Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc. will host an international forum on design for manufacturability June 17-18 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Newport, RI. Among speakers will be representatives from Hewlett-Packard, Raytheon, Harley-Davidson, and Visteon. Topics will include automatic assembly, product development metrics, modularization, process manufacturing, and supplier collaboration.
The FDA has just released draft guidelines for using 3D printing in the design, development, and manufacture of regulated medical products. Although the recommendations are non-binding, they do set some much-needed parameters.
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