MTI Systems, Inc.

Phone: 413-733-1972
Toll-Free: 800-644-4318
Fax: 413-739-9250

Please visit: MTI Systems, Inc.

Mailing Address:
59 Interstate Dr.
West Springfield, MA 01089 US

A Special Message from MTI Systems, Inc.

MTI Systems, Inc. is a world-leader in the development of innovative cost estimating software and cost estimating services, providing competitive-edge solutions for manufacturing since 1982.

MTI Systems is a leading provider of Computer-Aided Cost Estimating (CACE) solutions for the manufacturing industry, serving both OEM's and their suppliers. Our solutions are designed with the knowledge of the critical challenges facing manufacturers today and have been proven to help them achieve superior competitiveness through the reduction of costs and increased profitability. MTI Systems is proud to have implemented our solutions at over 1,000 companies with over 10,000 trained users since our inception in 1982. Costimator JS provides job shops with a fast, accurate, and consistent method to estimate cycle times and costs for quoting and process planning purposes; enabling them to bid with confidence and optimize their ability to win profitable contracts. Costimator OEM provides OEMs with the knowledge they need to identify and understand the cost drivers in the parts they design, manufacture and procure. By breaking down and quantifying the true costs of manufactured parts and assemblies, Costimator OEM allows companies to implement uniform and predictable costing strategies while reducing throughout the product lifecycle. SES, a division of MTI Systems, comprises a team of cost engineering experts with over 100 years of manufacturing and cost estimating experience. SES engineers utilize MTI Systems' industry leading cost estimating program, Costimator OEM, to explore different methods of manufacturing parts through alternative processes, materials and machinery. The detailed cost data the service provides allows manufacturing companies to identify cost reduction opportunities throughout the product development lifecycle, from design to procurement. For more information on Costimator OEM/JS or SES, contact David LaJoie at MTI Systems, 59 Interstate Drive, West Springfield, MA 01089, 413-733-1972, Fax 413-739-7250, email:, or visit

Company Profile

Founded in 1982, MTI Systems is an internationally recognized leader in the development of cost estimating software solutions for the manufacturing industry. Our products and services are utilized by companies, both big and small, in nearly every manufacturing sector, including: automotive, aerospace, electronics, heavy equipment, consumer products and defense. MTI Systems has leveraged our real-world manufacturing experience to deliver a comprehensive range of cost estimating solutions to the industry. By using our solutions, organizations of all sizes, including small to midsize companies, can reduce costs and increase profits. MTI Systems is dedicated to delivering first class software solutions that enhance our customers' profitability and competitiveness in the marketplace. We have a passion for consistently delivering innovative cost estimating solutions to the companies we serve. We thank our clients for the faith they have placed in us and for the tremendous growth and success that they have helped us achieve for the past 25 years. MTI Systems is headquartered in West Springfield, Massachusetts and is headed and managed by founder and CEO, Tom Charkiewicz and COO, Rene Laviolette. Our Mission: MTI Systems strives to provide quality and value to its customers through: Innovative, flexible, user friendly software designed to give our customers a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Providing the highest level of customer service and support. Focusing our efforts on the ever-changing needs of our customers by providing new products and services to meet those needs year after year.

Product Categories of MTI Systems, Inc.

  • Job Estimating Software
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Software, CAD/CAM
  • Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
  • Software, Machinability Databases
  • Software, Other Manufacturing
  • Software, Tool Design

Trade Names

  • Costimator
  • Costimator Express
  • Costimator Premium
  • Costimator Professional
  • ShouldCost Estimating Service

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Product Announcements Provided By MTI Systems, Inc.

Cost Estimating System Boosts Efficiency And Profits

Costimator JS Integrates With E2 Shop System

Getting Estimates Right the First Time

MTI Systems and Profitkey Form Strategic Partnership

MTI Systems Celebrates 25 Years of Innovative Cost Estimating for Manufacturing

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Cost-Estimating Software for Suppliers, OEMs
Available from MTI Systems, Costimator version 12 features upgrades for faster, more accurate and consistent estimates and quotes.

Software Developer Offers Discount for Educational Institutions
MTI Systems (West Springfield, Massachusetts) has announced a country-wide initiative to offer educational institutions a significant discount on its flagship Costimator software, a cost-estimating, quoting and process planning system.

MTI Announces Record International Sales
MTI Systems (West Springfield, Massachusetts), a provider of cost-estimating solutions for manufacturing, secured a record number of international sales in 2010 for its flagship Costimator product.

Enhanced Cost Estimating Software
MTI Systems’ Costimator version 11.0 is designed to improve user experience, productivity, speed and accuracy.

Feature-Based Cost Estimating Module
MTI Systems has released a feature-based cost estimating module within its flagship product, Costimator. Costimator V9. 0 provides users with feature-based cost models for machining and sheet metal fabrication.

Cost Estimating Software Expands Set Of Feature-Based Models
MTI Systems offers Costimator OEM V9.0, which is designed to enable manufacturing companies to assess, identify and reduce product costs throughout the product development lifecycle.

Software Calculates Cycle Times And Manufacturing Costs

Integrated Programs Assist Shop Management

Shop Boosts Manufacturing Efficiency...Profits With A...Cost Estimating System
To win jobs from customers that include NASA, aerospace companies, and a variety of petrochemical, oilfield and gas industries, a precision machine shop must respond to an average of 150 customer Requests for Quotes (RFQs) per week.

Accurate Cost Estimates-Fast
Accurate cost estimates - fast. Costimator RapidCost is designed to simplify the job and help estimators produce accurate quotes quickly enough to satisfy deadline pressures.