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3D CAD Tools Meet Target Times and Costs Efficiently using CAD tools has a dramatic impact on a company's success. A pair of recent studies by Boston-based Aberdeen Group show how best-in-class manufacturers met their target times and costs nearly 90 percent of the time. Full Story
The Hot Trends in 3D CADRay Kurland, president of TechniCom, Inc., tells clients a cautionary tale of a company that used only a few dozen unique parts but pre-built hundreds of assemblies. But inventory was high, manufacturing costs were excessive and engineering costs were out of control. Full Story Stretching R&D FundsStudies show high-tech companies can improve their financial performance by streamlining the front end — mainly product development and R&D. Full Story Ingersoll Gets More Accurate Parts After Moving from 2D to 3DWhen engineering, production and management at Ingersoll-Rand's Air Solutions and Heavy Industrial Group made the commitment to move to 3D solid modeling for CAD design, they knew it had to be a "don't-look-back" decision. Full Story
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