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

Mazak Collaborates with Muratec on Smart Automation

They automate machining, high-density storage and retrieval with smart technologies to increase competitiveness in a connected environment.

SPRING Technologies Joins AMT

The software developer for CNC machine tools is now a member of the organization representing U.S.-based manufacturing technology.

Okuma Adds Machine Tool Specialist to Sales Team

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


Software: Products

Improving Shop Floor Security and Efficiency with RFID Technology

New applications from Global Shop Solutions help shops to simplify time and attendance and routine inventory processes.

Machine Monitoring and Real-Time Analytics Software

MachineMetrics offers a modern, secure cloud application that easily integrates into precision CNC machine tools, Swiss, stamping, and die and mold shops. Its focus is to bring Industrial IoT to the factory floor with software that’s simple to integrate and easy to use.

Performance Boost for High-End Machine Tool CNC Hardware

With Sinumerik Operate 4.7 software and new machine control hardware from Siemens, shops can shorten program runtimes, simulate faster, and increase the performance and ease of operation on their machine tools.