MD&M West 2021
Making the Move: Economical Ways to Transition to Digital Quality & Production Operations
While most agree that digital is better than paper, roadblocks of digital system implementation such as cost, and compliance can get in the way. Matt Pawluk, Sr. Director of Operations with Evolve Manufacturing, discussed how smaller companies struggle with bandwidth to make these changes. There are actionable steps that can be taken for any company size that are easy to implement, very cost effective, and maintain compliance.
Optimizing Your Product Development Process Using 3D Printing and Injection Molding
The benefits of using both 3D Printing and Injection Molding – instead of choosing one – can help your team attain unmatched benefits in several areas: material usage, rapid prototyping, faster production, cost-effectiveness, and the manufacture of challenging part geometries. Andy Richardson, SVP Sales at Xcentric Mold & Engineering discusses the following topics: • The value of using each manufacturing method • Where in the product development cycle each is most effective • Limitations of using the wrong method at the wrong time • How to leverage the complementary aspects of these two manufacturing methods