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Software for Tool Offset Control

Caron Engineering's AutoComp software is designed to deliver error-free tool offset control. AutoComp is a Windows-based software application that processes data from almost any electronic gauging device and updates the tool offsets automatically in the CNC control. All Caron Engineering products interface directly with most CNC controls to optimize machining. "AutoComp is doing just that by closing the loop for many manufacturing cells and eliminating costly data-entry errors at the same time," said a company spokesperson. H...

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Chemcoaters Becomes Parent Company of Eco Green Coatings

Chemcoaters, a coil coater and manufacturer of proprietary coating chemistries, now owns Eco Green Coatings. Effective immediately, Eco Green Coatings has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Chemcoaters. The announcement was made by Chemcoaters at the company's headquarters in Gary, IN. Eco Green Coatings is the creator of InterReactiv coatings and the developer of the InterCoat Chemguard family of coatings. As part of InterReactive coatings, InterCoat Chemguard is an innovative corrosion resistant and adhesion-enhancing coating that cr...

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Machine Data Collection for Manufacturing Automation

Predator Software reseller Shop Floor Automations (SFA) has annouced updates to Predator MDC (Machine Data Collection). The on-premise machine data collection software solution features and benefits include: Monitoring options: Track activity from any number of machines on the shop floor. Equipment can be interfaced over wireless, ethernet and RS232 cabling to extract rich data. "The software features thousands of charts and reports for users, who can then make informed decisions to improve plant performance based on observatio...

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Open Mind Turbomachinery Seminar March 28

OPEN MIND Technologies AG, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced that together with SoftInWay Inc., it will be holding a "Turbomachinery Made Easy" seminar on Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 10 AM to 4 PM at DMG MORI located at 5740 Warland Drive, Cypress, CA. "With greater demands on turbomachinery to be designed and manufactured to superior tolerances and meet increasingly tight deadlines, the necessity for a seamless workflow from design to manufacture has become a vital requirement throughout a variety of in...

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Metcam Wins Top Environmental Sustainability Honors

Metcam, a metro Atlanta-based fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), has taken home the trophy for Environmental Sustainability at Forsyth County's Manufacturers of Distinction & Leadership (MODL) Awards, hosted by the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and South Forsyth Rotary Club. The Environmental Sustainability Award honors the top manufacturer's efforts to be leaner (no waste), greener (no impact) and globally competitive. "We are very proud to accept t...

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Online Academy Expands, Offers Robotics Programming Modules

Universal Robots, provider of collaborative robots (cobots), has launched three new modules for its online learning platform, Universal Robots Academy. Adding to its basic training, the new modules focus on mastering more advanced features of collaborative robots. The three new modules step up complexity by teaching users how to create and work with coordinate systems, variables and conditional statements, and how to use the robot's wizard to easily create a program for packaging. CTO and Co-Founder of Universal Robots, Esben Osterg...

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