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TraceParts Online 3D Catalogs Freely Available to All SpaceClaim Users

Tuesday, 01 February 2011

100 million native 3D models immediately downloadable from Tracepartsonline

Saint Romain (France) – February 1st, 2011 – TraceParts, a leading digital engineering 3D content company, and SpaceClaim, the leader in 3D Direct Modeling for engineering design, today announced the launch of an extensive online parts library seamlessly integrated with SpaceClaim’s 3D design software. This new online resource is the first of its kind to deliver native SpaceClaim models from hundreds of part catalogs commonly used in the Machinery, Tooling, Automotive and Aerospace industries.

Freely accessible from www.tracepartsonline.net/ws/spaceclaim, the new SpaceClaim 3D content portal brings considerable productivity benefits to the fast growing SpaceClaim user community. Without any desktop library to install on their PC, engineers benefit from an incredible content source, which is always up-to-date. Selected parts are directly inserted inside SpaceClaim together with their bill of materials’ attributes, such as description, part number, supplier name, and more. The time saved in this way allows the engineer to spend more time on the critical stages of the design process.

 

 SpaceClaim TraceParts User Interface

The user interface of the new SpaceClaim 3D download portal

"We have been partnering with SpaceClaim since their first release in 2007 and they’ve always been very enthusiastic when we suggested new solutions to them.” says Gabriel Guigue, Managing Director of TraceParts. "We share with SpaceClaim the same vision towards leading edge innovation and I believe this new online 3D resource portal will be a major step to help engineers during the critical stages of their design process. A shorter time-to-market is getting more and more vital  and instant access to the right 3D contents increases  global competitiveness”.

“As SpaceClaim continues to be adopted as the 3D concept modeling tool of choice for large manufacturing organizations, we strive to ensure our customers have the best resources available to them,” said Chris Randles, SpaceClaim President and CEO, “Leveraging the flexibility and ease of use of SpaceClaim combined with free access and integration with the TraceParts content library, enables our customers to continue to drive innovation and tighten product development.”

About SpaceClaim Corporation
SpaceClaim enables global engineering and manufacturing organizations to leverage 3D design to innovate, win more business, and get products to market faster. Engineers can rapidly create new designs as well as manipulate and simplify 2D and 3D CAD data, regardless of origin and without the complexity of traditional CAD. Customers include Nokia Siemens Networks, BorgWarner, Medtronic, Lotus Cars, Sharp, K2 Medical Systems, FuelCell Energy, Emhart Glass, GE Aviation, General Dynamics, and the U.S Navy. SpaceClaim is privately held and backed by Borealis Ventures, Kodiak Venture Partners, and North Bridge Venture Partners. For more information on SpaceClaim, please visit www.spaceclaim.com.

About TraceParts

TraceParts is a leading digital engineering 3D content company, offering customers progressive business solutions through powerful web based products and services. As part of the Trace Software Group founded in 1989, TraceParts develops and markets software solutions for CAD parts libraries, electronic catalogs and product configurators. TraceParts brings targeted and cost-effective market penetration to part vendors, helping them to improve marketing efficiencies by increasing the value of their existing digital product data. The tracepartsonline.net CAD portal is freely available to millions of CAD users worldwide, delivering more than 200 catalogs and 100 million CAD drawings and related technical data suitable for the design, purchasing, manufacturing or maintenance processes. For more information, please visit www.traceparts.com.

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