Fueling Product Innovation by Reducing Product Costs

Dépèche transmise le 3 novembre 2011 par Business Wire

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--aPriori, a provider of product cost management software solutions, will host an executive roundtable event at The Manufacturers’ Technology Centre in Coventry, U.K. on 9 November. Titled Fueling Product Innovation by Reducing Product Costs, the event will focus on how improved cost management strategies can drive product innovation and competitive advantage for U.K. manufacturers. To register, click here.

Effective product cost management can save manufacturers millions each year. These savings can be re-purposed to fuel new R&D programs that yield more innovative products that increase revenue and drive up market share. Fueling Product Innovation in Automotive by Reducing Product Costs is designed for senior engineering, cost engineering and sourcing executives in discrete manufacturing companies to discuss and learn new strategies for reducing product cost. It is free of charge, but limited to 15 executives to allow each to participate fully in the discussion with his or her peers. The session will be moderated by Michelle Boucher, senior research analyst, product innovation & engineering, Aberdeen Group. The discussion will be highly interactive and include:

  • Benchmarking your cost management strategies with peers
  • Implementing a product cost management culture without slowing product design or manufacturing down
  • The perils of flying blind on product cost
  • How you can save millions for their company

Who Should Attend: Senior executives focused on implementing cost reduction strategies to drive new product innovations, including vice presidents and directors of engineering, cost engineering and sourcing.


The session will run from Noon - 4:45 p.m. and will start with complimentary lunch. The moderated roundtable discussion with attendees will include:

  • Establishing Cost Reduction Goals – Where to start; different approaches; fast time to value
  • Cost Management for Design/Engineering Programs – Visibility to cost throughout the entire design process
  • Design Cycle Time Compression – Accelerating cost estimate cycle times internally and externally
  • Deployment & Success Strategies – The impact of different approaches to product cost management
  • Driving Adoption of Cost Management – Effective implementation practices and key considerations

To Register

To register, please click here and complete the form. Please note that attendance is limited.

About aPriori

aPriori software and services generate hard-dollar product cost savings for discrete manufacturing and product innovation companies. Users include some of the leading manufacturers in Europe and North America. Leveraging aPriori’s real-time product cost assessments, employees in engineering, sourcing and manufacturing make more-informed decisions that drive costs out of products pre- and post-production. As a result, manufacturers launch products at cost targets, maximize savings in re-work projects and never overpay for sourced parts.

To learn more about aPriori and its product cost management solutions and services in the U.K., visit www.apriori.com or call +44 (0) 1932 503 300. To see an overview demonstration of aPriori, click here.

aPriori and aPriori Technologies are registered trademarks of aPriori Technologies Inc. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.

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