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Innovative Design for Manufacturing: Cutting Edge Techniques for Better Performing Products

Are you worried that one of the following challenges could destroy your company’s bottom line over the next five to ten years?  Global competition is hotting up: Access to the internet and the removal of trade barriers have made it easier for offshore competitors to produce better products, enter your market, and steal your clients. […]
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A Quick Guide to Design Automation and CAD Customization

CAD (the use of software to aid in the product design processes for visual product configuration) is resource-intensive across multiple dimensions. It’s slow, laborious, and requires more engineering expertise than many manufacturers can afford to allocate. Talk to any engineer, and they’ll tell you the same. Yes, CAD is a major improvement over drawing with […]
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How Product Configuration Rules and Logic Maintain Manufacturing Accuracy

Product configurators rely on product rules–a collection of definitions that determine a product’s limitations and interactions–to ensure every product is accurate and well-optimized. Without product configuration rules, users would make mistakes or configure outlandish products that could never be manufactured for a profit. When users start configuring products, there might be millions of potential configuration […]
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What Does a Product Configurator Mean to Your Industry?

Every company that manufactures complex products and struggles with transferring data from customers to the factory floor can benefit enormously from having a robust product configurator. But which benefits have the most significant impact on your business varies greatly by industry. Companies that make heavy vehicles will demand different things from their configurators than manufacturers […]
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How Do CPQ Integrations Enhance the Customer Experience?

CPQ integration provides a smooth, seamless customer experience. Buyers can self-serve, customizing products at will and receiving accurate quotes instantly.  Thanks to CPQ, buyers don’t have to speak to a sales rep or wait for anyone to get back to them. And thanks to advanced product configurators built on top of sound engineering rules, they […]
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Why Online Product Configurators Are a Manufacturing Must-Have

How similar are the B2B and B2C sales experiences? Travel back in time, and you’ll probably see a B2B experience that was formal and dry, while the B2C journey tended to be a little more fun and customer-centric. At least, that’s the formula every industry followed back then… But things have changed. Today B2B interactions […]
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Additive Manufacturing Technology: The Future of American Manufacturing?

Digital transformation is taking the manufacturing industry by storm. And you don’t have to take our word for it, Gartner agrees. Whether you’re talking about additive manufacturing technology or simply adopting SaaS services, manufacturers are seeing major benefits.  36% of manufacturing enterprises are realizing above-average value from IT spending in digitalization. That means manufacturers aren’t […]
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What’s Driving Manufacturing Reshoring? And Is It in America’s Best Interests?

Over the last few decades, our hunger for low-cost goods has led us down a path of offshoring, fueling rampant economic growth. But at what cost? We’ve lost good quality jobs, damaged the climate, and become reliant on foreign nations that might not have our best interests at heart.   However, the pendulum has swung in […]
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Structuring, Migrating, and Sharing Better with Engineering Data Management Software

I’ve never met a manufacturer that takes pleasure in managing, structuring, and migrating their engineering and design files. It can be a time-consuming, budget-swallowing, catastrophe-laden process that distracts designers and engineers from doing their best work. But technology changes fast, and new software relegates old, making engineering data management software and data migration an inevitable feature […]
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