How MaaS Accelerates Product Development

Get To Market More Quickly With Manufacturing As A Service

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Sean Cardenas, VP of Sales at Plethora

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 Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS) leverages the expertise of outside manufacturing engineers, outsourced production, and Just in Time (JIT) inventory management to reduce the cost and time associated with producing quality products. With the right partner, MaaS accelerates product development and transforms the processes by which organizations bring new products to market.

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Asad Madni and the Life-Saving Sensor

His pivot from defense helped a tiny tuning-fork prevent SUV rollovers and plane crashes

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Asad Madni and the Life-Saving Sensor

In 1992, Asad M. Madni sat at the helm of BEI Sensors and Controls, overseeing a product line that included a variety of sensor and inertial-navigation devices, but its customers were less varied—mainly, the aerospace and defense electronics industries.

And he had a problem.

The Cold War had ended, crashing the U.S. defense industry. And business wasn’t going to come back anytime soon. BEI needed to identify and capture new customers—and quickly.

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