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Target cost management during the development of a new generation of coordinate measuring machines
 
Brief:
The objective is the development of a new generation of coordinate measuring machines for a manufacturer of measuring apparatus and precision engineering with worldwide operations.
 
Services:
- Carry out a global survey of customers and sales organisations.
- Integrate the customer requirements into the specification.
- Draw up the specification, defining a cost-savings target
  of 36% compared with the previous model.
- 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.
- Incorporate assembly into the development process.
- Achieve permanent cost transparency with the costs navigator
- Develop a new assembly concept for measuring machines.
 
Results:
A reduction in costs amounting to 41% compared with the previous model was achieved on the coordinate measuring machine. All deadlines were upheld.
 
Time period: 15 months
 
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