Increasing productivity, reducing costs, delivering new innovations, improving quality, and responding faster to customer needs, are all key objectives of a business accelerator model, says Trelleborg's Joe Woods.
Concentric offers a range of low-noise, high-power density hydraulics products including the compact, durable Ferra pump and motor series designed for high-pressure applications in a space envelope 20-30% smaller than competitive products.
TECAST cast nylon stock shapes and custom parts from Ensinger offer a combination of physical and wear properties, along with inherently lighter weight, to provide users with a cost-effective alternative to metal parts.
Freudenberg-NOK believes that the ability of a company to be innovative in all aspects of the design cycle—from material research and product engineering to final manufacturing and build—is a key element to the overall success of suppliers and OEMs alike.
According to CD-adapco's Frederick Ross, the first, and most difficult, stage in the construction of a virtual prototype is the process of pulling together all of the individual CAD parts that define a vehicle.