Fastest Growing Manufacturing Sectors

Manufacturing has seen a steady growth in hiring since 2011. This is shown throughout all factions of manufacturing, but there are some sectors that have seen a faster rise than others. Industry Week, a website that tracks manufacturing news and trends, recently published a report compiled by Headlight Data on manufacturing sectors that have seen… Read more »

States With The Highest Salaries For Tech Workers

As part of its Annual Salary Survey results, prominent job search site Dice.com has released a list of states that have the highest salaries for tech employees. Although it was to no surprise to see that California tops the list, the continuous rise in salaries in other states show a healthy and optimistic outlook on… Read more »

Top 5 Facts About Manufacturing In The U.S.

The outlook on the manufacturing sector continues to be positive as the Bureau of Labor and Statistics has reported that manufacturing’s unemployment rate remains at under 4% and maintains over 300,000+ job openings every month since April 2014. The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), an organization dedicated to the advocacy of manufacturing in the U.S.,… Read more »

What’s New In AutoCAD 2018?

Every year, CAD Makers like Autodesk and Dassault Systems would make enhancements and add new features to its CAD software. We have already covered the newest features of SolidWorks 2017 earlier this year, so it’s time to shift the attention to AutoCAD 2018: Another year has gone by, and the team at Autodesk has been… Read more »

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 Glassdoor.com

On Nov. 1, 2016, Glassdoor.com, 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 Engineering.com 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 3DCADWorld.com, 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 »