Aerospace & Defense
Innovation and collaborative, synchronized program management for new programs
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Represent the price structure of your complete vehicle, and predict the impact of design-related changes on the price quickly. Choose the best manufacturing methods based on cost simulations.
Run reliable cost calculations of purchased parts. Conduct cost structure negotiations and value engineering workshops with your tier suppliers using more accurate cost estimates.
React quicker to changes in your product design, material selection, and manufacturing processes by analyzing costing data that use BOM and 3D product data from the PLM system.
Constantly optimize tool spending and ensure the improved offer performance of your suppliers by creating timely and reliable cost estimates for tool cost analysis.
Regulatory requirements related to fleet-wide emissions reduction, along with newer safety-related mandatory features, are adding significant costs for automakers. OEMs need cost-effective ways to fulfill their product development and manufacturing priorities to bring these new solutions to market. Changing consumer preference and intense competition in the industry is also creating pressure to optimize product costs. Controlling development costs and prices are critical in determining how successful an automaker will be with its products in today’s competitive global market.
Siemens PLM Software offers an integrated product cost management solution that combines the power of the world’s leading global PLM platform with sophisticated product cost management tools all in one system.
Automakers can implement standardized costing methods and analyze accurate estimates of product costs. Leveraging cost management through collaboration, knowledge sharing about outsourced added-value and a holistic approach of total product cost optimization. Connect and drives the OEM’s cost engineering activities by boosting efficiency and output to achieve higher cost savings and realize lower purchase prices for parts and tools.
Delivering cost transparency throughout the product lifecycleFact Sheet
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More transparency for tool costsFact Sheet
Increase profitability through early product cost transparencyVideo