Surfware And SolidWorks Partner To Provide Cutting Edge Design-To-Manufacturing Solutions

Source: Surfware Inc.

Surfware signs licensing agreement to offer SolidWorks "Parts Design Only" to SURFCAM Users

Westlake Village, CA - Surfware, developers of SURFCAM CAD/CAM Systems, recently announced that SolidWorks® software Parts Design Only (PDO) is now available at no additional cost to all eligible SURFCAM users. Surfware recently entered into an OEM licensing agreement with SolidWorks that bundles SolidWorks PDO with SURFCAM. This is the full working product as sold by SolidWorks, excluding the assembly and drafting functionality.

"This relationship pairs the respective industry leaders of CAD and CAM," said Domenic Lanzillotta, Vice President of Sales at Surfware. "The timing of this partnership is optimal as the 2005 release of SURFCAM features all new Parasolids associativity."

SURFCAM incorporates complete SolidWorks interoperability to accelerate the design to manufacturing process. This powerful associativity enables users to open native SolidWorks files directly into SURFCAM, thus completely eliminating the translation process. SURFCAM automatically recognizes any design revisions in the solid model and regenerates only affected toolpaths. With this seamless interoperability, SURFCAM users can easily adapt to downstream design changes.

"We are extremely pleased to team up with the world's leading solid modeler," continued Lanzillotta. "The pairing of SolidWorks PDO and SURFCAM offers a powerful and comprehensive design to manufacturing solution."

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About Surfware, Inc.
Surfware, Inc. is the manufacturer of SURFCAM® CAD/CAM software built for PC computers. SURFCAM is designed for CNC programming of 2-, 3-, 4, and 5-axis mills, lathes, wire EDM, laser, plasma, and water-jet machines. Machine shops worldwide use SURFCAM for 2D and 3D mechanical design, surface modeling, reverse engineering, prototyping, mold-making, pattern-making and production machining. Surfware continues to build on its founding innovation and machining experience to provide solutions to today's biggest industry concerns. For additional information, visit Surfware's web site at

About SolidWorks Corporation
Solidworks is a registered trademark of the SolidWorks Corporation, a Dassault Systèmes S.A. (Nasdaq: DASTY, Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) company that develops and markets software for mechanical design, analysis, and product data management. It is the #1 supplier of 3D mechanical design software for the mainstream market. SolidWorks is the mainstream 3D CAD market's leader in number of users in production, customer satisfaction, and revenue. For the latest news, information, or a live online demonstration, visit the company's Web site ( or call 1-800-693-9000 (outside of North America, call +1-978-371-5000).

Source: Surfware Inc.