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Articles Tagged "dfm"

5 Considerations for Design for Manufacturing

by BONEZONE | Feb 2021

A well-planned DFM process can ensure function, reliability and quality so that orthopedic device companies meet their product goals.   ... Read more »

3 DF(x) Elements to Follow for New Product Development

by Kathie Zipp | Nov 2020

A modern design for manufacturability approach forces orthopedic device companies to develop products aligned with customer needs and business needs.... Read more »

On-Demand Webinar | Design for Manufacturability: Unlock the True Benefits

by BONEZONE | Oct 2020

The benefits of design for manufacturability (DFM) extend well beyond collaboration with manufacturing engineers. To ensure products are developed in alignment with organizational goals, leadership should leverage a DF(x) philosophy to manage myriad considerations that define successful, and profita... Read more »

Why You Should Engage Suppliers in DFMEAs

by BONEZONE | Jul 2020

This practice not only benefits the OEM, but the supplier as well. By partnering in the early stages of development, OEMs can launch a product at a lower risk of encountering manufacturing challenges once released.... Read more »

Unlock DFM Benefits: A Guide for Product Development Leadership

by Dale Tempco | May 2019

Device companies focus on DFM is shortsighted. DF(x) allows companies to account for designing for manufacturability, as well as design for inspection, assembly, low cost, manufacturing efficiency, business needs, manufacturing throughput, packaging/transportation, etc.... Read more »

Paragon Medical Marks Its 25th Year in Business

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

Paragon Medical, a contract manufacturer, is celebrating 25 years in business. Paragon was incorporated in June 1991 and began designing and manufacturing a variety of polymer products. A few years later, the company entered the surgical instrument delivery system market with the goal of becoming "T... Read more »

DFM: Partnerships, Considerations and Whom to Involve

by BONEZONE | May 2016

Design for manufacturability (DFM) is an essential element to the success of new devices from a standpoint of time and cost. Designs must be created with manufacturing in mind, before the design is locked down, to mitigate areas in production that would drive up costs and delay product launch. Howev... Read more »

Design for Manufacturability: Meeting the Needs of the Missing Customer

by Sean Miller | May 2014

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Why Offshoring Manufacturing “To Save Cost” Won’t, but Trying May Compromise Product Development, Delivery and Quality

by BONEZONE | Mar 2010

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »