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Top engineering pain points in 2022

April 20, 2022

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Engineers are feeling pressure at all stages of the product development process. We recently surveyed 250 custom manufacturing customers and found that engineers are facing challenges stemming from shortened product development cycles, inefficient communication, high costs, and production delays.

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How Augmented and Virtual Reality Can Boost Productivity in Construction

Infographic | January 9, 2020

The U.S. construction industry builds nearly $1.3 trillion worth of structures every year and employs more than 7 million workers. For various reasons, poor productivity in construction is a costly and difficult challenge to address. Virtual reality and augmented reality technology can improve communication, reduce costs, and identify problems in advance.

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The Science of Construction Equipment Buy vs. Rent Decisions

Infographic | February 28, 2020

Productive work sites can require a variety of construction equipment types, from aerial work platforms and earthmoving equipment to generators, hand tools and light towers. But too many contractors overspend on equipment because they don’t do adequate buy vs. rent analyses that would likely reveal opportunities to cut costs and preserve capital by renting.

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How Well Does an Engineering Major Pay?

Infographic | February 27, 2020

The engineering profession has always been a stable one. Society will always need engineers. Engineering is also still one of the most profitable professions and offers a quick return on your educational investment. Some of the highest paying salaries straight out of college are in engineering or STEM-related fields. Research numbers from the past few years highlight how an engineering degree can propel a young person’s future career.

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Where Do America’s Mechanical Engineers Work?

Infographic | February 6, 2020

Mechanical engineers are found in dozens of industries, and the technical divisions of ASME span from aerospace to tribology. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the arm of the U.S. government tasked with tracking employment, found that of the 303,440 mechanical engineers at work in the United States in May 2018 the date of its most recent estimate of industry-specific occupational employment and wages, 148,890 work in the manufacturing sector. That’s 49 percent of all mechanical engineers.

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How Virtual Reality is Shaping the Construction Industry?

Infographic | February 5, 2020

The construction industry is constantly evolving and experts are continuing to research new tools and ways to optimize the process. People had been using plain paper, pen, and verbal planning in the initial days. With time the new technology introduced CAD software and Building Information Model BIM to the 3D design model.

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Architecture: Some Fascinating Facts and Figures

Infographic | December 14, 2019

Architecture is defined as both the process and the product of planning, designing and constructing buildings or any other structure. It is an art and a science. It is soaring the heights of imagination and it is the promise of shelter and security. It is a statement of position and purpose. And, most important of all, it literally surrounds you!

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