6 Reasons why our customers are moving to the Cloud

The 3DEXPERIENCE platform is cloud-based, allowing for collaboration on multiple projects between various disciplines in one centralised location. The platform offers solutions from manufacturing to health care, fit for the 21st century. Below are six reasons why our customers are embracing the 3DEX...

Hidden tools to boost your productivity in SOLIDWORKS

Productivity is key in any engineering project. The right tools can make all the difference in getting a project done efficiently and on time. SOLIDWORKS is a powerful engineering software, but there are some lesser known features that can help boost productivity. In this blog post, we'll explore so...

3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2022 Highlights

3DEXPERIENCE World 2022 took place from the 7th to 9th February, and this event gets better each year! MECAD share the interesting topics covered at 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD that you would find useful.

Drive towards efficiency: How MAN Energy Solutions SA use the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

“Having 3DEXPERIENCE makes sense especially on bigger projects where we would not be able to survive without it” —Peter Randall, Senior Engineer

Yearend Letter from our Director

Our Director, Freek van den Berg, reflects on 2021.   

TUT Solar Car Project

MECAD has been a trusted design partner for over 35 years nurturing our future designers through a dedicated educational program. This program aims to provide professional software as well as support to academia. Access to such programs enables students to solve problems skillfully and equip the eng...


An Update on Kai the turtle! MECAD is a proud partner to the UCT-team designing a balancing harness for Kai, the loggerhead turtle. This medium sized turtle suffered from a growth on his left lung, causing him to only swim on one side.


When a turtle is in need, 3DExperience SOLIDWORKS will save the day.

Getting started with DraftSight

2D designing and draughting just became easier. Let us guide you through the journey of getting started with DraftSight.

British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour SOLIDWORKS CAD Challenges Series

With the British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour, MECAD Systems and Solid Solutions from UK took part in a series of three challenges to replicate the fight … I mean game on the field.

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