Industry Market Trends

From Engineering.com: Are Simulating Concepts Viable or Absurd?

July 19, 2013

In this episode of Tech4PD, dueling analysts Jim Brown and Chad Jackson disagree about the practicality of simulation in concept design. Vote for the debate winner, and watch the loser of the last debate become a moving paintball target. Read More

Industry Market Trends

Friday Focus: Tips to Help Middle Manufacturers Find Talent for Advanced Techniques

July 19, 2013

As more middle-market manufacturers adopt advanced techniques, they find better profitability and business growth. The major challenge with incorporating these specialized manufacturing techniques, ranging from automation to information technology, is a lack of workers with adequate skills, a detriment to business growth, according to new research by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) and the National Association Manufacturers (NAM), which highlights strategies to reverse the worker gap. Read More