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Media Appearances Archive | Page 3 of 3 | Adaptive Corp

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3D Printing Solves Workholding Bottleneck

 
Appeared in: AdditiveManufacturing.media 

A 3D printer from Markforged helped Elliott Tool Technology quickly and cost-effectively create fixturing and, eventually, end-use parts for customers.

Identifying and solving bottlenecks is an important part of keeping any business running. Elliott Tool Technologies identified a holdup in the process of producing its workholding fixtures, one that a 3D-printing system from Markforged has helped to solve.  

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Crash Test Dummies Get Older and Better with 3D Printed Parts

 
Appeared in: Design2Part 

The crash test dummy has come of age over many decades as the gold standard for safety testing of automobiles. Organizations like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and other agencies throughout the world continually update the requirements for driver and passenger protection. These updates require automakers […]

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Who Needs Systems Engineering? You Likely Do

 
Appeared in: Industry Week 

The ins and outs of system engineering and how it’s used to make complex products. Many companies that are producing highly complex products these days are already doing systems engineering—whether they realize it or not. With the ever-increasing adoption of “smart”, mechatronic products requiring a combination of mechanical, electronics, and computer engineering, the discipline of […]

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Why a BOM Belongs in PLM Even If ERP Has One

 
Appeared in: Manufacturing.net 

The technology world seems to have ideas that are widely debated from time to time with different viewpoints, but eventually a consensus is reached and the industry and its customers collectively move on. For the past 25 years though one debate still seems to linger in the world of enterprise business software, and that is: What is the role of the bill-of-material in a business’s operations and which system (or process) should “own” its definition? What makes this question so challenging is that the industry even struggles to reach a consensus on the definition of “bill-of-material” (BOM), and without this consensus, determining enterprise ownership of the BOM is endlessly debatable.

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