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Highlights From ESI Live 2021
A Global Digital Event Talking Mission Zero and How to Get Sustainability Right, Digitally
Aerospace, Automotive, Digital Transformation, Heavy Machinery

Get Sustainable Practices Right, Virtually
How heavy industry leaders are committing to digitalization to achieve sustainability
Heavy Machinery

Continuing the Conversation: Digital Transformation of the Energy Sector
Highlights from ESI LIVE France's 2021 panel of distinguished speakers
Energy

Highlights from ESI Live 2020 – Our Global Digital Event for Industry Transformation
A recap of an open, global forum for exceptional times.
Aerospace, Automotive, Company News

Transitioning to Foundry 4.0 is Easier Than You Think
If your customer called on you today to increase the production of a part, at a lower price per part, would you be prepared? It’s a nice thought to believe you would be but believing and being are two very different things. Don’t be left scrambling to keep your business.
Digital Transformation

Supporting the Machining 4.0 Transformation
ESI has developed a unique High-Fidelity Prototype able to Predict the Machined Surface Quality Defects due to Workpiece & Tool Vibrations during Face Milling Operations. This will become the first brick of a more global solution based on the HydridTwin concept that will combine both Virtual & Digital Twin Machining Datas
Digital Transformation

Are You Reaping the Benefits of the Manufacturing 4.0 Transformation?
Attaining greater process efficiency through digital transformation is vital if you want to get ahead in today’s manufacturing environment. In this interview, Dr. Fouad el Khaldi, discusses critical parts of the manufacturing 4.0 transformation which enable predictive maintenance, detection of early signals of deviation and prediction of future incidents with precision.
Digital Transformation

For Nissin Kogyo, ESI ProCAST is an Indispensable Tool for Assuring Production Quality
As lightweight materials become more reliable, automotive OEMs depend on them more to reduce the weight of their automobiles. Naturally, that trickles down to their suppliers who now struggle to incorporate lightweight materials into their castings without sacrificing on quality, performance or durability. So how do suppliers keep up with the demands the industry puts on them while keeping their good name? We’ll tell you how the Japanese automotive parts company, Nissin Kogyo, did it and gained even more confidence from customers like Honda and Toyota.
Automotive

Redesign the Transportation Industry
Carbon emissions have officially been declared public enemy #1, causing governments to set ambitious targets to begin phasing out combustion engine vehicles completely. As an automotive designer, you face new challenges designing and manufacturing your electric and hybrid vehicles while keeping pace with deadlines and competition. How can Virtual Prototyping get you to your targets, on time and even predict future maintenance and support all without a physical prototype?
Automotive, Digital Transformation

Hybrid Twin™ vs. Digital Twin: We'll Tell You the Difference and Which Can Save the Life of Your Asset
Digital Twin and Hybrid Twin™. You may have heard these seemingly synonymous terms before, but do you know the difference between the two? In an interview with Dr. Slim Soua of TWI, an independent research and technology organization, he shares with us the subtle yet important variances in them as well as how using one of them can save your company tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Digital Transformation

How FCA Brazil Cut Costs and Timelines with VR
As the automotive industry becomes increasingly competitive, reducing costs for unnecessary downtime and launch delays due to production risks becomes that much more important. What if there was a way you could predict potential issues before they become a problem, avoid pre-production pilot assembly and tooling costs and shave off weeks from your production and launch timeline? Marcelo Lima at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles explains how they achieved all of this, and more and how you can too.
Automotive, Virtual Reality

Robots Gone Wild! Learn How to Prevent a System Shutdown and Keep Your Heard of Robots, and Your Business, Operating Smoothly
There was a time when robots in the workplace seemed like distant reality but, for many industries, the future is here. With robots becoming less expensive and more efficient, more companies are adopting this new technology to better their business and customer service. But what happens when your robots become over constrained, malfunction or cause a system shutdown? Vitirover shows us how they’re predicting these issues and preventing them from happening to keep their business on track.
Digital Transformation