When it comes to getting a fabricated sheet metal part that is consistent with a complex set of technical requirements, ensuring that a supplier has all the necessary information to generate an accurate quote is the first (and most important) hurdle to cross.
It is not a question of if but rather when will the next black swan event hit the globalized supply chain. And it is critical that companies learn from the last couple of years and develop an agile supply chain network that delivers value, reduces risk, and is not just driven by cost.
Every two years, the Olympic Games provide a chance to show off athletic prowess. It has also become a way for countries to show off their technological advancement. The 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing are no exception.
Electric power seems especially well-suited for commercial vehicles. Unlike cars, there’s less range anxiety because these vehicles are driven along fixed or planned city routes all day and then return to garages at night for charging.
It’s that time of year again, time for the BattleBots to go at it to see who is the fiercest in the BattleBox. For the third time, Protolabs is powering DUCK!, the 250-pound, low-riding, and somewhat adorable competitor from Team Black and Blue.