Do 'Build Only' Jobs Exist?

Hall, Steven R.
October 2008
Assembly;Oct2008, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p15
The author reflects on the limitations of build-only jobs. He notes that while build-only projects seek to eliminate engineering expenses, it usually ends up with many errors and amendments. He cites that vendors should be paid to make a thorough review of the drawing package before building the equipment, and to ensure that all components are available and will fit. The author relates that paying money for an engineering review can help the client save money on subsequent amendments resulting from building errors.


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