Trends and developments in the manufacturing industry
The world of manufacturing industry is constantly evolving. That is why we keep a finger on the pulse. We follow closely all trends and developments regarding the manufacturing industry. This knowledge we like to share with you on our blog. Here you can count on newsworthy articles with a plus.
A lot of women, all over the world, excel in technical roles. Think of engineers, software developers, technicians, mechanics… A day like International Women’s Day creates the ideal opportunity to give them a well-deserved place in the spotlight. At Innoptus, 29% of our league of legends are women and we are quite proud of that. Els, Yuqian, Cathy, and Anique share how they experience their technical job.
Product development is a complex process where a lot can go wrong despite the best intentions. What do you want to accomplish with your product? How will you handle information during the process? What tools and expertise are needed for this? How do you handle automation? In this blog article, we take a closer look at the pitfalls and how you can prevent them.
The Innoptus Solar Team is a group of Belgian engineering students building the most innovative and efficient solar car. Starting in 2023, Innoptus will be the main sponsor of that team. Ine Verhaeren was able to join Innoptus as an account manager via the Solar Team. She explains why this collaboration is such a strong match.
Entire companies are increasingly being brought down by hacking. It starts with a hacker installing a piece of software in the company's IT system. This software often remains idle for a long some time only to suddenly 'wake up' and corrupt or encrypt data.
The student team from Leuven that will compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in October will go on as Innoptus Solar Team. This marks the end of the Agoria Solar Team era. As Agoria Solar Team, the engineering students were able to achieve quite a few impressive performances in recent years. In addition to being world champions, they also became European champions twice and were able to break a world record.
Digital transformation changes how we work. Both corporations and SMEs must undergo this change. Some companies underestimate the importance of this transition and adhere to traditional work methods. In doing so, they risk immense losses when their competitor takes the digital plunge.
COVID-19 launched hybrid work as the new normal. Hybrid work allows you to communicate and collaborate with staff working in different locations at any time. Innoptus has also embraced hybrid work. This allowed us to keep the same office space while doubling our number of employees. Previously, we usually worked at our office or the customer’s premises. Today, some of our colleagues opt to work from home, and some for practical reasons, such as travel distance. This does not usurp personal contact but is a complement to our collaboration.
Day of the Entrepreneur provides the ideal opportunity for talking to Xavier Werbrouck, CEO of 4ITEGO Group. Entrepreneurship is part of Xavier’s DNA. After graduating as an electromechanical engineer, he was keen to start work as soon as possible.
We use simulation software to validate and optimise a product design before it is manufactured. The tools we use provide insights to designers during the concept and early design phase and help to optimise their products.
The bottom line is that the company 4ITEGO Group supports other companies. In practice, 4ITEGO Group supports manufacturing companies in their digital transformation… and we do so in a very innovative way.
We kicked off the busy programme on Thursday afternoon with our six-monthly Business Update. Say what? Discussing objectives and growth, analysing the numbers and celebrating everyone with a work anniversary.
On 10 June 2022, 4ITEGO invited industry peers and partners to attend some fascinating inspiration sessions and to be introduced to Innoptus and Infinite. The venue was the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven.
“This is so much more than a rebranding. It reinforces our collaboration and takes a new step in our further professionalisation,” said Xavier Werbrouck, CEO of 4ITEGO Group. The group is also looking for new people to sustain its rapid growth.
What does ‘industry 4.0’ mean and how can you implement it to make your company more profitable? You can read it all in this blog post.
It’s alive! A game changer… that’s Creo 9. Improvements in productivity and user-friendliness make the latest Creo version ideal for delivering your very best designs. Feedback from users drove our updates. CAD models are now managed, adjusted and understood more smoothly than ever before.
In a rapidly moving market, companies keep searching for a way to stay one step ahead of the competition. Especially in the manufacturing industry it is absolutely important to remain up-to-date regarding the last smart manufacturing trends, in order to stay successful as a company. Innovation plays a crucial role in it. More and more companies try to find creative ways to respond to the demanding request of their customers. But what are the smart manufacturing trends of 2023? We like to summarize them for you in this blog.
The world of smart manufacturing does not stand still
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