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.

Self Driving Cars Hit the Road

Self-driving cars are inching closer to reality, not just in the development labs of big car companies and tech giants, but on the road in a growing number of communities, which are launching pilot projects to put the technology through its paces. According to a list compiled by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute, upwards […]

Inventory Optimization in the Supply Chain

Every company wants to have the right amount of the right inventory in the right place at the right time, and that has been the primary focus of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) software and its successors and descendants including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Distribution Requirements Planning. Traditional planning systems use traditional logic that calculates […]

Generative Design: Design the Future

Well thought-out design is often an important prerequisite for innovation. Thanks to generative design, you can now leave most of this ‘thinking’ to smart algorithms. What is generative design? Generative design is a process in which software based on algorithms independently generates design proposals. Designers enter beforehand as many variables as possible, such as the […]

How the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Can Transform Industries

When industries expand and new technologies emerge, there are a variety of companies that want to boost adoption through as-a-service offerings. In recent years, it’s become standard to see technology as a service — from software to infrastructure and simulation. With the emergence of big data, analytics and predictive maintenance, some industries may wonder if […]

Is There a Self-Driving Zamboni in Your Future?

Want to work the overnight shift at Walmart scrubbing floors? I didn’t think so. How about scanning shelves to see what merchandise need to be replenished before the morning rush? For that matter, did you want to work the night shift at all? And if you did, wouldn’t you rather be handling online orders, coordinating […]

(English) Digital Manufacturing: What Would FC Barcelona Do?

You’re modeling a digital manufacturing strategy around a use case of new product introductions (NPI), because the corporate emphasis is organic growth through a constant stream of new offerings. You want to understand demand as early as possible in the product life cycle, to continuously adapt your manufacturing and supply chain response for timely replenishment. […]