Shop Control Software Suits Make-to-Order Manufacturers
IMTS 2018: E2 Shop from Shoptech is a user-friendly shop control package available as an SaaS or on-site solution.
E2 Shop from Shoptech is a user-friendly shop control package available as an SaaS or on-site solution.
The system is designed for job shops and make-to-order manufacturers that require customer-specific quoting and job orders, the ability to purchase material specific to jobs and inventory, and the flexibility for changing schedules. The system is available with Complete Accounting. It can interface with QuickBooks if needed.
An MTConnect-enabled monitoring system gives this shop a clear and simple picture of machine tool usage.
A lot of job shops still use a flat shop rate when costing, estimating or quoting. This job shop developed its own software following another approach that is almost as simple but more accurate.
Bridging the gap between process engineering and shop floor activities can bring about a "deproliferation" of cutting tools.