Taking its name from the Pässilä wilderness, where its founders first rode trails and developed their passion for mountain biking, Pässilä Bicycles Ltd. is a growing cycling company based in Nopankylä, Finland. Riding the Pässilä wilderness trails offered the founders lots of variation in terms of technicality, elevation, and nature, and helped them to develop

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The Danish start-up company Lifeline Robotics has a vision to improve global health. To do so, they have designed a mobile medical device that performs swab tests. With the ongoing pandemic, time is of the essence. Lifeline Robotics needed an effective PDM system, which allowed them to comply with regulations, manage product development and bring

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As a child, Ola Svensson spent a lot of time in his relatives’ mechanical workshop and was always surrounded by vehicles of various kinds. Out of burning interest, he founded OMotion in 2013 – a company that initially focused on consulting in electronics and programming. In the following years, two people were hired by the

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Tallinn-based ADDform is the first 3D printing service bureau in the Baltic region, boasting an industrial 3D printing solution from HP for manufacturing plastic parts. The company offers 3D printing as well as design and 3D scanning services. Company CEO, Jason Clark, is convinced 3D printing will make a big difference to manufacturing companies in

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For Whitepoint Optics life flows like a movie – the company designs and manufactures optical cine lenses for the motion picture industry. The company sparked from a sidekick project with current Product manager Jussi Myllyniemi, explains Technical manager and co-founder of Whitepoint Optics, Timo Alatalkkari: “At first, our idea was to make a cine lens

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Nekkar are working to minimize environmental impacts with their innovative closed fish cage. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation allows them to reduce costs, while improving quality. Read the story below and learn how they are working to revolutionize the aquaculture industry. Natural resources as an energy source are gaining popularity as demands for sustainability are increasing. This

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Tonny Socha Refshammer and Henry Frederiksen, tooling designers, at Widex.

With the 3D printer Figure 4, hearing aid company Widex has optimized production line logistics as well as prototyping. There’s a saying in the 3D printing world that the hearing aid industry changed overnight. Of course this wasn’t the case, but it did undergo a massive transformation in just a couple of years. Today, some

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Shorter lead times for new products, accurate bidding and higher quality production; these are some of the important results of the introduction of SOLIDWORKS Plastics into the product development department at the Swedish plastics company Modulpac, which manufactures injection molded parts such as screw caps and other types of caps for bottles and cans. Using

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3D printing ESD-safe test fixtures reduce labor cost and increase geometrical freedom for Swedish Columbia Elektronik. Columbia Elektronik AB manufactures complete test fixturing solutions for the Nordic electronics industry. Over the past few years, they have seen a steady increase in demand for ESD-safe materials. This is mainly due to the changing manufacturing landscape, but

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