Manufacturing Estimating & Quoting Software

MTI Systems Press Release

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA – January 3, 2011 – MTI Systems Inc., the industry's leading provider of innovative cost estimating solutions for manufacturing for the past 29 years, today announced it has launched a new corporate web site -

"Marketing is changing rapidly, as are social communication channels and the power of the World Wide Web," explains Jay Snow, Marketing Manager of MTI Systems. "One of our main goals in redesigning the site was to give our visitors a quick and easy way to do research on the cost estimating products and services we provide. It was also important that the information we provide on our site be straightforward as well as educational."

Some of the new features the website provides include:

New Costimator Demo
The demo provides a 5 minute overview on the company's flagship product, Costimator, covering the industry data the software contains along with an overview of the various cost estimating methods the system provides. 

Resource Library
This section of the site provides visitors with examples of the various cost models the software contains along with Costimator user tips and frequently asked questions. 

Free Downloads 

  • Shop Rate Calculator - Tool which enables companies to calculate shop rates based on the inputs of Direct labor, Machine Price, Number of employees and Gross Sales combined with eleven default factors, including overhead costs and SG&A.
  • Costimator Standards Handbook - Provides over 800 labor and machine time standards for manufacturing cost estimating.
  • Costimator ROI Calculator - Provides job shops looking to purchase Costimator with a tool to help them calculate a potential return on investment from implementing the tool.
  • Costimator User Guides - Provides a step by step breakdown of how Costimator develops a cost estimate for various manufacturing processes.

Costimator Community 
Links to where you can find MTI Systems on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a company blog for our web visitors and customers to keep current with our cost estimating communications.

Our goal for Costimator 2020 was to add functionality that would allow our users to estimate faster and more efficiently.", commented Rene Laviolette, President of MTI Systems. "Since the majority of our users now receive 3D models to estimate from, the focus of this version was to increase the amount of part feature and raw material data we can extract from a model into Costimator.

About MTI Systems, Inc.

Established in 1982, MTI Systems is a leading provider of cost estimating software solutions for the manufacturing industry, serving over 2,000 suppliers, OEMs and engineering firms worldwide. The company is headquartered at 1111 Elm Street, Suite 6, West Springfield, MA 01089.

MTI Systems
  • Costimator Manufacuring Software

  • Estimating for Machining and Parts

  • Costing and Quoting for Fabrication

  • Cost Estimating and Quoting Software

  • Date

    January 3, 2011

  • Company

    MTI Systems

  • Location

    1111 Elm Street, Suite 6, West Springfield, MA 01089 USA

  • Email

    [email protected]

  • Phone


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