This post is a follow up to my blog post of last week based on a suggestion from a reader about providing a definition of DFX.
Also known as concurrent engineering, in the literature, DFX seems to
be a "catchall" acronym—Design for ______ (fill in the blank with terms
such as Assembly, Manufacturability, Manufacturing, Reliability,
Quality, Service, Test, Environment, Excellence, etc.).
Surfing around the Internet, one source says DFX is a "System of product development and improvement guidelines that addresses
issues that happen in the four phases of a product's life cycle, including
the development phase, the production phase, the utilization...