The Xometry app works best with JavaScript enabled!
Injection molding done your way:Great prices and engineering support on simple and complex jobs
Xometry Logo
CapabilitiesIndustriesResourcesSuppliesBecome a Supplier
Sign In
Cookie Policy
Xometry stores cookies on your computer to provide more personalized services to you, both on this website and through other media. By using this website, you consent to the cookies we use and our Privacy Policy.

Our SOLIDWORKS World 2018 Highlights

We had a blast at SOLIDWORKS World 2018! We loved meeting members of the SOLIDWORKS community, including some of our amazing customers.

By Team Xometry
 2 min read
Business Case for Making Environmentally Conscious Decisions
October 8, 2020
 10 min read
Celebrating Valentine's Day at Xometry
October 8, 2020
 1 min read

Every year, the SOLIDWORKS community gathers to empower other designers, engineers, and more with expanded knowledge. Throughout SOLIDWORKS World 2018, the centerstage was the latest technology (including virtual reality, 3D Printing, the IoT and more!), educational programs, and platforms. But for our Xometry team, the real magic was meeting our customers!

Our team was able to get direct feedback from users of our platform and conduct live testing with engineers and designers in attendance. Those who hadn’t heard of our instant quoting platform yet were very excited to learn more, especially the instant quoting capabilities for CNC Machining and Sheet Metal fabrication.

“I’m excited to work with the new customers I met to deliver them custom-made parts with competitive pricing and fast lead times,” Hunter said.

Slide 1 of 3

Saying hi to SOLIDWORKS member Mark Rushton!

Our Director of Applications Engineering, Greg Paulsen, also gave an interactive presentation at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 on the benefits of Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing.

He discussed how both Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing have pros and cons, and much of 3D Printing is learning from experience.

We also had the opportunity to contribute SLS Nylon parts to the live shop floor manufacturing demo in the DSS pavilion - a white version of this part was displayed on the shop floor!

Slide 1 of 1
  • SLS part

During Model Mania, SOLIDWORKS users were put into a blind design challenge where they had to model a design they had never seen before, and then modify in a Stage 2 challenge. Their performance and time was measured against their peers to find a winner.

Throughout this week, we have been amazed by the caliber of attendees we talked to. The SOLIDWORKS community is full of support and passion, and we’re thrilled to continue delivering them an integrated platform for subtractive and additive capabilities through our free Add-in. We love collaborating with SOLIDWORKS communities across the US, to help bring designs to life with the power of CAD and on-demand manufacturing!

Team Xometry
This article was written by various Xometry contributors. Xometry is a leading resource on manufacturing with CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, 3D printing, injection molding, urethane casting, and more.

Quick Links

  • Contact Us

  • Help Center

  • Our Story

  • Xometry Go Green

  • Careers

  • Legal

  • Press

  • Refer a Colleague


  • 7529 Standish Place

    Suite 200-220

    Rockville, MD 20855

  • 7940 Cessna Avenue
    Gaithersburg, MD 20879

  • 7315 Wisconsin Ave
    Suite 300 East
    Bethesda, MD 20814

  • 446 East High Street
    Lexington, KY 40507

  • 11777 San Vicente Blvd
    Suite 747
    Los Angeles, CA 90049

  • 117 Wright Industrial Cove
    Jackson, TN 38301

  • Ada-Lovelace-Str. 9
    85521 Ottobrunn, Germany
    +49 32 22 109 8186

Xometry Go Green Initiative

© 2021 Xometry, All Rights Reserved