SolidWorks is a design program that aids in 3D modeling. It is a powerful design tool with many features. You can translate a 2D drawing to 3D or create a moving model, exploded view, animation of moving parts, photo realistic renderings, the list goes on and on.
SolidWorks gives you choices of 3D CAD, Design Validation, and Product Data Management software, plus Product Documentation software. No matter what size your business is, you can have exactly the tools you need to design better products.