Design To Cost
Resources to help you to identify cost drivers early in the product design cycle and to reduce late stage churn.
What is Design to Cost? An Overview with Examples
For manufacturers, cost-cutting is an ever-present goal: achieving lower costs while retaining the desired functionality means higher profit margins, more market share, and happier customers....
Meeting & Beating New Product Cost Targets
The inability to provide robust design for manufacturability analysis early in the design-cycle is at the root of many fundamental challenges for NPI projects. We show you how in this whitepaper.
6 Metrics That Will Help Improve Engineering Productivity
Metrics are essential to a healthy business. For engineering teams, these metrics will empower you to measure effectiveness with the intent of improving productivity and driving peak performance.
Understanding Manufacturing Cost Drivers During the Design Process
Design engineers can use aPriori to better understand manufacturing cost drivers during the design process. Watch this short 5 minute demo to learn more.
Design for Manufacturability Accelerates New Product Pipeline
Design for manufacturability (DFM) is the engineering practice of designing products to optimize their manufacturing ease and cost given form, fit, and function requirements.
Hear How Spirit Aerosystems Improved Their Design to Cost Strategy
Learn how Spirit Aerosystems uses aPriori's product cost management tool to design their products to cost to dramatically reduce manufacturing costs.
Design to Cost Capabilities of aPriori
Watch this 2-minute demo to see how aPriori's design to cost capabilities provides insight into manufacturing cost drivers, enabling you to address manufacturability issues and eliminate product costs
Design to Cost SheetMetal
Watch this short demonstration video of aPriori costing a sheet metal part.
aPriori Automated 3D CAD Costing
Learn how aPriori's revolutionary product cost management software can rapidly generate detailed cost estimates using any 3D solid CAD model as the primary input.
What Will My Design Cost to Produce?
Design engineers looking to reduce the number of red line drawings they receive back from manufacturing will find valuable information in our white paper on design to cost. Read now.
CNH Identified $312k In Potential Annual Savings In First Two Months of Using aPriori
Listen in as Tom Lefebvre, Product Cost Manager at CNH, describes how quickly his team identified more than $312,000 in product design cost savings after using aPriori for only two months. Tom shares
aPriori Design-to-Cost Solutions for Engineering Teams
Watch this webinar to learn how leading manufacturers identify and eliminate cost drivers in early design with aPriori.
Design to Cost Stock Machining Simple Assembly
A more advanced stock machining design to cost demo video. We will begin by starting with a billet, costing the billet, and then switching the billet to forging.
Design to Cost Sand Casting
Watch this short demonstration video of aPriori costing a sand casting part.
Reducing Current Product Costs
Current products provide the biggest, short-term opportunity for reducing product costs. Learn how by downloading this white paper.
Geometry Analysis Tool Helps Identify Cost Drivers
aPriori's Geometry Analysis Tool with cost "heat map" enables engineers to quickly identify the geometric cost drivers (GCDs) that are most expensive to manufacture.
Maximize visibility into the performance of your product cost management process with aPriori's Cost Insight report.
aPriori Technical Business Validation Workshop
The aPriori Technical & Business Validation Workshop provides a glimpse of the potential value a digital manufacturing simulation platform could offer to your company.