SiliconExpert & Arena Join Forces to Reduce Data Risk With a Powerful New PLM Database Combo

Arena Solutions recently integrated Arena PLM with SiliconExpert Technologies’ extensive electronic components information database. As a result, Arena PLM customers can now perform proactive health and risk assessments on all components within the [...] read more

Top Six Medical Device PLM Resources

While our new Arena Quality module is yet one more example of why we continue to be the de facto standard for OEMs searching for a medical device PLM solution, we keep reading guidance that a blog shouldn’t be too ‘salesy’ and it actually has t [...] read more

3 Trends to Watch: Location, Location, Location

Arena regularly publishes insights and analysis on important trends impacting manufacturing. Is there an emerging business technology development you deem important or want us to cover? Comment on our blog. United States to Match China’s Manufa [...] read more

Star Wars Saga: How Darth Vader’s Suit Met FDA Approval

Darth Vader’s fearsome black mobile life-support suit was manufactured to compensate for the serious injuries Anakin Skywalker suffered after his duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi. But precious few knew the luninary’s statuesque, gloom and doom outfit [...] read more

Fly the Safest Skies with a Smile

I recently flew from Seattle to London to attend Wikimania 2014. As we were taxiing for takeoff, I pulled out a book I had wanted to read for months: Haruki Murakami’s tome 1Q84. But then I put it down as soon as Delta’s in-flight safety video be [...] read more

Arena Partners with SiliconExpert

OEMs Can De-Risk Electronic Components with a Parts Rich Database  From an outsider's perspective, an OEM’s success simply depends upon an innovative vision and a strong development team. What some product companies don’t see is the suppor [...] read more

Star Wars Saga (cont’d): How Bogus Parts Nearly Cost the Rebel Alliance

With part suppliers spread across the galaxy, the risk of bogus or counterfeit components making their way into the manufacturing mix has increased at a disturbing rate. The Rebel Alliance discovered the dangerous impact of bad parts the hard way. [...] read more

Knowing The Difference Between Bespoke & Shinola

Earlier this month, Wired published an article about Shinola’s decision to open a watch factory in the flagging city of Detroit. You may recognize the irreverent name of the company purchased from a defunct shoe polish brand known for the insult [...] read more

Star Wars: Engineering Lessons from the Dark Side

In product development work here at Arena Solutions, we’ve worked with manufacturers small and large across many different industries; some domestically, some internationally and some in galaxies far, far away. The Galactic Empire is a tragic ex [...] read more