In this short 2 minute video, Manager of Cost Estimation David McGinley describes how a young engineer had added a number of aesthetic features to a design without really considering the impact this would have on manufacturing cost. Watch how Spirit’s engineering team used aPriori to highlight and eliminate all the expensive features from a CAD model and save 11% in just a few minutes.
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This document describes aPriori's Regional Data Libraries, provides references to data sources, and explains the methodologies used in compiling that data.
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What is a manufacturing spend analysis? Follow this 7-step guide to evaluate your product costs and identify opportunities to save.
Listen to Eyal Siryon from Rafael talk about one of their cost saving success stories.
To further advance state of the art airframe development, aPriori has developed a new solution for cost management of composite aerostructures. Listen in as Steve Peck, VP of Applications and Engineer
Automotive engineering company LEVC partners with aPriori to deliver a cohesive costing strategy within their cross functional teams. Get the case study here.
Watch this short demo video to see first hand how aPriori costs plastic parts.
Watch this short demonstration video of aPriori costing a sand casting part.
Having a better understanding of the True Economic Cost of a product will measurably benefit manufacturing organizations.
Watch this short demonstration video of aPriori costing a sheet metal part.
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
This eBook discusses some of the obstacles involved and outlines key considerations and best practices for initiating an effective product cost management program.