What is PMI (Product Manufacturing Information)?

Posted on 16 Mar 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen


Product manufacturing information (PMI) is essential engineering or manufacturing information embedded within a 3D CAD file. It is governed by ASME and ISO industry standards.

PMI may include the following information:


Measuring The Benefits of The Digital Twin [Podcast]

Posted on 23 Jan 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

Daniel Campbell, Director of business development at Capvidia, joins Digital Enterprise Society's Thom Singer and Craig Brown for an interview about Measuring The Benefits of The Digital Twin.

Digital Enterprise Society is an industry-leading...


3D CAD Translation: Importing & Exporting The Right Format

Posted on 17 Jan 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

With over dozens of CAD software and an equal amount of CAD file types, importing & exporting the right format helps tremendously when it comes to data integrity and minimizing errors & rework.

This is especially true for downstream applications...


Digital Product Definition (DPD) Approval: Getting to Yes

Posted on 08 Jan 2020 by Jimmy Nguyen

For Boeing suppliers, sub-tier suppliers, and other aerospace suppliers, meeting DPD (digital product definition) requirements can feel like jumping down one long rabbit hole, especially when dealing with a lack of definition information.



Why QIF Matters – A Roadmap for Digital Manufacturing

Posted on 24 Sep 2019 by Capvidia



Boeing DPD Requirements: Three Steps to Pass D6-51991

Posted on 19 Sep 2019 by Capvidia

If you’re an aerospace manufacturer who wants to land contracts with Boeing, you likely have questions about how to meet their DPD Requirements. Here are the steps you need to take to make sure your parts and components pass Boeing’s D6-51991...


ASME Model Based Enterprise Working Group Initiation

Posted on 19 Jun 2019 by Capvidia

Get involved with the MBE community! The ASME MBE Standards Committee is establishing working groups (WGs) to kickoff technical work toward the development of MBE Standards. The first two WGs are:


How to Compare 3D CAD Models

Posted on 11 Jun 2019 by Capvidia

You may call it “3D CAD comparison,” or “CAD model validation.” We call it “comparative model validation.” But whatever you call it, comparing and validating your 3D CAD models is one of the most vital steps in the 3D CAD design process. And it’s...


Bridging the CAD Chasm – Capvidia and KOTEM at Control 2019

Posted on 29 May 2019 by Capvidia

Recently, Capvidia partnered with KOTEM, a leading software company for the industrial inspection and quality control space. KOTEM’s strength is in implementing Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, and they asked Capvidia to collaborate on CAD...


MBE Workflow Demonstration at NIST MBE Summit 2019

Posted on 11 Apr 2019 by Capvidia

Capvidia was privileged to give a technology demonstration at the NIST MBE Summit 2019 on April 2, 2019. This video shows the technology demonstrated there.