Techtextil North America 2012 Exhibitor Preview: Methods Workshop LLC

LAKE WORTH, Fla. — April 17, 2012 — Methods Workshop LLC ( will
present its latest Engineered TruCost™ Version 9.3 (ETC) sewn products costing and engineering
software at Texprocess Americas on April 24 – 26 in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). Driven primarily by
global client input, the wide range of new and enhanced capabilities of ETC 9.3 include
user-configurable workspaces, advanced search tools, expanded information displays and reporting,
and export to standard file formats. The company will offer hands-on demonstrations of ETC and its
pre-production cost estimating companion Quick TruCost (QTC) in Booth 3032 at the event, which is
the largest sewn products and equipment trade show in the Americas.

“As cost control and operational efficiency continue to define the competitiveness of apparel
and sewn products manufacturers, we are experiencing strong growth throughout the Americas”, noted
Methods Workshop President John Stern. The close partnership we share with our customers enables us
to constantly innovate with our products as we help these companies increase profits and expand
business opportunities.”

Engineered TruCost utilizes methods time measurement (MTM) standards that enable engineering,
product development, sourcing, and production professionals to quickly and accurately predict
product costs, define operational best practices, and benchmark manufacturing performance against
global standards. Built on the Microsoft .NET connection software, SQL Server® database, and Visual
C# development tools, ETC 9 sets the standard for industry functionality and performance with an
unparalleled user experience and secure, reliable computing platform.

Key enhancements included in Engineered TruCost Version 9.3 include:

•    Direct Export of Operations to PDF, XLS, CSV, and other popular formats

•    Expanded and Improved Operation Search Capabilities

•    Expanded Machine Description Displays and Reporting

•    Collapsible Search Lists Maximize User Workspace

•    Improved Macro Function and Report

•    Enhanced Operation Add, Copy, Paste, Save, Export and Display

•    Configure Print Output to One or Two Pages

Posted on April 19, 2012

Source: Methods Workshop LLC