Origin News & Events

    Origin’s New CheckMate Release Delivers Features For Companies in the SOLIDWORKS Community Ramping Up Lean Manufacturing and the Digital Thread

    Posted on Tue, Jun 30, 2020

    TORONTO – June 30, 2020 – Origin’s new CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS release includes a number of features wanted by aerospace, defense, automotive and machinery customers looking for lean manufacturing and digital thread solutions.

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    Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, measurement, metrology, Origin, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

    A New Update of Origin Apps is now Available

    Posted on Thu, May 14, 2020

    This update is applicable for all CMM to Equator authoring and for all CMM program translators. 

    The new functions supported in Origin APPS include:

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    Topics: origin international, metrology, Origin APPS

    Are in-process metrology systems a good investment or a waste of capital?

    Posted on Wed, Sep 06, 2017


    In-process metrology was once only affordable by the largest enterprises, andCheckMateRobot.jpg only made sense for a limited selection of parts and assemblies, but this has changed.

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    Topics: origin international, metrology, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS, scanning

    Burton Precision Launches New Website

    Posted on Thu, May 04, 2017

    Congratulations Burton Precision on the launch of your new website.

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    Topics: metrology, scanning, 3D Printing

    Origin asks...Are you ready for QIF?

    Posted on Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    QIF is the Quality Information Framework, a suite of XML based data models that contain everything from model definitions with associated GD&T, inspection plans, inspection results, to multi-part statistics in a common QIF document format. The new QIF 2.0 standard has been approved by the Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC) for progression to an ANSI standard and will be out for public review this fall.

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    Topics: origin international, CheckMate, metrology, QIF, Origin

    CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS®

    Posted on Thu, May 08, 2014

    CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS® is now available.  The initial release  features CheckMate CMM Programming, Soft Gauging, Reporting and SoftFit Solver ™ .  Subsequent releases over the course of 2014 will include additional modules and new product.  SOLIDWORKS® is the platform of choice for the CheckMate suite of CAD based dimensional metrology software based on the quality of the product, its level of penetration in the manufacturing sector and the level of excellence of the SOLIDWORKS® reseller channel.  CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS® will serve to enhance our customers metrology experience and increase their productivity.

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    Topics: manufacturing engineers, origin international, SolidWorks, CheckMate, measurement, metrology

    Origin International CheckMate Announcement

    Posted on Tue, Apr 01, 2014

    We are excited to announce that going forward the platform of choice for our CheckMate CAD based metrology products is SolidWorks from Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corp.

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    Topics: SolidWorks, CheckMate, metrology, CAD based, automotive, aerospace

    Origin International Newsletter for March 2014

    Posted on Fri, Mar 28, 2014

    Spring has sprung...I hope. Spring is also a time of new, fresh announcements and ideas. This is true for Origin International. Read about our announcement in this months issue. 

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    Topics: origin international, metrology

    Origin International Newsletter for September 2013

    Posted on Mon, Sep 23, 2013

    As I browse the internet, I see that Sept/Oct brings about many manufacturing and quality shows where you can see what's hot and what's new. Read on to see what is happening and take note of the events listed on the left. If you want to see the Avro Arrow, then check it out.

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    Topics: origin international, CheckMate, metrology, Origin

    Origin International Newsletter for August 2013

    Posted on Thu, Aug 22, 2013

    Hope you are enjoying your summer so far. This month we have some goodies to tell you about. For example, our tech tip and webinar although for CheckMate users are also for those of you using the Equator ™. Take a look... 

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    Topics: origin international, CheckMate, metrology, Equator, TransMagic, sheet metal stamping