As most successful manufacturers can confirm, it is increasingly critical that both the Engineering and Manufacturing Teams work together and streamline the process for design and production of products. Commonly, the Engineering and Manufacturing Departments work separately and use separate systems and processes. This makes it difficult for both parties to share data and get products to market quicker.
The division between these departments can be lessened by the use of a digital thread, which will allow data from the company’s PLM and ERP systems to be shared. It is important for this information to be easily available at all times.
Read the full article from PTC to understand the common reasons for this disconnection and how to resolve it.
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