When it comes to perfecting product development, it’s usually the fundamentals that are often the single hardest thing for engineering organizations to get right. Take the simple act of collaboration, for example. It’s a challenge today because the engineering landscape has changed so dramatically. It’s not enough for engineers to get in a room and […]
[Ed. At HellermannTyton, product developers solved the problem of working with global customers in diverse industries, each with a preferred CAD system, by simply using whatever CAD system the customer used. Over time, the company has built up a catalog of tens of thousands of products and variants. The secret to keeping track of a […]
Data management practices in small-to-medium-businesses (SMB’s) can range from adequate to hair raising. Files are often scattered across several machines, sometimes backed up on that USB thumb drive nobody has seen since last month. Finding the right file version for a review eats up your lunch break. Change tracking is haphazard, at best. But somehow, […]
Power plant generators. Agricultural and mining equipment. Refrigeration appliances. Ships sailing on every sea in the world. These are some of the many places you’ll find products made by American VULKAN Corporation (AVC). The company’s three divisions (VULKAN Couplings, VULKAN Drive Tech, and VULKAN LOKRING) create products like couplings and drive shafts for marine propulsion, power transmission equipment for industrial applications, and solder-free locking systems for refrigerant tubes.
“As the world begins to come to grips over the fact that someone has already 3D printed a fully functional car, and that surgeons from across the globe have been able to successfully implant 3D printed structures into the human body, everyday seems to bring us yet another new surprise from within the 3D printing space. One […]
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.
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 […]
Posted in Creo Customers, Creo Technology, Localize Also tagged Bill Ryan, Collaboration, Design reviews, DVR, EVR, PACCAR, PDM-Customer, PTC Creo, PTC Creo View MCAD, visualization, visualize
Whether you design luxury yachts or handheld medical devices, your assembly can include thousands of parts and sub-assemblies. Try to load all that data into your 3D CAD system, and you may spend hours waiting for every last fastener to make its way to your desktop. Scott Barkman, Portfolio Lead at PTC University, wants you […]
Nothing reminds us that we live in the twenty-first century more powerfully than mega-LED displays. They fill Times Square in New York City, wow Super Bowl fans in the desert southwest, and turn whole buildings into living art. Check out this insane display from Phoenix Island in Sanya City of Hainan Province in China, and […]
Posted in Creo Customers, Localize, What’s New in Creo 3.0 Also tagged 3D CAD, Daktronics, Design Exploration, DEX, display technology, PDM, PDM-Customer, PLM, PTC Creo, PTC Creo Design Exploration Extension, PTC Creo DEX, USA, Visual displays