Scott Heide Talks Design Engineering Automation for Highly Configurable Products in Manufacturing Report

Scott Heide Talks Design Engineering Automation for Highly Configurable Products in Manufacturing Report

Scott Heide, Founder and CEO of Engineering Intent discussed automation for highly configurable manufacturing products in the recent issue of Manufacturing Report. Read the full article here.

According to Heide, manufacturers of highly configurable products want to maximize engineering resources. By capturing knowledge and decision-making, the newest best-in-class engineering automation software speeds development of subsequent design iterations. Automating rules for engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers configures custom versions; these technologies allow custom products to reach markets faster and with less friction. More compelling proposals, higher quality products, and reduced engineering costs provide a rapid ROI (return on investment).

“Automation offers shortcuts that deal with these various challenges. Answering these common questions via automation technology frees engineers to do more fulfilling, interesting, and rewarding work. Many engineer-to-order manufacturers are able to manage configured products more effectively when automation is implemented especially during product engineering, development, and release cycles.  Manually, design errors increase exponentially,” shared Heide.

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About Engineering Intent and its ETO Automation Solution, kBridge: 

Engineering Intent is the world’s leading provider of enterprise engineering automation tools that help engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers with complex product configuration solutions.  The company’s motto is “Automate the To Order in Engineer To Order.” Founded by Scott Heide, the company’s flagship solution is Knowledge Bridge (kBridge) cloud-based software as a service. kBridge uniquely captures engineering, configuration, geometry, user interface, and business rules. It is designed to enable visual configuration, handle EPQ (engineer-price-quote) needs, and deliver engineering automation. Organizations using kBridge consistently experience increased win rates, increased product and sales scalability, faster time to quote, improved quality, and lower costs compared to companies which rely on manual methods. Heide shared, “The technology is proving to be increasingly attractive to a broad range of ETO manufacturers from massive multinationals to small and mid-size enterprises.”

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