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Why 2017 Was a Banner Year for the Global 3D Printing Market

Published Date: 06-08-2018

Year 2017 was great for the global 3D printing industry as a whole, with explosive growth and development in many sectors. Learn what caused the 3D printing market to grow so quickly and what the predictions for 2018 are.

The Benefits of Plastic Injection Molding in Automotive Manufacturing

Published Date: 19-07-2018

Plastic injection molding continues to advance as new technology emerges. Find out why parts made with plastic injection molding are so popular across global automotive manufacturing markets.

3D Printing in Aerospace: What the Future Holds

Published Date: 13-07-2018

3D printing growth has been driven largely by aerospace demands. Understanding what this industry will need in the next 5-10 years will give you an edge over the competition as a 3D printing service provider.

Custom Metal Working Ideas for Furniture Makers

Published Date: 03-07-2018

Today’s furniture maker relies heavily on custom metal working in order to bring a design from sketch to reality. Here are a few ideas to use metal working in the furniture industry.

5 Challenges the Aerospace Industry Faces with Molding

Published Date: 21-06-2018

Molding is widely used for creating a variety of parts used in aerospace projects. Learn what challenges the aerospace industry are solving with the help of advanced molding subcontracting services.

How Automotive Businesses Can Benefit from Precision Die Casting

Published Date: 18-06-2018

Precision die casting is one of the techniques that make today's cars lighter, safer, and more efficient. Explore all the benefits it offers to automotive businesses across Europe.

The Coolest Ways the Furniture Industry Is Using 3D Printing

Published Date: 14-06-2018

Check out which are the exciting 3D printing developments in the furniture industry so you can prepare to meet rising demand from this particular industrial sector.

Pros and Cons of Injection Molding in Automotive Manufacturing

Published Date: 12-06-2018

Learn which of your automotive components are best manufactured with injection molding based on the distinct pros and cons of this technique.

Advances in Design of Electronics in the Automotive Industry

Published Date: 07-06-2018

Understanding the connection between automotive industry trends and advances in the design of electronics will help you succeed as either a manufacturer or subcontractor. 

Which Machining Advancements Are Driving Innovation in Aerospace Design

Published Date: 05-06-2018

Aerospace design can evolve only with constant machining advancements. Whether directly or not, innovations in aerospace industry rely on machining upgrades. Learn which are the recent developments in this field.

When Should You Start Prototyping? (Hint: It’s Now)

Published Date: 15-05-2018

Today’s fast paced markets demand faster product release calendars. Learn why it is important to start prototyping at an early stage of product development.

Impressive Trends in Aerospace Electronics Design

Published Date: 07-05-2018

The demand for advanced electronics design for aerospace industry rapidly grows. Space craft and commercial airliners alike require toughness and complex computing power. Learn which trends will shape aerospace electronics design over the next few years.

Understanding the Basics in Design of Electronics for Automotive

Published Date: 30-04-2018

Design of electronics has become a critical component of the overall design process for vehicles. Learn how the design of electronics for automotive industry impacts the end user experience and what's next.

5 Reasons to Certify Subcontractors for Furniture Installation and Assembly Services

Published Date: 23-04-2018

Learn why building a team of furniture industry subcontractors for installation and assembly services can grow your business and preserve your reputation along the way.

How Contractors Can Help With Aerospace Sheet Metal Forming

Published Date: 09-04-2018

Sheet metal forming is a critical step in the aerospace design and manufacture process. Contractors involved in the design and manufacture of aerospace applications can assist with successful sheet metal forming in several ways.

Is Outsourcing or Subcontracting Better For Product Development Services?

Published Date: 28-03-2018

Outsourcing or subcontracting are two very different types of services, and each option offers the biggest benefits in different situations. Learn when it's better to go with outsourcing, and when to choose subcontracting services.

Applications of 3D Printing in Automotive Manufacturing

Published Date: 19-03-2018

3D printing has totally changed the automotive manufacturing process. Learn how automobile designers, engineers, and manufacturers can leverage the benefits of using 3D printing technology.

How Aerospace Engineer Shortage Will Affect Global Aerospace Industry

Published Date: 13-03-2018

The demand for aerospace engineering employees greatly outweighs the supply. Luckily, there are some actions that partners can take across the aerospace industry. Learn more.

Which Parts of Europe Provide and Use the Most Furniture Subcontracting Resources?

