Innovation

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IDEA Design Winners Show Product Development Story

IDEA Design Winners Show Product Development Story

Be inspired by some of our favorite winners from the Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) of 2017. See how these designers gathered essential information, iterated potential solutions and ultimately produced working prototypes. Making a great idea come to life...
The Story of the Blackest Color Ever Made

The Story of the Blackest Color Ever Made

Here we look at the nature of color transmission and absorption. Why is this important for new product design and development? Understanding how light interacts with a surface will help you to fine tune your product’s look to achieve exactly the effect you want....
6 Early Inventions in the History of CNC Machining

6 Early Inventions in the History of CNC Machining

All CNC machines, regardless of their size or complexity, make use of the same few technical innovations – some more than one-hundred years old. By tracing the history of these innovations we can follow the trends that led to the development of the first...
New Process to 3D Print Metal For Mass Production

New Process to 3D Print Metal For Mass Production

The Direct Metal laser printer uses binding jet technology in a new way to make fast, high volume 3D printed metal parts for mass production.

The Importance Of The Reciprocating Screw In An Injection Molding Machine

The Importance Of The Reciprocating Screw In An Injection Molding Machine

  The single greatest innovation in the 20th century for improving plastic injection molding comes from one of history’s original and most basic machine types: the screw. Let’s take a closer look at the ingenious application of this simple design and...