While video demos are a great way to show new, complex software products, Jamison Pezdek, mechanical engineer from Boston-Power, Inc., says that a one-to-one with YouTube lacks something. That’s why he attended PTC Live Global last year.
In a world where appliances last ten years or so and we replace our phones every two, it’s unusual to run into a company that produces components to last more than a quarter century. And with no maintenance required! Meet RAB Lighting.
About 120 miles east of Moscow, lies one of Russia’s more popular tourist destinations, Vladimir. With buildings that date back to the 1200s, the city is part of the Golden Ring—ancient cities that preserve the most important events in Russian history. But look closer, and you’ll find among Vladimir’s medieval cathedrals and arches some thriving […]
In March, we saw the most robust traffic on posts about new product capabilities. At the same time, a little technical advice from a long-time PTC University instructor became an instant hit. Here are the most read articles of March.
It’s hard to predict what PTC Creo might model next. The leading 3D CAD software sits in research, manufacturing, and educational settings worldwide, creating everything from kid’s toys to outer space robots. What has it done lately? Revived 3 classic motorcycle brands, turned a student into an inventor, and decorated the new terminal at Heathrow.
In some industries, you engineer products to be sturdy so that they’ll survive an accidental drop from the kitchen counter. In other industries, you’re up against far more hostile elements. In fact, you may be engineering for users who intentionally beat up your things—over and over. Rába Axle, whose tag line is “We Engineer, You Drive” produces […]
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More than 20 years ago, Nico Marini, a newly graduated engineer in Hasselt, found himself working for a company that manufactured buses—luxury touring coaches, public transit vehicles, and such. He loved all things automotive, and within a few years the company named him head of engineering. But despite his passion, he didn’t aspire to climb […]
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If you’ve ever driven the interstate or pulled into a rest stop in the United States, you’ve seen PACCAR brands—Peterbilt and Kenworth. The company’s big rigs dominate American roadways, hauling product on 18 wheels from city to city. In Europe, PACCAR owns the DAF brand. And in the UK, the Fortune 500 firm puts Leyland […]
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While CAD is important to most engineering firms, at Automation Design, it’s a selling point. The company, based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, is made up of design pros from several industries who can help you with mechanical design, CAD services, material handling, and even laying out your new factory floor. “At Automation Design, we provide […]
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While it’s not discussed much these days, the process of creating photo-realistic imagery based on 3D CAD models has long been part of the workflow of industrial designers (ID). What’s interesting is that this has, in recent years, expanded outside of the ID world and become common place amongst a much wider portion of the […]
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