GSDCost PPE Fast Start

To support manufacturers pivoting part of their capacity to PPE production and take a big stride forward in laying the foundations to win as our industry resets, Coats Digital have launched a Fast Start for PPE version of the ILO accredited GSDCost. This will enable staff with little or no manufacturing expertise to develop a “time-cost analysis” for selected PPE products through the use of standard product templates and a simple, intuitive “drag and drop” approach.

In the face of unprecedented demand volatility, cost pressures and increased speed to market, GSDCost Fast Start for PPE ensures that the Standard Minute Values (SMV’s) used for costing, capacity calculations, performance targets and planning are accurate, reliable and consistent.

GSDCost Fast Start has been configured to support rapid, remote implementation, and can be fully operational and delivering significant, measurable business benefits in as little as 2 weeks.

Coats Digital are also proud to announce a customer investment fund (CIF) to support manufacturers pivoting to PPE which will reduce the implementation cost of a GSDCost Fast Start for PPE to $5,000, with a one-off licensing cost of $25,000 and an annual rental of $3,750.

GSDCOST Fast Start for PPE Basic Package*

  • Predetermined Motion Time Standards Database

  • Basic PPE Product QED Libraries (Style & Feature Level) 

    − Masks & Hat
    − Gowns
    − Coveralls
    − Scrubs

  • 3 User Licenses 

*Scalable with additional modules for larger / more complex manufacturers


  • One-Off Implementation Costs post Coats Digital PPE Investment        $ 5,000

  • One-Off Licensing Cost                                                                                    $ 25,000  

  • Annual Rental                                                                                                    $ 3,750

Accelerated Implementation

  • Remote set-up, configuration, training and go live support: 8-man days over a 2-week period

  • Customer Success program focusing on user adoption, best practice, and maximising business benefits

  • On-going customer support and basic access to Coats Digital Learning Centre

Next Steps

  • To find out more about how GSDCost Fast Start can help you pivot to PPE production and lay the foundations for a faster, more efficient, and competitive business in the post-pandemic world…

  • Get in touch with us at

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