RE: Fwd: Re: Cost justification of RP

From: Brad Fox (
Date: Thu Feb 25 1999 - 01:22:31 EET

Paul and List:
Preston wrote a great textbook (Developing Products in Half the Time) which
can be purchased from (the last I checked). It was co-authored
with Don Reinertsen. I would highly suggest this is a text that belongs on
everyone's desk - an NO, I don't get a commission on it! From one colleague
to another - get it!

Also, he has a web site at:

Hope it helps!

Brad Fox
Rapid Design Technologies
Rapid Tooling Technologies

At 02:58 PM 2/24/99 -0600, you wrote:
> Thanks for the comment. One quick question. How can I get more
>info on Preston Smith and his thoughts on this subject?
>Paul Hanna
>Tool Engineering
>Rapid Prototyping Project Lead
>Cessna Aircraft Company
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Brad Fox []
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 1:26 PM
>> To: Elaine Hunt
>> Cc:
>> Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: Cost justification of RP
>> Elaine and List:
>> The justification method is not bent toward any one machine. It's real
>> purpose is to stimulate companies and organizations to examine what the
>> true
>> impact of RP can be on their business...if only they take the time to
>> thoroughly examine it!
>> Preston Smith is the master on this topic (getting companies to examine
>> NPD). His work ....
>> For more information about the rp-ml, see

For more information about the rp-ml, see

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