Manufacturing Highlight: Centerline Precision

For the past 19 years, and counting, Centerline Precision has specialized in high precision machining for quick-turn prototyping as well as production runs. Service and excellence has been the guiding principles at Centerline and as evident by their success, there is no need to change. Intensive R&D activities in Silicon Valley has driven the need… Read more »

Engineering Hiring and Salaries On The Rise

As the economy continues to trend upward, so has employment outlook and employees’ pay rates. Among the jobs that are projected to go on the rise are multiple engineering professions. According to a recent article by DesignNews.com, hiring for Engineers is projected to continue rising due to the demand in various industries such as rebuilding… Read more »

Top Movies For Engineers

Watching movies with the family is a good way to spend the cold, winter holidays. For engineering professionals, there are plenty of movies that are relatable, entertaining and can be a source of inspiration. Here are some of our top choices: 1. Iron Man (2008) One of the most iconic Marvel movies of all time,… Read more »

Must-Have Apps For Electrical Engineers

Electrical Engineers on-the-go can now use their smart phones for technical calculations, testing equipment and even to measure light. There are many apps in the market, but here are some apps we would like to feature for Android and iPhone users: FOR iPHONES: 1. Engineering Unit Converter & Calculator (Free) A streamlined, powerful, user-friendly unit… Read more »

What Skills Will Survive In Manufacturing Hiring?

Though manufacturing hiring is expected to trend upwards, there are skills that are more in-demand, and some that are rapidly declining. Which ones are yours? Softwareadvice.com writer and Market Research Analyst Justin Guinn wrote about the employment projections of different manufacturing positions, and what skills will continue to be sought after by employers: For better… Read more »

Should You Go With Injection Molding or 3D Printing?

Injection Molding and 3D Printing are the two most popular processes for prototyping. But how to know which one is better for the product you’re designing? — This is a common question for Mechanical Engineers and Designers. This article from Creative Mechanism, a Pennsylvania-based engineering firm specializing in prototyping for the consumer market, details out… Read more »

Engineering Binge Watching On Netflix

For engineering professionals who are looking for shows to watch during a leisure weekend or the upcoming holiday break, Netflix has a great lineup to choose from. Here are 5 of SoloPoint’s top recommendations: Print The Legend (2014) – This is a Netflix Original documentary that probes how 3D Printing is impacting the world and… Read more »

3 Factors That Affect 3D Printing Price

3D Printing is not just a trend anymore. For engineers, it has become the go-to fastest and most cost effective way of creating a prototype. So at SoloPoint Solutions, we educate ourselves on all things 3D Printing for the benefit of our engineering talents and clients. This month, we are featuring an article written by… Read more »