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Friday, January 31, 2014

Maintenance Pack 4 (MP4) for Solid Edge ST6 - Now Available for Download

We are pleased to inform you that Mainenance Pack 4 (MP4) for Solid Edge ST6 is now available for download on the GTAC FTP server:

ST6 Maintenance Packs can be downloaded from: 

After downloading the Maintenance Pack to your machine, unbundle the zip file and then
dbl click on exe to install the Maintenance Pack. 

E-mail Notification:
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to the SFBmail notification.

To initiate your subscription, navigate to: the web interface.

Or send an e-mail message (message and subject line should be blank) to:

Ally PLM encourages all of our customers to stay current with released Maintenance Packs.  Maintenance Packs deliver the most current updates and resolution of PRs to your software platform.  You can find detailed information regarding the PRs that a Maintenance Pack addresses in the “readme” .txt file found with the MP download.

The Ally PLM Technical Support Team is available to answer any questions and provide support for all of your needs; including Maintenance packs.  You can contact the Ally PLM Technical Support Team via email at or via phone at (513) 984-0480 Option: 4

Tracy Tijan
Ally PLM Solutions

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Comprehensive PLM, ERP system integration deployed

Zhejiang Fuchunjiang Hydropower designs better with Solid Edge. Water turbine power generation manufacturer eliminates assembly and fit tolerance errors with Solid Edge. The company completed its move from 2D to 3D in a timely matter and increased designers’ productivity.

Learn how

Try Solid Edge for free

Tracy Tijan

Ally PLM Solutions

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Solid Edge helps speed the design process for supercritical pressure boilers

L&T MHI Boilers design better with Solid Edge. Pressure boiler manufacturer for power generation plants reduces design time 40 percent and eliminates part collisions. Faster BOM generation contributes to shorter design cycles.

Learn how

Try Solid Edge for free

Tracy Tijan
Ally PLM Solutions

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Engineering services provider significantly improves its competitive advantage

Elektroschit-EM designs better with Solid Edge.  Electrical engineering services and manufacturing company uses synchronous technology to reduce design times by 80 percent compared with traditional history-based modeling. The company also credited the technology with enhancing its reputation and new competitive edge.

Learn how

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Maintenance Pack 08 for NX 8.0.3 Available Now

You can now download Maintenance Pack 08 (MP08) for NX 8.0.3 from the Siemens PLM download server.
NX 8.0.3 MP08 is an accumulation of fixes built for installation on top of Windows 32-Bit, Windows 64-Bit and Linux 64-Bit images of NX 8.0.3.
Select one of the following links to download this maintenance pack or to review the README.
Note: A valid WebKey account is required.
Linux 64-bit:
Windows 32-bit:
Windows 64-bit:
Please refer to the README file for maintenance pack installation instructions.
If you encounter any problems installing this maintenance pack, please contact Ally PLM Solutions 513.984.0480.

Tracy Tijan, Ally PLM

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Solid Edge University 2014 - Register Now and Save

Solid Edge University 2014. Get More Productive and Design Better.

3 Conference Passes for the Price of 2, special pricing offer! Three people from the same company can register to attend for the price of two.

You won’t want to miss it: scores of presentations, technical sessions, hands-on training sessions and roundtable discussions all designed to help you become even more productive.  Solid Edge University is a portal to learning that you can draw upon throughout the days and months that follow, whether it be through the sessions you attend, connections you make with Solid Edge developers or the vibrant Solid Edge user community.

Reserve your hotel room early! Group rate available April 18, 2014.

Tracy Tijan
Ally PLM Solutions

Monday, January 6, 2014

'Get Radical' Razor PowerWing Scooter Design Challenge

Can the 1,000,000 engineers on live up to the Challenge to redesign the PowerWing scooter? Only time will tell. The gauntlet has been thrown down - create radical new PowerWing design for Razor.

Solid Edge is sponsoring the first-ever GrabCAD PowerWing Scooter Design Challenge with Luxion, makers of KeyShot, and popular scooter maker, Razor USA. They want you to Think Radical - use your knowledge, skill and creativity to create the coolest and most awesome three-wheel, side-to-side, body-powered scooter ever.

To learn more or submit an entry, visit the Challenge page.

To learn more about Solid Edge from Ally PLM Solutions, click here.

To learn about our FREE trial from Ally PLM Solutions, click here.

Tracy Tijan
Ally PLM Solutions

Thursday, January 2, 2014

CAMWorks for Solid Edge 2014 Release is Now Available

The 2014 release of CAMWorks for Solid Edge is now available for download! The first fully-embedded CAM system for Solid Edge has helped users recognize significantly reduced programming time, lower cost of ownership, reduced turnaround time, and several other cost and time saving benefits.

The 2014 release yields the same benefits for users, plus:
  1. Further reduced programming times
  2. Ability to use a Work-in-Progress (WIP) model
  3. Improved performance with support for 64-bit Microsoft Access for Technology Database (TechDB)
  4. Helpful and easily accessible tutorials
  5. New add-on modules:
    1. Wire EDM
    2. Mill-turn
    3. Simultaneous 5-axis
  6. Assembly-mode machining (to be released February 2014)
  7. CAMWorks Virtual Machine (to be released February 2014)

CAMWorks for Solid Edge Mill-Turn tutorial.

This release aims to fulfill the most complex CNC programming requirements for current and future needs. To learn more about CAMWorks for Solid Edge, click here.

Bridget Hatfield
Ally PLM Solutions