Boothroyd Dewhurst software helps product developers manage costs

July 2005
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Reports on the Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) software release from Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc. Inclusion of upgraded versions DFMA modules in the release; Contribution of DFMA software in identifying cost drivers associated with manufacturing and finishing parts; Significance of the software in designing cost estimates for deep drawing and assembly fabrication manufacturing processes.


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