by Dr. David M. Anderson, P.E., fASME, CMC
Build-to-Order Consulting
Copyright © 2018 by David M. Anderson

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New white paper: Half Cost Solar Power

New article on "Concurrent Engineering of Challenging Products" at

New article on "Results" at:

Article on "How to Build-to-Order Product Families"

See article on how to implement Mass Customization in the April 2011 issue of Mechanical Engineering, published by ASME

    Design for Growth 

    Raising Profits Now 

     Build-to-Order article

     Commercialization article

     Counterproductive Policies that need to be corrected to design Half-Cost Products

     Designing for Build-to-Order article

     Build-to-Order Future link to The Next Twenty Years site

     Business Model for BTO&MC article

     How Not to Lower Cost article

with new warnings about product development "processes that donít even have a Product Design phase and skip from "concept testing" to "prototype testing.." 

     Design for Manufacturability link to DFM site

     Low-Bidding article

     Mass Customization article

     Design for Mass Customization article

     Mass Production article

     Mergers & Acquisitions article

     Lean Production article

     Designing for Lean Production article

     Off-Shore Manufacture article

     Cost of Quality article

     How to Design for Quality article

     Product Line Rationalization article

    Recession Strategies

     Standardization article

     Supply Chain Cost Reduction article

     Total Cost article

     Saving Cost and Time with Vendor/Partnerships

"The Build-to-Order Future," article by Dr. Anderson on the futurist web-site: The Next Twenty Years at

For more information call or e-mail:

Dr. David M. Anderson, P.E., fASME, CMC
phone: 1-805-924-0100
fax: 1-805-924-0200

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