Origin News & Events

    Origin presents at AeroDef Manufacturing 2017

    Posted on Thu, Dec 15, 2016

    David Schlitt will speak at AeroDef Manufacturing 2017 taking place March 6-9, 2017 in Ft. Worth, Texas at the Ft. Worth Convention Center.

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    Topics: origin international, Origin, AeroDef Manufacturing

    Visit Origin at SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2017

    Posted on Thu, Dec 08, 2016

    Visit Origin at SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2017

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    Topics: SWW, origin international, Origin

    Common Mistakes in Implementing MBD

    Posted on Fri, Aug 19, 2016

    Oboe Wu from SOLIDWORKS takes a look at actual MBD implementations and the strategies some companies followed.

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    Topics: MBD, CheckMate, Origin, origin international, SolidWorks

    Eliminate Costly Errors

    Posted on Wed, Jul 06, 2016

    The ultimate goal of the standard called Model Based Definition (MBD) and standards such as ASME Y14.41-2003 (updated in 2012) and Military-Standard-31000 (Revision A) in 2013 is to eliminate the costly and often error-prone drawing-based documentation still used to communicate design intent and manufacturing details. Find out what  on the SOLIDWORKS Blog has to say. Read more... Read More

    Topics: MBD, Origin, CheckMate, SolidWorks

    It's Official ... Origin is Now a SOLIDWORKS® Partner

    Posted on Thu, Oct 02, 2014

    Origin International is pleased to announce that it is now certified as a SOLIDWORKS® Solution Partner.  You can find us at CheckMate for SolidWorks on their web site.

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    Topics: CheckMate, origin international, Origin, SolidWorks

    Origin Live Demo at IMTS Show Sept 8-13th

    Posted on Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Come see Origin International at the DMSC Booth (E-5200) during the IMTS show in Chicago (Sept 8-13) where we will receive a QIF document containing features and tolerance, export DMIS to measure a part on a Renishaw Equator™, and translate DMIS format results to QIF Results format and pass that on to another application in a live demonstration with several other companies.

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    Topics: origin international, DMSC, QIF, Origin, IMTS, Renishaw Equator®

    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: CheckMate, origin international, metrology, QIF, Origin

    Origin Announces Calypso® to Equator™ Authoring

    Posted on Tue, Jan 28, 2014

    To read about Origin's new Calypso® to Equator Authoring announcement, click on the document icon. 
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    Topics: flexible gauge, measurement, origin international, Equator, Origin

    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: CheckMate, origin international, metrology, Origin