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East West Manufacturing Blog

March 24, 2020

What is Design for Manufacturing or DFM?

Design for Manufacturing (DFM) is the process of designing parts, components or products for ease of manufacturing with an end goal of making a better product at a lower cost. This is done by simplifying, optimizing and refining the product design. The acronym DFMA (Design for Manufacturing and Assembly) is sometimes used interchangeably with...

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July 07, 2017

Can Increasing Design Tolerances Cut Your Production Costs?

Want a simple way to potentially save on production costs?

Take a look at your tolerances. 

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April 21, 2017

How to Get Your Plastic Injection Part Design Ready for Manufacturing

Design is a big deal. It’s so big it’s a category with subcategories under it. There’s design for

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February 16, 2017

What To Look For in a Product Design Service Firm

In the beginning, there was an idea. But what comes next? How do you turn your vision into a reality? Or should you? Is it time to talk with an product development firm and, if so, where do you start?

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February 14, 2017

How Engineering Support Positions Your Project for Success

All contract manufacturers (CM) are not created equal. Some focus almost exclusively on production and the manufacturing support that goes with it. Others provide a holistic approach, offering everything from design services to engineering to shipping and logistics.

This begs the question: When you’re looking for a contract manufacturing,...

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