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Kubotek Comparison Suite 2014 Version 12.5 Released

Release date: 3/17/2014

Comparison Suite 2014 Version 12.5 includes ECO Manager and Validation Tool products and adds several new capabilities, updated translators, and user-driven improvements.

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.— Kubotek USA has released Kubotek Comparison Suite 2014 Version 12.5.  Comparison Suite products include Validation Tool and ECO Manager.   The engineering change identification and documentation tools found in the Kubotek Comparison Suite help users avoid the costs and pitfalls resulting from undetected or undocumented changes in CAD files.

Comparison Suite 2014 Version 12.5 adds several new capabilities, updated translators, and user-driven improvements to save time and improve user control:

  • CATIA V5 version to version compare  
  • Added ability to enter disposition text next to related geometry in validation quality documents
  • Updated CAD interoperability readers for Inventor 2014 and Parasolid R26. 
  • CATIA V5 import now reads Hidden Assembly Instances
  • User control options for locating closed sets of curves.
  • Geometry ToolTips to identify entity locations for all entities and entity components
Tony Anderson, VP and General Manager of Comparison Suite Products, states, “Our Comparison Suite products help design and quality teams confidently compare two CAD models, regardless of file type, to find differences in product geometry, Model Based Definition (MBD) or Product Manufacturing Information (PMI).  Our products give users an automated way to document and communicate any revisions as products work their way through the manufacturing process.” 

A free trial of Validation Tool is available, as are free trials of ECO Manager.  To learn more about either product, visit kubotek3d.com


About Kubotek USA

Kubotek USA—Masters of Geometry – leads the direct modeling revolution by providing CAD technology to easily create, edit or manage changes to model data. Kubotek USA develops core technologies that can recognize, or even infer, the geometry’s attributes to facilitate interoperability in what might otherwise be unusable data. Kubotek USA develops software that can work with geometry, no matter where it originated, for use throughout the manufacturing supply chain in order to speed time to market, reduce costs and improve quality. Kubotek USA products include: KeyCreator 3D Direct CAD, KeyCreator Analysis, Kubotek Validation Tool and Kubotek ECO Manager for precise model comparison/validation and visual change reports to easily manage design changes, KeyMarkUp Multi-CAD Viewer and Mark Up Tool, KeyCreator Machinist, and Kubotek Spectrum CAD viewer.

Kubotek USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kubotek Corporation (7709.T Tokyo Stock Exchange). Kubotek Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

For more information please visit www.kubotek3d.com.

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Andrea Giles
Marketing Communications Manager
Kubotek USA, Inc.
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