2019 Partners



Exclusive Lead Partner

Since 1998, FACTON has helped automotive manufacturers win more profitable business by improving the way they do product costing and quoting. Our flagship FACTON EPC software standardizes costing across the enterprise and delivers maximum product cost transparency throughout every phase of the product life cycle. Manufacturers accelerate their costing, achieve pinpoint cost accuracy and secure their profitability by working with the FACTON EPC Suite. Our international portfolio of customers includes Ford Motor Company, Henniges Automotive, DURA Automotive Systems, Airbus, Mahle Behr, MANN+HUMMEL, Porsche and other renowned manufacturers.





Expertise Partner

aPriori software and services generate hard-dollar product cost savings for discrete manufacturing organizations. Using aPriori’s real-time product cost assessments, employees in sourcing, manufacturing and design engineering make more informed decisions that drive costs out of products pre- and post-production. With aPriori, discrete manufacturers launch products at cost targets, maximize savings in re-work projects, and avoid overpaying for outsourced parts. As a result, aPriori customers significantly reduce product costs and measurably improve overall financial performance, all while delivering high-value products to their customers.


Munro & Associates

Innovation Partner

Since 1988, Munro & Associates has consistently saved companies billions of dollars spanning the gamut of manufacturing industries from aerospace, defense, automotive, marine, medical, heavy industries, MTDM, consumer electronics and more. Munro & Associates has a proven track record of helping companies reduce “time to market”, R&D, engineering and manufacturing costs all while increasing the quality of our customers products, processes and systems. This has resulted in our customers realizing not only higher profit margins, but also significantly increasing market share or, in some cases, achieving market dominance.



Forming Technologies

Exhibition Partner

Forming Technologies is the world’s leading developer of computer-aided engineering software for cost engineering, design and simulation of sheet metal components. Since 1989, FTI has provided OEMs and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace and appliance industries with innovative software and training solutions designed to reduce development time and material costs. FTI has trained over 12,000 engineers in formability and die design and is considered best in class around the world for its industry training programs.