The aPriori 2010 r2 product release integrates manufacturing processes including permanent mold casting, wire electrical discharge machining, closed die forging, grinding, and heat treatment. Expanded costing capabilities offer savings across a range of products. A bulk analysis module supports costing large volumes of parts and analyzing the outputs for reduction opportunities and supplier trends. The modules enable sourcing teams to evaluate a larger set of parts vs. manual evaluation, according to the company. Support for weight-reduction projects allows users to set weight targets and to provide variance metrics.