Computer-Assisted Quoting Software


BottomLine Industrial Software’s Quik Quote computer-assisted quoting (CAQ) software is an Excel worksheet designed to provide an easy, fast and accurate method for quoting projects.

Estimating, Job Costing And Quoting Software


 Software provider MIE Solutions says QuoteIt 2010 is designed to help users provide accurate quotes and estimates to customers in the sheet metal, machining and other industries that require exploded bills of materials and detailed reports. The software now features user-defined operations that can produce the cost at a one-time event.

Thread Engineering Software For API Tapered Threads


Gagemaker says its TDWIN Taper software is a single source for details needed to machine, inspect and document tubular connection threads. It provides critical dimensions and drawings for downhole tubular connectors based on current industry standards.

Optimize Measurement Data Acquisition, Management


Quick SPC for Windows version 3 is a suite of software products from Marposs designed for measurement and inspection data acquisition and management. Framed in a wizard-driven user interface, the SPC and quality control software uses add-ons for gaging applications in specialized industry segments.

Data Collection Software Streamlines Machine Maintenance


Available from Shop Floor Automations, Manufacturing data collection (MDC) is a data collection tool that tracks and reports machine activity to help streamline jobs on the shop floor. Specifically designed and built for CNC machines, it can also track machine status to help the maintenance department identify machines that are down for repair, preventative maintenance or other reasons.

Point-Cloud Processing Software For Reverse Engineering And Inspection


Wilcox Associates, a Hexagon Metrology company, has developed the PC-DMIS Reshaper, a stand-alone 3D point-cloud processing program that can be used to collect or import large quantities of 3D point data for manipulation and processing for downstream processes, such as CAD modeling, CAM or rapid prototyping. Designed to operate as a fully functional application either online or offline, the program collects data in real-time via a direct connection to a digitizing device, or offline via file import.

Color-Coded Plant Floor Monitoring


Freedom eLog from MAG Industrial Automation Systems is plant-floor monitoring software designed to provide around-the-clock intelligence on machine uptime. The software uses color coding to identify various machining events. For example, on Web-based reports, the software displays machine uptime in green.

Monitor Shopfloor Activity


Distributed by Shop Floor Automations, the fully automated Predator MDC allows users to monitor machine activity, track jobs and manage personnel. The release of v8. 0 is said to be faster, easier and more comprehensive than previous versions.

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.

Finite And Infinite Scheduling Software


JobBoss 11 finite and infinite scheduling software allows users complete scheduling control, the company says. The software is said to provide job shops and contract/make-to-order manufacturers with flexible capacity, short-term and long-term planning, “big picture” snapshots, material availability, human system ov