The comprehensive article, titled “Accelerate Product Development Testing by Digitalizing Formulator Knowledge“, presents the motivation, framework, key technical concepts, case studies, and the phased approach of ProSensus’ Rapid Product Development (RPD) projects.
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Accelerate Product Development Testing by Digitalizing Formulator Knowledge
Marlene Cardin & Kristin Wallace, ProSensus.
Product development (or product formulation) has played an important role within the rubber industry for many years; manufacturers have continually strived to produce new or improved products, at lower cost, and often with fewer or alternative raw materials. And now in the era of Industry 4.0, big data and digitalization, intelligently gleaning value from research and development data is a top priority for manufacturers who wish to remain competitive in the industry. Compounding the increasing pressure to more efficiently develop new products is a very real threat many manufacturers are currently facing: potentially watching years of cultivated knowledge walk out the door as the baby boomers continue their exodus from industry and enter retirement.
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