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CADENAS PARTsolutions 2013 Parts Management Brochure – Now Available

Now available for FREE download, the 2013 Parts Management Brochure outlines the features of the CADENAS PARTsolutions enterprise products. Download the Parts Management PDF Why is Strategic Parts Management important for your success?  70% of controllable product costs can be traced back to planning during the development phase. The Strategic Parts Management PARTsolutions by CADENAS helps you utilize the maximum …

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Why Do Manufacturers Need Parts Management? Part 2 – Purchasing Parts

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 In Part 1, we discussed the advantages for how parts management can transform the search and selection of internal components. The software and process ensures that the entire engineering team pulling from the same “bucket” of consistent approved internal parts for reuse in designs. But what if the part needs to be sourced from a …

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Parts Management - Messy drawer look like your parts drive?

Why Do Manufacturers Need Parts Management? Part 1 – Locating Parts

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Every engineer uses standard parts in some way, shape or form, within their designs. “Standard” may be something as simple as a bracket or fastener which is commonly reused in designs because it’s a known good part. These parts are often on-hand or readily available for the manufacturing team. It could be that your manufacturing facility …

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Shiroki utilize MISUMI Configurable CAD Models to drive Standardization Efforts

Automotive Manufacturer Slashes Costs with Standard CAD Parts Configurator

Shiroki North America is a top-tier automotive supplier and manufacturer, producing seat tracks, door frames, window regulators and other parts for Toyota, Nissan, Subaru, Mitsubishi as well as others. In an effort to reduce costs they have begun several initiatives to streamline their tooling and manufacturing processes utilizing standard CAD parts.   In addition to manufactured parts, Shiroki creates the actual fixtures and jigs …

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Parts Management – 5 Ways You Can Win With Standards

  Wherever you are reading this, take a moment to look around. How many items can you find that are based on a standard? How about the light bulbs over your head, electric outlets on the walls, USB ports on your computer, that stapler on your desk and even the bottle opener in your drawer? Standards are everywhere and make …

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