Showa Tool Partners with MachiningCloud

CAMARILLO, CA, Dec 20, 2017 – Showa Tool and MachiningCloud jointly announce their partnership to provide Showa product data on the Cloud. Showa Tool is a manufacturer and distributor of tool holders, industrial cutting tools, and machine parts. MachiningCloud is a product data provider for cutting tools, CNC machines and workholding.

The Showa Tool MachiningCloud partnership will utilize the convenience of cloud-based technology, which will enable customers to optimize the way they gather information for their manufacturing operations by effortlessly searching for the proper cutting tool that best fits their cutting conditions without having to search through catalogs or multiple websites.

Furthermore, Showa Tool customers will be able to increase productivity and achieve greater accuracy by easily downloading descriptive, usage and geometric information directly into their shop floor software, such as CAM, simulation, and tool management systems.

“The ability for Showa Tool customers to find the right cutting tool quickly and reduce the time to assemble the optimum combination of tool components will enable them to improve accuracy in their work process”, says Pierre-Francois Tavard, senior product manager of MachiningCloud.

About Showa Tool Co., Ltd.

Showa Tool is a manufacturer and distributor of tool holders, industrial cutting tools and machine parts. The company provides a wide range of quality tools for the advancement of metal cutting engineering, and continues to provide the latest high-performance machine tools to its customers. With its headquarters located in Tottori, Japan, Showa Tool has a large domestic network, as well as international distributors all over the world.

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About MachiningCloud 

MachiningCloud is dedicated to leading a digital shift within the discrete manufacturing industry to deliver a new level of operational efficiency. Cloud-based applications, resources, services, knowledge, and digital product data from the world’s leading manufacturers of cutting tools, machine tools, workholding and specialty products are providing efficiency improvements by facilitating the flow of data to and from today’s data-intensive shop-floor.

For cutting tool manufacturers and their customers, the MachiningCloud app is an Industry 4.0 solution delivering up-to-date cutting tool manufacturers’ product knowledge and data, fast-tracking cutting tool selection, CNC programming, simulation and shop floor operations. By providing data from the world’s leading suppliers, MachiningCloud eliminates the hassles of searching through printed catalogs, telephone calls and multiple websites to find optimal tooling, while also removing the burden of manually typing tooling data into CAD/CAM software.

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