Tag: Lightweighting

Altair Announces 2014 Enlighten Award Nominees

The nominations for the 2nd annual Altair Enlighten Award have been announced! An impressive array of companies and projects are under consideration for the award this year. The winner will be revealed on August 4th at the 2014 Center for … Read More

Mickey Mouse, Mousetraps, and More

Our journey started last September when Design News and UBM Canon announced that they were accepting applications for this year’s Golden Mousetrap North American Design + Manufacturing Awards. The Golden Mousetrap Awards celebrate the success of the people, companies, and … Read More

Can Sustainable Design Also Maximize Profits?

Last week I was an invited speaker at an executive roundtable event titled “The Future of Manufacturing”, hosted by former Vice-President Al Gore  in the downtown London offices of Generation Investment LLC, an investment firm focused on “Sustainable Investing”.  What … Read More

Optimization Strategies for Multi-Material Vehicles

This post was taken from Altair Enlighten and contributed by my colleague, Regu Ramoo, Director of Engineering at Altair ProductDesign. Many studies on automotive mass reduction have been undertaken over the years by various steel, aluminum, magnesium, and composites consortia, … Read More

Optimization Goes Way Beyond Weight Reduction

This post was taken from Altair Enlighten and contributed by my colleague, Panduranga Rao Chirala, Vice President of Altair ProductDesign, India. It has been a constant human endeavour – across the globe – to make things better and last longer.  In the developing … Read More