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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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Paperless Parts Adds Search Function to Quoting Software

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


Verisurf Software Enhances Faro Arm Measurement Functionality

Verisurf Software for Faro Arms improves performance, capabilities and universal compatibility.

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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.

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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.


Mastercam Optimizes 5-Axis Postprocessor for FANUC CNCs

Machine unlocks faster and more accurate art-to-part FANUC CNC capabilities.

CNC & Machine Controls

iTSpeeX’s Athena Voice-Activated Technology Simplifies Machine Programming

Voice-activated technology is able to listen to voice commands, provide instructional content, perform complex machine functions quickly and walk through vital checklists. 

CNC & Machine Controls

Takumi Adds Renishaw Inspection App for FANUC Control

Using the Renishaw Set and Inspect App, Takumi CNC machine users can create a probing cycle, automatically generate the required machine code for the probing cycle and send it to the control.


IMTS spark Session Explains Search Engine for 3D Models

View this on-demand IMTS spark session that details how technology that creates the “physical DNA” of 3D models enables easy model comparison to speed new product design and manufacturing.

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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.


CNC & Machine Controls

Making Parts on a Swiss/Laser Machine

Adding laser cutting to Swiss-type machining is helping this shop do more work for its customers in the medical industry. 

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Competition and Technology Drive the Pace of Manufacturing

IMTSTV's Penny Brown recently spoke with Steve Fritzinger, from NetApp, about competition and technology driving the manufacturing industry's pace and why companies must adapt to this change if they want to survive.


Software Simplifies Turn-Mill Operations

An international player in the highly competitive aeronautics, automotive, defense and optical industries makes the most of software for multitasking program verification and optimization.

CNC & Machine Controls

Acu-Rite TurnPwr Control Enables Manual, Automated Lathe Operations

It enables users to maximize throughput by significantly reducing setup time, scrap and other nonproductive operations, thereby increasing efficiency, productivity and profitability.

CNC & Machine Controls

Siemens Sinumerick CNC Reduces Product Development Time

Machine tool builders can virtually map entire development processes to significantly reduce product development phase and time-to-market for new machines.


Why Using Pirated Software is Riskier Than Ever

Machine shops and manufacturers that use pirated software risk losing much more – both directly and indirectly.


Hexagon’s Surfcam 2021 Connects Directly to Advanced Machining Simulation

Direct link gives manufacturers greater control over manufacturing process by delivering a more accurate, detailed picture of each machining operation from start to finish.


Helpful, Free CAD Model for Those Who Machine DOM Tubing

This machine shop 3D prints a plastic plug that it inserts into the end of tubing to prevent chips and coolant from entering the lathe's bar feeder. It offers a free CAD model of it for other shops machining that material.

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Global Shop Solutions’ ERP Software Offers Speed, Security

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