New – ToolBox’s new quoting experience has launched!

Get 10% off ToolBox if you subscribe during the FABTECH expo week!*

ToolBox’s new laser cutting quoting experience

After months of rigorous development and innovation, we’re thrilled to unveil the newest evolution of our quoting interface in ToolBox. We remain committed to enhancing your laser cutting quoting process. This fresh approach promises enhanced navigation, lightning-fast calculations, and a host of exciting new features. We have collected your feedback and listened to your concerns […]

Simple laser cutting quoting helps Rolleston Sheetmetal Engineering with tricky and unique jobs

Rolleston Sheetmetal Engineering owner, Frank Maat (pictured) found that ToolBox laser cutting quoting software allowed him to tread the fine line between being competitive and being profitable

Quiet achiever Frank Maat specialises in bespoke and unique metal fabrication jobs, through his business Rolleston Sheetmetal Engineering. Based in Rolleston, New Zealand (about 25km South-West of Christchurch), Frank’s company predominantly serves the agricultural community, including its suppliers and contractors, who request anything from large silos to storage boxes, to safety handrails, and everything in […]

How do you match pricing when implementing new quoting software?

Laser cutting job shops know that providing accurate and timely quotes to customers is crucial for business growth. Trying to do this manually can be tricky – and can often lead to pricing inconsistencies or errors. This is where implementing software for calculating, preparing, and sending quotes can really benefit your job shop. But how […]

How do material prices affect laser cutting jobs?

When you’re quoting for a laser cutting job, the major components that determine price are the material cost, the fixed and variable costs of your laser cutting system and the labour costs. Material costs typically represent more than 55% of the part price and, of the remainder, the machine’s fixed and variable costs represent the […]

The Undeniable Reasons Your Jobshop Needs to Use Laser Cutting Cost Estimating Software

Are you tired of manually producing quotes for each of your potential laser cutting clients? Without affordable software built specifically for your industry, the process of producing quotes can be extremely time-consuming, commanding a large portion of your daily schedule and potentially without financial reward. Worse still, these long-winded processes have the potential for human […]

How ipLaser can help manage your business

If you’ve been navigating the demanding waters of the laser cutting industry, you’ll know that an efficient, reliable solution is invaluable. That’s where ipLaser comes in. What is ipLaser? At its core, ipLaser is an cloud-based service crafted explicitly for the laser cutting industry. With roots planted firmly in decades of hands-on experience in the […]

Fibre lasers or CO2 lasers: What your job shop needs to know

It’s widely considered at this point that fibre lasers are supreme in the manufacturing industry— greater power, speed, and no need for laser gases, higher electrical efficiencies and less maintenance requirements are some of the most discussed reasons that job shops are investing in new fibres, most replacing their CO2 lasers for fibre ones. However, […]