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The PATCO System vs. Traditional Tooling

CASE STUDY: Price comparison for Design and Build of Right- and Left-Hand Door Assembly Fixture.

The following exercise demonstrates the significant direct and indirect cost-saving impact as a result of utilizing the PATCO Modular Tooling System relative to a dedicated tooling system.

 
Accounting Method
Fixtures Fully Expensed
Fixtures Amortized over 10 yrs.
 
Dedicated
PATCO
Savings
%
PATCO
Savings
%
$21,230
$17,055
$4,175
20%
$17,055
$4,175
20%
$56,230
$27,703
$28,527
50%
$27,703
$28,527
50%
N/A
$31,190
($31,190)
--
$3,190
($3,190)
--
$77,460
$75,948
$1,512
 
$47,948
$29,512
 
Bottom Line
Significant Bottom-Line Savings
 
The above financial example indicates the savings that can be achieved by utilizing the PATCO System.
Not only is the initial expense lower - but additional significant savings may be achieved when re-utilizing components over multiple programs.
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