Machinery Design

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Achieve faster and more efficient machine design with Solid Edge

Solid Edge software enables industrial machinery manufacturers of all sizes to streamline their design processes and meet these market pressures.

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Accelerate the Industrial
Machinery Design Process

In order to be competitive in today’s market, you need to accelerate the design of industrial machinery so that you can meet launch dates and satisfy your customers’ demands for high-quality, reliable equipment. Solid Edge provides an efficient, integrated 3D design platform that enables you to perform virtual testing of your designs to minimize manufacturing issues, reduce costs, and ensure the durability and superior performance of your equipment in harsh environments.

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The Solid Edge Advantage

Solid Edge can help your company flourish in the demanding industrial machinery business environment include:

The ability to rapidly design, analyze and modify 3D parts within 3D assembly models to ensure accurate fit and function of machinery components

Easy utilization of standard and catalog parts for faster design time and lower product costs

Automatic creation and updating of 2D drawings

Virtual testing and validation of critical parts and assemblies using integrated Solid Edge Simulation software that does not require specialist analysis staff

Engineer-to-order capabilities for rapid configuration of complete machines, including the ability to clone existing machines as the starting point for a new design, and the ability to track “as-delivered” configurations

Solid Edge data management offers scalable solutions for management of CAD files and related technical data that meet the needs of industry machinery manufacturers, from startups and very small firms to larger manufacturers with distributed operations.

Solid Edge manufacturing applications for machining, sheet metal manufacturing and design-for-manufacturing

Accurate and timely supply of information to the shop floor – including 2D drawings, 3D models and bills of materials – that results in less errors and rework in manufacturing

Fast creation of photo-realistic images of the final machine design to support sales and marketing efforts

With 3D CAD, simulation, manufacturing and design management capabilities, Solid Edge provides an integrated portfolio of affordable and easy-to-use industrial machinery design solutions that help companies design better.

Customer Highlight

Reducing Design Time for Complex Industrial Machinery

Macchine Trasformazione Carta (MTC) designs, manufactures and supports industrial paper machinery. MTC has achieved up to a 50 percent faster design time for these complex machines using Solid Edge.

Industrial Machinery


  • Simplify and rationalize the installation, training and assistance activities
  • Migrate from 2D to 3D
  • Minimize design errors
  • Reduce design time

Keys to Success

  • Advanced 3D software
  • Realistic preview visualization to improve machine ergonomics
  • Technical features preview of the machine—weight and component interferences


  • Enhanced design ability with up to 50 percent reduced design time
  • Management of very complex assemblies—over 18,000 components

Customer Stories

Solid Edge and industrial machinery design

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