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Estimating and Digital Takeoff

Maximize productivity with this best-of-breed software designed to help small businesses save time.
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McCormick Features

Built for the unique needs of small to mid-sized contractors, McCormick estimating software gives you detailed information at every step including how your labor costs play into each job.

Automate Your Bids

  • Speed up takeoff with prebuilt items and custom assemblies
  • Automatically count assemblies, receptacles and measurements with a click
  • Get real-time pricing updates from preferred suppliers so costs are always correct

Feature Spotlight: Patented Auto Home Run
Identify your end points, set your routes and let McCormick measure and estimate home runs for you.

Streamline Your Estimates

  • Customizable breakdowns of jobs
  • Create job hotlists to make takeoffs faster
  • Audit trails to quickly see every change or update
  • Instant material lists are formed as breakouts develop

Feature Spotlight: Auto-count
Use symbol recognition to identify and count symbols within job drawings

Organize Your Labor

  • Never run out of space with unlimited job storage
  • Price out subcontractors, direct job expenses, equipment rentals and more
  • Choose which employees are on what job and set their hours so you’re in control of spending

Feature Spotlight: Pre-Populated Labor Units
Compatible with automatic pricing, you can submit more accurate bids in a fraction of the time.

Improve Efficiency

  • Customizable and prebuilt symbols, items and assemblies available for takeoff
  • View bid summaries, automatic graphs, labor scheduling and proposals
  • Customize your dashboards so every bid matches your ideal setup

Feature Spotlight: Multi-User System
Easily collaborate with employees and share project information from anywhere with internet

All-In-One Design and Estimating

Included in McCormick is the all-in-one digital takeoff tool, Design Estimating Pro. Complete estimates and takeoffs in one program — from PDF to proposal.
  • Add multiple plans, sheets, images, and any additional job information
  • Easily complete linear takeoff with multiple points
  • Point and click directly on your drawing for easy counting
  • Auto-count and Auto Home Run features help speed up takeoff
Learn more about McCormick’s Design Estimating Pro
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McCormick is Built for the Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Fields

McCormick is specifically designed to help contractors in the electrical, plumbing and mechanical fields optimize their estimating and digital takeoff experience and enhance their ability to create better bids.

Electrical Estimating

  • Scale your electrical estimating to the size of your project. McCormick works well with:
    • Commercial
    • Residential
    • Industrial
    • High & Low voltage
  • Measure, draw and count all cable and wire runs
  • Automatically calculate the length and height of each cable run
  • Electrical database specialized for the US and Canada
Learn more about McCormick’s Electrical Estimating
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Estimating for Plumbing

  • McCormick can handle any type of plumbing project, including:
    • Commercial
    • Residential
    • Industrial
  • Mark takeoffs with fully customizable shapes and colors or with industry-standard symbols
  • Build budgets with your own job cost structure and compare performance against estimated revenue, costs, labor hours and quantities
  • Create drawings using your customizable database preloaded with thousands of items and assemblies
Learn more about McCormick’s Plumbing Estimating

Mechanical Estimating

  • With McCormick, easily estimate any type of mechanical job, such as:
    • Commercial
    • Residential
    • Industrial
  • Upload and collaborate on multiple drawings at one time
  • Track actual costs and job progress against estimates with customized detail
  • Pre-loaded with material costs and labor units
Learn more about McCormick’s Mechanical Estimating
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Access Your McCormick Software Anywhere with Internet

Save time and money with McCormick’s cloud-based software — no more expensive hardware required.
  • Automatic database back-ups and software updates
  • Unlimited storage
  • High-level data security
Preview McCormick’s cloud-based solution

Expert Support at Every Stage

McCormick Systems has provided estimating and digital takeoff software solutions to the construction industry for more than 40 years. A team of McCormick experts has seen and experienced the problems you’re facing and are ready to help you at every step of your McCormick software solution journey. From implementation to client success.


Whether you’re ready to start your McCormick software journey or wanting to learn more about your existing McCormick products, resources are available to help you get the most out of your software solution.

Integrated Solutions

A member of the Foundation Software family of products, McCormick software integrates with other industry-leading construction software so you can build an all-in-one office.

Are You Ready to See McCormick in Action?

If you’re ready to create better, more accurate bids in half the time, schedule a demo to learn all the ways the McCormick software solution will streamline your workflow.
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