A useful analogy I like to remember is that DFM is like designing a puzzle piece that fits perfectly with the rest of the pieces. In my last role, I worked on a project where we applied DFM principles to redesign a product's components. This resulted in a significant reduction in the number of parts, which not only lowered production costs but also improved the overall assembly process. So, by incorporating DFM early in the design process, it's possible to enhance manufacturing efficiency and product quality.
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