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We help you to identify the strengths and weaknesses!

Given the continuing market consolidation and escalating competitive conditions on the cost side as a background, we compare and analyze product data with respect to their technical and commercial competitive features.

We present our results as strengths and weaknesses of compared products from the market's point of view.

Based on this data, we systematically identify new product features and properties together with our customers to sustainably increase competitiveness and profitability.

  • Product costs
  • Cost of materials
  • Process costs
  • Manufacturing costs
  • Tooling costs
  • Machinery and equipment costs
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Cost-function relationship
  • Cost-benefit relationship
  • Cost and value drivers
  • Cost of quality
  • Unique selling propositions
  • Facility factors
  • Manufacturing costs
  • Investments
  • Product costs
  • Logistics costs
  • Quality
  • Currency risks
  • Profitability of foreign investments
  • TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)

Global research of

  • Machinery data
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Materials
  • Wages and salaries
  • Productivity
  • Quality
  • Suppliers
  • Market presence
  • Interviews
  • Seminar attendance
  • Photo documentation
  • Determination of market requirements
  • (Non-)Customer satisfaction benchmarking
  • Trend benchmarking

For the critical and complex issues of our customers, we tap into our research and analysis expertise to develop information about

  • Market structure & market potential
  • Barriers to market entry
  • Critical success factors
  • Market drivers & trends, substitution opportunities/risks
  • Long-term market opportunities for new products