Modern Machine Shop

SEP 2017

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188 MMS September 2017 EMO 2017 September 18 - 23 AUTOMATED PALLET- HANDLING SOFTWARE PLANS PRODUCTION FROM ERP, PALLET STACKER SYSTEMS FASTEMS LLC, BOOTH B60 Fastems will introduce version six of its Manufac- turing Management software for automated pallet handling in metalworking, which includes planning, controlling, visualizating and monitoring capa- bilities. The software plans production directly from an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system or pallet stacker system based on a manufac- turer's current order and required or available resources. The sof tware can administrate NC programs and tool data for production processes, monitor tool life, and prompt the operator for new tooling. It also has the capability to rearrange schedules in real time, taking changed production process priorities into account. The user interface can suppor t different hardware platforms and operating systems, such as smartphones and tablets, and enables access from anywhere via secure internet connection. The sof t ware also enables users to verif y future production resource requirements via the ability to assess the availability of materials and tools and the upcoming capacity requirements of the machines before initiating orders. In addi- tion, version six includes an expanded planning tool which provides users with an optimized overview of the current production process, its progression through the system, and the comple- tion of orders by the deadline date. Other updates include utilities for advance production order planning and simulation of the anticipated capac- ity usage level in an automatic production process, Small to Tall Think 5S. Huot's new products safely store, organize and protect your CNC toolholders CNC Tall Tree Locker Over six feet tall with five toolholder shelves #55641 shown Drop-in Inserts Instantly become more efficient and organized #22040 shown 550 North Wheeler Street St. Paul, MN 55104 800.832.3838 CNC Tall Tree Locker comes with five toolholder shelves, for easy viewing and access, along with sturdy, locking reinforced doors. Drop-In Inserts are designed to fit within the existing drawers of your current set up. Also available for HSK, CAPTO ® , Collets and all popular toolholders. Made in USA

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