I could not download these papers because the wedsite must be with some problems. I didn't have access to the website.
Please, send me the attachment files of these articles.
Thanks in advance,
Mechanical Engineering student
----- Original Message -----
From: Preston Smith
Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2000 3:35 PM
Subject: Making money at rapid prototyping
I find that many of those in rapid prototyping concentrate on the technology and sidestep the issue of just how a rapid prototype will improve their company's profitability. This is unwise, especially when the rapid prototyper is trying to convince the company to invest in a rapid prototyping capability. The boss mostly wants to know how this investment will pay off in a clear way.
Three related papers are on our Website, all available for download:
"The Business of Rapid Prototyping,"
"Leverage the Cycle-Time Capability of Your Rapid Prototypes,"
"Make Time-to-Market Technologies a Bottom-Line Issue,"
A fourth paper in this series is slated for publication in the 9 March issue of Machine Design magazine. It will also be available afterward as a download.
Preston Smith CMC
New Product Dynamics tel: +1 (503) 248-0900
Portland, Oregon USA fax: +1 (503) 294-1192
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