Besides finding hidden cost savings in your bill of materials with Bossard’s Expert Assortment Analysis, there may also be opportunities in your design and assembly. Let’s look at an actual example found by Bossard engineers working with an electric lamp manufacturer:
Fastener Cost Breakdown
Even though the proposed screw itself is more than three times the cost, you can save money by eliminating other fasteners and costly assembly operations as detailed below:
If you have any interest in finding hidden cost savings in your design, check out Bossard’s latest Assembly Technology Expert services, especially the Expert Walk pillar, or contact us directly at ProvenProductivity@bossard.com.