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Bhold brings software development principles to manufacturing

‘We have to become more self-reliant, rely on more local manufacturing and design,’ says Bhold founder Susan Taing. Last week she launched an initiative with Dutch 3D-printer company Ultimaker to showcase crowdsourced and iterative design principles.

Next-generation CAD and cloud PLM at DFM Summit #7

Stephen Bodnar – previously at Autodesk 360, now SVP Strategy at Kenesto – explains how CAD morphed into PLM and how Kenesto wants to be different.

Bodnar will be on a panel at Design for Manufacturing Summit #7 with Onshape, Synergis and Qodemo. Autodesk Fusion 360 supports and keynotes the event.

‘Communication smoothes bottlenecks in cross-over from creative to technical’

‘From the designer’s perspective, you do not need to be a mechanical engineer,’ industrial design engineer Shaun van Oorde-Grainger says, ‘but if you can speak their language you can tailor your design efforts.’