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eCl@ss : The Electrical Language of the 21st Century for Efficient Product Data Exchange

29-07-2021 Krunoslav Rašić

eCl@ss is a hierarchical system for grouping materials, products, and services according to a logical structure with a level detail that corresponds to the product-specific properties that can be described using norm-conforming properties. eCl@ss has established itself internationally as the only ISO- and IEC-compliant industry standard. It enables the digital exchange of product master data […]


TraceParts free 3D CAD library seamlessly integrated within Autodesk Fusion 360 – A huge step toward reducing product time to market

05-07-2021 Krunoslav Rašić

TraceParts, one of the world’s leading providers of 3D digital content for engineering has recently extended its long-lasting strategic partnership with Autodesk, a cloud-based 3D modeling, CAD, CAM, CAE, and PCB software platform for product design and manufacturing. As part of the Trace Group who joined the Autodesk Developer Network (ADN) in the 1990s, TraceParts […]


Are you skeptical about and suspicious of digital technology? There are 4.3 million reasons why you should definitely read this

09-06-2021 Gian Paolo Lodi

When people started talking to me about the well-known opportunities offered by digital technology (now more than 10 years ago), I immediately thought of one thing: the numbers. I wanted to see the numbers because, when made verbally, promises are made easily (and are exaggerated). But then we have to face every day the hard […]

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The biggest opportunity for components vendors – watch you don’t miss out

21-05-2021 Gian Paolo Lodi

* Read this article if you are in the mechatronics industry and, in particular, if you are involved in marketing or sales. In fact, you might just find the answer to the question “why don’t you sell like you used to?” during the next four minutes you read this. It goes the whole hog, so […]

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Do paper catalogs still work in terms of selling components?

05-05-2021 Gian Paolo Lodi

All component manufacturers have used paper catalogs for years. It was the easiest way to reach new potential customers (designers from other companies), to make their products known, and win new orders. This format has worked for a long time and it is easy to understand why: paper is a universal means of communication every […]

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