Costimator Should Cost Software Increases Automat Profits by 20%


Wire Machine Manufacturer (Spain) improves profits using Costimator should cost software

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA – June 31, 2014 –MTI Systems, Inc announced today that since the company's cost estimating software was implemented by Automat (Barcelona, Spain) in 2010, they have seen a 20% increase in profits. 

Manufacturers worldwide, both suppliers and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), select Costimator to help them with their estimating challenges. The estimating software offers a wide range of options for both the buyer (OEM) and the seller (supplier). It helps estimators identify shorter manufacturing times and find new ways to manufacture processes, parts, and ultimately finished products - at lower costs. 

"Saving time is always a critical concern and a primary strategy for Spectra-Physics.”

Luis Gerardo Carmona Cruz, Central Negotiations, at Automat explains, "I have estimating experience in machining for over 15 years and I never imagined finding software that could help us simplify and break down each of the costs. Furthermore, the software helps me to have better negotiations, have better control of the information (Prices), and then validate the purchases we make."

Companies like Automat purchase parts from suppliers; Costimator improves their sales cycles and purchasing processes by reducing the estimating and review time, while providing a fast, accurate, and consistent means to reduce part costs. The result is a win-win for both supplier and OEM.

Cruz concludes by saying, "Costimator has increased our estimating speed, accuracy, and consistency between 20 - 40%, which has led to an increase in overall profits by 20%".

Read their complete case study: "Costimator® Should Cost Software Increases Profits for Automat"

About Automat:

Automat (Barcelona, Spain), a ferrous wire industry supplier founded in 1987, is dedicated to the design and manufacture of machines for manufacturing ferrous wires and wire coatings. Its facilities are comprised of engineering, research, administrative, production services in order to manufacture more efficient, cleaner, and ergonomic machine designs engaged for the wire production industry.

As a worldwide distributor of machines and processes for the manufacture of ferrous wire, Automat outsources machined and fabricated components that go into the wire equipment that they sell. Some examples of these parts include drive gear shafts and camshafts, which both are used to spool or wind coils of ferrous wire.

About MTI Systems, Inc.

MTI Systems is a world-leader in the development of innovative estimating software providing estimating, costing, should-cost, quoting and analytical cost reduction solutions for manufacturing suppliers and OEMs worldwide. For more information, or to arrange a demonstration to see how Costimator® can work for your company call: 413-733-1972

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"The main purpose of using Costimator is to understand what your costs are and what they should be. Once you understand that, you are in a good position to achieve those costs. Knowing what you should be paying when you go into a negotiation gives you a lot of strength."

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