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THE PRIMARY GOAL AT BOOTHROYD DEWHURST is helping our customers achieve immediate results from DFMA while establishing an internal DFMA capability for the long term.


  • Train teams in the principles and benefits of DFMA concurrent engineering strategies.
  • Help users realize immediate design improvements on their own company products.
  • Encourage design creativity, teamwork and innovation.
  • Establish a long term capability to develop profitable products that get to market quickly.
  • Integrate DFMA into the overall product development process.

SERVICE OFFERINGS – To assist in achieving these objectives we offer the following services:

DFMA Core Training
Who: New and potential heavy software users
Where: BDI office in RI for individual training up to a group of four
Duration: Two days
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DFMA Implementation Workshop
Who: Product development teams, cost reduction/should cost teams, and suppliers both new and experienced in DFMA
Where: Onsite for groups up to a maximum of twenty-four
Duration: Three days
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DFMA Consulting

Establishing DFMA core competencies and practices can be extremely challenging.  Let our consultants help.  Our DFMA experts can be an additional resource to your company with:

  • DFA Product Assessments
  • DFM Product and Parts Costing
  • DFMA Project Facilitation
  • Subject Matter Expert Training & Coaching
  • Process Development for DFMA Deployment
  • Library Customization
  • Voice of the Customer (VOC) and Value Engineering Training Integrated with DFMA
  • Competitive Product DFMA Analysis and Process Development

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For more details or to schedule any of our services, please contact us.

Chris Tsai of BDI on DFMA and Product Development Tools

Chris Tsai



What others have said after completing a Boothroyd Dewhurst onsite, hands–on workshop:

“Provided the opportunity for manufacturing and development engineers to work together in a team effort.”

“Promoted a change in design methodology.”

“Opened closed minds to new methods of design.”

“Made you think from the beginning before you design.”

“Real world experience from other companies, not just academia.”

“Practical use with (our) product was a valuable part of the program.

“Everything has real life applications-you can’t make an argument not to use these workshops."

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