SolidWorks World: ‘Valuable’ and ‘Inspirational’
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SolidWorks World: ‘Valuable’ and ‘Inspirational’

ORLANDO, Fla.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 12, 2009— Although SolidWorks World 2009 has concluded, the words of Sir Richard Branson continue to resonate:

“Everybody’s got a dream and it’s good to dream the impossible. With the world’s best engineers working on your dream, you just might transform the impossible into the possible.”

Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder and philanthropist, was a special guest speaker here at SolidWorks World 2009, the largest annual 3D CAD event on the planet. More than 4,000 SolidWorks customers, partners, resellers, and employees attended.

In addition to those poignant comments, this year’s event presented another prime opportunity for designers and engineers to network, learn, and find inspiration with colleagues from around the globe.

“Since I started using SolidWorks in 2004, my VAR The SolidExperts insisted I should go to SolidWorks World,” said Sara Cheney, director of engineering at Vault Structures Inc. in Fort Myers, Fla. “After finally attending this week, I regret not coming from year one and discovering all these new ways to improve productivity at my company.”

A few conference highlights:

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About Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp., a Dassault Systèmes S.A. subsidiary, is a world leader in 3D solutions. It develops and markets software for design, analysis, product data management, and documentation. It is the leading supplier of 3D CAD technology, giving teams intuitive, high-performing software that helps them design better products. For the latest news, information, or an online demonstration, visit the company’s Web site ( or call 1-800-693-9000 (outside of North America, call +1-978-371-5000).

About Dassault Systèmes

As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 100,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product – SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design – DELMIA for virtual production – SIMULIA for virtual testing – ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. Dassault Systèmes’ shares are listed on Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) and Dassault Systèmes’ ADRs may be traded on the US Over-The-Counter (OTC) market (DASTY). For more information, visit

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