Author Archives: Nathan Dunn


About Nathan Dunn

Nathan has been in the SolidWorks reseller channel since 2005. Prior to that, he designed rolling equipment for Halliburton. While at Halliburton, Nathan gained extensive hands on experience with Large Assembly Best Practices, Sheet Metal, Weldments, PDM, and machining. He was recently awarded the Elite Applications Engineer award from SolidWorks as confirmation of his extensive knowledge of the entire SolidWorks product line.

SOLIDWORKS World 2015 – Recap

by Nathan Dunn

Phoenix, AZ was the perfect host of this year’s SOLIDWORKS World 2015. Fantastic weather and fresh off the Super Bowl win made for a great week filled with fantastic technical sessions, interesting keynote speakers, and a fun time spent with

SOLIDWORKS World 2015 – Arrival

by Nathan Dunn

The days and weeks leading up to SOLIDWORKS World are always exciting. Everyone attending may look forward to reconnecting with old friends and even meeting new ones, but this year, the buildup has been even greater.

Beyond The Concept

by Nathan Dunn

Using SOLIDWORKS Mechanical Conceptual for the first time is like the first time you used an iPhone after having that state of the art flip phone. Stepping into the

On-Demand Communication For Design Teams

by Nathan Dunn

Social, connected, conceptual, and instinctive are the four pillars of the 3DEXPERIENCE—the next step for the design community! We should all know what these words mean on their own, but how does that definition change in the context of

What’s Next: Conceptual Collaboration by Nathan Dunn

3DExperienceDare to dream: collaborative design with socially connected projects that facilitate design iteration. Wouldn’t that be nice? I know that I could have personally benefited from this concept numerous times. Today

SolidWorks World 2014 Proceedings Available

by Nathan Dunn

Did you make it to SWW14 in San Diego this year? If so, I am sure there were a couple of presentations that you really wanted to attend but crossed into another session you were set to be at. I have good news for you; the full proceedings are now available.

SolidWorks 2014 by Nathan Dunn

Ahh yes, it is that time of the year again. College football, no. Playoff Baseball, no. I am talking about the next release of SolidWorks. SolidWorks 2014 is just around the corner and I have to say that I look

Getting Ready for SolidWorks World 2013 by Nathan Dunn

SolidWorks World 2013 is less than a week away, and like many other SolidWorks users, I am busy getting ready. This will be my ninth time attending SolidWorks World, and I am just as excited to be part of it this year as