Management

3D All Around

13 Jul, 2006 By: Michelle Nicolson

Machinery maker KVAL discovers companywide benefits using Lattice 3D file-compression technology to share large SolidWorks files


Manufacturing
 

After 60 years in the woodworking machinery business, KVAL knows how to change with the times. This small, family-owned company specializes in designing and manufacturing heavy industrial woodworking machinery for door and window makers.p>

The KVAL product is a complex product: A single woodworking machine can have as many as 6,000 parts. The company creates, ships and installs more than 300 unique machines every year and maintains more than 10,000 in the field. But when it comes to communication with its customers, KVAL knows it must keep things clear and simple or risk negative effects not only on its own bottom line but that of its clients.  
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