ecs Beratung & Service GmbH

ecs is the leading expert consultancy for product cost engineering in electronics. We provide our customers with answers to questions which are critical to their business.

With our expertise, we help our clients to find the optimum solution for technology and cost, supporting projects throughout the entire product lifecycle from concept development  to series cost optimization.

We offer a comprehensive range of services: Target Costing, Design to Cost, Benchmarking, Cost Analysis.

As part of the A2Mac1 Group, the world market leader in automotive benchmarking, we leverage the potential of the world’s largest vehicle teardown database with unique insights in electronics and functional costing.

We offer the following services:

Target Costing
Target Costing
Design to Cost
Design to Cost
  • Benchmarking

    By Benchmarking competitors' products we explore the full range of technical solutions and can position our customer's product in the competitive context.

  • Target Costing

    With the Target Costing methodology, we define a target price in line with the market, translating it into cost for functions and components. This also comprises the assessment in how far company structures and factor cost need to be influenced for target achievement.

  • Design to Cost

    With Design to Cost and cost analysis during development we create and evaluate cost reduction ideas in order to implement them in time for series production.

  • Product Cost Optimization

    With cost analysis, purchasing benchmarking, negotiation support and training we secure a cost optimized series price for the technical solution.


We offer services for the following industries: