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Our April roundup video is hosted by Danielle, a Technical Project Manager on our manufacturing team! Be sure to check out our video below to view some roundup highlights.

This month’s roundup highlights innovation in aviation, battery pack design, e-recycling technology, and much more.

Hardware Knowledge

Industry News

Events + Community

2019 State of Hardware Report:

  • Our State of Hardware report is launching on May 7! Be sure to sign up to receive it.
  • A few 2019 State of Hardware findings: One of the top barriers to bringing a new product to market is scaling into production. + 18% of survey respondents drink 4+ cups of coffee a day.


  • Origin is hiring a lab technician and an enterprise technical account manager.
  • Fictiv is looking for product managers, software & development engineers, and quality experts. Check out a full list of jobs here.


  • Fictiv will be at Digital Factory in Boston on May 7! Use code FICTIV20 for 20% off registration.
  • To kick off the launch of our State of Hardware report, Fictiv will be going on a roadshow! We’ll be in Boston on May 8 and will also be stopping by NYC, LA, Seattle, and Pittsburgh, as well as hosting an event here at our SF HQ.

For the Love of Rockets

SpaceX landing 3 of its Falcon Heavy rocket boosters for the first time.

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Until the next roundup!