Onshape is the first and only full-cloud 3D CAD system that lets everyone on a design team work together using any web browser, phone, or tablet.

Onshape was built from scratch for the way today’s engineers, designers and manufacturers really work, giving them secure and simultaneous access to a single master version of their CAD data without the hassles of software licenses or copying files.

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Onshape is a new venture-backed company that includes key members of the original SolidWorks team plus elite engineers from the cloud, data security and mobile industries.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyPTC
HQCambridge, MA, US
Founded2012
Websiteonshape.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Onshape was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, US

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Key People/Management at Onshape

John McEleney

John McEleney

Co-Founder

Onshape Office Locations

Onshape has an office in Cambridge
Cambridge, MA, US (HQ)
1 Alewife Center
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Onshape Financials and Metrics

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In total, Onshape had raised $233 m. Onshape is a subsidiary of PTC

Onshape Cybersecurity Score

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Onshape News and Updates

Onshape spotlights the value of collaboration tech in December’s “Innovation for Good” digital event

There is a word that begins with the letter “C” that is uppermost on the minds of many people these days, and it isn’t COVID. It’s “collaboration,” and the term has become essential to getting basic work done, from the mundane to the highly complex. A global pandemic has placed significant emphasis…

PTC to acquire Onshape

PTC announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Onshape, creators of Software as a Service (SaaS) product development platform that unites computer aided design (CAD) with data management and collaboration tools, for approximately $470 million, net of cash acquired. The acquisitio…

Onshape lets engineers collaborate on 3D designs with Magic Leap’s AR glasses

Computer-aided engineering (CAD) is a $9 billion industry, and Onshape wants to shake it up. So the cloud-based CAD tool maker is using Magic Leap’s augmented reality glasses to enable engineers to collaborate when designing products in 3D. Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Onshape showed a demo of the…

6 ways Onshape helps you dump your Laptop!

Phil Foley, guest blogger 1.   You no longer have to travel with a laptop Engineers, designers and other users of Solidworks, Inventor, Creo and Rhino, it’s time to dump your laptops. Onshape is the first web-based 3D Computer-aided-design package. Can a web-based package handle or even compete with…

Onshape Blogs

Tech Tip: Allowing Third Parties to Participate in Release Management with Onshape Professional or Enterprise

In both Onshape Professional and Onshape Enterprise subscriptions, you have access to release management. This allows users within your company to move objects through an approval process that will automatically increment revision. This Tech Tip will focus on how you can allow an outside…

How Engineer Nicholas Radzykewycz Created an Emergency Prosthetic Horse Hoof in 24 Hours

Texas-based engineer Nicholas Radzykewycz’s love for horses transcends geography, language and culture.

Tech Tip: How to Change the BOM Header Display Names

Previous Onshape Tech Tips have discussed how to Adjust BOMs in a Drawing, how to Add BOM Items, and how Exclude Parts or Assemblies from a BOM. Today, we are going to discuss how to change the column headers.

What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (October 7th, 2020)

We are excited to share some highly requested features in this release, so let's just jump straight in!

How Executives and Frontline Engineers View Their Teams' Strengths and Weaknesses Differently

Nearly every business leader says they want to improve productivity and increase innovation, but what are they actually doing to make those goals happen? To research the biggest challenges facing engineering teams today, Onshape recently commissioned The State of Product Development and …

Onshape Partner Spotlight: Duro Cloud PLM for Distributed Hardware Teams

Duro PLM is an integrated cloud application now available in the Onshape App Store. When Onshape is paired with Duro PLM, companies can truly leverage the power of the cloud to manage their hardware product data across distributed teams, reducing overhead and accelerating engineering out…
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Onshape Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Onshape founded?

    Onshape was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Onshape key executives?

    Onshape's key executives are John McEleney.

  • How many employees does Onshape have?

    Onshape has 85 employees.

  • Who are Onshape competitors?

    Competitors of Onshape include zSpace, Solidface Technology and DriveNets.

  • Where is Onshape headquarters?

    Onshape headquarters is located at 1 Alewife Center, Cambridge.

  • Where are Onshape offices?

    Onshape has an office in Cambridge.

  • How many offices does Onshape have?

    Onshape has 1 office.