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Working in an Agile environment as a designer is a delicate balancing act. You are constantly required to think ahead, backtrack, justify your design decisions, think of alternatives mid-sprint, and make compromises on your designs in the best interest of the product you are trying to ship. But amidst all the chaos, it’s the designer’s … Continued

Fresh’s COVID-19 response includes open-source emergency ventilator design, free access to innovation platform Invent Value, and coordination of local PPE suppliers via the Oregon Protective Manufacturing Collective. We’re in unprecedented times, and dealing with broad changes to business as usual. But while we navigate distance and disruption, Fresh is using its strengths in design, engineering, … Continued

To enable success in achieving your design for automated manufacturing (DFAM) objectives and goals, we recommend creating thoughtful business and product requirements to inform your automation design processes. If you create a product that is suited for automation, you set yourself up for success down the line during the design of the automation equipment, product … Continued