Design To Cost Examples

What is Design to Cost? An Overview with Examples

May 18, 2022
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.

More manufacturers are using Design to Cost to rationalize cost management today by providing comprehensive insight into cost structure when it matters most: while a product is still being designed.

Design to Cost is a vital paradigm for today's manufacturers.

In this article, we define Design to Cost methodology, examine what it takes to transition an organization to utilizing these practices, look at practical examples, and how the right technology tools are an essential foundation for Design to Cost in manufacturing.

This content is sponsored by:

Sponsored Recommendations

How BASF turns data into savings

May 7, 2024
BASF continuously monitors the health of 63 substation assets — with Schneider’s Service Bureau and EcoStruxure™ Asset Advisor. ►Learn More: https://www.schn...

Agile design thinking: A key to operation-level digital transformation acceleration

May 7, 2024
Digital transformation, aided by agile design thinking, can reduce obstacles to change. Learn about 3 steps that can guide success.

Can new digital medium voltage circuit breakers help facilities reduce their carbon footprint?

May 7, 2024
Find out how facility managers can easily monitor energy usage to create a sustainable, decarbonized environment using digital MV circuit breakers.

The Digital Thread: End-to-End Data-Driven Manufacturing

May 1, 2024
Creating a Digital Thread by harnessing end-to-end manufacturing data is providing unprecedented opportunities to create efficiencies in the world of manufacturing.