IVALO Lighting ME 597B Designing Product Families. Presentation Overview. Introduction Sponsor Background Project Goals Project Foundation Product Design Strategy Manufacturing Strategy Course Relevance Conclusions Future Work. Introduction. Objective:
Source: Cornell University - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
“Dr. Hakkarainen is the founder of Ivalo Lighting Incorporated, a company that will produce premium decorative light fixtures for the residential and commercial market. Ivalo fixtures use cutting edge technology to produce advanced, high fashion designs that have superior optical properties and quality while maintaining ease of installation. Ivalo will feature designs from all over the world and is starting with Italian designs.”
President,Ivalo Lighting Incorporated
An inexpensive and durable model is desired for display and design purposes.
Dimensions in inches
Revolved cross section
Attribute Scaling Method
Why Use Attribute Scaling Method?
How Do We Make It?
12 Step Manufacturing Process
How does this project tie into the class?
Course Question: How can product realization teams provide increased product variety at less cost for a highly competitive, global marketplace?
IVALO Lighting Answer: Designing (scaling) a product carefully can allow manufacturers to create multiple products using common parts and take advantage of economies of scale.
Source: ME 597B (Designing Product Families) - Scalable Product Platforms