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Product Cost Management for Electronics & Semiconductor

Optimize your NPDI cost management process with our Digital Enterprise Industry Solutions for electronics and semiconductor that combine the power of the world’s leading global Digital Innovation Platform with sophisticated product cost management tools all in one system. Improve management, visibility and insight into product cost drivers, including components, materials, logistics, labor, machines, processes and product unit volumes, providing opportunities for cost optimization.

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Product Cost Management for Electronics & Semiconductor

Optimize your NPDI cost management process with our Digital Enterprise Industry Solutions for electronics and semiconductor that combine the power of the world’s leading global Digital Innovation Platform with sophisticated product cost management tools all in one system. Improve management, visibility and insight into product cost drivers, including components, materials, logistics, labor, machines, processes and product unit volumes, providing opportunities for cost optimization.

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Target Costing

Target Costing

Estimate cost of new semiconductor devices early in product realization cycle by simulating different variants for bill-of-information based on manufacturing recipes and production scenarios.

Profitability Calculation

Profitability Calculation

Predict future device unit costs and prices across the entire product lifecycle by breaking down annual costs, revenues and cash flows to make the best investment decisions.

Purchased Part Cost Analysis

Purchased Part Cost Analysis

Know what a purchased material should cost by running cost estimates on different resources used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices. Negotiate future target prices based on reliable assessments.

Design-to-cost

Design-to-cost

Identify cost drivers in semiconductor devices early in the development process and assess alternative solutions. Evaluate different manufacturing scenarios and see the impact of changes using cost simulation.

Open-book-negotiation

Open-book-negotiation

Enable a stronger position in cost negotiations by presenting a clear and optimized cost structure, using a plausible breakdown of product costs in formats customized for semiconductor device manufacturing.

BOM & 3D Simulation

BOM & 3D Simulation

React quickly to changes in design and manufacturing processes by obtaining recipe information and product design data directly from the PLM system for product and tool cost calculations.

Tool Costing

Tool Costing

Constantly optimize tool spending and ensure the improved offer performance of your suppliers by creating timely and reliable cost estimates for tool cost analysis.

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Product Cost Management for Electronics & Semiconductor

In a highly price-competitive electronics & semiconductor market where unit cost is very important decision factor in a high-volume contract, cost analysis, management and visibility are critical to securing sourcing opportunities while maintaining profitability.

To help you develop accurate and repeatable costing models that take into account multiple costing factors from materials, tooling, manufacturing processes and the value chain, Siemens PLM Software offers an integrated product cost management solution that combines the power of the world’s leading Digital Enterprise Platform with sophisticated product cost management tools all in one system.

Our solution encompasses product costing during new product introduction as product cost forecast and gets refined to actual cost and location during volume manufacturing. This improves management, visibility and insight into product cost drivers, including materials, logistics, labor, machinery, processes and product unit volumes.

Our unified solutions for the electronics & semiconductor industry accelerate the NPDI process so you can get products to market faster while reducing costs and increasing product quality. By optimizing your NPDI cost and risk management process, you will create better products, capture market share, gain customer loyalty and achieve digital breakthroughs.

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