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MISUMI USA TO SHOWCASE IN-CAD RAPID DESIGN TOOL AT SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2016

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January 25, 2016

MISUMI USA TO SHOWCASE IN-CAD RAPID DESIGN TOOL

AT SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2016

Attendees to see demonstration of how they can configure mechanical components using Rapid Design and SOLIDWORKS® software

SCHAUMBURG, IL - January 22, 2016 -- MISUMI USA, a manufacturer and distributor of configurable mechanical components for factory automation, announced that it will demonstrate Rapid Design inCAD Components at SOLIDWORKS World 2016, being held from January 31 - February 3, 2016 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, Texas, USA. The 18th annual SOLIDWORKS World brings together designers, engineers, managers, and partners to discuss ideas, trends, and the technology shaping the future of product design.

MISUMI USA's Rapid Design inCAD Components configurator is for mechanical engineers who design machines for factory automation. Show attendees will see how Rapid Design inCAD Components and SOLIDWORKS software allow mechanical engineers to save design time and streamline the design-purchase cycle. As a SOLIDWORKS Research Associate, MISUMI USA has developed the Rapid Design inCAD Components plug-in to reduce design time, provide access to configurable components, and allow instant access to pricing and lead time without having to leave SOLIDWORKS. This new CAD library houses thousands of mechanical components that design engineers can quickly tailor to their design and import into their assembly.

"Customers are demanding even more creativity and efficiency from manufacturers, making product design and development even more challenging and putting more pressure on engineers," said Nick Iwaskow, Director, Alliances & Partnerships, SOLIDWORKS, Dassault Systèmes. "It is all about productivity. To foster innovation that helps engineers design better products, we worked with MISUMI USA to enable their Rapid Design inCAD Component configurator to work directly within the SOLIDWORKS environment."

About MISUMI USA

MISUMI USA, Inc. was established as a subsidiary of MISUMI Corp. in 1988. Founded in 1963, MISUMI Corporation has been a powerful behind-the-scenes presence supporting the Factory Automation Machine Industry through its catalog and e-commerce sales in Japan and throughout the world. Our mission is to provide innovative original products that fulfill our customers need for high quality, low prices and short delivery times.

About SOLIDWORKS

Powered by the Dassault Systèmes 3DExperience Platform, SOLIDWORKS 3D applications help millions of engineers and designers succeed through innovation. Our products deliver an intuitive experience in product design, simulation, publishing, data management, and environmental impact assessment. For the latest news, information, or an online demonstration, visit our Web site (www.SOLIDWORKS.com) or call 1-800-693-9000 (outside of North America, call +1-781-810-5011).

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Brooke Bartos

MISUMI Marketing

847-843-9105

bbartos@misumiusa.com