Tag: manufacturing

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

Lost in Translation

Are you comfortable exchanging different file formats across different platforms? Is it easy to modify and update existing projects using your tool-set? If the answer to both of the previous questions is “Yes, of course!” you probably don’t need to … Read More

Lights go on for TOGGLED

Recently, X-OLOGY profiled TOGGLED and the advantages of switching to LED lighting as a replacement for fluorescent tubes. “Michigan company ramps up production of money-saving, green LED lighting” shares the strengths of switching to LED lighting sources for businesses, the … Read More

Taking enterprise to the cloud and tapping HPC

Recently, the team and I spoke with Digital Manufacturing Report to discuss the ways manufacturers’ growing reliance on CAE is challenging the industry to continue to evolve its software offerings. Driving factors like innovations in HPC and cloud technology are … Read More

Steel is Dead, Long Live Steel

This week, my colleague Giuseppe Resta has some thoughts spurred by the unveiling of two exciting vehicles scheduled for 2013 production: The Frankfurt Auto Show saw BMW unveil its new “i” brand of electric vehicles. While both the radical design … Read More

Silos

I used to live in Dayton, OH, home of the Wright Brothers, and got to learn much about how the first Wright Brothers plane was designed.  There was no design or stress or manufacturing department to Wright Brothers, Inc. – … Read More