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How to set laser cutting prices that are both competitive and profitable

Laser cutting job shops can expertly produce a wide variety of useful parts – but a challenge is often how to set prices to maintain profitability and competitiveness in the market

Metal fabrication and laser cutting job shop owners have all asked themselves at one point, “how should I set my prices?”. It’s a delicate balance. Set your prices too high and customers may walk away to the competition, but set your prices too low, and you may be working too hard for little or no […]

From quoting crunches to streamlined processes: ToolBox empowers growth of J&T Steel Sales

J&T Steel Sales Operations Manager, Luke Patterson, with the company’s laser cutting machine

Expanding Australian metal fabrication specialist, J&T Steel Sales, has found that improved productivity and new equipment is only half the battle to boost customer service and sales – equally important is eliminating the outdated processes used to track and prepare quotes, delivery, and invoices. J&T Steel Sales began as a small plate processing business in […]

MSG Industries provides laser cutting quotes eight times faster with game-changing software

MSG Industries Vice-Presidents Olivier Samson (right), and Éric Gaudreau (left) in front of their laser cutting machine, which they use to cut parts for a broad range of industries

A Canadian metalworking, fabrication, welding, and laser cutting enterprise, MSG Industries, has implemented a “game-changing software” to deliver faster and more accurate laser cutting quotes to its customers. MSG Industries Vice-President, Olivier Samson, had been working with his team on developing their own quoting tool software, but it was not a cost-effective solution to the […]

Tips For New Laser Owners

So you’ve just bought a new laser cutting machine… what next? A laser cutting machine is a big investment. Depending on the features included, they can be north of $1 million, so you want to be gaining maximum value from your investment. But how do you know what to charge? What are your expenses vs […]