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TenLinks Announces Best of SolidWorks University 2015

Gold to SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design, AMD FirePro, Proto Labs

NOVATO, CA, June 29, 2015 - TenLinks, the largest online CAD, CAM and CAE directory, has announced the winners of Best of Show for SolidWorks World 2015, which took place in Phoenix, Feb 8-11, 2015.

With an attendance of 5,500, this annual user meeting of users of SolidWorks software is the largest gathering of MCAD users in the world. More than 100 companies show their products in the exhibit hall, making SolidWorks World an unequalled venue to see technology of interest to this community.

TenLinks was on hand with 10 judges, chosen from among the ranks of SolidWorks users,  to evaluate many of these products. The best of which were was nominated for consideration, and after voting, the Best of Show in Hardware, Software and Service categories have been determined and are listed below.

"TenLinks takes care to attend a CAD event with real experts -- the power users -- who are asked to determine the best tools on display," said Roopinder Tara, founder of TenLinks. "We are delighted to present the most useful and interesting of those to every SolidWorks user, most of whom were not able to attend SolidWorks World."

Products were chosen on the basis of:

  1. Enhance productivity of users of SolidWorks software
  2. Technology is of interest to CAD, CAM and CAE users

The winners of


Best of Show, Gold:

Curves handled in stride

See nomination on CAD Insider.


Best of Show, Silver:

Powerful rule-based engine creates configurations in SOLIDWORKS

Best of Show, Bronze (tie):
Sigmetrix CETOL

Tolerance analysis for SOLIDWORKS users.

See nominations on CAD Insider.

Best of Show, Bronze (tie):

Computer based training for SOLIDWORKS

See nomination on CAD Insider.



Best of Show, Gold (tie):
AMD FirePro Graphics technology

Workstation graphics performance

Best of Show, Gold (tie):
Mcor Technologies

3D printer uses paper

See nomination on CAD Insider.


Best of Show, Silver:

Workstation graphics performance


Best of Show, Bronze:
Wacom Tablets

Super large 27” screen to draw on

See nomination on CAD Insider.



Best of Show
Proto Labs

Company driving towards push button manufacturing

See nomination on CAD Insider.



A full description of the products, criteria for selection, and judges is available here www.tenlinks.com/network/content-coverage/best-of-show/


TenLinks wishes to thank all judges who participated in the the selection, nominations and voting for the TenLinks Best of Show. The SolidWorks World 2015 judges were:

  • Josh Altergott
  • Edson Gebo
  • Deepak Gupta
  • Jim Lucas
  • Joe Medeiros
  • Elise Moss
  • Jason Pancoast
  • Michael Sande
  • Roopinder Tara
  • Alin Vargatu

More about our judges can be found here.

For more information, please contact:

Roopinder Tara
Director of Content

About TenLinks

TenLinks, Inc. is a CAD, CAM and CAE directory, founded in 1999, the growing TenLinks' network includes several websites and newsletters, including TenLinks Daily, the industry's leading daily newsletter. Its flagship site, TenLinks.com, is the only online directory where industry experts organize the Internet into TopTen lists.

TenLinks is part of the ENGINEERING.com network of sites, which includes ENG-TIPS, CADdigest.com, CADinsider and more.