Engineering the Force From Star Wars

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Hello there! Even though Star Wars is science fiction, that hasn’t stopped engineers from bringing parts of the movies to life, including the Force. Read on to learn how the Force and four other pieces of Star Wars lore are…


Get to Know Your CADENAS PARTsolutions Team: Mark Hornor

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Meet Mark Hornor, Your Development Consultant and Territory Manager of Latin America! Mark will sell CADENAS PARTsolutions software to Latin American companies. He has experience with manufacturing and CAD and has worked in Latin America for over 20 years. What…


What Is Torque?

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Need help with common engineering terms? Check out our engineering terminology guide for the basics. As Andy Dwyer might say, “I don’t know what torque is, and at this point I’m too afraid to ask.” The word “torque” gets tossed…


Engineering 6 Spider-Man Gadgets

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When it comes to transforming yourself into a superhero, these engineers have come as close as you can probably get. Watch these mad scientists bring Spider-Man to life. Do NOT try this at home! Creating Spider-Man 1. Climbing Walls These…


Engineering the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

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How does Macy’s make its iconic Thanksgiving balloons? Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade History For just shy of a century, Macy’s has put on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with its iconic, giant balloons. However, before any before the dozen or…


Engineering Terms Industrial Marketers Need To Know

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Common Engineering Terms Ever fall down a rabbit hole searching for engineering terms? Industrial marketers, stop the endless Google searches. Read our engineering terminology guide!   Actuator A device that converts energy into an action such as motion. For example,…