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This three-day hands-on seminar is intended to offer insight into DFM/DFA.

  • Course Start Date: 2019-11-06
  • Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
  • Duration: 3 Day(s)
  • Location: Mississauga
  • Delivery Methods(s): Instructor Led
November 6th
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Course Outline


Participants should possess a working knowledge of quality systems and methodologies.


This three-day hands-on seminar is intended to offer insight into DFM/DFA.
Who Should Attend
  • Program Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Design Engineers
  • AQP Team Members
Seminar Materials
Each participant will receive a seminar manual and a workbook including all team breakout exercises.
Seminar Goals
  • Provide insight on the influence of Design for Manufacturing & Assembly on quality, performance and cost.
  • Understand the differences and similarities between Design for Manufacturing and Design for Assembly.
  • Describe basic design guidelines for Design for Assembly.
  • Conduct quantitative analysis of a Design's efficiency.
  • Describe basic design guidelines for Design for Manufacturing.
  • Apply Design for Manufacturing & Assembly in product design.
Seminar Outline
  • Introduction to DFMA
    • Why do DFMA?
    • DFMA Advantages
    • DFM vs. DFA Differences / Similarities
    • DFMA in the New Product Development Process
  • DFMA General Design Principles
    • General Design Rules
    • Benefits of Design Rule Checklists
    • Breakout Exercise 1: Design Rules Checklists
  • Methods for Evaluating the Design for Assembly
    • Boothroyd-Dewhurst Analysis Method
    • DFA Analysis Worksheet
    • Breakout Exercise 2: Simplify the Design
  • Design for Assembly Rules
    • DFA Principles
    • Breakout Exercise 3: Precedence Diagram
    • Breakout Exercise 4: Simplify the Design
  • Optimizing Design for Assembly Method
    • Hitachi Assembly Evaluation Method
    • Lucas DFA Method
    • Boothroyd-Dewhurst DFA Method
    • Design Rules for Manual Assembly
    • Breakout Exercise 5: Simplify the Design
    • Design Rules for Hard Automation Assembly
    • Design Rules for Robotic Assembly
    • Making the Assembly Decision
    • Breakout Exercise 6: Choose Assembly Method
  • Optimizing the Design for Production Readiness
    • Design for Manufacturing Guidelines
    • Manufacturing Processes
    • Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Injection Molding Equipment
    • Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Rational Molding Equipment
    • Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Sheet-Metal Forming
    • Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Casting Equipment
    • Design Guidelines for Parts Manufactured from Machining
    • Additional Design Consideration
    • Breakout Exercise 7: Choose the Correct Manufacturing Process
  • Putting It All Together
    • Final Exercise: Putting It All Together

Cancellation Policy

Client will be charged 50% of total training fees if they cancel their scheduled registration with less than 1 week of notice prior to the training dates listed on the invoice. Cancellation fee will be reduced to 20% if: 1. Client is able to substitute with another attendee for scheduled training date. 2. Client is able to reschedule training for a future scheduled date.

Training Location

LMT Training Centre
25 Watline Avenue Suite 201

Mississauga, ON

About Omnex Inc


Training manual and breakout books provided with course.   Upon completion students receive a certificate.  For Exemplar Global courses, students who pass receive a certificate with Exemplar Global credentials.

Omnex is a global provider of training, consulting and software specializing in Quality Management Systems solutions.   Omnex provides training and consulting in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO/TS 16949, AS9100, ISO 13485, FSSC 22000, ISO 45001, Automotive Core Tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA/Control Plan, SPC, MSA) and FAI (First Article Inspection), VDA, Risk, Problem Solving (8D & EPS) and our new Soft Skills Training Courses. Soft Skills courses include Business and Leadership Skills, Conflict Resolution, Social Media and many more.

Omnex is an Exemplar Global Certified Company for both Internal and Lead Auditor Training.   Omnex can provide training publicly or at your facility.   Omnex consultants have a wide range of backgrounds and expertise allowing for a broad range of training and consulting services delivered every day all over the world. 

Omnex works with many industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Chemical, Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Healthcare, Semiconductor, Technology and many more.  Omnex also provides consulting and training for Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, New Product Development, Outsourcing PPAPs and Integrated Management Systems.

Omnex has office all over the world including Canada, China, United States, Europe, India, Mexico, South America, Middle East, Japan and Thailand. 

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