How Much Time do Engineers Spend Recreating Parts?

Auto manufacturers assemble thousands of cars every week, with most vehicles using identical standard components. For instance, virtually any OEM automaker uses many of the same door hardware and body clips across brands. As well as the same brake pads,…

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How Efficient is Your Parts Management?

how efficient is your parts management

Many old stories begin with the phrase “Back in the day…”  Well, back in the day when Industrial Design Engineers, Procurement Professionals and Supply Managers needed to vet suppliers and find parts, they went to their bookcase where they housed…

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Native CAD vs. Neutral CAD

Native CAD vs. Neutral CAD

Which type of CAD Files are superior? Get the ‘Native vs. Neutral’ eBook here. The debate still rages in all its fury among engineers about which type of CAD files are superior. Is the answer native CAD file formats, or…

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Certified AIA/NAS Native Standard 3D Parts for Dassault Solidworks

Certified AIA/NAS Native Standard 3D Parts for Dassault Solidworks

The Aerospace Industries Association has partnered with CADENAS PARTsolutions and IHS Markit to deliver the popular NAS standard 3D parts models in native Solidworks format.   These certified models are a valuable time-saver, enabling engineers to quickly search, configure and…

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How You Can Save 2 Hours a Week on Engineering Designs

Add Value to Your Designs You didn’t go to school to spend hours re-modeling screws, brackets, or fasteners. You became an engineer to bring new ideas and solutions into our world. Why continue wasting your time, when you can save…

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What is Maverick Buying?

What is Maverick Buying? See why maverick buyers are bad for business.

How Industrial Manufacturers are Rounding-Up and Reigning-In the Mavericks in their Organization Sorry Top Gun fans, it’s got nothing to do with sending Tom Cruise to the grocery store. Maverick buying is one of those frustrating, head scratching occurrences that…

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