Integrated Product Development for Discrete Manufacturing

Add collaboration to product development – and achieve product excellence in discrete manufacturing

Establish collaboration as an integral part of product development with SAP software. Integrate internal resources, development partners, customers, and suppliers. Share critical data – project plans, technical drawings, product structures and documentation, service bulletins, audit results, and change orders – across virtual teams.

  • Reduce design cycle times through collaboration and efficient use of resources
  • Optimize product costs early in design by blending engineering ideas with purchasing
  • Reduce the number of engineering changes
  • Simplify change management through early detection of potential manufacturing problems
  • Boost profit margins by eliminating overlap and waste across development
  • Gain market share by collaborating with customers and suppliers to deliver targeted products quickly


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