shouldcosting | Market Leader in AEPC

Market leader in AEPC | Automated Enterprise Product Costing

We are experts in Datadriven Costing, Advanced Procurement and automated Cost Management with Data-Mining, Advanced Analytics, Predictive Costing and Machine Learning. We save costs, before costs arise.

shouldcosting Inc. | From high costs to right costs

We are experts in Data Driven Costing, Advanced Procurement, Automated Cost Management and Adaptive Category Management for strategic procurement as well as the product development and company management. We identify savings potentials in product groups - fact-based and precise. We calculate manufacturing costs of new components and assemblies. We optimize or eliminate business processes with algorithms and machine learning. Our software and methods make Advanced Procurement and Data Driven Costing tangible. Companies in various industries trust us to identify and realize savings potentials and to integrate automated cost management processes (Data Driven Costing).


Hans-Peter Gysel (Dipl. Masch. - Ing. / NDS Informatik) has many years of experience in the areas of cost management, data analytics, predictive analytics, machine learning and PLM - product lifecycle management. As a longtime engineer in mechanical engineering and former PLM consultant, he has broad customer and project experience. He is a specialist in various CAD applications (Certified CATIA Professional, SolidWorks, Inventor, UG), as well as PDM and PLM systems. As a member of the IG-PLM, Hans-Peter Gysel is also actively involved in the topic of PLM.

Passion for what we do...

Our passion is up to your expectations. Shouldcosting GmbH is a Swiss company based in Rapperswil-Jona SG. We are specialists in data-driven costing, advanced analytics, advanced engineering, predictive costing and machine learning. Our AEPC software products "CostChecker", "PSI - predictive saving identifier", "3D CADminer", "2D CADminer", "CLASSifizer" and "DIC - data integrity Checker" are proprietary developments. We do not only help our customers to develop a vision. We actively support our customers on the way, to achieving their goals. Why you make the right decision to work with us:

  • Intelligent solutions for identifying savings potentials in different industries
  • State-of-the-art solutions for fully automated and fully integrated cost management processes (Data Driven Costing)
  • Outstanding software products
  • The knowledge and experience of TOP-Experts in cost management and its implementation
  • Specialists in Masterdata, Data-Mining and Data Enrichment
  • The integration of processes -
  • A high degree of knowledge transfer, for the qualification of your employees.
  • The implementation of your projects - up to the successful project completion
  • A quick return on investment
  • Huge Enthusiasm for the "value of company data"

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