Operational Equipment Manufacturer’s in demanding industries
Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) own the design of the specific parts. OEM’s have the ability to change their parts and related manufacturing process. Manufacturing Technologies should help them with the part quality and integral part cost and cost of ownership, since they are owners of the end product.
Service providers and contractors with demanding customers
Service providers, contractors and outsourced production partners often don’t own the design of the specific parts, but are masters in manufacturing parts. They know how to tweak the manufacturing process to an optimum or combine the right manufacturing technologies to produce world class parts for their customers according to the customer requirements (technical product documentation) or functional specifications. Important succes factors are productivity, yield, uptime, etc.