Karl W. Schmidt & Associates

United States Brand: SOLIDWORKS
Solution: CLOUD
Industry: Industrial Equipment

The Challenge

Reduce the number of revisions on recycling system designs and provide the customer with a full 3D layout from the start vs. traditional 2D.  Secondly, allow real-time communication on existing projects from employees in the field.

Dassault Systèmes Response

Karl W. Schmidt & Associates uses SOLIDWORKS Mechanical Conceptual software to enhance its recycling systems services business, reduce the number of revisions and improve real-time communication with Customers and Prospects


  • Increased Large Assembly Performance; “20,000+ individual components normal”
  • Improved communication in real time with the customer/prospect from anywhere
  • Enabled real-time feedback from installations in the field on changes or issues
  • Allowed engineering access to the designs at anytime from anywhere with an internet connection
  • Allowed ideas to be captured when they happen reducing the chance of them being forgotten