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     "Design for Manufacturability" (2014)

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         "Build-to-Order & Mass Customization" (2008)

"how to" chapter in 2014 book: Advances in Product Family and Product Platform Design. Chapter title: "Building, Supplying, and Designing Product Families."  Chapter download link:


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 Concurrent Engineering for Challenging Products  

New Article:: Compete on price without sacrificing profits

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    New article on Scalability to quickly increase production

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     Designing in Quality article

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     Article on Reducing Cost and Material Usage for Large Parts

     Half the Time to Stable Production article

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     How Seminars Are Customized for Practicality and Relevance

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Links to Journal Articles:

Link to Ortho World article:  "Why Offshoring Manufacturing 'To Save Cost' Won’t, but Trying May Compromise Product Development, Delivery and Quality"

Link to ASME's April 2011 "Mechanical Engineering" article: "Mass Customization’s Missing Link – Building the Products"













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