2004 Press

Clients: Atkinson Design, Kohler Corporation, Mabe, Motorola, Purdue University, Sear Seating, and Volkswagen

01.31.04 – Bart Brejcha of Design-Engine does a one day Wildfire workshop to ID students at Purdue University. He helped students use Pro/Engineer Wildfire to prove form as opposed to capturing form.

02.04.04 – Design-Engine starts offering weekly workshops at the Chicago office every Wednesday evening.

04.01.04 – Design-Engine speaks at the Milwaukee Pro/Engineer Users Group on reverse engineering in Wildfire. Topics discussed were: different import file types, 2D imports for sketching over, using ISDX, deleting export geometry, and maintaining parametric controls to name a few. A topic not discussed was Restyle, look for future talks using Restyle from Design-Engine staff.

04.05.04 – Design-Engine conducts one week training workshop to Canadian Companies through Atkinson Design in Toronto, Ontario.

04.23.04 – One week Training intensive workshop delivered to Kohler Corp.

04.24.04 – Design-Engine adds Maya animations from our three week workshop to the Maya portion of our website.

04.26.04 – Mabe from central Mexico takes one week surfacing intensive in Chicago.

05.06.04 Bart Brejcha spoke to 500+ engineers at the Pro/Users conference in Nashville, TN. After the conference Mr. Brejcha administered a two day surfacing intensive. Mostly top surfacing experts to take this intensive. The class was made up of representatives from major manufactures from around the world. Engineers from Volkswagen, Sears Seating, and Motorola showed up hoping to learn about interactive surfacing inside of Pro/Engineer Wildfire 2.0. Four of the top “ID to First Level Engineering Model” from Plantation Motorola were present for this workshop in Tennessee and two from Frankfort Germany Volkswagen plant.

05.11.04 – Groundwork laid for design museum and associated Design-Engine product design school to be located in Bangalore, India expected to start construction in 2008.

05.15.04 – Dean Gambino joins our team. We are grateful to have him working with us. He is a team player and a true asset to our company. He will be managing our WIA students by assisting in enrollment and job placement. He will also be communication with contract agencies for the job placement.

06.05.04 – Design-Engine strikes a deal with Atkinson Design in Toronto Ontario to administer the Design-Engine unique training model in Canada.

09.02.04 – Design-Engine announces the new hire of Mike Vostal. Mike Vostal took our three week comprehensive workshop in the Summer and we hired him full time. Congratulations to Mike Vostal, who recently joined Design-Engine!

09.18.04 – Design-Engine goes to Texas to teach Schlumberger Wildfire 2.0 Update Training.

12.10.04 – A large number of our past 3 week students are now employed with manufacturing companies. Jesus Borja was a three week student who was recently laid off from Motorola and due to our training got a new job back at Motorola making more money. Edison Ornate just secured a new assignment making $30 per hour. David Fronzak got a permanent job with McMaster Car. John Edwards started his first job this week at Manitowoc Cranes in Wisconsin.