Armstrong Pumps Inc. is adding new functionality to its online product configuratior in the hopes that it will save time. The company will implement RuleStream's RPM (rules-driven product management) software. The added functionality will automate the configuration of 3D components and assemblies and boost data integration across the many software systems the company uses to streamline product development. Armstrong predicts the action will reduce to minutes the generation of engineering deliverables that previously took hours.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
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