CATIA MANUFACTURING is a comprehensive manufacturing course for those who have completed the Design Fundamentals course. We begin with a thorough overview of the manufacturing interface and approach which is common to all of the CATIA manufacturing workbenches. We cover 2 ½ axis Prismatic Machining which includes drilling, tapping, pocketing, etc. We then move onto […]

CATIA FUND. – San José

CATIA Fundamental is an introductory course for those with little or no experience on CATIA V5 and provides a practical approach with Mecanica’s best practices for design. We begin by presenting the user interface along with the concept of the sketcher. From this we build solids, manage our parts and learn to design in the […]


Integrated and built on a common architecture with CATIA, ENOVIA VPM Central helps medium to large companies take more innovative products to market faster by providing collaborative Virtual Product Management (VPM) of complex product, process and resource information—from marketing and design to manufacturing and maintenance. Learn more about the course.

How The Aerospace and Defense Industry is Using Tomorrow’s Tech Today

Given how ubiquitous flying is today, we often forget that humans have really only been able to fly in a practical sense for about 70-years. In this short period of time, we have seen remarkable leaps in technology, not the least of which being wireless internet at 35,000-feet. The aviation industry is poised for another […]

Making the Enterprise Digital-Friendly

A recent Harvey Nash/KPMG worldwide survey of 4,500 CIOs and technology executives found that 43% thought “resistance to change” was the biggest impediment to digital transformation. Resisting the resistance, 41% of the organizations surveyed reported they have an enterprise-wide digital strategy in place, up from 27% just two years ago. Digital transformation is what currently […]

The Need for Speed: New Innovations Will Make Travel Faster

“I feel the need, the need for speed,” was the iconic line from the 1986 blockbuster “Top Gun.” Fortunately for Maverick and travelers alike, air travel may become much faster, thanks to a new ceramic coating developed by researchers from China and the United Kingdom. Air travel has come a long way in the short […]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

What is the fourth industrial revolution you may be hearing so much about? In simplest terms, the fourth industrial revolution or Manufacturing 4.0, as it is being called, refers to the digitalization of virtually everything related to product design, engineering, production and support. So, how did we get here? The term revolution designates a significant […]

Electricity Fueling Future Flights

Planes, trains, and automobiles. Those are the most common modes of transportation in the world. For years, trains and automobiles have had a notable distinction from planes with their growing capability to run (at least in part) on electricity. But planes are now getting in on the action, as electric planes have gone from something […]

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Honda Transforms Automotive Manufacturing with 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

With shifting customer preferences and rapid developments in technology, today’s automotive manufacturers are facing challenges that the industry has never seen before. At this year’s 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM, one of our speakers included Honda’s Ron Emerson, associate chief engineer of Honda North America’s Virtual Maturation Team, who explained how the company continues to overcome these challenges using […]