An overwhelming 76% of manufacturers agree that spending more time on concept and industrial design would improve products. Unfortunately, industrial designers waste significant time on non-value-added work, which holds them back. Further, detail designers waste even more time recreating industrial design details. Reducing this non-value-added work could help a company get to market faster, optimize profitability, maximize revenue potential, and offer more competitive offerings.Interestingly, 99% say that technology should play a role in limiting this nonvalue-added work. Moreover, the research identified key ways technology can help.