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Manufacturing Investment Calculator

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Manufacturing Investment Calculator

Manufacturing Investment Calculator – is new equipment worth its cost?

full cost analysis template

The Manufacturing Investment Calculator is an Excel template, which makes it possible for a manufacturing company to estimate the return of investment in new equipment with given assumptions and break-even sales volume.

The Manufacturing Investment template is very easy to use. In our core business (see more About us), we frequently work with clients from manufacturing industry. We have tried to fill the model with the most important functionality that one who considers investing in new equipment would need.

However, if you have already decided to invest in equipment and need to figure out what the best way to purchase is or which of two alternative options would bring higher return, you might consider acquiring Manufacturing Equipment Investment Calculator. This template estimates three options of  equipment purchasing (leasing, buying new, buying old equipment) and compares two types of equipment.

How to buy?

At first, we recommend that you see how the Manufacturing Investment Calculator looks in Microsoft Excel. To do so just press the Demo button above and download a demo version, which is exactly the same as the real-life template (except for the formulas being password-protected).

Then just press the Add to cart button above and follow to the checkout!

Functionality of the Manufacturing Investment Calculator Template:

  • Change important assumptions for the new project (for example, rent for the premises while negotiations are taking place, all types of direct costs and taxation)
  • Net present value (NPV) calculations – this indicator will help to determine whether the new project is profitable
  • Return On Investment (ROI) calculations – evaluate the efficiency of your investment
  • Calculate the total own funds needed for investment and determine the most critical months in terms of cash flow
  • Compare different scenarios for revenue projections (e.g., min, max, average or break-even scenarios)
  • Create break-even scenarios, determine the break-even level of sales and quickly test viability of your numbers by changing the assumptions
  • Precisely project sales price and direct costs for each product group
  • Evaluate effects on direct and indirect costs investing in new equipment
  • Get a chart showing the projected development of your cafe cash flow over time.