Entries by Amanda Rosenblatt

Customer Spotlight Blog: Honeywell Aerospace

We at Shop Floor Automations always aim to show appreciation for our customers. We offer discounts and free merch when customers fill out certain surveys, but we feel it’s not enough. Once a month, we want to take the time to highlight certain customers and what they are doing to change the modern manufacturing industry, as […]

SFA at WESTEC 2017

Shop Floor Automations will be exhibiting at WESTEC 2017 at Booth 1935 from September 12th to the 14th, where the west coast manufacturing community will come together to learn about new solutions, network with each other, and enjoy like-minded industry company! Add us to your WESTEC schedule here. Want free tickets to WESTEC 2017? Click here and when […]

Legacy SFA Blogs – Edition 7

We are always appreciative any time we get press coverage, here are Shop Floor Automations. We humbly present the 7th installment of our SFA Legacy Blogs series, where we thank the trade publications and special online outlets for their past and current coverage of our company. Manufacturing Tomorrow published our piece talking about organizations who are enriching the […]

March/April 2017 Newsletter – PDM, EdgeFactor & More

The following is an archived copy of the Shop Floor Automations newsletter – the March/April 2017 issue:  Top 3 Reasons for PDM Is your production flourishing or failing? One of the key factors in having a successful manufacturing operation is keeping organized, so if you feel there are any issues at all with your shop […]

Why Customers Use CNC Machine Tool Hardware

When working with a CNC machine tool, it can sometimes be frustrating for machinists and those on the shop floor. When you have a big, expensive machine that can do amazingly complicated tasks, yet there are certain tasks it cannot handle, it is understandable. Upkeep can also be a chore. There are workarounds that can […]

MFG School of the Month – WSBVI & Beyond Vision

In previous manufacturing school and education resource blogs, we have mentioned Workshops for Warriors for military veterans, as well as discussed manufacturing apprentice positions and the Cardinal Manufacturing program. Now, we want to highlight our MFG School of the Month by mentioning both WSBVI (Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired) and Beyond Vision. […]

Why Customers Use Machine Monitoring Software

What is Machine Monitoring Software? Machine Monitoring gives you the ability to see what your machines are doing in real-time. This software allows you to collect and process data from your machines using software like MTConnect, FANUC FOCAS, custom macros, or hardware devices. Optional data collection terminals can be used for additional operator input. Runtime, downtime, […]

Customer Spotlight Blog: Hyperloop One

We at Shop Floor Automations love to show appreciation for our customers. As a new blog series, we want to take the time to highlight certain customers and what they are doing in the manufacturing industry. Our first Customer Spotlight Blog will be focused on Hyperloop One Their mission, via their website: “Hyperloop is a […]

Machine Shop April Fools

Although the machinists, engineers and other workers in the manufacturing industry know it is serious business, strong bonds are also created in these workplaces. Naturally, with strong bonds comes some good-natured ribbing. Here is Top 5 List of prank videos in the manufacturing industry, which includes machine shop April Fools pranks. NOTE: please be aware that […]

March 2017 Special Newsletter – IIoT

Adapting to the IIoT can help you stop hovering over machines & waiting for a problem to occur. Shop Floor Automations can easily help implement this new technology.  Embracing manufacturing shop floor automation and the Industrial internet of things (IIoT) will help the American manufacturing sector as it tries to keep pace with the millions of manufacturing […]