Assessing the Potential of Additive Manufacturing for Lower-Cost Tools in the Automotive Industry

Additive manufacturing (AM) is making inroads into the automotive industry. Historically, AM was used primarily to produce prototype parts and models. Today, AM is also used to make tooling for assembly lines or to produce vehicle parts. One of the advantages of AM is conquering complexity. Additive manufacturing can create complex or simple shapes using the same process and with the same level of effort.

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Build-to-Rent: Helping the UK Build Back Better

whitePaper | June 19, 2022

The private rental market is playing an increasingly vital role in meeting the nation’s housing needs. Over four million households currently rent their homes, which is doublethe two million who rented at the turn of the century.1 In London alone, it is predicted that by 2025 just under 40% of households in the capital will be renting.2 The Montague Report, which was published by the Government in 2012, considered how to encourage investment into the private rented sector, and recognised the opportunity for the rental market to accelerate the delivery of homes, whilst setting the standards for accommodation, and seeking to attract institutional investment into the market.

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NEXT-GEN ENGINEERING

whitePaper | July 8, 2022

Engineering and R&D (Research & Development) activities have been at the core of the industrial revolution. It has helped individuals prosper by making laborious tasks easier and hassle-free. From making mobility efficient, driving speed and efficiency, and performing complicated tasks, among others — Engineering has significantly transformed the Manufacturing, Hi-Tech, and Services-led verticals, over the last 2 centuries. Furthermore, since the onset of the pandemic, a chasm has opened across various verticals, particularly for digital-heavy ones like the Software & Internet. To stay ahead in the game, enterprises across the globe are reassessing their business strategy for the future. Today, they have one common goal in mind — taking control of end-to-end engineering.

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Regenerative Solutions: Make the right choice to drive electrical efficiency

whitePaper | March 19, 2020

Regenerative solutions are safe method of directing energy back onto the line. These systems can pay back the cost of the regenerative device and the variable frequency drive operating the motor. This article compares a few of the most common regenerative solutions to present the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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Designing Steel to Concrete Connections

whitePaper | May 1, 2021

Designing steel to concrete connections is a key, safety critical task on many construction projects. Correctly done, these connections can ensure a structure remains serviceable for ma ny decades.

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Leveraging Technology in Today’s Construction Market

whitePaper | February 4, 2020

The outlook for the construction industry in 2020 looks promising, with a recent survey undertaken by the Associated General Contractors of America clearly pointing to widespread positive sentiment across the market. With over 680,000 employers and 7,000,000 employees building over $1.3 trillion in structures each year, the industry continues to play an important role in the US economy.

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Introduction to the Construction Readiness Assessment

whitePaper | February 9, 2021

Construction projects have always faced pressure to begin early mobilization of the construction phase which can result in out-of-sequence work leading to cost and schedule overruns. The decision to proceed with construction requires a standard, objective process that easily identifies the gaps that must be addressed to achieve construction readiness and supports the decision of when to move forward. CII's Construction Readiness Assessment is a game-changer to guide project teams in achieving construction readiness with confidence. Their research shows that construction-ready projects outperform projects that are not ready with 20% better cost performance and 22% better schedule performance2.

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