High Tech

High-Technology Design Solutions for the Innovative Engineer

SOLIDWORKS solutions for the High Tech industry give designers and engineers the tools necessary to achieve business goals, while creating the next generation innovations that are faster, lighter, connected and smarter than current products.

If you’re looking to accelerate design and production, you’ve come to the right place. From collaborative and integrated design tools to technical communication, SOLIDWORKS design solutions help engineers and designers achieve results in an easy-to-use, intuitive environment. Best of all, we cover all aspects of product development, offering tools that help you conceptualize, visualize, test, and document your 3D designs.

Surface Generation Limited

Surface Generation added SOLIDWORKS Electrical design software to its set of SOLIDWORKS mechanical design, finite element analysis (FEA), and computational fluid dynamics analysis (CFD) tools to realize similar productivity gains in the development of electrical systems for its industry-leading composites manufacturing machines to those that it’s enjoyed in mechanical design using SOLIDWORKS solutions.


• Cut rework due to schematic errors by 75 percent
• Shortened project cycle times by 10 percent
• Reduced rework-related costs by 5 percent
• Supported dramatic year-over-year growth

Industry: Machinery
Previous CAD: None
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORKS Electrical
Benefit: Value, Results, Power, Implementation, Ease of Use, Focus on Design, Design Better Products, Total Cost of Ownership, Innovation, Manufacturability, Integration, Electrical System Design, Improve Quality
VAR: Cadtek Systems Ltd

Aldebaran Robotics

Aldebaran relies on SOLIDWORKS design, analysis, mold simulation, and product data management solutions to develop robots that are helpful and fun.


• Created robots with humanlike movements
• Resolved structural, thermal, and plastic injection molding issues
• Automated wiring layouts and routing
• Innovated robotic platform for autism therapy

Industry: Electronics
Previous CAD: None
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORKS Plastics, SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium, SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM, SOLIDWORKS Premium
Benefit: Value, Results, Power, Collaboration, Implementation, Ease of Use, Support, Focus on Design, Design Better Products, Innovation, Manufacturability, Photorealistic Renderings, Electrical System Design
VAR: Cadware Systems

ioSafe, Inc.

ioSafe leveraged SOLIDWORKS design, simulation, and fluid-flow analysis tools to solve the technical and business challenges associated with developing a disaster-proof data storage device.


• Cut time-to-market by 75 percent
• Saved $15,000 per design by eliminating prototypes
• Supported annual growth of 400 percent
• Trained new designers in 80 percent less time

Industry: Electronics
Previous CAD: None
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium, SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation, SOLIDWORKS Premium
Benefit: Value, Results, Design Better Products
VAR: GoEngineer

NEXX Systems, Inc.

NEXX Systems more efficiently manages its increasing amounts of 3D assembly and component design data with SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM software.


• Shortened development cycles
• Eliminated backlog of ECOs
• Tightened revision control
• Improved access to and use of product design data

Industry: Electronics
Previous CAD: None
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM, SOLIDWORKS Standard
VAR: CADD Edge, Inc.

GLSV, Inc.

By implementing SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D software, GLSV has cut electrical design time for its noise/vibration test systems in half while also realizing greater efficiencies in mechanical design


• Cut electrical design time by 50 percent
• Reduced electrical cabinet sizes by 25 percent
• Improved quality of schematics
• Reduced errors through automated BOM creation

Industry: Electronics
Previous CAD: Other 2D
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORKS Electrical, SOLIDWORKS Professional, SOLIDWORKS Premium
Benefit: Value, Results, Power, Collaboration, Ease of Use, Focus on Design, Total Cost of Ownership, Manufacturability, Photorealistic Renderings, Eliminate Hidden Costs
VAR: Graphics Systems Corp.

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