Connector manufacturer uses innovative online configurator to boost electrical component business

Case Study: Samtec Leading Electronic Industry with Digital Tools and Online Access to 3D CAD

The engineer’s design process has become more complex as we have entered the digital realm. Digital product samples have become just as important as physical product samples. Samtec began a digital transformation more than 15 years ago by creating a unique library of 3D CAD models in-house. The models were built per customer request and posted online for downloading. “Over time …

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Accutech Michigan Launch Interactive 3D Product Catalog built by CADENAS PARTsolutions

Accu Tech Michigan Launch Interactive 3D Product Catalog & CAD Configurator built by CADENAS PARTsolutions

Accu Tech Michigan, a full service linear guide and actuator supplier, as well as a stocking distributor of PMI linear products, has launched an all-new 3D product catalog built by CADENAS PARTsolutions. The new catalog enables Accu Tech Michigan customers to instantly configure the exact linear rails and guides they need, and download in more than 150 native and neutral …

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Content marketing strategy: How to Make Industrial Content Marketing Engaging for Engineers and Industrial Buyers

Content Marketing Strategy: How to Make Online Content Engaging for Engineers and Industrial Buyers

By: Achinta Mitra, Industrial Marketing Today Industrial content marketing is facing a big challenge because manufacturers are struggling to make it more engaging for their target audience. They have a good grasp of industrial content marketing’s contributions at the top of funnel but can’t quite connect the dots when it comes to measuring its effectiveness in driving sales. The problem …

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Top-5 Engineered Halloween Pranks

Top-5 Engineered Halloween Pranks

It’s that time of year again! The kiddies will come around in droves, dressed as Power Rangers, Princess Elsa and Kylo Ren, looking to acquire your precious peanut-butter cups and snickers bars. If they knock on the door and say “trick or treat,” you gotta give up the goods. But, if they’re scared off before they even make it through …

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Magnus Effect Powers Cylindrical Wings and Curveballs Thanks to the

Magnus Effect Powers Cylindrical Wings and Curveballs

The Magnus Effect is one of the lesser-known physical principals, but if you have been paying attention you’d see it all the time in everyday life. If you have ever seen a golf-ball take a major hook or a slice, you’ve seen the Magnus effect in action. If you have ever seen a soccer player hook a ball into the …

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World's Smallest V12 is a Working Piece of Art

World’s Smallest V12 is a Working Piece of Art

Art and Engineering are two disciplines which do not often overlap. Many times if something is beautiful, it completely lacks practicality and function. When something is well engineered, it often isn’t aesthetically appealing. Enter, José Manuel Hermo Barreiro, aka “Patelo”, a retired naval mechanic who has built the smallest, and most beautiful engines in the world. Patelo is an Engineer …

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History's Unnecessary Inventions: 1980's SynthAxe Guitar

History’s Unnecessary Inventions: 1980’s SynthAxe Guitar

Back in the 80’s there was an overwhelming attitude of “out with the old, in with the new.” In their minds all traditional things had been mastered. This included transportation, information, technology and of course music. Why else would we now have the Aries K car, the pet rock and the calculator wristwatch? Technology always moves forward, but music has …

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