Strength & Impact

Industrial Equipment’s

Industrial Products and Machinery

Partial list of products include line transfer machines, metal cutting machines, printers, material handling (conveyors, palletizer, indexers, hoists, valves, etc,.)

Value Engineering Of Thermal Printer For Leading European Manufacturer Of Industrial Components

Challenge

Reduce material cost / direct labor of existing thermal printer with dual feeder unit by 25%, using value engineering techniques

Approach

VOC, QFD to capture and prioritize requirements
Evaluate existing product (function & features)
Generate concepts; concept selection with Pugh matrix
3D modeling and detailing; Design reviews
Design calculations and product simulation
Reviews & customer approval

Technical Impact

Reduced part count improves product variation, assembly time
Minimum impact on existing tooling
Ease of assembly, modules capable of field replacement
New concepts met all requirements across product portfolio

Business Impact

36% cost reduction
Lower cost of inventory, parts ordering due to reduced part count