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Best In Class Cost Estimating for Your ERP and Accounting Systems

In terms of cost estimating software solutions, many companies do not rely on the quoting modules in their ERP or Accounting systems. These smart companies use Micro Estimating's cost estimating solutions and then easily transfer all data to their Manufacturing ERP and Accounting Systems, via established interfaces, these include: Shoptech E2, Exact JobBoss, Epicor Vista & Vantage, Global Shop, QuickBooks, Made2Manage,ProfitKey, Realtrac, B&G M1, and others. CAD/CAM interfaces are currently available for SolidWorks, CAMWorks, ProCAM and DFMPro. Check with us as we are always adding more.

Micro Estimating is a Microsoft Partner

MicroEstimating includes seamless Microsoft Office interface for Word, Outlook, Excel, Access and Internet Explorer.  Generating forms, letters, and reports in Office is just a mouse click.  Importing and exporting to Excel, Access or generating XML is automatic.

Micro Estimating is a Certified SolidWorks Solution Partner

Dassault System's SolidWorks Corp. is the leader in 3D CAD technology. SolidWorks gives you choices of 3D CAD, Design Validation, and Product Data Management software, plus Product Documentation software.  Micro Estimating is a certified SolidWorks Solution Partner. MicroEstimating  incorporates a powerful interface to utilize SolidWorks and Geometric Software's  powerful Feature Recognition, to produce extremely accurate manufacturing costs estimates. Additionally, MicroEstimating Bill of Material module imports SolidWorks Bill of Materials (BOM), providing a powerful yet simple tool for the cost estimating of assemblies, regardless of complexity or number of items. Click here for a PDF of example parts estimated with Feature Recognition.


Since 1984, Shoptech has helped close to 3000 shops take back control of their shop floor. Shoptech is the largest privately held software provider of shop management systems in North America. With offices in every region in the U.S., Shoptech is able to provide top-notch customer service and support that is second to none.

Today over 4,200 shops and more than 22,000 users rely on JobBOSS shop management software to give them the flexibilty and control they need to manage all the changes their shop experiences on a daily basis.Whether you are a high-volume production shop or a quantity one proto-type, machine builder, tool builder or assembly shop, JobBOSS can help increase your productivity and profitability.

CAMWorks Information

CAMWorks, from Geometric Systems is a best-in-class choice for users who want an optimum modeling system and an innovative manufacturing, feature-based CAM solution.  CAMWorks with Machining Intelligence is the most advanced CAM programming software available for getting products to market faster, more efficiently and within budget. CAMWorks is a next generation best-of-class CNC programming solution.  MicroEstimating and CAMWorks are tightly integrated to provide Feature Recognition Estimating of items produced on CNC equipment.

Chapman Technology Estimate Analyzer

The Estimate Analyzer is a powerful analysis tool that leverages industry-standard graphing capabilities to view estimate metrics in a manner that makes sense to your business. Available as an add-in to MicroEstimating system, the Estimate Analyzer's intuitive wizards provide an in-depth analysis of your estimates without the need for you to learn complicated reporting packages. Click here to read more on this module.

Epicor (Vista and Vantage)

Epicor Vantage is an easy-to-use solution designed to meet the needs of progressive make-to-order and mixed-mode manufacturing companies.  Epicor Vista is a powerful, yet easy-to-use software solution available to small and emerging manufacturers worldwide. Vista is fully integrated and loaded with innovative tools that will help you take control of scheduling, estimating, job costing, financials and much more.

Visual EstiTrack

For 16 successful years Henning Industrial Software has been providing job shops, make-to-order manufacturers and distributors an innovative, affordable solution to their Shop Management needs. Visual EstiTrack Software is a proven, user-friendly system designed to keep you competitive, accurate and ahead of the competition.

Global Shop

Global Shop Solutions manufacturing ERP software is specifically written for the Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/2003 environment. The system is noted for ease of use, flexibility, processing performance, and reliability.

M1 by Bowen Groves

M1 by B&G is an ERP software system designed for small to medium manufacturers including job shops, custom and mixed mode manufacturers and make to order manufacturers. M1 by B&G manufacturing software provides total integration and automation from quoting through invoicing and is capable of flexible and fully supported customisation that ensures your most valuable and unique business processes can be handled with ease.


For 21 years, job shop manufacturers have depended on Realtrac software for real-time shop floor control - today for totally integrated real-time ERP. Because of Realtrac's intuitive shop floor perspective, you will know instantly a job's cost, where it is, and when it will be finished.

Visual Manufacturing

When looking for a manufacturing business software solution, affordability, functional depth, flexibility, and ease-of-use are key. Built and supported by people who know the manufacturing industry, VISUAL Manufacturing (R) offers common sense solutions that help you operate effectively in today's challenging environment.


ProfitKey International offers four major product lines that fulfill its strategy to provide Rapid Response Manufacturing application systems for small to mid-size discrete manufacturers. The four product lines are ERP, MES, eCommerce, and CRM. The ProfitKey ERP System is a fully integrated robust application that contains multiple standard modules.


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