About Codeware

Codeware was founded in 1983 in Ontario, Canada. We opened our first U.S. office in 1993. We currently have offices in Sarasota, Florida and Austin, Texas. Codeware's founder, Les M. Bildy, P. Eng., has served as President since 1983.

COMPRESS, Shopfloor and INSPECT 2019

December 13, 2018 - We are pleased to announce that updates to our software suite are now available. Exciting new capabilities for 2019 include: COMPRESS - Pressure Vessel Design Air-cooled heat exchangers per Appendix 13 & API 661 ASME PCC-1 flange assembly bolt stress A productivity enhancing [...]

COMPRESS, Shopfloor and INSPECT 20192018-12-21T10:32:13+00:00

What’s New in Codeware Interface 2019

The Codeware Interface add-on is bundled with every COMPRESS and INSPECT license. New features for 2019 include: Nozzle section cuts for accurate shell roll-outs Fully customizable BOM descriptions Importation of INSPECT piping solid models To see how Codeware's suite of products can benefit your organization we [...]

What’s New in Codeware Interface 20192018-12-14T14:56:15+00:00


The impact test exemption rules of UCS-66 are some of the most important and yet most misunderstood provisions of the ASME Code. Because of its importance in determining safe vessel operation, MDMT is one of just a few critical parameters stamped onto vessel nameplates.  To address these complex rules COMPRESS automatically: [...]

COMPRESS & UCS-662018-09-28T14:26:11+00:00

ASME VIII-2 (Division 2) Class 1 Vessels

New in ASME VIII-2: Class 1 Vessels The recently introduced ASME VIII-2 Class 1 designation provides a way to specify and build vessels that are more economical than those produced using traditional Division 1 rules. Advantages of Class 1 over Division 1 include: Modern, more accurate design equations [...]

ASME VIII-2 (Division 2) Class 1 Vessels2018-10-24T15:44:24+00:00

ASME Code Case 2901 – External Loads on Flanges

External Flange Loads and ASME Code Case 2901 Do you need a way to combine pressure and external loads when designing pressure vessel flanges?  ASME Code Case 2901 provides a new method to help solve this problem.  Applying this recent Code Case helps you to: Meet updated client specifications that call for [...]

ASME Code Case 2901 – External Loads on Flanges2018-12-22T09:37:56+00:00