DE News Roundup: January 18, 2019

3D-Printed Autoparts from Ford and Carbon, Staffing Firm Survey on What Attracts and Keeps Top Talent, and More

3D-Printed Autoparts from Ford and Carbon, Staffing Firm Modis's Survey on What Attracts and Keeps Top Talent, What Analysts Say about the Potentials of Personal Robots, and more

Ford and Carbon 3D-print autoparts, such as this Ford HVAC lever arm. Photo courtesy of Ford, Carbon.

News roundup for the week of January 17, 2019

3D-Printed Autoparts from Ford and Carbon

3D printing system developer Carbon and U.S. carmaker Ford showcase 3D-printed autoparts at AM for Automotive Workshop in Detroit, Michigan. Ford also launched something else to show its faith in AM as the future of automotive manufacturing.

Staffing Firm Survey Shows What Attract and Keep Top Engineering Talent

Technology and engineering staffing firm Modis, along with General Assembly and PR firm Allison + Partners, published the results of a Technology and Engineering Workplace Trends survey. As shown in the respondents' answers, when it comes to benefits that help attract and retain top talents, there are certain things that rank even higher than salary and long vacations.

Survey also show why there's an opportunity for training and tech skill providers.

Analyst Firm Predicts Market Disruption by Personal Robots

Analyst firm Frost & Sullivan estimates the personal robots market will grow to $19 billion by 2020, and there are certain industry sectors that will likely face sever disruption by the trend.

Dassault, SolidWorks Want Marketplace Partners

Dassault Systèmes and SolidWorks recruit on-demand manufacturing partners to join the marketplace to cater to CATIA and SolidWorks user. Some prominent names in the 3D printing and -on-demand manufacturing sectors are already on the provider list.

More Carbon Coverage

More Dassault Systèmes Coverage

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