Adrian and Renaud discuss how to plan for the handover of your innovative new product to manufacturing (with a focus on hard goods with mechanical elements and some electronic/electrical parts). 

You’ll learn:

  • What a product handover is.
  • The drawbacks of not following a structured process and how not to hand over.
  • What the best practices for handover are so you can follow them to streamline your next project.


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Episode sections

  • 00:00 – Greetings and introduction
  • 00:50 – Who needs to hand over their product to a manufacturer and why?
  • 04:22 – The WRONG way to hand over to the manufacturer.
  • 09:57 – Questions about the product that need to be answered.
  • 12:55 – Who will do the DFM?
  • 15:32 – What can happen if you just throw designs over the wall to a manufacturer without doing a DFM review?
  • 18:15 – Handover best practices.
  • 35:14 – When is the handover complete?
  • 37:59 – Wrapping up.


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