Click below to listen to Design World Editorial Director Paul J. Heney chat with Danfoss Power Solutions Vice President of R&D Jeff Herrin.
explains how an increasing need of functional integration in the design of a machine affects the way Danfoss Power Solutions is partnering with customers.
"We are always looking at the end consumer and trying to understand what value this data or this technology is going to bring to that consumer, and what it is worth to them when it comes to having to implement it," he
In today's competitive market, OEMs are looking to reduce risk on new machine introductions and accelerate time to market.
According to Herrin
, one way Danfoss Power Solutions is meeting these customer demands is by working closely with customers in the three global Application Development Centers.
"One of our more recent investments is towards the Application Development Centers where we work with customers directly to validate our solution on machines, which reduces OEM risk and also their time to market of the overall solution," Herrin
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Jeff Herrin is the VP of R&D for Power Solutions and is based in Ames, Iowa, USA.
He has worked in various technical and leadership roles within the company for 16 years, the last 13 of which have been focused on leading our development of engineered system solutions for mobile machines.
Jeff holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, with specialty in fluid mechanics and thermal sciences.
He is an active member of the governance committee of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power.