Daratech will hold its next conference on engineering software Feb. 14 in Cambridge, MA. For details, see http://rbi.ims.ca/4385-599. COFES (Congress on the Future of Engineering Software) will kick off its conference April 14 in Scottsdale, AZ. For details, see http://rbi.ims.ca/4385-560. The yearly gatherings of these two organizations include executives from most major engineering software firms as well as software users in a variety of industries.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
Automakers are adding greater digital capabilities to their design and engineering activities to promote collaboration among staff and suppliers, input consumer feedback, shorten product development cycles, and meet evolving end-use needs.
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