Do you know what PLM is? Does it matter? In a white paper from Datamation, Dr. Kais Al-Timmi argues that the time for PLM has not yet arrived. PLM is supposed to be a total solution, seeing a product throughout its entire lifecycle, using "corporate intellectual capital" and not relying so much on technology, he argues. According to the white paper, the idea is also a very good one for the future—but not for the present. Visit this website—www.datamation.co.uk—to find out more about the white paper.
Some cars are more reliable than others, but even the vehicles at the bottom of this year’s Consumer Reports reliability survey are vastly better than those of 20 years ago in the key areas of powertrain and hardware, experts said this week.
Many of the materials in this slideshow are resins or elastomers, plus reinforced materials, styrenics, and PLA masterbatches. Applications range from automotive and aerospace to industrial, consumer electronics and wearables, consumer goods, medical and healthcare, as well as sporting goods, and materials for protecting food and beverages.
While many larger companies are still reluctant to rely on wireless networks to transmit important information in industrial settings, there is an increasing acceptance rate of the newer, more robust wireless options that are now available.
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