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TDM Systems Announces Parlec as New Value-Added Reseller for its Tool Data Management Systems

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TDM Systems Announces Parlec as New Value-Added Reseller for its Tool Data Management Systems

Press release date: August 11, 2014

Schaumburg, IL — TDM Systems, Inc. the leading manufacturer of tool and production equipment management software has announced the appointment of Parlec, Inc as a value-added reseller of TDM software in North America. Parlec, a Tool Presetter manufacturer and distributor, focuses on four major product areas that include tooling, tapping, boring and presetting. The addition of the TDM Systems tool data management software will enhance the functionality of the on-line interface with the presetter lineup of Parlec.

TDM Systems and Parlec work closely to optimize tool measurement. With the integration of the TDM tool database in the presetting procedures of Parlec, the data of the measured tools are stored with TDM. As a result, TDM Systems and Parlec are experienced system partners for optimized presetting procedures and a secure transfer of tool data to the machine.

"We're very pleased to announce the cooperative agreement with Parlec. They will be a great partner to our strategic vision in North America," said Dan Speidel, TDM Systems, Director of Sales, North America.

Matthew Ricotta, Parlec, Director of Product Marketing added, "The TDM Systems lineup of tool data management systems supports our efforts with our presetting products. Our customers will greatly benefit. TDM Systems is the name in tool data management. We're glad to be carrying its lineup."

Parlec will devote a section of its IMTS Booth W-2300 to TDM Systems. TDM will exhibit in Booth E-3264.

For over 25 years, Tübingen-based TDM Systems GmbH has been the leading provider of Tool Data Management in the machining industry. With the Tool Lifecycle Management strategy, TDM Systems is focusing specifically on process optimization through optimal tool planning and provisioning. Creating and editing tool data and graphics, integrating tool know-how and 3D graphics into the CAM planning and organizing the complete tool cycle on the shop floor level are the three core competencies of TDM Systems and the pillars of the TLM strategy. As a competence center within the Sandvik Group, TDM Systems draws on the expertise of various tool manufacturers in developing its software products.

Parlec, established in 1948 has developed products and services in toolholding, tapping, boring and presetting which have become well known and recognized in the industry. These four major product areas consist of over 8,000 individual products. Parlec has a global network of sales, engineering, manufacturing and service throughout North America, Europe and Asia with more than 750 distributors throughout the world.

TDM Systems     
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Schaumburg, IL 60173   


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