The ADME series provides a forum for accessing to the most up-to-date and authoritative knowledge from both industrial and academic worlds, sharing best practice in the field of advanced design and manufacturing engineering. The meeting will provide an opportunity to highlight recent developments and to identify emerging and future areas of growth in this exciting field. After the very successful previous issues ADME'2011 (Guangzhou, China), ADME'2012 (Taiyuan, China), ADME'2013 (Anshan, China), ADME'2014 (Hangzhou, China), ADME'2015 (Shenzhen, China)the 6th International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacturing Engineering (ADME 2016) will take place in Zhuhai, China, on July 23-24, 2016. The conference program covered invited, oral, and poster presentations from scientists working in similar areas to establish platforms for collaborative research projects in this field. This conference will bring together leaders from industry and academia to exchange and share their experiences, present research results, explore collaborations and to spark new ideas, with the aim of developing new projects and exploiting new technology in this field.