David has been advising on interoperability issues and 3D modeling for a long time and has always been a great resource with valuable insights into product development. It will be interesting to get his take on how new advancements in 3D CAD tools and visualization capabilities extend the idea of the virtual product within the organization as well as the kinds of processes engineering groups are putting in place to make that happen.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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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