Improve Profits, Save Money, Make Better Decisions With SEER-3D
Estimating the cost of a design can be a make or break factor for organizations. Yet product costing is often a fragmented activity derived from multiple departments using different levels of fidelity and different costing approaches. Such fragmentation is expensive, time consuming, and error-prone. Getting costing under control helps design, manufacturing, and supply chain work together to optimize product cost and time to market. Additionally cost engineers, finance and other areas can obtain detailed costs within minutes from CAD model outputs so pricing, return on investment, internal rate of return and other financial metrics are available early in the product cycle.
Solve the Design To Cost Conundrum
Up to 70% of the life cycle cost of a new product are determined during the design phase. Evaluate cost saving alternatives while still meeting design requirements. Know how each design alternative or trade will impact costs, suppliers and time to market. Make versus buy, vendor selection, material selection: SEER-3D provides cost for all from 3D CAD models. Establish cost targets and obtain them with SEER-3D. Avoid costly supply chain surprises downstream.
SEER-3D is easy to use, offering an impressive support infrastructure with minimal lead time to a proficient estimate.
Get the results you can use, more accurately and faster
Support design to cost efforts, generating part bids or evaluating vendor proposals more accurately and efficiently. Here are some observations from users:
SEER-3D generates costs from any CAD system to accurately and efficiently get manufacturing cost into the hands of Designers, Cost Engineers, and Supply Chain — so all can quantify cost directly from CAD models.
"SEER-3D makes the process of estimating much faster." — Alain Gratton (Bell Canada)
Vendor quote Time to Market and Cost Reduction" "SEER reduces the decision time from a 2 week wait for a vendor quote to 10 minutes." — Major Heavy Equipment Manufacturer
SEER-3D offers game-changing advantages:
- Machined Parts Cost estimates directly from a solid model
- Effortless realization of cost from the design
- Cost optimization with instant tradeoffs
- Exposure of cost implications to team
- Additional processes coming
Reduce Estimating Time and Costs While Improving Estimate Quality
In addition to substantial cost savings from supply chain decisions SEER-3D reduces the cost of the estimating process itself. Here is what some other users are saying:
"SEER-3D takes the engineering work that's already been done and very quickly converts it into a cost estimate. Saving an hour or two on every part used can save a company hundreds of thousands of dollars." — Dan Kennedy, Galorath's Director of Engineering Services
SEER-3D uses the proven SEER for Manufacturing estimation engine to derive cost, risk and other design parameters. SEER for Manufacturing estimates everything from assembly to composites, machining, electronics, and of hundreds of standard or company unique processes.
Capture & Apply Corporate Knowledge
SEER-3D, along with SEER for Manufacturing captures your corporate knowledge of machines, standards, and other information so estimators need not be your most senior people.
Hurry and request a demonstration of SEER-3D... and get ready to see your business get to the next level.