Tag Archives: PDM

Dabel Group Responds to Global Challenges with PTC Solutions

The Dabel Group knows something about competition. Back in the mid-2000s, the thriving Spanish manufacturer lost a major client when the OEM decided to move its air freshener subcontract to China. Dabel reacted quickly. “We had to think of a solution that would allow us to adapt to this new situation,” said company president, José […]

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Alcon: Empowering Teams with PTC Creo View MCAD

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According to its website, Alcon’s mission is to provide innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. It’s a clear and noble vision, and one the company carries all over the world. But if you’re involved in health care and manufacturing, you know how things can bog down behind the scenes. […]

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Award-Winning Beer, 200-Year Old Brewery, KHS and PTC Creo

The master brewer at Hirsch Brewery, part of the charming family business in Tuttlingen, Germany, cherishes the old ways–the recipes, the craft, the local spring water, and the carefully selected traditional ingredients. But Thorsten Jauch knows it takes a modern, top-of-the-line packaging system to ensure your Weissbier retains its balanced malty sweetness when you’re ready to […]

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Didn’t Bundle? You Still Have Money-Saving Options

Bundles add extra tools and capabilities to your design software installation for a fraction of the cost of buying each separately. Think data management, simulation tools, and direct modeling capabilities—along with your standard CAD package. That’s a great value for someone just buying new seats of CAD software, but what if you’ve already purchased your […]

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PDM Capabilities: The Right Fit for Small Organizations

Chad Jackson, Lifecycle Insights

Technology can be a powerful thing. But is it always a good fit for every organization? The proposed advantages and benefits may sound appealing, but sometimes new tech can actually introduce more bureaucracy and disruption than it solves. In today’s post, I’ll look at what aspects of PLM and PDM systems make sense for smaller […]

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Three Good Reasons to Invest in Bundles Now

Buying CAD software as a bundle that includes discounted companion software and add-ons can jumpstart a company’s product development cycle and save money. We’ve talked several times on this blog about that recently. Unfortunately, business teams outside of design and engineering may need some more convincing. Management, finance, and procurement often prefer less upfront investment, […]

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Designing Fun into the Kitchen with PTC Creo

Marketers at Kuhn Rikon will tell you that the company strives to create cookware that is both innovative and fun. But when you see a curvy red polka-dotted potato peeler in the catalog, you begin to suspect the industrial designers are the ones having the most fun. They create products like spatulas, grinders, and corn […]

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Constructing Precise Watch Movement with PTC Creo

Recently, we started a conversation about watchmaking on this blog and how some Swiss makers are hoping to push forward innovation in the field by using an open source strategy. While we’re on the subject, I’d like to look closer at watch movement itself, because it’s the mechanical marvel of the instrument. The three main […]

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Putting a Finer Point on Multi-CAD

Chad Jackson, Lifecycle Insights

Multi-CAD. Multi-CAD. Multi-CAD. It is all the rage today. You hear about it on webinars. You see it flashed at user conferences. It’s in many an eBook. But the more discussions I see on multi-CAD, the more I wonder if folks are really talking about the same thing. You see, there are many different facets […]

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Tips for Selecting the Right CAD Bundle

Purchasing a package or bundle of CAD software offers distinct advantages over buying a core CAD product and then adding individual modules or extensions later. Yet, how do you choose which bundle is right for your company? This question matters more than you might think at first. A careful approach to choosing your software bundle […]

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