ZWorld 2021 Online: Ended on a High Note

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ZWorld 2021 Online: Ended on a High Note

Events 2021-05-31 17:22:00

GUANGZHOU, CHINA: May 31, 2021 – ZWorld 2021, an open platform for engineering sharing, went online from May 26 to 27 with the theme “Enable Engineering Ecosystem”.


Entering a new development stage and under the new normal, ZWSOFT attaches even more importance to building a sustainable and all-win CAx ecosystem. Therefore, ZWorld was held online for the first time despite the pandemic. Over a thousand attendees worldwide were enlightened on ZWSOFT’s All-in-One CAx strategy, latest products, and how ZWSOFT can enable the engineering ecosystem.

A Big Picture of ZWSOFT and Its All-in-One CAx Strategy

Vincent Wu, ZWSOFT Overseas Business Director, started off by introducing the master plan of how ZWSOFT is invigorating its business, solutions, technologies under the All-in-One CAx Strategy to better serve global users, old and new.

Figure 1. Vincent Wu introduced the master plan

Mark Vorwaller, President of ZWSOFT America, took up where Vincent left off, “It has been two years since All-in-One CAx was announced at the last ZWorld... Now we are expanding it to include a model-defined and data-driven collaborative platform covering the whole process from design, simulation to manufacturing or construction, and connecting the digital models and their physical counterparts, to promote the digital transformation of enterprises of all scales.”

Figure 2. Mark Vorwaller made his points

ZWSOFT Solutions: What’s New & What’s in Store

Following Mark’s brief introduction to ZWSOFT’s All-in-One CAx strategy containing design, simulation, and manufacturing solutions, Kyle He, ZWCAD Product Manager first talked through the basics and benefits of ZWCAD, which has been significantly advanced to bring unparalleled user experience.

Figure 3.  Kyle He talked through the basics and benefits of ZWCAD

Next, Illiam Li, ZWSOFT Technical Director, helped the audience understand why and how ZW3D can satisfy diversified needs from designing to manufacturing with its quick iteration and evolution based on the self-developed Overdrive kernel.

Figure 4. Illiam Li introduced ZW3D combined with manufacturing

After a short tea break, Tonny Liu, ZWSim R&D Director, gave a detailed introduction to ZWSOFT’s CAE product line which now includes ZWSim-EM, ZWSim Structural, and ZWMeshWorks, and will culminate in multi-disciplinary and multi-physics simulation solutions, to realize simulation-driven design.

Figure 5. Tonny Liu gave a detailed introduction to ZWSOFT’s CAE product line

In addition to these accessible CAD/CAE/CAM products, Xi Chen, Project Wukong Lead Developer, unveiled Project Wukong for the first time. “Wukong platform is aimed to support cross-disciplinary applications, such as AEC and shipbuilding. It’s not just a simple upgrade of ZW3D, but a brand-new platform, and it is part of our All-in-One CAx strategy. In the next 10 to 15 years, we are going to develop ZW3D and Wukong in parallel. ZW3D will cater to the demands of the manufacturing industry, while Wukong will fulfill the needs of the large-scale projects like large ships, aircraft, buildings, etc.”

Figure 6. Xi Chen unveiled Project Wukong

All for Industries: Insights, Solutions, & Collaboration

Day one of ZWorld 2021 climaxed with the presentation on ZWSOFT’s sustainable and welcoming developer ecosystem by Colin Lin, Developer Ecosystem Director. After the interviews with ZWSOFT’s technical developers, Mr. Shlomi Sivan (CEO of Sivan Design) and Mr. Simon Kim (CEO of FOV), and the success stories from CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co., Ltd. and Ross International, developers and customers learned more about application experience and applications for different industries.

Figure 7. Colin Lin, Developer Ecosystem Director

ZWSOFT is devoted to providing reliable All-in-One CAx solutions and enabling the engineering ecosystem, to keep delivering values to and win together with users, technical partners, business partners, etc. Hopefully, a small step has been taken through ZWorld 2021 for a bright future of engineering. ZWSOFT wishes every participant safe and sound and looks forward to meeting more friends next time. Subscribe to ZWSOFT newsletter for the replay of ZWorld 2021 and more news.


ZWSOFT CO., LTD. (Guangzhou) is a reliable and innovative engineering software provider with its flagship products ZWCAD and ZW3D. Committed to providing complete and seamless user experience to worldwide users with its all-in-one CAx solutions, ZWSOFT has continuously satisfied diverse needs of various industries such as AEC and MFG. With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, its products and service have been proven by over 900,000 clients across 90 countries.

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