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About BDI

Boothroyd Dewhurst DFMA® software tools and services allow companies to develop products with fewer parts at lower cost and with higher quality than was previously possible. Our disciplined approach to product development provides an early and accurate understanding of product cost and the capability to manage cost during the product development process. We put manufacturing information in the hands of design teams.

Companies in many industries all over the world have been using DFMA software tools and services since 1983. Our clients aim for competitive advantage in their marketplace, and they understand the importance of creating products that are simple in structure, low in cost, and high in quality.

Our goal is to help companies stimulate the creativity, innovation, and teamwork necessary for the development of world-class products.

Nicholas Dewhurst and John Gilligan
Nick Dewhurst, Executive Vice President and John Gilligan, President

President George Bush awards the founders of Boothroyd Dewhurst, Inc., the National Medal of Technology "for their concept, development and commercialization of Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA), which has dramatically reduced costs, improved product quality, and enhanced the competitiveness of major U.S. manufacturers." For more information about the Medal of Technology, please click here.


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DFMA® - Changing the course of product development and manufacturing since 1983