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:
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.
Please enter time to do inital design
Please enter time to collecting quotes for components
Please enter to purchase parts and manage inventory Please enter estimated component price
Please enter size of produciton and inventory space Please enter cost of production equipment
Please enter time of labor to manufacture product
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