Product Design


Altair’s CAE Suite Improves Development Processes At L&L Products Europe SAS

Altair Engineering Inc., a global provider of simulation technology and services, announced that L&L Products Europe SAS, the French-based provider of engineered sealing and structural solutions, has extended its use of Altair’s HyperWorks suite of CAE tools to aeronautical projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

A General Motors employee works on the assembly line at Flint Engine Operations Friday, May 13, 2011. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)

PwC Study Finds Automakers Taking Design Ideas From Social Media

They’re calling it “co-creation” — automakers using the information gathered from customer engagement through social media to design their next generation of products.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013


Airbus Selects Altair as a Product Development Partner for Ongoing Aircraft Design

Troy-based Altair Engineering Inc., a provider of engineering software and product design services, announced that Europe’s Airbus has selected Altair as a product development partner for ongoing aircraft design programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

In the foreground, Grand Valley's downtown Grand Rapids engineering school complex

Grand Valley Students Build Jeep For Disabled Girl

When Grand Valley State University engineering students Phil DeJonge and Jake Hall enrolled in their product design class last fall, they didn’t expect to help change the life of 2-year-old Madison Riemersma. Madison has spina bifida, a condition that causes loss of function and sensation in the lower half of the body.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

The Eastern Michigan University student center.

EMU Expands Community College Partnerships

Eastern Michigan University recently signed an articulation agreement with both Macomb and Monroe community colleges that allows students to complete an undergraduate degree in product design and development at EMU

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012