Most people probably know Mercury Marine for its powerful outboard engines. This particular example is a 300-hp Verado. But Mercury also has a Digital Services division, and that was the reason this man-sized outboard sat on the show floor. Mercury’s Andy Miller, standing next to the outboard to give you a feel for its size, explained that the Digital Services division does PLM consulting and helps companies with factors such as CAD standards, large assembly management (Judging by the size of the Verado, you can see where that expertise comes from.), product design and manufacturing.
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