Ace Engineering, New Zealand

Design and Manufacture of transport products and vehicle accessories. Manufacture Silstar Alloy Boats.


  • Existing manual drafting methods was limiting ability to provide custom designs.
  • Reduce development cycle through improved visualisation of designs.
  • Prototyping was required to ensure fitment and aesthetic styling.

SolidWorks Benefits:

  • Reduced construction time by 30%.
  • Ability to market new boat variations without first having to build a prototype.
  • Improved manufacturing quality through improved component fitment.
  • Increased ability to communicate changes or alternations with customers.

“SolidWorks allows us to react to our customers needs by quickly and easily configuring a boat to their requirements.”

Jason Elvines
Managing Director