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November 12, 2014 10:21 am
Jeff Yoders, Line/Shape/Space
Walt Disney Imagineering builds the Disney experiences you always remember — from jamming with the animatronic Country Bears to shivering in the Pirates of the Carribean boat to admiring Ariel’s perfectly flowing hair on The Little Mermaid ride ...
November 11, 2014 9:25 am
John H. Grover Jr., Lean Manufacturing Manager & Automotive Repair America
You may be thinking about implementing lean manufacturing practices in your facility, or may have heard about lean manufacturing and want to know more. Whatever the case may be, these tips for implementing lean manufacturing ...   
November 10, 2014 1:17 pm
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
Many companies claim to have the world’s first or best, it may even be the cheapest or the highest quality. Most expletives are hard to navigate in market where everyone is pushing to advance their own products. Below I have compiled ... 
November 10, 2014 9:15 am
PD&D Staff
dSPACE, a company that provides solutions to accelerate the development and test of electronic control units (ECUs) and mechatronic control systems, has announced its new dSPACE Inc. president, Dr. Peter Waeltermann ...    
November 7, 2014 9:48 am
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
With myriad 3D printers seeking funding on Kickstarter, it is hard to discern what makes each one unique. Calling itself the first “one size fits all” model, the MakerMex stands out with modular add-ons that allows the printer to adapt to ...
November 7, 2014 9:17 am
Phil Bernstein, Line/Shape/Space
A stone strapped to wood eventually became a metal hammer. The step pyramid developed into the true pyramid. The drafting table gave way to the computer screen. All these innovations share a common source: human insights and ...   
November 6, 2014 1:37 pm
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
AltaDevices currently holds the single-junction world record for light conversion efficiency at 28.8% – but these solar cells are not meant for your roof. Using Gallium Arsenide, the AnyLight solar cell is five times more powerful than ...
November 6, 2014 9:58 am
John O’Brien, A.T. Wall
In the US, many high volume tubing suppliers have moved production facilities overseas to low cost producers like China or Mexico. Minimum buys are now the rule, leaving many US manufacturers with a quandary – How to get ...    
November 5, 2014 9:45 am
Dana DeMeo, CTO, IPS
“Begin with the End in Mind.” This well-known Steve Covey habit is especially true during product development. I recently had the opportunity to speak about the early stages of product design at the Design for ...     
November 4, 2014 9:56 am
NVIDIA
Almost everyone in the company knows firsthand the need for fast, high quality renders throughout the product development cycle – from design and engineering through to product marketing. In a competitive marketplace ...     
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