PLM. MCAD. PDM. EDA. ERP. EI-EI-O. Making Sense of Manufacturings Alphabet Soup. Turning Great Designs Into Great Products.
As the nature of product development shifts to keep up with the pace of global innovation, manufacturers must understand that using the wrong tools can cripple a company's ability to innovate and deliver quality products on time.
This white paper provides an overview of manufacturing tools like mechanical computer aided design (MCAD), product data management (PDM), electronic design automation (EDA) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) and describes how to bridge the gap between engineering and manufacturing.