Automat, a ferrous wire industry supplier from Barcelona, Spain, selected Costimator® should cost estimating software to help them lower the price of parts they buy. They have been effectively using this “should cost” estimating software since March of 2010 and, since then, have realized that overall profits have increased by 20-40%.
Read their case study, “Costimator Should Cost Software Increases Profits for Automat” and learn why Automat selected Costimator software. Continue reading
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Noted journalist Kelly Richardson reports in this article “Beyond the Abacus”, on how cost estimating software is helping manufacturers win more jobs and become more profitable.
Many manufacturing suppliers and OEMs relate “shoring” terms, such as offshoring, reshoring and nearshoring, as strategic ways to be more competitive – specific to estimating the cost for the parts the make or buy.
The decisions they stimulate are inclined to reduce manufacturing costs, increase part quality and improve the delivery of parts and products for competitive advantage – a.k.a. more profit. Continue reading
MTI Systems, Inc., worldwide developer of cost estimating software for manufacturers, announced today their support to the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics club, “MIGHTY Mechanics” (Agawam, MA) – striving to help inspire students interest towards a manufacturing career.
Press Release as featured on PRweb.
“MTI Systems Expands Costimator Support to Include Ongoing Cost Estimating Software Training at No Cost” – press release posted on PRweb.
Press release summary: MTI Systems is offering free training classes to improve the software proficiency of their customers that use Costimator®—the company’s leading-edge cost estimating, quoting and process planning software. These sessions will be offered at MTI headquarters—with plans to launch additional training sessions on the Web. Continue reading
Alberto Lozano, Owner and President of Alpa Precision, L.L.P, a Houston manufacturer recently shared some of their estimating success since they started using Costimator® cost estimating and quoting software.
They use a variety of CNC and EDM machines and manufacture prototype part jobs, as well as production jobs from all sectors of the energy industry. They also specialize in exotic metals such as Inconel, Titanium and MP35.
“MTI Systems Adds New Cost Models for Machining & Sheet Metal Fabrication Shops” – press release posted on Prweb.
Press release summary: MTI Systems, Inc. has announced the addition of 24 new cost models to their recent V12.1 update of Costimator®. This update benefits cost estimators with more speed, accuracy, and consistency as they use the company’s flagship cost estimating software product to estimate and quote manufactured parts. Continue reading
“Costimator® Cost Estimating Software Integrates Calculated Costing for JobBOSS” – press release posted on PRWEB:
Press release summary: MTI Systems, Inc. has announced that its flagship cost estimating software product Costimator®, after a recent upgrade to version 12, now integrates with the latest version of JobBOSS, version 11.7, also recently upgraded, by Exact Software. JobBOSS software is a leading shop management tool for manufacturing suppliers, such as job shops, contract manufacturers, machining and fabricating shops, as well as OEMs. Continue reading
While many people think of WD40 when they need a way to loosen and lubricate machines or assembled parts, many estimators and manufacturing engineers who know of Kroil have a different opinion. This lubricating product has been around since 1939 – used as a tool to help loosen frozen bolts and provide exceptionally long lasting lubrication, as well as for rust protection.
Kroil – It Loosens, Lubricates and Prevents Rust
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Do you estimate, quote, or sell manufactured parts to the United States Government?
Searching for RFQs (request for quotes) and finding a new source for your estimating and quoting team, can be as easy as visiting DIBBS (Defense Internet Bid Board System) – an online United States Government contracting program that helps bring manufacturing buyers and vendors together.