Shop Floor Automations, Inc.

5360 Jackson Dr.
Ste. 202
La Mesa, CA 91942 US


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2019 Technology Review: Software
MoldMaking Technology’s July 2019 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide offers some of the latest highlighted products and services from supplier companies from a variety of categories, including software.

machinist using software at machine

Three Solutions for Improved CNC Networking
Products to consider for better machine productivity in 2019.

Shop Floor Automations Explores MFG Day
SFA highlights three organizations that have helped close the manufacturing skills gap in special ways.


Tips for Selling the Value of Automation
How to prove automation saves time on the shop floor.

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Tradeshow Tuesday: On Display at IMTS 2018, Part 3
Check out this week’s slideshow to see some of what will be on display at the show.

DataXchange on tablet screen

SFA Highlights Automation Solutions at Mazak West
Shop Floor Automations has a variety of automation solutions on display at Mazak West, which takes place June 5–8, 2018 in Gardena, California.

DNC Software for Moldmaking Shops
With the larger-sized programs moldmakers use, making sure programs are being run to their full potential should be a top priority, and DNC software can help.

New SFA logo

Shop Floor Automations Has 20-Year Anniversary in 2018
To celebrate, the company is rolling out a new website and a new logo.

Three Unexpected Machine Monitoring Benefits
If you aren’t monitoring your machines to boost productivity, here are some additional reasons why you might want to start.

Technology Showcase: Heading to Westec?
If you’re planning to head west to attend Westec, billed as “the West Coast’s Leading Manufacturing Event,” today’s blog is a slideshow preview of products you can expect to see there.

Various Shop Management, Monitoring Software, Hardware on Display
Westec 2017: Shop Floor Automations (SFA) will display software and hardware solutions intended to help manufacturers increase productivity, OEE and profits without buying new machines or downsizing their workforce in order to afford upgrades.

Manufacturing for Millennials
One shop floor communications and machine monitoring solutions provider shares three reasons to give the younger generation for why manufacturing is a great field for a career.

mold machine monitoring

Monitor Your Machines
If you manage or work on a shop floor, then you have likely heard about machine monitoring.

Are Spreadsheets Dead Weight?
Shops often share their data management woes, so when I came across these five reasons for making the change from spreadsheets to a real-time, graphical job schedule, I just had to pass them along.

Touch HMI Eases Machine File Transfers
Shop Floor Automations’ Predator Touch human-machine interface is designed to make sending and receiving programs much easier for machinists.

Shop Floor Automations WiFi USB Connect

USB Solution Allows Data Sharing Between PCs, Machines
Shop Floor Automations (SFA) has re-branded its Hardware line of products as the Connect Series and is in the testing stages for its latest release, the WiFi USB Connect, a wireless USB solution for the shop floor.

MMT comics

The MoldMaking Funny Pages
Does anyone remember Izzy A. Moldmaker? MMT's short-lived 1998 comic strip that was supposed to bring out the industry's sense of humor. Well, it fell short on our end. But I just got wind of a new attempt at a comic series that may have a better angle.

Shop Floor Automations Will Have a Week-long MFG DAY Celebration
Shop Floor Automations (SFA) will hold a week-long celebration of MFG DAY on October 7th by providing online and social media followers a day-to-day parade of content relative to the holiday the week it occurs.

Shop Floor Automations (SFA) Scytec DataXchange machine monitoring software

Machine Monitoring Software Tracks Shopfloor Productivity
Scytec DataXchange software from Shop Floor Automations (SFA) is a machine monitoring software that provides detailed data collection and real-time reporting on a dashboard, enabling users to instantly track productivity, and plan for increased efficiency and time savings on the shop floor.

Shop Floor Automations Opens Technical Support Office in Texas
Shop Floor Automations (SFA), the largest distributor and service center of Predator Software product has recently opened a technical support office in Houston, TX.

integrator with DNC

Using Software to Support Your Automation Agenda
As shops look to streamline processes and increase productivity, automation is among the highest priorities. Software is one tool that can be easily implemented to help meet those goals.

Product Categories of Shop Floor Automations, Inc.

CIM (Computer Integrated Manufacturing)
CNC Software
Data Management Software
Data Translation Software
Manufacturing Automation Software
NC Simulation and Verification Software