BRP Selects aPriori’s Product Cost Management Platform

Power sports manufacturer will use software to reduce product costs and accelerate time to cost reduction
 
Concord, Mass. – May 29, 2012 – aPriori, a provider of product cost management software solutions, today announced that BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.), a leader in motorized recreational vehicles, has selected aPriori’s software platform to help identify product cost savings and shorten the time it takes to realize cost reductions in production. The software platform will be used in product engineering, cost engineering and sourcing to lower the cost of new and existing products. 

aPriori’s Product Cost Management software platform is a flexible and powerful costing engine that enables engineering, manufacturing and sourcing personnel to quickly and precisely determine the cost of a part or product by automatically pulling geometric and feature information from a computer-aided design (CAD) model. The software also leverages intelligent cost models to determine reasonable default inputs once the user has selected the manufacturing process, materials and the factory or region where a product or part will be produced.  As a product evolves through the development lifecycle, users have the ability to refine the cost by providing detailed inputs and overriding defaults to create a should-cost for negotiation or a manufacturing estimate.  Using this new level of cost knowledge, companies can make more informed design, production and sourcing decisions and significantly reduce product costs without impacting product quality.

“aPriori’s real-time cost assessments will provide our personnel with powerful data and tools to identify quantifiable savings in material, tooling, labor and overhead when evaluating alternative designs, manufacturing processes and sources,” said Christian Lecomte, vice president, Procurement for BRP.  “This enables them to make well-informed decisions to drive significant costs out of products both pre- and post-production.”

“aPriori provides true cost visibility to everyone in the organization that impacts cost,” said Stephanie Feraday, president and CEO of aPriori. “This enables BRP to attack cost at every opportunity and translates into bigger savings opportunities, earlier in the product lifecycle.”

About aPriori
aPriori software and services generate hard-dollar product cost savings for discrete manufacturing and product innovation companies. Using 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. With aPriori, 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, visit www.apriori.com or call 1.978.371.2006.



Read the complete story ...


Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Re-Use Your CAD: The ModelCHECK Handbook
Jobs
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Upcoming Events
Design & Manufacturing, Feb 7 - 9, 2017 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Feb 7 - 9, 2017
Innorobo 2017 at Docks de Paris Paris France - May 16 - 18, 2017
Display Week 2017 at Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA - May 21 - 26, 2017
SolidCAM: Program your CNCs directly inside your existing CAD system.



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise