CAP Fixtures Virtual Reality 2

Taking CAD One Step Further

In our last article we talked about Computer aided design (CAD) and how we here at CAP Fixtures use it to assist our clients in visualizing projects in design and development to reduce prototyping costs and lead times.  You can read that article HERE.  Sophisticated computer-aided design (CAD) gives us realistic images but Augmented Reality (AR)…

CAP FIXTURES DUMP BIN 3D RENDERING

The Napkin and the Dump Bin

Once upon a time there was a sales manager. He worked for a store fixture design and build company.  This sales manager was a very hard worker who spent a lot of his time trying to solve his clients’ difficult challenges.  One day, the sales manager had a lunch meeting with one of his clients.…

Using CAD for Planning Saves Time and Money!

You’re probably familiar with the idea of computer-aided design (CAD) but are you fully aware of how it can help you save time and money? CAD was developed at MIT in the early 60s – at that time it was called “Sketchpad”. Using Sketchpad one could interact with a computer using a light pen to…

CAP’S INNOVATIONS CONTINUE!

When Charlene first launched CAP in 1981, she radically changed the custom fixture and display industry – simply by being herself. Her innovative self – to be specific. Now more than 37 years later, CAP is leading the way, developing innovative displays for the cosmetic industry. Always custom, never cookie-cutter, but at the same time…

Reverse Showrooming

Retail used to be so simple. A customer would come to your store, browse, and make a purchase. That was it. The introduction of the Internet produced a major shift in buyer behavior where consumers would browse in-store but make the actual purchase online – called “showrooming.” But now, research is showing they are going…

Brick-And-Mortar Retail Is Still King!

With major retailers filing for bankruptcy, conglomerates closing stores by the day, and more and more people choosing to buy online, it seems like brick-and-mortar retail is doomed. But believe it or not, at the end of Q1 2018, e-commerce sales made up only 9% of total retail sales, according to the U.S. Department of…

By embracing manufacturing innovation CAP Fixtures continues to set a higher standard.

CAP Fixtures improves product quality, employee safety, and environmental sustainability, by embracing manufacturing innovation. In a time when many are questioning the competitive strength and long-term vitality of U.S. manufacturing, there exists a growing wave of optimism— bolstered by American ingenuity and driven by technology. Despite what you may have heard, U.S. manufacturing is alive…

CAP Is A Proud Partner Of The Meyer Shank Racing Team

 At The 102nd Running Of The Indianapolis 500! For auto-racing fans the month of May culminates with a big-time, fan-filled event at “The Brickyard” for the greatest spectacle in speed. Memorial Day weekend traditionally ushers in the summer season with family gatherings, barbecues, parades, and most important – the solemn remembrance of our nation’s fallen…