If you’ve been developing your electronics products in the same way for years, the extreme challenges of recent times may have seen your costs rising and profits eroding.

To survive and thrive in this new world OEMs can’t simply carry on designing, developing and manufacturing their products in the same old way.

That’s where Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VE) comes in.

In this new eBook we offer a comprehensive introduction to Value Engineering from its origins in the second world war, to its new status as an intelligent cost reduction methodology adopted by the smartest manufacturers around the world.

We answer the key questions to help you understand what VE is and why it should matter to OEMs: