Concord, Mass. – November 29, 2012 – aPriori, a provider of enterprise product cost management software solutions, has been named a finalist in Plant Engineering Magazine’s 25th Annual Product of the Year competition. The company’s software platform is one of four companies selected in the Apps for Engineers category. The awards are the premier honor for new products in the manufacturing and industrial automation markets, recognizing those solutions that do the most to help plant managers do their job better, smarter and more efficiently.
aPriori’s Product Cost Management software platform helps manufacturers reduce product costs and accelerate time to market by equipping design, engineering, sourcing and manufacturing professionals with the knowledge and ability to quickly and precisely determine the cost of a part or complete product. The software leverages computer-aided design (CAD) and intelligent cost models to enable users to quickly generate detailed product cost estimates and quantify the cost impact of changes to product design, materials, manufacturing processes, volumes and locations.
All the finalists for the Product of the Year Awards are listed in the November issue of Plant Engineering and voted on by subscribers.
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 avoid overpaying for sourced parts.
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