Tool Management

The Smart Factory uses cyber-physical automation for tool management at every stage: from purchasing to programming to operation; from selecting, ordering and maintaining the proper tools for particular jobs to precise recommendations for cutting data to generating CNC programs for specific applications.
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Software: Industry News

Hexagon Acquires FASys

This deal greatly strengthens the application capabilities offered by Vero Software in CAM and Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence in the production areas of manufacturing.

Sandvik Coromant and PARC Partner to Advance Digital Manufacturing

Sandvik Coromant will use PARC R&D and software for high-level process planning and automated cost estimation in subtractive manufacturing.

American National Carbide Reaches ERP Milestone

They recently marked 40 years of using ERP software from Global Shop Solutions.


Software: Products

Cutting Edge Inspection Software for Cutting Tools

PG1000 REACTION software from Euro-Tech performs complex custom image analysis by finding patterns and shapes and overlooking excessive glare from too much directed light, shadows, irregular or broken shapes.

Cutting Tool Reconditioning, Industrial Vending, Tool Boxes and Foam Inserts

Along with providing AutoCrib tool crib management software and industrial vending systems, US Tool also reconditions dull, dirty drills and cutting tools and returns them to users sized and packaged with bar-coded labels in reusable boxes, cleaned, sharpened and ready to perform like new.

Integrated Tool Security

Integrated Tool Security from Milwaukee Tool allows users to protect and manage their investment by reducing the number of lost or stolen tools on the jobsite or in the shop.