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Manufacturing Management

Streamlining manufacturing workflows with advanced technical illustration tools

August 25th, 2020 – If we are to look for an upside to the significant negative impact of COVID-19 on the manufacturing sector, perhaps one option could be that companies will be driven to reassess established workflows and find new and better ways of managing essential processes. The technical documentation process is a case in point.

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Manufacturing Today

Illustrating the Future

August 20th, 2020 – Canvas X³ allows users to import, manipulate, illustrate and annotate 3D models created in all leading CAD packages to create images for use in technical product documentation assets including installation and maintenance instructions.

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Digital Bulletin

The Closing Bulletin

July 29th, 2020 – Writing for Digital Bulletin, Canvas GFX CEO Pat Hume argues that technology is neglecting some of its most capable talent because of ageism, and outlines how this must be tackled.

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TC World

MGI US chooses Canvas X³

July 27th, 2020 –  Canvas X³ puts sophisticated illustration capabilities – including the ability to rotate and explode models, and isolate and ghost individual components – in the hands of everyone involved in the design and manufacturing processes, without the need for specialist CAD software and training.

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Manufacturing Machinery World

Canvas X³ 3D technical illustration solution chosen to drive key workflow efficiencies

July 10th, 2020 –  The management team at MGI turned to Canvas X3 after becoming frustrated at the laborious and inefficient process of having CAD engineers provide endless product screenshots from CAD packages and provide them as images for inclusion in key documentation.

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Design World

Canvas X³ 3D technical illustration solution chosen to drive workflow efficiencies

July 6th, 2020 –  “Depending on our CAD engineers to provide 3D model visualizations for documentation wastes both time and high-cost resources,” said David Grossman, VP at MGI. “Canvas X³ is intuitive enough for anyone to pick up and use. By making it available across our teams we expect to drive significant economic efficiencies in our documentation workflows.”

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Real Business

Ageism, the silent career killer?

July 6th, 2020 –  More experienced members of the workforce have a broader perspective on how technology has had an impact over time, truly value the benefits of technology and can offer sharp insights into how it can be effectively leveraged. This demographic also understands how technology has made a difference to our daily lives and where it could still be improved.

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Industry Today

Leading Aerospace Manufacturer Taps Canvas GFX

July 3rd, 2020 –  A trusted manufacturer of military equipment, GlenDee/MGI has chosen Canvas GFX for its image editing needs. Canvas X³ allows users to import, manipulate, illustrate and annotate 3D models created in all leading CAD packages to create images for use in technical product documentation assets

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Graphic Speak

Corel adds professional tools for technical documentation with broad support

July 1st, 2020 –  What do we think? The field of technical illustration has gotten pretty busy lately. Canvas GFX has come on strong after it has gone out on its own with new leadership. It too has broad format support and is priced very competitively to CorelDraw Technical Suite.

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IT Pro Portal

From child’s play to rocket science – The power of visual communication

June 11th, 2020 –  One Canvas user heads a team preparing the documentation which communicates the processes required for support and maintenance for military aircraft for one of the world’s largest aerospace manufacturers. He explained how keeping these aircraft fit for use requires the front-line maintenance and repair staff to have absolute clarity of understanding when it comes to the service programs set out by the engineers responsible for the products.

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TechCrunch

We asked 12 Boston startups about their diversity efforts

June 11th, 2020 – The company represents 13 nationalities and one third of the team are people of color; one out of five team leaders are people of color, too. Hume also noted that her company is working on diversity beyond race as well: She is a female tech CEO in her 60s, and the company has female leaders in sales, sales engineering, finance and fulfillment.

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Eureka Magazine

Canvas Fills in the Blanks

June 10th, 2020 – Technical illustration invariably summons up images of huge and highly complex documents painstakingly produced and treasured and guarded as a the source of all wisdom on a particular design. The digital revolution has changed all that, of course and Canvas GFX is a key player in that transformation. Canvas GFX provides the technical illustration software of choice at leading brands from verticals including aerospace, automotive, energy, and education

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Transform

#TransformTuesday: 9June

June 6th, 2020 – Technical illustration software provider Canvas GFX worked with Boston-based design agency Matter7 to create a fresh brand identity, which includes a new website and visual identity to mark the next phase of the Canvas story as an independent organization with fresh investment and new leadership. The new visual identity can be viewed as two or three dimensional, reflecting the ability of Canvas software to import and handle both 2D and 3D image files. The hexagon symbolises balance and structural stability.

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TenLinks

Canvas Launches Unlimited Subscriptions for Universities

April 29th, 2020 – The new plan makes Canvas GFX software available for a matter of dollars per user. It comes in response to high demand for extra licenses from students and faculty worldwide who need to retain access to Canvas while working remotely. Canvas software is used to teach and learn at hundreds of universities worldwide, including Havard, Boston College and Baylor University in the US, and numerous institutions throughout Europe and Asia Pacific.

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Graphic Speak

Canvas GFX launches remote learning subscription program for education

April 23rd, 2020 – Canvas GFX stands out for its contemporary CAD literacy and its inclusion of GIS content creation tools. As design and engineering industries come together, Canvas GFX has technology that’s right in the middle of the scrum.

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We Are Tech Women

#EachFor Equal: What does International Women’s Day mean to you?

March 8th, 2020 – An equal world is an enabled world so on this day, like on every other, we should remember that women need to enabled to be equal and one way of achieving that is to network and support each other. Networking is so important and we all need to do more of it; crossing boundaries, uniting interests, understanding cultures and building businesses.

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engineering.com

3D Files Meet 2D Views with Canvas X³ CADComposer

January 7th, 2020 – We were blown away by the user friendliness of Canvas X³’s ability to focus on 2D views of 3D files. There are numerous applications for this program, especially for creating assembly guides and maintenance documents. It bridges the gap between technical and marketing… Clear diagrams that would appeal to general audiences can be created with ease.

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