Category: Manufacturing

The Upside of Warranty Claims

At first glance, there’s not an obvious upside to warranty claims. For many manufacturers, they certainly represent an expensive headache. Research indicates that, on average, claims account for around two percent of product sales revenue. Beyond the immediate costs of … Read More

Peak Performance as Ski Season Approaches

For some of us, the real excitement of the year comes not from the longer days and warmer temperatures but from the fall of the first snow and the start of a new season: ski season. The re-emergence of winter … Read More

Design and Manufacturing of Injection Molded Products

In this interview with Martin Solina, director of product management, manufacturing at Altair, we explore how to assure robust design and manufacturing of injection molded products. To learn more, download the “Eguide to Injection Molding.” Injection molding is an established … Read More

Sustainability in Metal Forming

This guest contribution is written by Renganathan Sekar, M.Sc., a research engineer at MFRC, the developers of the intelligent metal forming simulation software AFDEX which is available through the Altair Partner Alliance. Recent advances in traditional metal forming processes have given … Read More

ROI Focus Will Propel Smart Manufacturing

Smart manufacturing shouldn’t be a leap in the dark. In the first of this series of posts, we highlighted the risks of investing in any new system before the return on investment (ROI) had been identified. The good news is … Read More