5 Reasons Why Machine Shop Ownership Is Changing

Mergers, acquisitions and other ownership changes are an effect of Boomer-age shop owners retiring, but only in part. Also important: The way we think about machining has changed.    

Unlock Your Capacity with Automation

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The Keys to More Profitable Job Shop Estimating

In this Knowledge Center you’ll find critical insights into both the strategies and the enabling technologies of quoting necessary to achieve a more profitable job shop.

Datanomix Fusion Enables Eptam to Visualize Facility, Optimize Resources

Faced with rising customer demand for high-precision parts Eptam Precision Plastics used Datanomix Fusion to streamline data collection, improve quote accuracy and discover training gaps.

Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP is Scalable, Cloud-Based

Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP is a cloud-based software solution that gives users real-time visibility and control over manufacturing and business operations.

United Grinding's Digital Solutions Aid Maintenance and More

United Grinding’s Digital Solutions app and software can facilitate process optimization and simplify maintenance tasks through monitoring and conference capability, respectively.

Siemens Teamcenter Quality Aids Quality Management

Siemens Digital Industries Software’s Teamcenter Quality suite keeps quality, manufacturing and engineering teams in sync, simplifying continuous improvement efforts.

Anca's AIMS Enables Modular Automation Capability

The Anca Integrated Manufacturing System is a modular automation approach for tool production that reduces downtime, streamlines handling and enables lights-out manufacturing.

Let’s Finish Closing the Quoting Gap

Sharing accurate, timely and actionable data is the key to an effective, respectful relationship between a machining job shop and the subcontracting finishing shop. Software that streamlines the quoting process can make this happen.

Datanomix Debuts Fusion GEMBA Functionality

Datanomix has launched its Fusion GEMBA product, which automatically gathers data from company ERP systems to produce a real-time GEMBA board.

GF Machining Offers OPC UA 1.0 Common Communication Solution

GF Machining now offers OPC UA version 1.0 as a cross-platform communication and connectivity solution, pushing closer to the Industry 4.0 ideal.

Avatara Launches Unified, AI-Driven Communications Suite

Avatara has launched its next-generation CompleteCloud unified communications software. This release includes a self-healing artificial intelligence, Ava.

Prototype Hubs Launches White Label SaaS for Manufacturing

Prototype Hubs has launched a white-label software as a service (SaaS) digitizing the end-to-end on-demand manufacturing experience.

Up! Network Announces Executive Promotions

Up! Network has promoted David Rhodes to general manager and Sam Wright to director of business development in recognition of their success growing Up! since 2017.

Global Shop Solutions Celebrates 45 Years

Global Shop Solutions is celebrating its 45th anniversary, with president and CEO Dusty Alexander crediting his father, founder Dick Alexander, for the company’s success.


The Keys to More Profitable Job Shop Estimating

In this Knowledge Center you’ll find critical insights into both the strategies and the enabling technologies of quoting necessary to achieve a more profitable job shop.

U.S. Air Force Makes Siemens Teamcenter System of Record

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Siemens’ Teamcenter software, part of the Xcelerator portfolio, as its product lifecycle management system of record.

ThinkIQ Enhances Saas Manufacturing Platform Functionality

ThinkIQ has updated its software-as-a-service manufacturing platform with revised UI components, a richer type-and-system model and ValueStream Expressions for time series data.

FactoryWiz Promotes Richard Hefner to Company President

FactoryWiz has announced that Richard Hefner, formerly its executive vice president, will now succeed John Hosmon as the company’s president.

ERP Makes Social Distancing Possible at Make-to-Order Shops

As we all learn to cope with the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, the case for cloud-based ERP has never been clearer.

Mitutoyo MeasurLink Collection Scheduler Automates Measuring

Mitutoyo's Collection Scheduler module for its MeasureLink suite helps shops keep track of measurement processes across multiple batches or machines.

Siemens Launches Industrial Edge Management System

Version 1.0 of Siemens’ Industrial Edge Management system allows for remote edge device monitoring and secure software updates.

Datanomix Expands Fusion Software in November Update

Datanomix’s November update for its Fusion software includes several new productivity features like quote calibration and job scheduling predictions.