DFM in the Glass Hut

For this company, the collaboration between engineering and manufacturing is physically represented by the “glass hut,” the so-named conference room with a clear view of the shop floor.


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The cover story for our October issue explains how Domaille Engineering applies design for manufacturability (DFM) to optimize customers’ new product designs to simplify production. Input from all departments is solicited for every new project. This group effort is physically represented by what the company calls the “glass hut,” a conference room with an unobstructed view of the shop floor where managers, engineers, machinists and CAM programmers meet to brainstorm design refinements. Learn more here.