The company’s Connection 1.1 software helps streamline the process of creating simulation models based on design data from leading CAD packages. The UGS NX™ Connection, Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire® Connection and SolidWorks® Connection products operate within the CAD system user environments and provide tools for checking and conditioning the 3-D geometry model in order to ensure that it has been properly prepared for the next step in the simulation process.