Creating an App to Simplify CNC Operator Processes

Because the fully open OSP control from Okuma allows for complete customization, Moser Engineering was empowered to innovate an app on their own.
Software: Articles

Ready for the Rebound

In the ultra-competitive oil and gas industry, this equipment provider weathers all business climates by minimizing waste and optimizing operations with cloud-based shop floor management software that seamlessly connects and monitors all of their manufacturing assets.

Connected Machining

As manufacturing moves toward Smart Factories that optimize manufacturing processes, great advances in machine connectivity are adding value to automation, production data management and machine intelligence like never before.

Synching Your Shop Floor: ERP and MES Integration for Better Planning, Insight and Execution

The integration of ERP and MES starts with a cultural change within a manufacturer that embraces Big Data, mobile and Internet of Things technologies. They must add new data and process integration capabilities to their operations and improve flow/use-of-data from the top floor to shop floor. By doing this now, they will avoid becoming overwhelmed and outflanked by their competition.

Overcoming Security Worries to Move Forward with Digitalization Tactics

Digitalization and Internet of Things technologies will likely increase the volume of cyberattacks. Connected devices, online portals, and sharing of data between enterprises create risks. What can a manufacturer do? Are there safeguards that can be taken? Of course.

Automating the Shop Floor

The Smart Factory connects and integrates real-time information, advanced technology and human ingenuity in the application of manufacturing intelligence to every aspect of the business. Welcome to competition in the Internet of Things.

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Software: Industry News

Okuma Adds Machine Tool Specialist to Sales Team

Errol Burrell now supports their sales and distribution partners in 5-axis machining applications.

Geoteck is New Dealer for Hyundai WIA

They are their exclusive dealer of CNC machine tools and automation systems in the state of Michigan.

Epicor Acquires docSTAR

This deal adds collaborative cloud-based ECM and automated accounts payable solutions to Epicor ERP solutions.


Software: Products

Comprehensive Turning Software with Powerful Toolpaths and Techniques

Mastercam 2017 Lathe software from CNC Software has Chip Break, a new option and dialog box that has been added to the Lathe Rough and Lathe Contour Rough toolpaths to establish when chip breaks occur.

Performance Boost for High-End Machine Tool CNC Hardware

Siemens introduces Sinumerik Operate 4.7 software and new, more powerful CPUs, plus 15 in and 19 in “Blackline” touch panels in widescreen format for the Sinumerik 840D sl CNC For shorter program runtimes, faster simulation and overall faster operation.

Digital Production Management and Cryogenic Machining

5ME has joined forces with several machine tool builders to demonstrate the cost saving and better production benefits of cutting with their cryogenic machining technology and digital production management of the shop floor.