Fabricators and metal formers can find Wintriss Controls Group (Acton, MA) SmartPAC PRO press automation controller and ShopFloorConnect OEE and Production Monitoring Software product updates at an Online New Product Source the company developed in lieu of FABTECH. Additional highlights include a virtual webinar for the company’s Die Protection Clinic and a link to schedule online ShopFloorConnect 6.0 demonstrations.
New products and capabilities include:
- SmartPAC PRO press automation controller with remote access enables remote access, including programming, which is very useful for current working conditions that restrict onsite personnel availability. SmartPAC PRO Servo also offers complete automation control to servo presses. A webinar version of the Die Protection Clinic is offered in three 2-hour sessions.
- ShopFloorConnect 6.0 OEE and Shop Floor Data Collection Software, the next generation of OEE and production monitoring software is introduced. A link is provided to schedule an online demonstration.
- A new online store offers the ability to buy die protection controls, connection hardware and sensors as well as resource material, success stories, and other useful information.
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U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
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