Attending an Engineer Industry Event? 6 Essential Things You Must Do

Industry events offer excellent opportunities to network, discover new job opportunities, and learn more about the trends and research that are shaping the future of engineering.  To get the most out of an engineering event, add these essential tasks to your to-do list: Prepare your “sound bite.” Before the day of the event, prepare to… Read more »

SolidWorks World 2017 Highlights New SolidWorks Features

Each year, SolidWorks World holds the biggest gathering of CAD users, primarily Mechanical Engineers, Designers and Drafters. This year, SolidWorks World was held in Los Angeles, CA and was attended by over 5000 CAD enthusiasts where they were able to see first-hand the new SolidWorks additions. Here are some features that were highlighted at the… Read more »

Wage Trends In Bay Area and Manufacturing Industry Highlighted By

On Nov. 1, 2016,, one of the fastest growing job sites in the market, launched a new data product that will provide wage insights on local markets and industries called “Local Pay Reports”. This new report covers real time wage trends among different industries and disciplines all over the U.S. In its debut, the… Read more »

Game Changing Additive Manufacturing CAE Coming Soon

Computer-Aided Technologies are constantly evolving and at SoloPoint Solutions, we want to keep an eye out on these new innovations. We came across this great article from that features a new CAE software currently in Beta testing mode that can potentially be a game changer for mechanical engineers who utilize 3D Printing: 3DSIM has… Read more »

5 Ways 3D Printing Is Changing Manufacturing

Design World Online, a great website for engineering news, recently featured a presentation made by Columbia University Professor Hod Lipson on how 3D Printing can impact and change manufacturing as we know it. Here are some of the reasons Leslie Langnau, Design World Editor, highlighted from Professor Lipson’s presentation: 1. No assembly required 3D printing… Read more »

Survey Says: “Cloud-Based CAD On The Rise”

At SoloPoint Solutions, we consistently explore the emerging trends in CAD Technology that will affect how engineers design using CAD. In a recent article from, it discussed how cloud-based CAD is rising among CAD users. Read below to learn more: In the near future, many more firms will be embracing cloud-based CAD systems, with… Read more »

CAD and the Internet of Things

CAD is an ever changing technology that is essential to every mechanical engineer, designer and drafters. It’s important to stay updated on the latest trends to see how CAD will be utilized in the future. Wireless technology has been an ongoing game changer in many industries so in this article from, it reviews how… Read more »

Move Over Wearables. Make Way for Implantables!

More and more engineering developments are being dedicated to monitoring people’s overall health and fitness. At SoloPoint Solutions, we stay updated on the latest news on products and innovations dedicated to this cause. In this article from IEEE Spectrum, though wearable devices are trending upwards among consumers, it explores how injectables are trying to breakthrough… Read more »

8 Hot 3D Printing Trends To Watch In 2016

This article was written by 3D Entrepreneur Rick Smith for Even as the overhyped consumer 3D printing market continues to fall back down to earth, 2016 looks to be a breakout year for the industry as senior executives’ eyes and checkbooks are opening wide to the technology’s potential. The industrial market for 3D printing… Read more »