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April 4, 2012
Scientific American: Supercomputing can save U.S. manufacturing; Purdue, Plainfield firm show how it's done
Jeco Plastic Products in Plainfield tapped expertise at Purdue University to develop simulations of a pallet designed for a German automotive company and ran them on a supercomputer. As a result, Jeco bypassed that trial-and-error process completely, arriving at a design in only a few hours of computer time. Read more ... The success in advanced manufacturing is an example of what can happen when you pair the Technical Assistance Program, Purdue's Manufacturing HUB.org and Indiana businesses. Watch video ...
Purdue's Frontline Green Worker Certificate will be offered by WorkOne centers throughout Indiana. Participants will learn sustainable manufacturing practices that deliver cost savings while improving the environment. Read more ...
Julie Griffith, vice president for public affairs