Significant cost savings with 4cost

The relevance of value engineering, design-to-cost and calculation during development for industrial companies is of utmost important today. If you want to keep up with the growing global competition, you have to produce products with high customer value using the least possible resources. This requires a systematic optimisation of all processes in the entire product development process as well as in the subsequent use.

With the help of standardised value analyses, cost-down and should costing, 4cost’s value engineering uncovers maximum savings potentials in product costs at an early stage. Our innovative software solutions are designed and used for this – for consistent cost calculations right from the start of the project.

You can rely on our decades of experience from over 2,500 projects with renowned industrial companies worldwide.

The advantages of our value engineering at a glance

Fast and valid cost estimates

Cost-optimised from the start of the project. The use of our costing software solutions for end-to-end cost calculations enables us to provide you with valid cost estimates. A high degree of accuracy is ensured based on just a few pieces of information in early phases. Our cost reduction experts work with you to develop and evaluate different concepts and scenarios to find the best possible solutions throughout the entire product development process.

Agile team of experts

4cost provides you with experienced value analysts and technology specialists from the areas of development, design, production, project management, software programming, assembly, testing and integration as required. Collaboration with our cross-functional team of experts enables a neutral view of your projects, so that previously undiscovered potential is made visible and opportunities to increase innovation are opened up.

In addition to short-term support during peak loads of projects, our value engineers are also happy to provide your company with long-term, cross-project support in the development of cost-optimised products and the implementation of a company-wide standardised value analysis method.

Professional reports and recommendations

For a reliable business case and maximum decision-making certainty. On the basis of the analyses carried out by 4cost, you receive reports prepared according to your needs, in which we display all relevant results for a quick overview and comparisons. Based on this, our experts make concrete recommendations for action and weigh up the pro and cons of the opportunities and risks for you.