SHOP MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Adding ERP? Set up a Test Environment Before Going Live

Are you planning to add an ERP solution or switch to a new platform for your CNC machine shop? Setting up a test environment enables your employees to learn and train for the new software and can help ensure success. Here are five reasons why that is.

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Entries for Production Machining’s 2021 Emerging Leaders are now open. Nominations are due by June 1st, 2021, and will be announced in the September edition of Production Machining.      

Paperless Parts Adds Search Function to Quoting Software

Digital search tool provides easy access to all formats of historical data.

ERP Leads Shop to Adopt a Paperless Initiative

Enterprise resource planning software is not only enabling Chapter 2 to better manage its range of machining and manufacturing capabilities but also helping it go paperless.

Quoting Platform Extracts, Annotates PDF Data for Improved Estimates

Paperless Parts’ enhanced quoting platform unlocks PDF files commonly shared with RFQs and makes the technical data within them more accessible and actionable.

TDM Tool Management Software Offers Configurable Dashboard

Latest software enables users to keep an eye on all tool data, increasing the efficiency and agility of machining.

Global Shop Solutions’ ERP Software Offers Speed, Security

Cloud ERP software simplifies and optimizes manufacturing by offering increased accessibility, speed and security.

Use Your Machine Shop Management System as a Sales Tool

Why not leverage an effective shop management system for your sales/marketing advantage in today’s competitive market?
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Developing a Platform for Data-Driven Manufacturing

With the eventual goal of adding machine condition monitoring, this company began by installing an ERP system as a foundation to build upon, flattening the learning curve with each step toward achieving increased process oversight.

Extensive Tooling Offering Supports Precision Shop’s Success

Zahn GmbH relies on Arno-Werkzeuge for helping the company produce high precision parts using Arno’s customized cutting tools and optimizing its enterprise resource planning system (ERP).

Lean Strategies Drive Automotive Efficiency

A cloud-based lean execution system tying together multiple MES and ERP platforms across this automotive supplier's global operations has led to improvements in production, maintenance and quality.

ShopFloorConnect Data Collection Reduces Machine Downtime

Eastec 2019: Wintriss Controls Group’s ShopFloorConnect 6.0 shop floor data collection software gathers production data from machines in the factory, displays the key performance indicators in real-time, and produces detailed analytics.

IoT Round Two—From Monitoring to Having a Say

Organizations must make sure their ERP software is IoT ready or risk being left behind by agile competitors.
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Hexagon NCSimul Software Creates Digital Twin

The NCSimul simulation software from Hexagon is said to be especially useful to aerospace manufacturers because of its “digital twin” process.

Mitutoyo MeasurLink 9 Software Enables Collaborations

Mitutoyo America’s real-time statistical process control and data collection software, MeasurLink 9, feature multiple updates.

Using ERP as a Foundation for Data-Driven Manufacturing

During a manual screw machine shop’s transition to CNC, it implemented an ERP system that will serve as the base for data-driven manufacturing.

Employee Structure Provides Foundation for Success

By changing from a linear production system to a flexible, cell-based system, a shop is setting itself up to adapt to production changes and incorporate new technology.

ERP Software Give Users Control

Henning Industrial Software adds to its ERP shop management system with the Visual EstiTrack ERP Ultimate solution.
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Hexagon Forms Production Software Business

Vero Software, FASys and Spring Technologies will adopt Hexagon’s corporate identity.
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E2 Shop System Software Enables Flexibility

PMTS 2019: The E2 Shop System from ShopTech is designed for job shops and manufacturers.
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Glovia G2 V3.5.0 ERP Software Adds New Applications

Fujitsu Glovia Inc.’s Glovia G2 V3.5.0 expands upon the company’s manufacturing planning and execution experience with three new applications.

Macola 10.6 Software Designed for Mobile Users

Macola Software’s Macola 10.6 ERP and business software is designed to access key data wherever users work, with real-time insight into inventory and shopfloor information while increasing efficiencies through reduced data entry and faster searches.

Predictive Analytic Service Identifies Potential Failures

FANUC America’s Robot LINKi Zero Down Time (ZDT) is a predictive analytic service that identifies potential failures so customers can schedule maintenance and repairs, avoiding unexpected breakdowns during production.