Baker Drivetrain

United States Brand: SOLIDWORKS
Industry: Transportation & Mobility

BAKER Drivetrain designs, manufactures, and sells an extensive line of motorcycle transmissions, primary drive units, and clutches to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and enthusiasts in the motorcycle aftermarket.

The Challenge

Expand design capabilities to develop, manufacture, and support a growing motorcycle drivetrain product line without adding resources.

Dassault Systèmes Response

Implement SolidWorks 3D design software to boost productivity, accelerate design, and drive manufacturing.


• Accelerated design time by 50 to 75 percent
• Cut prototype cycles by 50 to 75 percent
• Reduced scrap and rework by 30 percent
• Introduced first seven-speed motorcycle transmission