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.

Defaults, Options & Preferences

Setting Shopfloor Defaults and Preferences Shopfloor helps you organize equipment (vessel) fabrication by associating it with a job (order) and assigning that job to a shop (location).  In addition, a company in Shopfloor can have one or more shop locations. As explained in this tutorial, Shopfloor includes options for setting up [...]

Defaults, Options & Preferences2019-02-21T14:26:59-04:00

Shopfloor – Welder Continuity

Maintaining Welder Procedure Qualifications (WPQ) Shopfloor simplifies the task of creating and tracking WPQ forms and maintaining welder qualifications (continuity). Shopfloor's weld log tracks continuity and helps prevent welder expirations and costly re-qualifications as well. This tutorial video shows you how to set up a new welder and use Shopfloor's WPQ [...]

Shopfloor – Welder Continuity2019-03-20T10:34:00-04:00

Shopfloor Tutorial – Adding a Welder

How to Add a New Welder in Shopfloor Shopfloor provides the ability to easily set up new employees and grant them the appropriate level of system access. Shopfloor's administrative access control permits users having "Employee Edit" access to modify access settings for any other user. Shopfloor also includes a special "Welder Access" [...]

Shopfloor Tutorial – Adding a Welder2019-03-07T11:30:11-04:00

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 20192018-12-21T10:32:13-04:00

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 20192018-12-14T14:56:15-04:00


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-662018-09-28T14:26:11-04:00