Modern Machine Shop

JUL 2018

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SHOP TALK MMS JULY 2018 60 Industry News Whatever your tool holding challenge is... We have a solution... Or two... Or three... T.M. Smith Tool International Corp. 360 Hubbard Ave. Mt Clemens MI 48043 800-521-4894 586-468-1465 TM Smith Tool offers a broad range of tool holding solutions backed by a team of knowledgeable application engineers and customer service representatives. To fi nd out more about a solution that's right for you, visit us at ø Tap Holders and Adapters ø Special Tool Holders ø Collet Chucks and Collets ø Floating and Rigid Tapping ø ACME and Jacobs Holders ø Quick Change Drilling ø Custom Shrink Fit Holders to end users across North America. The Machine- Metrics Industrial Internet of Things manufac- turing analytics platform, paired with Tsugami/ Rem Sales' Swiss-type lathes, is expected to benefit end users through improved production visibility, predictive analytics and service. "For years now, we have been working directly with manufacturers to improve manu- facturing equipment uptime, overall equipment effectiveness and productivity with real-time machine monitoring and analytics," says Bill Bither, CEO of MachineMetrics. "We are enabling Tsugami/Rem Sales to extend these benefits to their customer base while provid- ing them with faster, better ser vice. Our data science team is working closely with the data to deliver optimized preventive and predictive maintenance specific to Tsugami machines to improve machine uptime." MachineMetrics' Health for Equipment Manufacturers enables machine makers and distributors to improve customer service by resolving machine problems without the neces- sity of on-site visits. In real time, service man- agers and technicians can remotely monitor, manage, diagnose and resolve customers' machine issues using the company's cellular edge device. Data collected using the device enables equipment manufactur- ers to gain insight into customers' equipment health, identify new service opportunities, predict potential equip- ment failure, highlight elevated risk areas and take preventative action before problems impact customers' machine performance. "Tsugami/Rem Sales is thrilled to partner with MachineMetrics," says Michael Mugno, vice president of Tsugami/ Rem Sales. "The addition of MachineMetrics to our Swiss-turn machine platform packages allows users to collect data on machine health, production status and downtime, bettering businesses across the industry." | MachineMetrics 413-341-5747 | Tsugami/Rem Sales LLC 860-687-3400

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