President Elect Donald Trump Proclaims “Product Costs are Out of Control!”

Rick Burke November 21, 2016

Over the past few weeks, President Elect Trump has identified a major issue he intends to act on as soon as he takes the reigns of the country.

“The F-35 program and cost is out of control,” Trump said on Twitter, echoing campaign promises to cut waste in federal spending. “Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th.”

Last week, Trump targeted Boeing Co (BA.N) with tweets for “out of control” costs on new Air Force One planes, urging the federal government to “Cancel order!”

Read Full Article on Reuters.

With aPriori Product Cost Management, aerospace & defense contractors can implement Design to Cost strategies in the earliest stages of the design lifecycle.  Design to Cost enables engineers to identify potentially expensive cost drivers long before physical parts are manufactured.

If you are in an A&D company, and want to learn more about how PCM can help improve your business, listen to this 30″ presentation delivered by aPriori VP of Worldwide Business Operations, Scott Carlyle’s presentation at the American Aerospace & Defense Summit in Phoenix, Arizona on December 6.

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