We make supply chain prices predictable.

Universal Method

Non-Linear Performance Pricing (NLPP) is a new kind of decision-making approach in purchasing, engineering, and sales.


NLPP finally allows a different perspective looking at price & cost in relation to value, benefit & performance.

«Dark Data» to «Smart Data»

NLPP extracts the maximum insight from your product & service price data into highly accurate target price predicting formulas.

21st Century Algorithms

Calculate very precise target prices with worst and best benchmarks for any kind of products and services procured.


Analyze thousands of items in seconds and see potential savings right down to an individual item.

Predictive Analytics

Predict the impact of strategic decisions such as changing suppliers, different quantity allocations, or make/buy decisions.

Price / Cost Estimate

Engineers calculate highly precise cost estimates in the early development stage when no drawings or BOM is available.

Similar Parts

No matter if you have hundreds or thousands of parts, NLPP can find technically or economically similar parts in seconds.

Product Cost-Performance Effect

Understand how product performance changes impact the cost and which features it makes the most sense to focus on.

Value-Based Pricing

Sales creates target group-specific value-based pricing models and shifts discussion about the price to value.


Use NLPP precise target price formulas to calculate quotes in seconds and save a lot of time.

Price Consistency

Ensure price consistency for your customer portfolio no matter who calculated a quote or offer.

Establish Smart Communication

Connect purchasing, engineering & sales with a single universal method.

NLPP - Advanced Price Analysis

Our flagship product is smarter & better & faster for price analysis, benchmarking & target price estimation.

  • NLPP automatically generates accurate price predicting formulas based on your needs.
  • NLPP simplifies sourcing activities, benchmarking prices and improves price consistency for Purchasing Departments.
  • NLPP estimates product costs, finds similar parts and prioritizes cost optimization activities for Engineering Departments.
  • NLPP checks price consistency, develops pricing formulas and value based pricing for Sales Departments.

NLPP Flyer

One Page Description of NLPP (PDF)

NLPP Presentation

Detailed explanation of NLPP method & tool (PDF)

NLPP Certificate

Best Of Business Intelligence 2018 (PDF)

NLPP Zertifikat

Best Of Business Intelligence 2017 Zertifikat (PDF)


As thought leader we are publishing about NLPP regularly.

Press Release Aug-2022

Cooperation Werk24 & Saphirion (PDF)

Press Release Sep-2020

Cooperation Saphirion & Siemens Digital Industries Software (PDF)

Markt-Technik EMS-Guide October-2018

Identify savings potential in EMS procurement (PDF)

beschaffung aktuell Feb-2017

NLPP Case Study: Bosch (PDF)


Potential savings in product groups - How to set the right priorities (PDF)


Awarding tenders on the basis of price-performance benchmarks (PDF)

Spanish Publications

LinkedIn Article Feb-2016

La Analítica y el Problema de Compras (Parte 1) (PDF)

LinkedIn Article Feb-2016

La Analítica y el Problema de Compras (Parte 2) (PDF)

LinkedIn Article Mar-2016

La Analítica y el Problema de Compras (Parte 3) (PDF)

Chinese Publications

beschaffung aktuell Feb-2017

NLPP 案例分析: Bosch (PDF)

Most articles are originally published in German magazins and we offer translations of those articles over time.

About Us

Innovation occurs when new ideas answer existing questions smarter, better, faster.

In 2006 we built a company that focused solely on delivering the best price analytics solution with a great user experiences. We challenged the conventional approaches and created a new kind of decision making.


  • We want you to make smarter decisions using every bit of information that is included in your price data. What if you could see your data through our eyes in seconds?
  • We are smart in wrapping the complex mathematics into an easy to use tool which extracts the biggest amount of information from your data. Be smart and use such information every day.
  • What separates us is that we are the only ones developing & supporting many different mathematical methods for price analysis. Your different situations need different solutions.


  • We are your companion and solve real-world challenges by making theory accessible and useable. Use our experience to become better in what you do.
  • We are progressive, thought leaders and innovators. Big breakthroughs take big brains, Saphirion boast some deep-thinking pros. Our NLPP method reflects serious ideas with exceptional craftsmanship.
  • We put our heads together daily to constantly improve our NLPP method & tool to give you greater analytic power today than you can imagine.


  • Time is limited, time always matters. We make NLPP to do the hard analysis work for you. In seconds. We give you brain-time back. The base of all good decisions.
  • Big names use our approach to get better results faster than their competitors. Minimal time to results is your advantage. Be smart from the start.
  • Use our unique, field tested & fail-proof tool and exchange simplifying assumptions for hard facts.


Please contact us for an online presentation, demo analysis of your data or any further questions you have.