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Teardowns & Cost Benchmarking

Gain a competitive edge.

Consumers want more for less, but how can you make that happen? Understanding the cost and materials used to create the latest technologies can help you gain a competitive edge.

IHS Markit component cost and product teardown analysis demonstrates current market gaps and how your product can create a solution in a competitive B2B environment. With data and analysis on cost benchmarking, bill-of-materials (BOM) cost and materials logistics, you can integrate verified component pricing — including emerging technologies — into your supply chain management strategy, allowing you to:

  • Decrease production costs
  • Position yourself against market leaders
  • Find new ways to meet customer needs
  • Increase revenue and market share

Products & Solutions

  • Teardown Analysis

    A complete, detailed analysis of electronics — from small devices such as wireless handsets to tablets and larger equipment like servers and automotive infotainment systems. Delivers a thorough assessment of all electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical components.

  • Component Price Benchmark

    Benchmark analysis of component prices compared against other companies, identifying price outliers and appropriate price targets. Provides valuable insight into component selection, status and pricing to aid in cost optimization.

  • Risk & Price Forecast

    Detailed information on current pricing and price forecast trends for high-volume, multi-sourced, commodity electronic components used in all types of electronic devices, as well as the health status and outlook of the overall supply-and-demand environment for major electronic components.

  • Electronic Parts Management

    Critical information on hundreds of millions of electronic components, electro-mechanical parts and fasteners from over 4,000 worldwide manufacturers in more than 400 categories. Includes detailed technical attributes for electronic components, information on lead-free alternatives, lifecycle forecasts, and current availability and pricing data.

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Experts

Andrew Rassweiler

Mr. Rassweiler created the teardown service in 2002 and has 20 years experience in the electronic components and systems fields. He manages a team of 24 people across the globe, studying the composition and costs of electronic systems. Mr. Rassweiler graduated from University of Central Florida (UCF), US, with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

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Greg Wood

With more than 20 years of experience in the component information business, he has in-depth knowledge of component taxonomies, attributes, data mapping and integration, component environmental compliance legislation and component export compliance reporting.Prior to IHS Markit, Mr. Wood worked in various technical roles for CADIS, Partminer, Tecnetics, ISEC, the Denver Institute of Technology and numerous contracting positions. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado, United States.

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Scott Wilson

Mr. Wilson has over 30 years of experience developing business information services to support critical engineering, compliance, and supply chain needs. He leads IHS Markit's Content Services practice specializing in developing content, tools and processes to address product material compliance such as RoHS, REACH, SCIP; Conflict Minerals compliance; Export control; and supply chain issues such as obsolescence, constrained supply, risk, and pricing. Prior to IHS Markit, Mr. Wilson worked in technical positions at General Instrument, Tektronix, Advantest and i2 Technologies. Scott has a bachelor's degree in Physics and Computer Science from the State University of New York at Oswego. He speaks English and has a basic knowledge of French and German.

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