Steven Gerdeman

Engineering Manager , HCL Software

Graduated from Michigan State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He’s spent nearly a decade in various roles in the engineering industry, ranging from product and process development to advanced engineering consulting. Today, he works within HCL’s DFMPro team, helping their clients leverage software to optimize their workflows to better create cost-effective, manufacturable designs the first time. His past experiences extend to both traditional and disruptive manufacturing methods including injection molding, metal stamping, castings, and additive manufacturing. Steven lives in the Detroit, Michigan metropolitan area

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Tuesday, May 16 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM 105

CA1867B - Empowering Design Excellence from Inception

Businesses face huge digital transformation decisions as they race to be competitive in challenging economic conditions that begin right from the product’s inception. Attend the insightful session that covers inception to ultimate product realization using HCL DFMPro. HCL’s DFX software allows a designer to quickly run and achieve near-net, first-time-yield designs for production. It provides years of industry standard manufacturability rules-based logic parameterized using company institutional knowledge to analyze and highlight downstream issues during 3D design time. It allows a designer to quickly identify and resolve problems in a unified digital interface and can be run against native CAD or STEP-AP242 components or assemblies running on all major CAD platforms including PTC’s Creo.

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