Rethink your design for additive manufacturing

“Making the impossible,” says Ursus Kruger, Head of Coatings and Additive Manufacturing at Siemens Corporate Technology, about the AM Design Lab at Siemens.

Why the lab? “We tap into the p……

Benefits of additive manufacturing in design

The benefits of additive manufacturing (AM) are clearly seen at a centuries-old factory in Finspång, Sweden where technology is entering the modern industrial age with gas turbine production, prototy……

Hype and reality of additive manufacturing applications

Is your company ready for industrial-scale additive manufacturing? As a member of the Siemens PLM Thought Leadership team, we are joined by Robert Meshel, Siemens Director of the Additive Manufacturi……

Future electric cars must focus on battery, architecture development

 
Electric cars are on display in Arizona where Waymo formally launched its self-driving taxi service — thus, the race to create the first genuinely commercially-viable level 4 autonomous veh……

Procurement’s role in lowering product development costs

Procurement professionals are constantly looking for ways to lower product development costs, reduce maverick spend and SKUs, increase contract compliance and inventory turns and lower working capita……

How can you reduce failure and minimize product cost?

Inaccuracies in product cost estimations and the lack of technology to correct it hurts companies that continue to develop and produce new products. Product costs that cannot be recuperated, and an i……

Improve product releases with software project management tools

Over the last 20 years, design-and-make companies have invested heavily in CAD and other systems so they could enhance their product development processes. Even though innovative software project man……

How to solve product development process challenges

To remain competitive in a world where technological advancements makes yesterday’s electronics obsolete tomorrow, companies are struggling through the product development process as they attempt to ……

Why does new product development fail 80 percent of the time?

Somewhere between 50 and 80 percent of ideas from new product development fail.

To the outsider, this figure seems wildly exaggerated. But somewhere along the line, this statistic has made……