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Cutting-tool management software, like the TDM Systems platform, can be effective for tracking tool usage and performance.

Eight Simple Ways to Reduce Hidden Tooling Costs

Tweaking how cutting tools, inserts, and tool holders are selected and managed, and how jobs are set-up, may yield surprising improvements in tooling life, job throughput, and shop-floor efficiency

Delivering optimal productivity from the shop floor is an ongoing quest for plant managers. One way to achieve that is to discover the hidden machine tooling costs that linger in the form of inefficient processes that might be eliminated or improved, often with a simple tweak.

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