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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

VDW and VDMA Debut New OPC UA Interoperability Standards

The VDMA and VDW have developed OPC UA specifications for Machinery and Machine Tools. These open communication standards are free on the VDMA’s website.

High QA's Inspection Manager 5.1 Update Streamlines Workflow

High QA’s Inspection manager 5.1 update brings a host of workflow upgrades to the software, including Manufacturing Key Sets and AQL-based sample planning.

Your Competitors Can Do What You Do

With the barrier to entry for machine shops so low, competitive advantage is not necessarily tied to the ability to machine parts. Increasingly, it is a shop’s ability to document and streamline digital processes that sets it apart from competition.

HCL's MINTVIZOR Analytics Software Emphasizes Usability

HCL Technologies has launched its cloud-based manufacturing analytics solution MINTVIZOR, which it believes will prove cost-effective and user-friendly even to Industry 4.0-wary companies.

eNETDNC Releases Complimentary Machine Monitoring Reports

eNETDNC has launched a new pack of machine monitoring reports for its eViewer system. Current customers can download the pack from eNETDNC’s website, free of charge.

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.

3 Reasons Machine Shops are Paying Attention to ERP

Awareness of people and the value of their efforts accounts for part of the reason why we are seeing enterprise resource planning being taken more seriously.

Tackling the Aerospace Supplier’s Dilemma: Scalability

Automation and robotics can go a long way toward increasing capacity and growing a business dedicated to aerospace manufacturing. But Trinity Precision has learned that refining the indirect and unseen aspects of its operations can be just as valuable.

Global Shop Solutions' ERP System Streamlines Production and Sales

Selecting an ERP software can be difficult. Finding a system that was flexible and worked with both sides of its business was important for Brunswick Steel as it switched to ERP from Global Shop Solutions. 

ProShop DME Streamlines Job Shop Operations

Illinois-based job shop 3D Industries had difficulty managing its communication and data, a trouble that disappeared after the company began using Adion Systems’ ProShop DME.

How Job Shops Can Generate Accurate Estimates in Minutes

New geometry-driven quoting technology lets job shops generate estimates in as little as 15 minutes. It enables them to respond faster to RFQs, drastically reduces time wasted on jobs they don’t get, and lets them focus on more profitable work.

Inside the Sinker EDM Process, One Spark at a Time

Successful sinker EDM operations rely on understanding the relationship between each individual spark, the electrode and the workpiece. 

Global Shop Solutions' Cloud ERP Eliminates Need for On-Premise Servers

IMTS Spark: Designed to eliminate the need of on-premise servers and the costly IT support they demand, Global Shop Solutions’ cloud-based ERP software was specifically created with manufacturers in mind.

Epicor 10.2.600 ERP Software Features Improved Productivity Tools

IMTS Spark: The 10.2.600 release of Epicor’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) software simplifies work for greater productivity, provides greater access to data and automates critical business processes.