Modern Machine Shop

MAR 2017

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BETTER PRODUCTION Shops Using Technology 86 MMS March 2017 at a higher cost in an effort to receive parts in time. Plus, our traditional paper-based approach to resource scheduling was not visible to all departments, so over-scheduling of resources was common." During that time, Sealth outsourced some machining work to Pro CNC, a nearby machine shop that had developed its own web-based shop management software. Mr. Olson believed that the software of f e r e d t h e c a p a b i l i ti e s t h a t Sealth's ERP system was lacking, and eventually convinced the s ho p to se ll th at sof t wa re to Sealth. Paul Van Metre, one of Pro CNC's co-founders, says "Sealth's results using the software were so impressive that we decided to sell our shop and go full time into the software business. We named our shop manage- ment software ProShop and started Adion Systems in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2009." ProShop includes various individual software modules, such as this tool module, needed to track and manage jobs and equipment. The Leader in Precision Reliability & Productivity. Precision Collet Chucks from Northfield... Northfield's line of superior Collet Chucks offer: • Exclusive "Dead Stop" centers insuring perfect 'Z' axis location • Parts are gripped for more rigidity banking on a solid stop • Available with a coolant/air passage for Air Detect part seat sensing, ejection, chip blow out and coolant from back of work piece Call us or visit our website today for more information and specifications on the full line of Northfield products. 440 Austin Blvd. Island Park, NY 11558 tel: 561.431.1112 Custom Collet Chucks available. Call us for more information! M A D E I N T H E U S A

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