Related Glossary Terms
- computer numerical control ( CNC)
computer numerical control ( CNC)
Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.
Realtrac Shop Management Software helped Michigan CNC Tool organize their manufacturing process and gave them a vehicle for traceability. Before implementing Realtrac, the shop struggled to manage their quoting process and found that Realtrac’s easy-to-use software greatly improved their process resulting in better profits. With Realtrac’s focus on tracking productivity in real-time, they were able to quickly identify where they were strong and where improvements could be made. Realtrac has become an integral part of their day-to-day operations.