From Days to Minutes

To dramatically shorten design-to-manufacture time, this advanced 3D simulator unveils powerful real-time visualization with collision detection that speeds tube bending program development so that shops can optimize their computer-controlled bending machines.
Software: Articles

Epicor Joins MESA as Sponsor

The MES supplier is now a Gold Keystone Sponsor of the association. 

Global Shop Solutions Software Surpasses 1,000 Free Custom Apps

With it's main strength in customization, the supplier of ERP software has created a system where free applications stored in the “ARC Store" help manufacturers cut costs while saving time.

Global Shop Solutions Opens New Singapore Office

In tandem with their Jakarta, Indonesia location, this new office will primarily serve as a sales and consulting hub for the growing customer base throughout Southeast Asia.

MTI Systems Inspires Manufacturing Career Interest by Donating to FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Club

These programs have been successfully encouraging career-minded students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and manufacturing.

SigmaTEK Names Michel Scavuzzo Regional Sales Manager

Most recently, Scavuzzo served as SigmaTEK’s regional sales representative for the company’s Central region.
SigmaTEK recently announced the promotion of Michel Scavuzzo to regional sales manager.

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Software: Products

Cloud Software Makes Small Shops More Efficient and Profitable

Chad Dillaman, Dillaman Mold & Manufacturing  “We were immediately impressed with how easily we were able to consolidate and manage operations under one system. It’s so easy to use yet it provides such valuable insights into how we run our business that it more than pays for itself.”
Affordable software Exact Online integrates automatically with Quickbooks to consolidate and manage operations under one system, giving small manufacturers and wholesale distributors the competitive efficiency and visibility they need.

Optical Bend Guiding System With Laser Angle Measurement

The Laser Angle Measuring System automatically positions and laser measures each angle produced to ensure part accuracy to within nearly a quarter of a degree of the programmed angle. 
The combination of the Optical Bend Guiding System and the Laser Angle Measuring System (LAMS) from Bystronic greatly enhances press brake operations, increases productivity and increases part accuracies.

Cloud ERP for Business Management

Screen shot of Manufacturing Cloud ERP software from Plex Systems.
The Plex Manufacturing Cloud from Plex Systems is a complete ERP system built from the plant floor up that helps executives monitor complex processes with a single, real-time version of industry compliance requirements, inventory tracking and collaboration across the supply chain.