October 24-26, 2017 | TD Convention Center | Greenville, SC

Design to Cost & DFM Workshops

Tuesday, October 27

Instructor: Eric P. Rose, NPDP, Tooling U-SME

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Profitability Improvement through Design to Cost and DFM

Target costing and design to cost provide a comprehensive framework of practices, processes and tools to help reduce product costs during development and achieve a cost target that will enable the planned profit margins. This workshop provides an overview of the actions that can be taken in each phase of development: concept design, assembly design, part design, supply chain design and process design.


1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Ten Steps to Implementing DFM

In today’s global market, companies’ profit margins are being squeezed and customer expectations lead to increasing quality demands. Design for Manufacturability (DFM) is a tried and proven method to increase quality and reduce product cost. Rather than increasing development effort, it has the side benefit of reducing late redesign iterations to resolve producibility and reducing overall time to market. In this session, the presenter will take you through ten key steps about implementing DFM that can help your business.

For a limited time, you’re invited to join us at SOUTH-TEC with a complimentary pass ($50 value) when you click the register button below! Attend SOUTH-TEC and find what you need to grow your business and elevate your company above the competition.


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