Chapter Corner

Phil Nimmo, Dr. Heather Moore and Dr. Perry Daneshgari

Another perspective on the "Winds of Change": Automation of Conduit Bending

There is an evolutionary cycle of innovation and disruption: technology advances, innovation occurs, processes adapt, and perceptions shift. Innovation is not limited; it is truly boundless. A new tool or material can only improve the outcome or system performance to the extent that the system allows. Innovation creates a new path, leads to new processes, and ultimately drives the Winds of Change (NRC, 2009, Page 20).