Newer Clients: US Army, US Air Force, Ryerson Metals, Sleep Number (long time customer though they did change their name from Sleep Comfort), Caterpillar, Sram, Raytheon, Leapfrog, Harris Corporation & Ferrara Candy Company
01.3.19 – Design Engine steps up the planning process for the Peoria Creo User Group planned for March 29th 2019 https://design-engine.com/peoria-ptc-user-group-2019/
01.7.19 – Design Engine has prepared new material for the Creo AAX Advanced assemblies classes we offer. If you have the Student login be sure to visit that section to get a glimpse of what is new. Another new class we will offer is the Creo to Solidworks / Solidworks to Creo class. One other class we will offer this year is an intensive comparison of Creo vs Solidworks for those companies looking to make the switch. This class will be offered in an unbiased non sales perspective in week long format starting this month.
01.14.19 – Design Engine conducted a week long plastic part design for injection molding class in Solidworks this week. Our customer Display Technologies makes the drink dispensers we see in the cooler at your local 7 Eleven and other convenient stores.
01.14.19 – Ferrara Candy Company sends industrial designers to Design-Engine for our week long Solidworks from Creo training class. Participants took our Creo Training classes while at another company in 2014 and now want to get up to speed on Solidworks as quickly and efficiently as possible.
01.21.19 Design-engine sends one of the Industrial Designers to UIUC to help ID Students with Rhino 3D tools.
01.23.19 UIC ASME teams come to Design Engine this day after work to get a series demonstration of PTC Creo.
01.28.19 – Design Engine has been asked to preform a demonstration with a “non sales oriented” perspective, comparing SOLIDWORKS to Creo, for Sleep Number in Minneapolis MN. They are interested in switching from PTC Creo to SOLIDWORKS. Our deliverable at the end of this intense comparison will be a metric for making a non emotional decision based on needs, cost, UI, ease of learning, PDM and data migration. Yes, it was -31°F in Minneapolis this week (not including heat loss to windchill).
01.28.19 – Design Engine conducts a Creo Simulate Class this week to the US Army in Tobyhanna, PA.
01.28.19 – Design Engine conducts a Creo Surfacing WEEK ONE this week in Chicago (-20°f). Customers, Caterpillar of Peoria, IL & Leapfrog of Oakland, CA, send participants for this week long intensive.
02.11.19 – Design Engine conducts a new and special AAX- Advanced Assemblies Creo Training intensive to the US Army in Detroit, MI. These teams have taken an abbreviated version of this class a year earlier in the form of a Creo 4.0 update training. However, this class goes much deeper into the AAX tools & this course is complete with a team approach to top down design.
02.18.19 – Design Engine again conducts a new and special AAX- Advanced Assemblies Creo Training intensive to the US Army in Detroit MI. Different group of participants.
02.25.19 – Design Engine conducts a custom AAX- Advanced Assemblies Creo Training intensive to the US Army in Tobyhanna, PA. The focus is on managing large assemblies.
03.04.19 – This custom AAX- Advanced Assemblies Creo Training intensive was offered this week to Ingersoll Rand in Annandale, NJ. The focus on this class was to manage co-injected rubber on hand-held products by combining specific workflow using top down design with Design Engine’s plastic part design class.
03.04.19 – Design Engine conducts the Learning to Design with Creo training class to Case New Holland and Magotteaux in our Ravenswood Chicago training facility.
03.18.19 – This custom AAX- Advanced Assemblies Creo Training intensive was offered this week to the US Army in Warren, MI. The focus on this class was to manage large assemblies.
03.18.19 – Design Engine offers a Learning to Design in SOLIDWORKS training class at the Chicago Ravenswood training facility.
03.25.19 – Design Engine visits Raytheon in Tucson, AZ to conduct the Harness Design week long intensive to test engineers. Their harnesses ensure missiles fire 100 percent of the time.
04.1.19 – Design Engine administers another week of training US Army in Warren, MI. This week we taught a special Creo Sheetmetal training class, one day Creo Weld & one day Creo Detail Drawings intensive.
04.01.19 – Design Engine conducts her onsite version of Learning to Design with Creo training class to mechanical engineers Newell Rubbermaid in Atlanta, GA.
04.01.19 – Design Engine conducts her Learning to Design with Creo training class to mechanical engineers from Michigan’s Stryker at our Chicago Ravenswood training facility.
04.18.19 – Design-engine conducts her two day Creo Weld intensive to engineers from the US Air Force in our Chicago training studio. This course included both creating edge prep using the weld utility and outside using top down design with our tubular frame structures workshop.
04.22.19 – Design-engine conducts her 5 day Advanced Assemblies / Detail drawings intensive to the same engineers of the US Air Force in our Chicago training studio. Top down design, flexible modeling, flexible components, top down design, creating title blocks & GD&T to name a few topics presented to the team.