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3D printing, prototyping, 3D scanning: how do you spread the word about your innovative offer?

23-10-2019 Priscillia Granval

In the fast-growing sector of 3D printing, prototyping and 3D scanning, new firms are flocking and competition in the market is rocketing. In addition, not all manufacturers operating in the B2B market have the necessary maturity to procure and use these types of products or services. They account for only 4% of all 3D printers […]

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Parts suppliers: six strategies for pulling away from the competition

21-10-2019 Audrey Varin

As a parts supplier, one of your everyday challenges is gaining an edge over the competition. Nowadays when customers visit your website, they need to find your identity and your values, as well as form an impression about your brand, a bit like when they walk into a store. That is why it is so […]

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10 influencers that you should follow to blaze a new trail in industry

18-10-2019 Audrey Varin

They are experts in their field. They call the shots about industry on the social networks, and there can be no doubting their influence on industrial buyers. Have you guessed who I am talking about? Influencers, of course! Influencer marketing has already proven its ability to sway consumers in the B2C market, but it should […]

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Why should manufacturers ride the big data/smart data wave?

15-10-2019 Audrey Varin

Big data is a solution that gives everyone real-time access to giant databases. Smart Data is mainly based on real-time data analytics. Data collection (big data) and analytics (smart data) are currently turning every industry upside-down. Why is that? Just a few years ago in industry, a simple piece of machinery, such as a motor […]

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The Newsletter to The TraceParts Design Engineering Community #141


October 2019 – New parts catalogs available on the TraceParts CAD-content platform: CARRLANE, CLIPPARD, COVAL, GLENAIR, RS COMPONENTS, SENSATA, SAMTEC… See the TraceParts Newsletter …

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