Build vs. Buy Calculator
The Build vs. Buy Calculator is a simple yet powerful tool for gaining insight into the actual cost of building your own subassemblies. It helps you put actual numbers to the hours and dollars you’re putting toward:
Initial design

Quotes for components

Purchasing, managing and pricing components

Production and inventory space dedicated to components and assembly

Labor and equipment required for subassembly builds

Risk of rework and troubleshooting in the field
Simply complete each field below with information you’ve gathered from your engineering, estimating, purchasing and operations teams, then click the “Calculate My Costs” button to receive an estimate you can use to evaluate the best way for your business to approach subassemblies.


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