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Product & Process Design and Management Community

The Product & Process Design and Management Community coordinates efforts of technical groups (see list at right) that discuss, explore and advance ideas related to the design and management of products and processes. It also connects you to additional lean-related groups and resources. 

DIY Houses In The Internet Age: Some Assembly RequiredDIY Houses In The Internet Age: Some Assembly Required

Builders use 3-D modeling software to design the houses and direct a robotic power tool called a CNC router to cut parts out of sheets of plywood.

A Lean Approach to Designing Medical Drug Delivery SystemsA Lean Approach to Designing Medical Drug Delivery Systems

Lean manufacturing principles are embraced not only in terms of DFM best practices, but also in terms of eliminating non-value added activity from the overall process, thereby shortening the product development cycle.

Indiana State Receives $9.7 Million In-Kind Software Grant for PLM

Software grant will enable Indiana State University students to collaborate, create and manage products the way international businesses do with partners around the globe.

Bombardier’s Toronto Plant Wins 2013 AME Lean Award

Home of the Dash-8 gets top marks for use of improvement tools and empowerment.

RAPID 2014 Conference and ExpositionRAPID 2014 Conference and Exposition

June 9-12, 2014
Detroit, Michigan

THE BIG MTHE BIG M

including: RAPID Conference & Exposition, SME Annual Meeting and NAMRC
June 9-12, 2014
Detroit, Michigan

Mfg4 - Manufacturing 4 the Future 2014Mfg4 - Manufacturing 4 the Future 2014

May 6-8, 2014
Hartford, Connecticut