The Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) 2006 package guides users in simplifying a product's design, then quickly estimates assembly labor and part-manufacturing costs.
The software isolates the major cost drivers for a wide range of manufacturing and finishing choices. New tools display the cost of automatic versus manual product assembly. The software also estimates the cost to manufacture printed-circuit boards.
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