Making Engineers in India

Last week at Hannover Messe in Germany, India unleashed its lions on the city. India was the official partner country of the fair. Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted in his speech at the ina……

Major CAD Overhaul: Why Daimler Made the Switch to NX

Changing CAD systems is a huge undertaking for a company of Daimler’s magnitude. It’s not every day an OEM with more than 6,000 users migrates to a new CAD solution, and there are plenty of risks inv……

Using multi-CAD data for product development

Even smaller manufacturers are using multi-CAD data for product development Our recent survey of 150 designers and engineering managers at small and medium size manufacturing companies showed t……

What Can Better PLM Do For You?

“I want it, and I want it now!” You may have heard these words come out of your child’s mouth at one point or another, or perhaps your inner child has stamped its foot while snarling this phrase. ……

Smart Decisions – Guaranteed!

As 2014 comes to a close, take a moment to reflect on all the decisions you’ve made this year. The vast majority of them are small but some are undoubtedly “bigger” and more impactful. For example, m……

Apple, U2 and the Edge

That’s Solid Edge of course! It’s the winter of 1980 and I’m in my first year studying Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London. I’m at a fellow student’s freezing cold basement flat in W……

Go west young man (or woman)!

Both hobbits and manufacturing companies feel at home in the west of England When you think of manufacturing in the UK, probably cities like Birmingham, Manchester, and Leeds spring to mind, ci……

Meet New Engineer Orlando Velez and PACE Team 6’s Weave

As Team 6 presented their Personal Assisted Mobility Device (PAMD) at the PACE Annual Forum, lead industrial designer Dominic Dowling called out team captain Orlando Velez. He noted how great……

What about cost?

A few years ago, I wanted a new pair of snow skis to replace my antique boards from the ‘90’s. I researched skis on the internet so I could make a “smart” purchase decision. My criteria (in priority ……