ProWerk in practice product

 

Target cost management in the development of a new generation of milling machines, starting with customer surveys and continuing right up to market launch
 
Brief:
Our client is a manufacturer of milling machines and machining centres with worldwide operations.
A new, especially costs-sensitive customer base is to be tapped with new models.
 
As the client was until now exclusively a high-end player, achievement of the target costs is the No. 1 priority.
 
 
Services:
- Adapt the ProWerk Cost Navigator to the brief.
- Perform value engineering on all components.
- Identify new suppliers.
- Incorporate suppliers into the development process at an early stage.
- Draw up suppliers' contracts.
- Achieve permanent cost transparency with the costs navigator.
 
Results:
Cost reductions of up to 56% for a marginally simpler technical specification compared with similar models.
The timetable was upheld.
 
Time period: 18 months
 
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