Assembly Magazine Column – Shipulski On Design

Robots and factories are no longer differentiators

Simplicity Isn’t Simple

Cost of Spending Too Little

The Yin and Yang of Standard Work

No At The Expense Of Yes

Bet On The Solvers

What’s Your Perspective?

When Best Practices Aren’t Best

Build To Learn

Product Before Process

Solving The Wrong Problem

The Power Of Constraints

Small Is Good

Make It Where You Sell It

Lean and Supply Chain Sensitivity

The Bottom-Up Revolution

How to Make Your Green Programs Actionable

Engineering’s Contribution to the Profit Equation

The Savings from Lean Have Been Small The Missing Element of Lean



When Engineers Take Responsibility for Cost, Good Things Happen — Design-2-Part Magazine

Custom Model, Exploring Customized Manufacturing — Mechanical Engineering Magazine

Resurrecting Manufacturing — IE Magazine (Cover Story)

The Cure for Offshoring – The design side of product development — Machine Design

Let’s Fix US Manufacturing Competitiveness — Manufacturing Engineering Magazine

Part Cutters — Design News

Successful Design For Assembly — Assembly Magazine

Back To Basics With DFMA —

Getting Leaner at the Design Stage — IndustryWeek

Allocating Responsibility for Manufacturing Costs — Industry Week

How to Organize for Lean/Six Sigma — Industry Week

Can Anyone Out-Lean Toyota? — Assembly Magazine

Engage Product Design in DFMA Now; Achieve Lean Savings of 30 to 50 Percent Later — SME Lean Directions

Hyper for Lean — SME Lean Directions Measure DFMA Savings — Automation World

Using DFMA to Control the Controller Design — Design 2 Part Magazine

Design for Manufacture and Assembly Helps OEM Boost Profits — Design 2 Part Magazine

Free Up Floor Space with Design for Assembly and Part Count Reduction — The Manufacturing Advancement Center

Redesigns Get Radical Improvements Using DFMA — Design Fax

DFMA Forum – Panel Discussion on Manufacturing Competitiveness — Desktop Engineering a


Systematic DFMA Deployment It Could Resurrect US Manufacturing

Why DFMA Efforts Fail Design for Manufacturing – what is it and how does it fit with Design for Function, Design for Assembly and Design for Cost

Six Lessons Learned from a Successful DFA Program


Position Pieces

What is a DFMA Culture

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