Entries by Amanda Rosenblatt

Machinist Humor Shirt Recommendations

People in the manufacturing shop floor industry love our G-code shirt. Even though it’s merely a machinist humor shirt, it makes us understand the value of being in a community and displaying the pride of being in that community via clothes and other accessories. If you strive to wear machinist-related shirts each day of the […]

WESTEC 2017 is a Wrap

WESTEC 2017 was another successful show for Shop Floor Automations. While the show started slow on opening day, the crowds eventually filled the Los Angeles Convention Center, with a great number of people making their way over to see us at Booth 1935. There were some worthwhile happenings to mention. Other than the great people […]

July/August 2017 Shop Floor Automations Newsletter

The following is an archived copy of the July/August 2017 Shop Floor Automations newsletter: Communication Issues You Can’t Ignore You may have heard about DNC Software recently, but what exactly does it do? What benefits does it have that you need? Here are three quick reasons DNC Software is a necessity on the shop floor: […]

Must Sees at WESTEC 2017

With WESTEC 2017 coming up fast, there will be a lot to see. To help out our fellow manufacturing peer members, here are the top 3 list of things at WESTEC 2017 in Los Angeles that we hope to see and feel you would enjoy: 1) Key note speech from Titan Gilroy – WESTEC Theater, […]

Hurricane Harvey Impacts Houston MFG

Americans have watched in horror this past week seeing the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Texas area was hit the hardest, which includes the Houston TX manufacturing community. The exact monetary amount of damage is debated heavily. A risk modeler for Bloomberg states the storm will cause up to $75 Billion in economic […]

Made in America Strong

The state of the economy is always a concern with any company in any line of business. With the American manufacturing industry experiencing growth in the past couple of years, there have also been some shaky areas in its foundation. While there is growth, there is still a significant skills gap to fill. There are […]

Summer 2017 Predator Software Updates

Shop Floor Automations is excited to share with you these Summer 2017 Predator Software Updates: In August, July & June, there have been the following updates to MDC: v11.0.248 (August 10, 2017) Improvements for Favorite Reports. Improved New Events Touch manual collection of user logins, machine downtime, good parts, scrap parts, and more. Machine Events […]

Top MFG Learning Stories

Let’s give our kids the chance to discover manufacturing-related jobs. Fall is coming, and with it, the entrance of students into their high school senior year, as well as those entering college and postsecondary programs. With students on our minds, especially in regards to the future of manufacturing and upcoming MFG Day, here are the […]