Functional cost calculation for early design decisions in product development
With FACTON EPC Cost Management, Fresenius Medical Care harmonizes processes, methods and tools worldwide and improves its ability to calculate components, products and system costs.
Challenges for cost management:
- Product-oriented view, regional product data management and different bills of material in production
- Different regional products due to legal requirements
- Limited reuse of parts across products and platforms
To overcome the challenges, Fresenius Medical Care focuses on the functions of its products and implements this function orientation in product cost management.
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