Precast Studio

From AMS, the makers of STACK-IT

What is Precast Studio?

A system of business software solutions that deliver best-in-class performance, tailored specifically to the precast manhole and catch basin industry.

You're probably already familiar with STACK-IT, the industry's best manhole and catch basin estimating system.

In addition, our Production Suite software is known for providing real-time automated production scheduling.

Now we are very pleased to introduce our newest business software solution: Precast Studio!

Precast Studio brings together a family of products that are efficient, user friendly, and simply the best at what they do.

Well, things just expanded to a whole new level of performance!


Precast Studio is the foundation that brings it all together with a modern, simple approach to managing the total picture, from customer request through delivery satisfaction.


See your entire load of committed work, or focus in on a single job, structure, or part.


Track your production, whether you schedule your factory manually or use our Production Suite to automate the process.


Monitor inventory levels and easily distinguish between available, unassigned parts and those committed to a job.


Build job delivery loads and print load sheets.

STACK-IT is the workhorse you have depended on for many years to accomplish your takeoff and estimating needs. Any number of STACK-IT programs in use at your company can funnel into Precast Studio, and STACK-IT can also be used as a stand-alone program.

Job Design

Turn your customer's plans into structure designs and job part lists.

Bid Documents

Create customized bidding documents for communication with your customer.

Shop Drawings

Easily create your drawings with detailed production information.

Production Suite brings real power to the always fluid task of managing your factory production. The daily changes that occur can be incorporated into the schedule with clear visibility of the potential impacts.

Automated Scheduling

Schedule work to meet your needs at the time, using either Just-In-Time (JIT) or As-Soon-As-Possible (ASAP) scheduling.

Manual Control

You can make manual adjustments to the schedule and let the automation fill in the gaps.

Printed Schedules

Give your factory personnel the printed schedules they need, grouped by job, by workstation, daily, weekly, and more.

Factory Model

Use the included Modeler to customize scheduling to your specific processes, products, forms, etc.

Precast QR makes tracking your parts, from production to the yard and the delivery site, a simple point-and-shoot operation with a phone.

Automatic Tracking

Scan the part label to automatically update the state of your parts. As the parts are scanned, the GPS location is captured and can be displayed on Google Maps from within Precast Studio.

Label Creation

Print QR labels from Precast Studio or STACK-IT on an industry-standard label printer.

Now, more than ever, you need to operate quickly from any device, at home, on the go, or in the office.

Full Stack Support

All our products—Precast Studio, STACK-IT, and Production Suite—can be hosted in one of our private high-performance clouds.


Use STACK-IT in the office, at home, on the road, or with a client. The cloud infrastructure gives you access to all your data—no matter where you are.


If your computer crashes or just won’t turn on, you can pick up right where you left off on any other computer. Also, the cloud automatically backs up all of your data on a daily basis, ensuring that valuable information isn’t lost.

Software solutions that work!

In short, the Precast Studio ecosystem is powerful software that supports your company’s continued growth.

Each program can be implemented in a manner that suits small or large businesses, and scaled up as needs dictate.

All of our product offerings are fully integrated within the Precast Studio ecosystem to give you a seamless workflow from start to finish.

Get the software solutions that work!