Many manufacturers have realized significant cost savings and productivity improvements by integrating high strength additive manufacturing (AM) technology into their business, especially in support of their maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) strategy.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and is projected to remain so for decades according to the World Health Organization. Surgical intervention, including the use of balloon angioplasty and stent insertion, continues to be a lifesaver for many patients.
In today’s world, quality has been found to have a major influence on the market success and profitability of any new product. Customers can easily compare products and post opinions on any type of product from a simple sandwich, to a car, or to something as personal and highly regulated as a knee replacement. Assuring quality, reliability, and safety is an integral part of any product development process.
Companies can significantly reduce
Being an automotive supplier has never been more challenging. Shrinking customer product lifecycles and exploding needs for innovation must be met while addressing cost pressures and maintaining a fair margin. To manage these challenges, companies must smartly adopt the latest PLM technologies that will help sales teams.
Over the past three decades companies have made remarkable gains in manufacturing productivity and efficiency. At the same time, some companies have struggled to duplicate their manufacturing productivity gains during product development. Consider that a typical engineer’s day conservatively includes at least 30- 40 percent of non-value added time when his or her expertise is not applied towards innovation. Yet, we see every year that successful companies are shortening the amount of time to development and launch a product.