Tag Archives: FMX

Jang Lih Speeds Design with PTC Creo to Meet Growing Export Demand

Exports in Taiwan are on the upswing, says last week’s Wall Street Journal. In fact, orders grew nearly 2% compared to March 2013, dramatically exceeding the newspaper’s forecasts of 0.1% for the period. And compared to February of this year, demand for exports grew 30% in March! That’s great news for PTC user Jang Lih. […]

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Webcast: Increase design agility with PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension (FMX)

The world moves fast these days. Just about everyone works in a 24/7 environment that is spread across multiple geographies and languages. To remain competitive, engineers need design agility – the ability to make changes to designs on the fly and while increasing productivity. That’s where PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension (FMX) comes in, according […]

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Three Good Reasons to Invest in Bundles Now

Buying CAD software as a bundle that includes discounted companion software and add-ons can jumpstart a company’s product development cycle and save money. We’ve talked several times on this blog about that recently. Unfortunately, business teams outside of design and engineering may need some more convincing. Management, finance, and procurement often prefer less upfront investment, […]

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Interoperability, Consolidation, Integration: What If We Could Make It All Go Away?

Monica Schnitger

We’ve been talking about how to get the most out of your CAD installation, and whether it might be time to re-evaluate what you have. One important aspect of streamlining your workflow is to look at how you deal with CAD models that are generated outside your immediate team. We all collaborate with others in […]

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Revolutionize Your Product Reviews

Clients have a way of changing their minds during product reviews. Management and marketing, too. The very thing they asked for last week, no longer pleases them this week once they see the latest design. It happens to all designers and engineers. But now you can do something about it. You can use PTC Creo […]

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Putting a Finer Point on Multi-CAD

Chad Jackson, Lifecycle Insights

Multi-CAD. Multi-CAD. Multi-CAD. It is all the rage today. You hear about it on webinars. You see it flashed at user conferences. It’s in many an eBook. But the more discussions I see on multi-CAD, the more I wonder if folks are really talking about the same thing. You see, there are many different facets […]

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Open Source Watchmaking with PTC Creo

We all have clocks on our phones. There’s also one in the car. And on the TV and computer. And embedded in that novelty pen the bank gave you. They’re everywhere, and they’re more accurate than ever. While you would think that’s bad news for the old Timex, it might surprise you to learn that […]

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Profiles in Flexible Modeling: Typhoon Cleans Up with PTC

If your old computer shuts down suddenly, even when it’s fully powered, you may have a dust problem. Very often, the fan and heat sinks accumulate debris (see photo above) and stop cooling the chassis. That overheats the computer. And that causes it to preemptively power off before more expensive damage occurs. (Note. I may […]

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Invest in a Bundle—and Your Future

Most vendors offer packaged versions of their software products and modules. Although it requires an increased upfront investment, a bundle or package of software provides high-value capabilities at a fraction of the cost of purchasing those capabilities separately. Despite the advantages, many companies order just the core CAD software to start, adding modules and extensions […]

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Could Flexible Modeling Fix Your Design Challenges?

If you’re unfamiliar with PTC Creo Flexible Modeling Extension (FMX), it adds direct editing capabilities to PTC Creo Parametric. That means that when you need to work on a model, especially one created in a different system or where the design intent is vague or not needed, you don’t have to start from scratch or […]

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