Category Archives: Factory

4/30 Webcast series kick-off: Evolution of a Design

If you drove by our office last week, you saw this.  Join us on April 30 at 11am EDT for the kick-off webcast to see how we are leveraging the solutions in the Autodesk Product Design and Manufacturing Collection to make parts for this motorcycle and answer these questions: How do we become more efficient so we can spend more

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Accelerate your product development processes across all departments and locations

Industrial products must be innovative, precise, and reliable to meet the evolving needs of Industrial Automation. Delivering on time while ensuring the quality of products depends on streamlining information and processes, from initial design to mass production. Learn more about how Fusion Lifecycle, a Cloud-Based PLM solution enables you to: Deliver on time, to exact requirements Track quality and engineering

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What’s New… Autodesk Inventor/Inventor Professional 2019

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster It’s that time of year again when Autodesk starts releasing the next version of their software.  Today I’m reviewing Inventor 2019 and sharing with you “What’s New” for this release.  As always I have my favorites and most likely you will too.  However, before I get into sharing

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HP Printers Stopped Working?

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Manager, Darin Green After Windows 10 updates, we’re hearing that customers are experiencing issues with plotting to their HP devices. These issues are cause by the drivers and Windows which prevent the AutoCAD based applications from plotting. To get around this issue, it’s suggested you install the generic HP drivers for the

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Autodesk Inventor HSM and HSMWorks

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster When you subscribe to Product Design & Manufacturing Collection you are entitled to Inventor HSM (Ultimate) and/or HSMWorks (Ultimate).  Lately we have been receiving a few questions about this and I wanted to clarify what needs to be accomplished in order to use this product within Autodesk Inventor

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Synergis University: An Entire Day Dedicated to Helping you Stay Ahead.

Synergis University is the region’s largest Autodesk Learning Event and our chance to bring customers together with the Synergis team, Autodesk product team members, and other industry experts so we can help you get ahead, and stay ahead with Autodesk Solutions. The day will feature sessions to learn about industry best practices, new features, and tips and tricks for the

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RIP: Autodesk Virtual Agent

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster The clock is ticking down for the (original) Autodesk Virtual Agent.   At the end of Jan 2018, Autodesk will be retiring the famous Autodesk Virtual Agent.  This interface was useful to many Autodesk users in assisting them in electronically download their Autodesk software. Although I’m sad to see

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Video Tutorial: Fusion 360 – Let’s Model Something – Cable Pulley Drawing

Posted on January 11, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner To follow up on our Cable Pulley model, here we create a Presentation file and include it in our drawing with views, bill of material, and dimensions. For reference: Fusion 360 Smart Templates 

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Tip: Job Processor Updates In Vault 2018.2

Posted on January 5, 2018 by Synergis Vault Application Specialist, Joe Corson The job processor has received some much needed upgrades in the Vault 2018.2 update! First and foremost the job processor no longer takes an Inventor license while processing any Inventor files. This is possibly the best new feature with the update as you do not need to have a spare

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Video Tutorial: Fusion 360 – Let’s Model Something, Cable Pulley

It’s day five of our week of manufacturing tips! Here is another Fusion 360 post.  If you are new to Fusion 360, also check out this toy wooden train video. Posted on December 22, 2017 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Dave takes you through a modeling exercise for beginners to model a Cable Pulley in this video. In this exercise, we

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