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Cutting the Cost of Change: Design for Manufacturing

Cutting the Cost of Change: Design for Manufacturing, a machine cutting metal

What is design for manufacture (DFM), and why does it matter? In the words of Patty Rasmussen DFM is, “the process of designing parts, components or products for ease of manufacturing with an end goal of making a better product at a lower cost.” This blog post by East West offers a succinct break down answering those questions – and more. The explanations and videos provide a valuable resource for small – medium sized manufacturers, as well as startups! To learn how and when to implement DMF click this link.


2 thoughts on “Cutting the Cost of Change: Design for Manufacturing”

  1. Design for manufacturing, or DFM for short, is an important component of the process because it can help make things more efficient and improve profitability. Companies should constantly examine the process and employ DFM tactics occasionally to improve efficiency.

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