As the Director of Technology & Innovation, Tim Ingold focuses on the future of innovation strategy for Jabil. His team collaborates with technology development organizations around the globe to inventory a vast array of capabilities and socialize end-to-end solutions both inside and outside the company. Examining innovation from an alternate viewpoint, the team pioneers new ways to leverage capabilities that create differentiation, unlock adjacent markets, and spawn new businesses for Jabil.
Tim has more than 16 years' experience in the high tech services and education industries. In his past 13 years at Jabil, he has been an agent of change leading impactful programs to address broad business challenges in strategic development, process efficiency, globalization, financial control, institutional learning, and communications. Tim has held various leadership positions in Information Technology, Global Manufacturing Operations, Process Innovation, and Product Design Engineering.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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