Mike Prime: a history of the contour method

Hill Engineering has proudly named the primary conference room in our new facility the Prime Room, a tribute to special Hill Engineering collaborator and inventor of the contour method, Mike Prime. We were recently honored to have Mike stop by for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the Prime Room. In addition to the ceremony, Mike also gave a presentation about the history of the contour method and how it almost didn’t happen. Click on the video below to view Mike’s presentation and see how the contour method grew from one man’s curiosity to what it is today. Continue reading Mike Prime: a history of the contour method

Welcome Bruce Anderson

We would like to welcome Bruce Anderson to Hill Engineering. Bruce has over 26 years of experience using NX 3-D CAD software. As a Senior Engineer for Hill Engineering, Bruce’s responsibilities will include: overseeing the modification of A-10 legacy product definition to Model Based Definition (MBD) effort at Hill Air Force Base, working with A-10 engineers to develop and implement best practices and policy, providing guidance to subcontractors to ensure proper Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) models are delivered to the government, and working with prime contractors to ensure a quality deliverable to the Air Force. Bruce is also actively involved with implementation and management of Teamcenter Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system within the A-10 community and oversees the MBD (Model Based Definition) design effort on the A-10 Wing Replacement Program. Continue reading Welcome Bruce Anderson