ShouldCost: Your Trusted 2D Machine Part Estimation Software

Introduction to ShouldCost

Background and Development

At the cutting edge of technology, ShouldCost emerged as a beacon of innovation, offering unparalleled solutions in the realm of 2D machine part estimation. Our platform is grounded in years of expertise and development, paving the way for a new era of efficient and accurate estimations.

Integration with Micro Estimating

ShouldCost harmoniously integrates with Micro Estimating, combining the power of legacy and innovation to offer an advanced estimation solution. Explore the synergies and discover how ShouldCost is revolutionizing the industry.

Features and Benefits

User-Friendly Interface

Experience a seamless workflow with ShouldCost’s user-friendly interface. Designed with the user in mind, our platform facilitates easy navigation and efficient operation, allowing you to focus on achieving accurate estimations with ease.

Accurate Estimations

Accuracy is at the core of ShouldCost. Our platform empowers you to achieve precise estimations, minimizing errors and optimizing your processes for a smoother, more efficient workflow.

How to Use ShouldCost for 2D Estimation

Step-by-Step Guide

Embark on a journey of seamless 2D estimations with our step-by-step guide. From setting up your project to generating detailed reports, our guide walks you through every aspect of the platform, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

Tips and Best Practices

Enhance your skills with our tips and best practices. Learn the tricks of the trade from industry experts and elevate your estimation processes to new heights. Discover how to make the most of ShouldCost and achieve optimum results.

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Who we serve

For 40 years, Micro Estimating Systems has provided many fortune 500 companies with state-of the-art-technologies. Utilizing our decades of experience and the latest in technology, we created ShouldCost, a cutting-edge “quote” software that helps machine shops quote faster and more accurately.

Micro Estimating Systems has a strong reputation and proven track record for providing the highest quality products and services for manufacturers who work in CNC machining processes such as fabrication, automatic screw machining, general manufacturing including grinding, gear hobbing, deburring, inspection, and many others.

We specialize in metal, but we also have some capabilities for plastics. Our secondary target are engineers who want to know how their design changes affect price.

We serve the following industries but not limited to:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products
  • Defense Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Engineering Services
  • Fluid Power
  • Hydraulics
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Injection Molding
  • Machine Shops
  • Machine Tooling
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical and Surgical Equipment
  • Mining Equipment
  • OEM
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power Equipment
  • Solar Power
  • Wind Power