Cogent Technology’s New Product Introduction (NPI) process is a comprehensive framework designed to ensure a successful implementation of a new product into manufacturing. The process offers several benefits that make it an indispensable tool for businesses looking to launch new products into manufacturing.
Firstly, the NPI process provides a structured methodology that ensures that all critical aspects of the product development cycle are thoroughly addressed. This includes, but is not limited to, risk management, DFMEA, prototype development, testing and validation, PFMEA, and post-launch monitoring. As a result, a business can have complete confidence that its product will be successful in manufacturing.
Secondly, the NPI process ensures that a business maximizes its resources during the product development and transfer cycle. This includes resources such as personnel, equipment, and time. The process ensures that all resources are utilized efficiently to minimize wastage and reduce the cost of transfer.
Thirdly, the NPI process provides a framework for collaboration and communication between all stakeholders involved in the product development cycle. This includes product designers, engineers, marketers, and manufacturing. Improved collaboration ensures that everyone is on the same page and working towards the same goal, thereby reducing the chances of project delays and failure.
In conclusion, Cogent Technology’s NPI process is a valuable tool for businesses looking to launch new products successfully into manufacturing. The process provides a structured methodology, optimization of resources, and improved collaboration between stakeholders, all of which are critical factors for success in the modern manufacturing world.
If you would like to discuss the implementation or transfer of your product into the Cogent Manufacturing Process then please get in touch with a member of the Cogent Team.