Software capability and industry demand tend to drive each other forward. When software advancements are made in response to a specific consumer need, they tend to include plausibly related options and alternative tools above and beyond what is sufficient to satisfy the stated need. Likewise, the availability of new software tools and design capabilities tends to drive innovation, especially with creative types, like designers.
How the Push for Sustainability is Changing the Furniture Industry
Sustainability was once considered a lofty goal pushed for only by the most progressive, unrealistic companies. Today, however, attitudes towards sustainability have shifted dramatically, and it is virtually a necessity for any successful business to participate in green initiatives. Among many industries that have embraced environmental stewardship, the furniture industry may be one of the most interesting.
A Quick Guide to Product Lifecycle Management and How It Can Transform Your Supply Chain
Product lifecycle management (PLM) is a blanket term covering the entire product lifecycle, including requirements, design, engineering, manufacturing, production, support, maintenance, disposal, and refabrication. PLM software is an invaluable tool for organizing product development, manufacturing, and support in a manner optimized for both the business’s and the consumer’s needs.
365 Days of Innovation: A Recap of Gerber Technology's 2019
2019 was a HUGE year for Gerber Technology! Here’s a recap of some of the biggest moments and accomplishments from the last 12 months.
The Performance Principle
For over 400 years, chairs have been produced at Polstermöbel Oelsa’s facility in Rabenau, which is why historians refer to Rabenau as the cradle of the European sitting furniture craft. Oelsa makes around 140 models of upholstered furniture, from traditional styles to modern, based on ingenious just-in-time production.