SOLIDWORKS is a subsidiary of Dassault Systemes, specializing in the development and sales of visual products for mechanical design software. The company is headquartered in Massachusetts, USA. Dassault is responsible for systematic software supply and support services with Internet integration capabilities for manufacturers. The group provides systems covering the entire product life cycle, including the best software systems in various fields such as design, engineering, manufacturing and product data management. The famous CATIAV5 comes from the company, and Dassault's CAD product market share ranks first Top of the world. Founded in 1993, SOLIDWORKS was initiated by the vice president of technology at PTC and the vice president of CV. It is headquartered in Concord, Massachusetts (Concord, Massachusetts). The original goal was to provide every engineer's desktop. A productive solid model design system. From the launch of the first set of SolidWorks 3D mechanical design software in 1995 to 2010, it has offices around the world, and sells and distributes the products in 140 countries around the world through 300 dealers. In 1997, SOLIDWORKS was acquired by Dassault Systemes, a French company, as the main brand of Dassault's mid-range mainstream market.
SOLIDWORKS software is the world's first 3D CAD system developed based on Windows. Because technological innovation conforms to the development trend and trend of CAD technology, SOLIDWORKS has become the most profitable company in the CAD/CAM industry in two years. The good financial situation and user support make SOLIDWORKS dozens or even hundreds of technological innovations every year, and the company has also won many honors. The system won the first place in the global microcomputer platform CAD system competition from 1995 to 1999; since 1995, it has won seventeen international awards, of which only since 1999, the authoritative CAD professional magazine CADENCE in the United States has awarded SOLIDWORKS for 4 consecutive years Best Editor Award for innovation, dynamism, and simplicity in SOLIDWORKS. So far, the three principles of ease of use, stability and innovation followed by SOLIDWORKS have been fully implemented and proven. Using it, designers have greatly shortened the design time, and products have been put into the market quickly and efficiently.