Data-Driven Manufacturing

How to Choose an ERP System for Your Data-Driven Machine Shop

Manufacturers with an ERP system in place should re-evaluate the system as the essential forerunner of and foundation for emerging data-driven manufacturing concepts.


GE Ventures Grants Funding to Machine Capacity-Sharing Platform

Xometry networks SMEs with customers in need of on-demand custom parts.

Shop Management Software

Webinar: Using Stats to Control Your Manufacturing Process from Start to End

A free webinar presented by Mitutoyo October 31 will provide three steps to ensure control throughout a manufacturing process that leads to improved quality.

Shop Management Software

Mobile CRM Software Enables Remote Access to Customer Database

Global Shop Solutions has released its Mobile Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product designed to provide sales people, customer service representatives and company executives who use the ERP system complete visibility of customer data from their smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Shop Management Software

How to Use Google Street View to Market Your Shop

Gilman Precision took an unusual approach to showcasing its capabilities.

Shop Management Software

Online Benchmarking Site Helps Shops Price Metals More Effectively

Price Dynamics is designed to overcome pricing uncertainties when it comes to buying raw materials.

Shop Management Software

Touchscreen Scheduling Eases Burden of Change Orders

Littlestar Plastics had to change its magnetic scheduling boards multiple times per day, so it switched to Henning's Touch Scheduling Board for flexible, instantaneous scheduling.

Shop Management Software

Cloud Service Provides Up-to-Date Cutting Tool Data

MachiningCloud delivers cutting tool manufacturers’ product knowledge and data directly to desktops, streamlining cutting tool selection, CNC programming, simulation and shopfloor operations.

Cutting Tools

CAM Software Integrates ISO 13399 Tool Library

CNC Software has integrated Sandvik Coromant’s Adveon Tool Library with its Mastercam software for programming milling and turning machining.

Shop Management Software

MakeTime Revises Its Model

The platform where shops list their open capacity no longer requires bidding. MakeTime itself now does the costing, calculating a price for buyers and sellers to choose to accept.