Published Date: 06-03-2018

Learn which parts of Europe are driving demand for new furniture subcontracting opportunities, both as manufacturing hubs and importers of parts and finished products.

How Subcontracting Affects Your Eligibility for Eurostars and Similar Funding

Published Date: 25-02-2018

Find out the manufacturing funding opportunities for European countries. Learn the application requirements for each grants and understand if your current use of subcontracting services could compromise your chances of getting funding.

How the Self Driving Car Trend is Changing Subcontracting in the Automotive Industry

Published Date: 21-02-2018

The "Self driving car" trend is certainly changing the subcontracting demands in the automotive industry. Learn how and why.

Why Subcontracting is an Easier Sell to Investors than Outsourcing

Published Date: 18-02-2018

Subcontracting is very different from outsourcing and has far fewer disadvantages. Find out how to highlight the differences so it’s easier to sell your investors on the idea of increasing subcontracting within the business.

5 European Organizations You Can Join as an Automotive Industry Subcontractor

Published Date: 15-02-2018

Joining the right professional automotive subcontracting organization can help you build your reputation as an automotive industry subcontractor. Here are 5 European automotive industry subcontractor groups to consider joining in 2018.

6 Common Prototyping Mistakes Made During Product Development

Published Date: 08-02-2018

There are all too many prototyping mistakes that can slow down your work. In this article, you will learn how to avoid the 6 most common prototyping mistakes during the product development.

5 Ways Aluminum Welding Is Essential In Manufacturing Aftermarket Automotive Parts

Published Date: 05-02-2018

Automotive manufacturing is one of the largest industry users of aluminum welding procedures around the world. Learn which 5 types of automotive parts require skilled aluminum welding.

3D Printing vs. Traditional Machining For Rapid Prototyping

Published Date: 01-02-2018

Prototyping is one of the most challenging parts of product development. Learn how the technology of 3D printing may be better for your production needs than traditional machining.

Forming of Thermoplastics: 6 Advantages Over Thermoset Materials

Published Date: 29-01-2018

The unique properties of the forming of thermoplastics offer many benefits as a material for components and parts. Here are 6 reasons why forming of thermoplastics might be better for you than using thermoset materials.

Why 3D Printing Wins For Lean Electronics Manufacturing

Published Date: 24-01-2018

When you’re aiming for a lean manufacturing process, 3D printing can play a big role in cutting out waste on multiple levels. Find out how 3D printing can help your company achieve its lean manufacturing goals in the electronics industry.

Design of Electronics: Trends in 2018 You Should Be Following

Published Date: 22-01-2018

Design of electronics is integrated into practically every product arriving new on the market today. We present you the top design of electronic trends 2018 to help you keep up with all innovations happening around us.

6 Tips For Negotiating Contracts With International Subcontractors

Published Date: 17-01-2018

Hiring international subcontractors brings along risks and complications. Before you sign your contract, use these 6 tips to make sure you’re not on the losing end of the deal.

6 Red Flags to Beware of When Finding New Industrial Subcontractors

Published Date: 16-01-2018

Some industrial subcontractors are destined for failure from the beginning. Learn how to recognize the red flags and choose industrial subcontractors that can fulfill their end of the contract.

The Best European Subcontracting Exhibitions to Visit in 2018

Published Date: 09-01-2018

These are the best European subcontracting exhibitions and trade shows for 2018 - the perfect opportunity to find new partners, advertise your services as a subcontractor, or just expand your horizons in the field of industrial subcontracting.

What Size Company Can Benefit From E-Sourcing Procedures?

Published Date: 26-12-2017

Is it a myth or the truth that only large companies benefit from e-sourcing? Find out if the company size matters in order to take advantage of e-sourcing.

How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Problems in Hiring Automotive Subcontractors

Published Date: 19-12-2017

An overview of the 5 most common difficulties you might face in the search for the right automotive subcontractor and valuable tips on how to avoid them.

7 Key Benefits of Subcontracting Which Boost Your Business

Published Date: 12-12-2017

Companies can benefit from hiring subcontractors for a variety of reasons. Today we’ll cover the 7 key benefits of subcontracting that help your business grow.

8 Steps to Become a Subcontractor Buyers Will Hire Again

Published Date: 30-11-2017

Companies can benefit from hiring subcontractors for a variety of reasons. Today we’ll cover the 8 key benefits of subcontracting that help your business grow.