ANCA rolls out Memex’s MERLIN software plant-wide

Deal is worth US$110,000.

June 22, 2015   by PLANT Staff

BURLINGTON, Ont. — Australian tool manufacturing and grinding company ANCA has deployed Memex Automation’s MERLIN machine productivity software plant-wide in a deal worth US$110,000.

MERLIN enables effective machine communication across the shop floor, both in monitoring machine events and communicating to the machines with DNC.

Memex says the software system can increase machine utilization by up to 50%.

ANCA is a manufacturer of CNC tool and cutter grinders, including drills, endmills, taps, turbine blades, knee joints and hip joints for the automotive, aerospace, electronics, medical and woodwork industries.


“MERLIN will help us increase our machining capacity and improve operational efficiency, visibility and communicate revision controlled programs to machines,” says Mark Patman, manufacturing operations manager at ANCA.

Memex Automation, based in Burlinton, Ont., develops software that measures Machine to Machine (M2M) productivity and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) in real-time.

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