Expert Manufacturing Advice tailored for step-by-step implementation in the workplace. Small Manufacturers, Machine Shops and CAD Engineers improve and thrive with our hands-on help. CAD Engineering Essentials Unleashing the full functionality of 3D CAD to deliver engineering benefits to small manufacturers, typically enjoyed by larger firms. Step-change improvements to all your engineering business teams, from design, CAM, production and beyond...

CAD Engineering Essentials

Unleashing the full functionality of 3D CAD to deliver engineering benefits to small manufacturers, typically enjoyed by larger firms.

Step-change improvements to all your engineering business teams, from design, CAM, production and beyond... 


Welcome to CAD Engineering Essentials – a straight talking guide written to deliver step-change improvements to your engineering business, by unleashing the power of Computer Aided Design. The focus is very much on results – bringing full CAD Engineering benefits to small manufacturing businesses. OK, so who is this for? Importantly, could you benefit?

  • Do you want to get more out of your 3D CAD software by doing what the best performing engineers and manufacturers do?
  • Maybe you’ve wanted to get into this for a while and are considering implementing 3D CAD, perhaps making the leap from 2D?
  • Alternatively, do you want to benefit by fully exploiting 3D data in other areas like CAM, tooling and inspection or perhaps 3D Printing

CAD Engineering Essentials perfectly compliments fresh CAD skills you get through training by delivering full benefits from a business, as well as a personal perspective.

Larger engineering businesses have been reaping the benefits of CAD and CAM for years, often investing significantly, before seeing a return over and above what they expected. Now with the cost of computing plummeting, CAD training widely accessible and CAD and CAM software far more intuitive and user-friendly, the time has never been better for small manufacturers to modernise, professionalise and reap big benefits for their development and production activities. CAD Engineering has the power to help you deliver superior quality, better functioning products to market, faster.

For the individual engineer, they are quite simply some of the most sought after skills in industry. CAD expertise does wonders for your employability.

The information here perfectly compliments traditional CAD training sources, by fully embedding and exploiting the technology for the good of the business.

Here’s how you can get involved….

CAD Engineering Principles

The Benefits of 3D CAD and Digital Engineering: Full integration in the Product Development and Manufacturing Process

It’s got to be right for the business

Making the business case for 3D CAD

CAD Software Evaluation and Selection

3D CAD Implementation

3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing)

Making it happen: CAD Engineering Action Plan

3D CAD Product Development Lifecycle Benefits: (Courtesy of Siemens NX) 

What CAD Software do You Rate?....Do you have any problems between CAD design and production engineering, or is it all seamless?

What CAD software do you rate the best and why?
How successful (or not) have you been using CAD to support other teams like production, maintenance and marketing?

Share your story...and receive a FREE copy of our report 'Helping Your Manufacturing Business Thrive'...

PS: Feel free to name-drop your firm! There's nothing wrong with a bit of free publicity!

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