SOURCE: MTI Systems, Inc.

MTI Systems, Inc.

October 31, 2012 11:00 ET

MTI Systems Quoting Software, Costimator®, Increases Profits & Quoting Speed for Detroit Tool Metal Products

Increased Accuracy Helps Michigan Manufacturer Win New Orders

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 31, 2012) - MTI Systems, Inc. ( announced today that since implementing the company's Costimator estimating & quoting software, Detroit Tool Metal Products (Lebanon, MO) has seen measurable increases in profits and quoting speed.

"The Costimator software is utilized by many of our customers such as John Deere and Paccar," said Rick Clark, inside sales representative & estimator for Detroit Tool Metal Products. "This offers a significant advantage because it allows for data sharing that's compatible with the programs our customers use -- providing quicker negotiations and cost information support. This saves time because we don't have to spend hours duplicating the data otherwise found in a different format. It also reduces review time on manufacturing processes."

Detroit Tool Metal Products is a leading, full service manufacturer of precision metal stampings, fabricated components and value-added assemblies for a targeted range of attractive end markets and applications. Their specialty is producing standard and custom steel and aluminum components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and providing engineering support services in the heavy truck, agriculture and construction industries.

"The increased accuracy helps us win new orders and overall, we've seen about a 30% increase in our quoting turnaround times," concluded Clark. "Faster response means our customers can make more decisions in a more timely fashion."

Read quoting case study here: "Detroit Tool Metal Products Increases Profits and Quoting Speed Using Costimator."

About Costimator
Costimator cost estimating, quoting and process planning software began development in 1982. Originally designed for suppliers, it reduces estimating and quoting time while not compromising accuracy or consistency for machining, fabrication and mechanical assembly manufacturers. The Costimator software system calculates cycle times and the cost of manufacturing a part or the assembly of a part based on the capabilities of the suppliers' equipment and their shop rates.

MTI Systems strives to lead technology for manufacturers in industries such as, aerospace, agriculture, medical, heavy truck, energy, transportation, and more. In recent years more data including manufacturing processes, cost models, standards, and work centers have been added to Costimator helping manufacturers increase their competitiveness.

About MTI Systems, Inc.
MTI Systems provides estimating software and estimation services for manufacturers, serving both suppliers and OEMs. MTI Systems, 59 Interstate Drive, West Springfield, MA 01089, 800-644-4318,,

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