While most SOLIDWORKS users are quick to admit that streamlining a process is profitable, few truly consider it to be essential. But as competition in the 3D design and manufacturing industry grows, we must recognize the role that streamlining and integrating processes plays in profitability. Failure to adopt integrated processes for design and manufacturing results in falling behind the competition.
However, since you're not a one-person show, you must have the right tools and an aligned team that's ready to embrace change before you can transform an established process into an integrated one. Whether your goal is to convince your team or yourself of the power of integration, let's discuss four reasons integration is not only valuable, but also imperative to your design and manufacturing processes.