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How is Software Starting to Change the Products We Make

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Software completely changes the way we interact with a product. It changes what that product can do. It changes the way that product can collect information about its usage, its diagnostics and its service needs.

The Challenge of Personalisation in Product Design

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People want different things. In the modern world, where customisation and personalisation are becoming increasingly common and expected, it's no longer enough to make a single product that you ship everywhere in the world. 

The Impact of Digitisation on Manufacturing [A Brief Guide]

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To understand the impact of digitisation on manufacturing, we first need to understand exactly what we mean by ‘digitisation’ in a product design and development context. 

Top 5 Blog Posts from Concurrent Engineering in 2014

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It's that time of year to review what resonated most with you over the last 12 months.

3 Must-Watch Videos on PTC Creo 3.0

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With all the great updates coming as part of the release of PTC Creo 3.0, it can be hard to keep up with all the new features and benefits. To help, here are 3 must-watch videos, which give you all the information you need.


3 Reasons Now Is The Time to Upgrade Your PTC Creo Package

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When competition picks up, your want to make sure that your engineering team has every possible advantage. But how can you make sure your team is? A good place to start is to make sure you are getting the most out of your product design software, with all of the capabilities that you need. In fact, with PTC Creo Packages, you can start to meet your growing engineering needs by being able to speed up the design process, reduce errors, reduce re-works and move your products forward with confidence. 

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4 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About Unite Technology

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Working with suppliers, customer and even other teams in your organisation inevitably brings with it challenges. You’re probably familiar with the difficulties of working with multiple CAD systems and the inevitable problems that come with importing and trying to recreated CAD data.

6 Things You Need to Know About Simulation with PTC Creo

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PTC Creo has extensive simulation capabilities, enabling designers to analyse both parts and assemblies. It means you can investigate the structural, thermal and motional behaviour of your designs under real-life conditions. To begin your analysis, Creo provides you with an easy to follow process, which include an intuitive user interface.  

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Creating Routed Systems with PTC Creo Piping and Cabling Extension


Routing cables and pipes can be a long and complicated element to product design, and with products becoming more and more complex, it’s important that your design process for piping and cables is optimised and as quick and easy as possible. Enter the PTC Creo Piping and Cabling Extension, or PCX. Create routed systems with ease, either directly into a 3D environment, or driven by a 2D schematic.

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How to Bring Your Concept Design Process Up to Scratch with Creo DEX

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What are some of the common themes, issues and problems that are currently being talked about in industry on concept design and its importance to the product development process? PTC recently did a survey and they found that 92% of their customers, when asked, said their businesses could benefit financially if they had a better platform for exploring concept designs.

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