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With 27 years of experience consulting to electronics-industry executives, Tech Forecasters delivers best practices, objective industry research, and insights to OEM, Contract Design and Manufacturing, Software, and Component companies — resulting in greater profitability and more efficient-and-responsible supply chains.

Tech Forecasters has been at the forefront of helping companies gain efficiencies through ‘Lean and Green’ practices since 1997. We provide executives with the best practices and leadership they need to gain significant competitive advantages and cost savings. See our collaboration with AutoDesk on design for environment.

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Our Thinking

Pamela J. Gordon received the Leadership Award at the 2014 Lean and Six Sigma World Conference, for her leadership in leveraging Lean and Six Sigma practices for environmental sustainability, and vice versa (recent paper).

Take a look at our latest GreenBiz articles.

See our thinking in The Guardian: "Stop flunking e-waste: 6 steps to boost electronics recycling."

TFI's article in the July/August 2013 issue of Training Magazine, entitled "Design for Environment Training Leads to Lean and Green," features DfE Online -- the best and fastest way to train product-launch teams in profitable and responsible electronics design.

Hear TFI's Consultants latest insights Online!

Webinar Recording Now Available! Listen to the Connect Press webinar on Ultimate Green: DfE Methods for Reducing Costs, Stress, & Design Time led by DfE Online's co-developers.

DfE Online and EcoFly


DfE Online™

Design for Compliance and Sustainability

DfE Online is the best and fastest way to train product-launch teams in compliant, responsible, and competitive electronics design. Find out more!



Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

EcoFly LCA software tool is the first practical eco-design tool specifically developed to help designers and manufacturers track and demonstrate compliance with environmental directives.

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Executive Think Tank on the Supply Chain

Webinar Captures Insights from Landmark Think Tank Event

Listen to thought leadership on critical Supply Chain issues from GoogleX, Intel, Jabil, Celestica, Life Technologies, and others at our Think Tank. more »


High-ROI Environmental Partner Program

Lean and Green in action for your company

Tech Forecasters' guidance and support to implement environmental best practices and gain cost savings and competitive advantages. more