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Mark Your Calendars for MD&M West 2017

This February 7-9 some of the brightest minds in the medical technology industry will gather at MD&M West in Anaheim, CA. The annual MD&M West (Medical Design & Manufacturing West) is one of the premier trade shows in the medical equipment manufacturing industry with over 20,000 engineers and executives in attendance. The show offers a unique opportunity to connect face-to-face with current and potential suppliers as well as with clients.

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Industry News Wrap-Up: November 14th-20th

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Income Numbers on the Rise

According to IEEE-USA’s annual survey, the median income of electrical and electronics engineers increased 3% increase in 2014, the largest increase since 2008. The survey shows income gaps closing between women and men as well as between African Americans and Caucasians. In addition, the recently released survey shows that the highest median income numbers came from California while the lowest came from Arkansas. The future is looking bright for electronics/electrical engineers and bisco continually developing content to support them.  Microsites like bisco’s Southco and Panduit pages allow engineers to find the exact part number you need based on product attributes and specifications.

Why ISO Matters

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. recently released an article emphasizing why all manufacturers should invest in obtaining an ISO certification. One of the many reasons given is that most high-profile customers now require both manufacturers and their subcontractors to be ISO certified. The article also provides tips for getting ISO certified.  As an industry leader in customer service, bisco is proud to be both ISO9001 and AS9100 certified.

Volvo teams up with Microsoft’s HoloLens to make Virtual Showrooms a Reality

Swedish automaker, Volvo, recently announced that they are partnering with Microsoft to utilize their digital reality headset – HoloLens. HoloLens will allow future shoppers to wear the headset and experience a high-def hologram image of the vehicle they’d like in different colors and body styles. The HoloLens will also allow shoppers to view the vehicle’s drivetrain and transmission in action. This partnership is a great demonstration of the technological advances that are rapidly taking place throughout the automotive industry.

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