Enhanced Cost Estimating Software
MTI Systems’ Costimator version 11.0 is designed to improve user experience, productivity, speed and accuracy. According to the company, the addition of a new work screen, multiple tabs, customizable toolbars and images increase ease of use.
Users can move or copy information within or between multiple estimates to improve estimation speed and consistency. Also, the software features more than 100 new cost models for tooling, fixtures, product models, process models and machining and fabrication features.
When used in a wide area network (WAN) using terminal services, IT administration is simplified to enable selection of users’ paths and implementation after initial setup. The software is now available in three versions (Express, Professional and Premium) and two licensing options (Perpetual, Subscription).
New geometry-driven quoting technology lets job shops generate quotes in as little as 15 minutes. It enables them to respond faster to RFQs, drastically reduces time wasted on jobs they don’t get, and lets them focus on more profitable work.
This shop brought the hidden costs down by paying close attention to tool inventory.
InspectionXpert software from Extensible CAD Technologies has standardized and automated this manufacturer’s process for ballooning drawings and generating inspection reports.