Systems & Software
MTConnect agents and their corresponding device adapters are simply small computer programs that work together so that MTConnect can make shop equipment and networks more readily connectible. In a nutshell, adapters enable existing shopfloor devices “to speak MTConnect,” and agents enable MTConnect messages and data files to be transmitted across a network to MTConnect-compatible applications.
An MTConnect-enabled monitoring system gives this shop a clear and simple picture of machine tool usage.
An innovative approach to automated gaging helps deal with a fundamental challenge inherent to a flexible, multi-machine environment: Many machines with many operations multiply the chances for error.
Watch this video to hear how Hadronics Inc. came up with the idea of using Pocketview and the E2 software on iPads.
This hydraulic system producer describes why and how it implemented an ERP solution.
Chris Felix (editor)
This system seamlessly interfaces cloud-enabled digital tooling data and intelligence with production, inventory, and e-commerce to optimize shop productivity.
Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, in collaboration with ILS Technology, a Telit company, offers the e-Factory IoT Gateway, a machine-to-cloud (M2C) industrial appliance for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
ERP helps manufacturers address common pressures and realize best-in-class capabilities. A recorded presentation describes how to select an ERP system.
The characteristics that make a manufacturing company great are not only the quality of the products that are produced on a shop floor, but also how quickly these products are turned around to the customers.