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University of Rijeka implements 3DQuickPress
and SolidWorks for Tool Design

Croatia Collaborative Training (CTC) Centre for regional manufacturers and engineers

Hong Kong, Nov. 23 2010 – 3D QuickTools Ltd., SolidWorks Gold Partner metal tooling design solution, today announced the key engineering training centre, CTC-Rijeka, is ready to use the industry standard 3D tooling design solutions 3DQuickPress to train up engineering students as well as engineers from local industries. Advanced services and in area of virtual development of products and processes for regional enterprises will be performed in CTC. Their latest workstations were equipped with a software suite composed of Catia, SolidWorks, 3DQuickPress, Mastercam and Stampack. This is a program to modernize and adjust vocational training program to address the needs of small business and work force, and at the same time raise the social awareness about the necessity of integration of the knowledge triangle of research, education and innovation for the region. 

The city of Rijeka is the principal seaport and third largest city of Croatia where shipbuilding and food processing are key industries. Founded in 1973, University of Rijeka provides higher education in west Croatia with an origin built by Rijeka Jesuit in 17th century. Today the University commits to making strategic directions to the academic community and keeps its global competitiveness in all areas of science, arts and professional activities in order to transit the region to a knowledge-based society. The establishment of CTC provides individual opportunity to express their talents and entrepreneurial energy to develop from general to specific metal tool design and processes in an efficient manner.

With more global manufacturers setting up production plants in Central Europe, there is stronger demand for high quality tool design and responsive metal stamping production. Traditional 2D tool design process cannot meet today's and tomorrow's needs. 3DQuickPress has been recognized as the most popular 3D die design solution widely deployed globally in many tool design offices. Existing 3DQuickPress customers had also expressed their needs for 3DQuickPress engineers in the region of Central Europe. This new set up will fit the needs from all parties.

About 3D QuickTools Limited
3D QuickTools Limited is the developer of 3DQuickPress and 3DQuickForm which provide the most advanced and comprehensive 3D progressive die design system in the SolidWorks® environment.  The company has been providing high quality progressive die design solutions since 1994.  Leading industrial support partners in all major countries supports all products.  For further information, visit www.3dquicktools.com  or send email to info@3dquickpress.com

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