Quickparts.com, the leading provider of custom-manufactured rapid prototypes and low-volume metal and plastic production parts, today announced that its QuickQuote Add-In for Autodesk Inventor, has been certified for Autodesk Inventor 6 and Autodesk Inventor 7 software, an award winning 3D mechanical design solution. QuickQuote for Autodesk Inventor was certified under the Autodesk Inventor Certified Applications Program.
“We are extremely pleased to have our QuickQuote Add-In certified by Autodesk. By integrating our instant quoting technology into the Inventor environment, we are making it easier for engineers to quote and buy custom-designed parts.” says Dr. Ronald Hollis, President and CEO of Quickparts.com, Inc.
QuickQuote™ for Autodesk Inventor provides users with an easy format to quote and buy Rapid Prototypes, Cast Urethanes, CNC Machined Parts, Metal Castings, Sheet Metal Parts, Injection Mold Tooling and Metal Castings. By defining the process, quantity, finish, and lead-time, users have the freedom to perform unlimited what-if scenarios without leaving the native Autodesk Inventor environment.
Only when the user selects the ‘Buy Your Part’ button are the native CAD and STL data transmitted over a secure connection to the Quickparts servers. From there, the user can complete the order or choose to email, print, or save the quote. The entire process can take 30 seconds or less.
"For companies looking to speed up their go-to-market process, QuickQuote for Autodesk Inventor offers the edge needed to make product development more efficient," added Barrett Kamille, partner applications manager for the Manufacturing Division at Autodesk. "Design engineers can make live changes to their Autodesk Inventor models and get immediate feedback on project costs, thereby saving time in the quoting process and reducing the time to deliver products to market.”
Quickparts provides custom manufacturing services for engineers and designers looking to create plastic and metal parts from 3D CAD (computer-aided design) models. With its proprietary QuickQuote® geometric analysis software, Quickparts provides product designers with an instant online quote for the manufacturing of their custom parts, either in prototype or production quantities. Quickparts' service offerings include: Rapid Prototypes (SLA, SLS, FDM, Polyjet), Cast Urethanes, CNC Machining, Injection Mold Tooling and Parts, and Sheet Metal Parts. For more information, visit www.quickparts.com or call 877.521.8683.