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PTC Takes Next Step in Internet of Things Strategy

In an article about the emerging Internet of Things in the June 2014 issue of the Manufacturing Leadership Journal, James E. Heppelmann, president and CEO of PTC, wrote that manufacturers could take advantage of the huge potential surrounding the IoT only…
In an article about the emerging Internet of Things in the June 2014 issue of the Manufacturing Leadership Journal, James E. Heppelmann, president and CEO of PTC, wrote that manuf… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/ptc-takes-next-step-internet-things-strategy/

Designing for the ‘Internet of Things’

The high tech industry and its supporting cast of research firms and consultancies are all abuzz these days with the idea of the “Internet of Things”. The trend they think they have identified is that every conceivable physical object in the world will li…
The high tech industry and its supporting cast of research firms and consultancies are all abuzz these days with the idea of the “Internet of Things”. The trend they think they ha… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/designing-internet-things/

CAD in the Cloud? Sorry, It’s Not Happening

Now that many manufacturers are finally embracing cloud enablement of a wider range of systems and data—including salesforce automation, HR, procurement, even ERP—can a migration of core product data and CAD applications to the cloud be far behind? Yes, …
Popular Discussions Now that many manufacturers are finally embracing cloud enablement of a wider range of systems and data—including salesforce automation, HR, procuremen… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/cad-cloud-sorry-its-not-happening/

Should a new component revision trigger a new assembly revision?

At Arena, we work with a lot of high-tech electrical-hardware engineers and OEMs. In our thousands of conversations with prospects and customers, here is one of the most common questions we get - - if you revise a component used in your designs, or swap i…
At Arena, we work with a lot of high-tech electrical-hardware engineers and OEMs. In our thousands of conversations with prospects and customers, here is one of the most common qu… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/should-new-component-revision-trigger-new-assembly-revision/

Design for Sustainability: Where's the Data?

Increasingly, manufacturers are attempting to drive sustainability into their products at the design stage, conciously engineering in only parts and materials that meet the sustainability criteria of customers and regulators.
Increasingly, manufacturers are attempting to drive sustainability into their products at the design stage, conciously engineering in only parts and materials that meet the sustai… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/design-sustainability-wheres-data/

Can Autodesk Pull Off Enterprise PLM?

Autodesk is known for its sophisticated CAD and product data management tools.
Autodesk is known for its sophisticated CAD and product data management tools. Now, the company is addressing what they call "the rest of PLM". The enterprise PLM model they propo… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/can-autodesk-pull-enterprise-plm/

There's A Mobile App for That

I'm noticing that MES and PLM vendors are extending their solutions out to mobile devices-- specifically, the iPad and iPhone.
I'm noticing that MES and PLM vendors are extending their solutions out to mobile devices-- specifically, the iPad and iPhone. Should every enterprise application roll out a versi… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/theres-mobile-app/

How Do You Transfer Process Knowledge to Offshore Plants?

As the economy in the US and other developed markets continues to sputter, manufacturers increasingly look to China, South America, and other expanding economies for growth opportunities.
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/how-do-you-transfer-process-knowledge-offshore-plants/

Eastern Europe’s Quality Revolution: Have You Noticed Yet?

The West watched in wonder as colorful fragments of the Berlin wall tumbled among throngs of excited revelers from both sides back in 1989, potentially opening up vast new horizons for western products and manufacturing.
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/eastern-europes-quality-revolution-have-you-noticed-yet/

Are Competing MES Approaches Delaying Efficiency Gains?

Looks like it’s going to be boom time for Manufacturing Execution Systems over the next few years as companies strive to improve operational efficiency, manufacturing flexibility and slash energy consumption after the recession.
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/are-competing-mes-approaches-delaying-efficiency-gains/

Next Stop PLM: Is MES Taking Over The Enterprise?

For years the main focus of MES has been upward integration through an ERP to the higher levels of an enterprise, allowing essential plant floor production information to be analyzed, packaged and exchanged with decision makers and finance execs to help r…
For years the main focus of MES has been upward integration through an ERP to the higher levels of an enterprise, allowing essential plant floor production information to be analy… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/next-stop-plm-mes-taking-over-enterprise/

Digital Factory a Step at a Time

News flash: That cutting-edge concept called “the digital factory” is not so new. Companies such as Zollner Electronics Inc., Kensey Nash, and General Motors have been simulating plant operations and digitizing design data for 10 years now. In the old…
News flash: That cutting-edge concept  called “the digital factory” is not so new. Companies such as Zollner  Electronics Inc., Kensey Nash, and General Moto… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/digital-factory-step-time/

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