SHOP MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Moving Toward a Smart Factory with Manufacturing Analytics

MachineMetrics Inc. has identified a gap in machine monitoring, as manually tracking data can be inefficient to track and can be inaccurate and reactive, but real-time data allows companies to make fast, proactive decisions to bring efficiency to their processes.
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Parts Cleaning Conference: Bringing Cleaning To Machining

Learn from cleaning industry companies about how to clean and protect metal parts safely and provide solutions and support to your shop.

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.
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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.
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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.

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.

E2 Shop System Software Enables Flexibility

PMTS 2019: The E2 Shop System from ShopTech is designed for job shops and manufacturers.

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. 

StateMonitor Software for TNCs Evaluates Processes Remotely

Heidenhain Corp.’s StateMonitor is for CNC manufacturing personnel who are implementing connected systems, is an option with Heidenhain TNC controls and connects with PC systems to view data and evaluate control processes remotely and in real-time.

BitBox I/O Solution Isolates Noisy, High-Voltage Signals

BitFlow’s BitBox is a I/O device for machine vision which provides 36 inputs and 36 outputs in a compact, DIN-rail mounted form factor supporting TTL, LVDS, open collector, opto-isolated and 24V signaling and is controlled solely by a BitFlow frame grabber.

Portable Shop Management Software

This article looks at an advancement from Henning Software called iVET Mobile Application that ties into the company’s ERP system.

TDM Shopfloor Manager is Configurable for User Needs

TDM Systems’ TDM Shopfloor Manager software module in TDM 2017 Global Line records a tool’s circulation, from planning for tool assembly, presetting and tool use at the machine, to disassembling.