIDWORKS releases a new and improved version of the software that directly addresses many of the requests and feedback from the SOLIDWORKS user community around the world. As our long-time clients have come to realize, CAD MicroSolutions prides ourselves on our technical prowess – and our ability to throw a pretty great get together for our network.