BOM 101: Types of Bills of Material

Posted on: February 27th, 2020

Bill Of Materials (BOM) And Types A bill of materials – BOM – is the full list of every item necessary to build a product. It enumerates all parts, assemblies, subassemblies, raw materials, and components that building the product involves. It also accounts for the quantities of every item. BOM in Process Manufacturing A BOM […]

What Is Nesting Software?

Posted on: February 24th, 2020

Minimize Scrap & Maximize Profits with Nesting Software Technology is permeating every aspect of our lives. A dependence on automation will alter how people do business. There is hardly a place where this is more true than in metal fabrication. Here, precise rules and software help in getting things done in the most effective manner. […]

Material Attributes & Material Selection in CAD Applications

Posted on: February 20th, 2020

Introduction to Material Selection & Material Attributes in CAD Software A “material” means different things to different people. A material engineer, a manufacturer, and a CAD designer all have different notions of materials. Spending unrewarded weeks trying to ensure consistency or attempting to find or verify data, is something companies would prefer to avoid. Repeating […]

Manufacturing Engineering Education

Posted on: February 17th, 2020

Manufacturing Engineering is a branch of professional engineering that shares many common concepts and ideas with other fields of engineering such as mechanical, chemical, electrical and industrial engineering. Working as a manufacturing engineering technologist involves a more applications-oriented qualification path. This field of manufacturing engineering emerged from tool and die discipline in the early 20th century. It expanded […]

Top Manufacturing Engineering Conferences in the USA

Posted on: February 12th, 2020

The industrial and manufacturing fields are extending rapidly every day. To synchronize with this escalation, the technology, machines, automation, software applications etc. are becoming more advance and complex to implement them in the manufacturing process. To overcome this complication and get broaden knowledge about latest technologies and implementations, lots of seminars and conferences has been […]

Implementing Engineer to Order ETO ERP Software

Posted on: February 6th, 2020

Introduction to ETO ERP Software Cloud technology has thrown the gates open wide when it comes to Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) solutions for manufacturing.  In particular, methodologies for Engineer to Order (ETO) systems make it possible to implement applications that dramatically reduce the costs and timeline associated with manufacturing, from design through delivery. As with […]

Why Your Product Design Is Incomplete Without CAD

Posted on: February 3rd, 2020

Product design is a process that almost every manufacturer engages in before arriving at the final product. It involves several stages -from the conception of the product idea to creation of the product, and designing it into a full product ready for use. These stages are very important in product design because it helps the […]

Manufacturing BOM Elements

Posted on: January 31st, 2020

The Elements of a Manufacturing Bill of Material If you are working in manufacturing or you are new to manufacturing, you may have heard many times the terms bill of material or “BOM” regularly. A bill of material is a structured arrangement of components or parts of a larger object, in particular, particularly complex products […]

CAD Data Management

Posted on: January 27th, 2020

Streamline Your Critical Data Assets We are no longer a society of paper trails. In this modern age online tracking systems are the most efficient forms of keeping and storing data. Our computers and phones integrate into our entire lives from tracking calories to counting steps, keeping schedules to entering and storing of personal banking […]

Augmented Reality (AR) vs. Virtual Reality (VR)

Posted on: January 23rd, 2020

What’s the Difference between AR & VR? In this day in age, we’re able to experience the world in a whole new way. See the world from outer space, explore the hype of far-away places, and take gaming to new levels by being part of it, rather than sitting outside of its realm. This new […]