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Stop, collaborate and listen: The importance of collaboration in DfM

Design for Manufacture (DfM) is nothing without collaboration. In the automotive industry, the advancement of electric and hybrid vehicles has led to major structural changes to a car’s chassis, placing unprecedented demands on manufacturers to collaborate with suppliers that can meet fast-changing needs.

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How to Prioritise your DfM Overhaul: identifying value in your processes


The concept Design for Manufacturing (DfM) is ill-defined, which often results in DfM being brought into play far too late in the manufacturing process. In practice, this turns what should be a proactive design and manufacturing process into a reactive one.

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Going off the rails? How DfM optimises manufacturing processes

In a perfect world, problems that derail complex manufacturing projects would be identified at design stage. The main reason these problems are often identified too late is because the Design for Manufacture (DfM) process has either not been applied or applied too late.

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