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Autodesk Expands Eco Materials Adviser

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Rob Spiegel
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Goog eco-tool
Rob Spiegel   7/8/2011 6:27:21 AM
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This looks like a good tool to help design engineers identify sustainable materials. Design engineers need all the help they can get. It wasn't many years ago they engineered for function and cost. In recent years they have become the front line in environmental compliance. Now they need to know the materials in every component and all packaging. Plus, they have to document those materials.

Beth Stackpole
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Beth Stackpole   7/8/2011 8:20:52 AM
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Absolutely, a tall order indeed. I think we'll be seeing a lot more of these kinds of advisor or product analytics capabilities in this area. I know SolidWorks and PTC both have offerings that aid engineers in this effort.

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