Bringing Custom-Engineered Products to Market (survey results)

How can manufacturers most effectively design, develop, and launch custom-engineered products that must be engineered to customer specifications? Tech-Clarity’s eBook, Bringing Custom-Engineered Products to Market, shares survey data from over 200 companies to offer insights and best practices. Please enjoy the summary* below. Click here for the full report, thank you to our sponsor Propel (registration

Custom-Engineered / ETO Products (survey invitation)

How do leading companies bring custom-engineered products to market? For this survey, “custom-engineered products” are defined as those that require engineering in the quote, proposal, and/or fulfillment processes. They include highly variable products that are designed to customer specifications. These products are known by many names, including engineer-to-order (ETO), custom-engineered, custom, specials, design wins, or

Driving Engineer-to-Order Differentiation and Profitability (survey findings)

Driving Engineer-to-Order Differentiation and Profitability, Analyzing Trends and Best Practices in Product Configuration shares survey findings and interviews with leading manufacturers showing how Top Performers achieve higher revenue and profit margin growth through ETO best practice processes and technology. The research shares results of a survey of over 200 manufacturers and analyzes their use of

Optimizing the Bidding Process

Optimizing the Bidding Process: How Industrial Equipment Manufacturers Can Win More Business focuses on the importance of getting the bidding process right. Bids require a quick response, yet must be competitively priced, without sacrificing margins. Getting this right is a challenge for many companies, but is especially difficult for businesses such as industrial equipment manufacturers offering Engineer-to-Order

Improving Profitability for Configured Products

Improving Profitability for Configured Products: Leveraging Sales Configuration and Design Automation explores how companies can profitability tailor products to meet customer needs. The research investigates the experiences of several companies, revealing several key areas companies should focus on to improve their profitability. Please enjoy the summary below, or click the report to download a PDF overview (free

Webcast Driving a Competitive Edge Through Customization

Jim Brown joins Mark Rogers of Price HVAC and Rick Smith of Siemens PLM to discuss how to improve ETO processes and performance. Jim will share findings from a recent survey on what strategies, best practices, and enabling technologies top performing manufacturers use to gain higher profits from their customized products. Register now (free of charge, registration required)