It’s Not Your Father’s Auto Industry

It’s Not Your Father’s Auto Industry

Published on May 15, 2017
Staying Relevant (and Profitable) in Today’s Brave New Automotive World Barring a few exception...

An Enterprise Approach to Manufacturing Resilience

An Enterprise Approach to Manufacturing Resilience

Published on May 25, 2016
In the wake of the 2011 tsunami earthquake, Japanese companies were faced with the task of repa...

The Value of Carrying Over Standard Parts

The Value of Carrying Over Standard Parts

Published on March 8, 2016
According to industry analysts the Aberdeen Group, the annual carrying costs of introducing a n...

Next-Generation Engineering Data System Improves Global Business

Next-Generation Engineering Data System Improves Global Business

Published on November 11, 2015
NGK Spark Plug Company Limited has created a next-generation engineering data system (EDS) that...

How Simulation Helps Automotive Companies Design Lightweight Vehicles

How Simulation Helps Automotive Companies Design Lightweight Vehicles

Published on November 4, 2015
Can Simulation Help Automotive Companies Design Lighter Vehicles?With innovation as a continuin...

The World of Design? Or the Design of the World!

The World of Design? Or the Design of the World!

Published on October 13, 2015
A Design Manifesto I don’t want to talk about the world of design. Rather, let’s explore the de...

Tomorrow’s Connected Vehicle will have an Intelligent ‘Skin’

Tomorrow’s Connected Vehicle will have an Intelligent ‘Skin’

Published on September 15, 2015
The Evolution of Car Design Car design has gone through a major evolution over the years –...

Michigan Runs on Brainpower!

Michigan Runs on Brainpower!

Published on August 6, 2015
Check out the new MEDC video Michigan Runs on Brainpower! youtu.be/olxocGa7q4o   The  Mich...

“reUse” – A Key Step in the Search for Competitiveness

“reUse” – A Key Step in the Search for Competitiveness

Published on August 5, 2015
reUse Secrets of Competitive Companies In today’s world, due to market globalization and techno...

Golf Lessons from Lean, Six Sigma and TOC

Golf Lessons from Lean, Six Sigma and TOC

Published on July 21, 2015
Lean: If you think Lean is your best approach, then you should focus on eliminating muda in you...