Category: Development

New Product Concept Testing is a Critical Component to Product Development

A fresh idea culminates from hours of brainstorming and is both professionally and intellectually satisfying. With a new concept in hand, the next stage of product development is product concept testi...

Digital Fabrication Process: Tools to Get You to Your Final Product

Leveraging efficiency gains of the digital fabrication process brings some exciting and game-changing benefits to manufacturing. This computer-driven manufacturing process introduces higher accuracy ...

What is the Reverse Engineering Process?

Reverse engineering is a term used to loosely describe the process of deducing how a product works. It is rare though when standard reverse engineering processes are used, or even considered. Like fo...

Digital Fabrication Modeling: Visually Sell Your Product Before It’s Built

Specs look fine on paper, but when it comes to product proposals, nothing beats a fine-tuned, digital representation. Like any new tool, much confusion still exists around what digital fabrication me...

7 Short-run Production Process Advantages for Prototyping

While the benefits of a short-run prototype process may not seem evident initially, they are quite extensive. Typically, the production process occurs after prototype completion. Such a timeline may ...

5S Practices in Manufacturing: How Lean Principles Save Time and Money

As you research the advantages of lean manufacturing principles, the term ā€œ5Sā€ will appear. The 5S practices in manufacturing is a collection of protocols that serve to reduce time and waste in m...