Organize Your Shop Floor with Predator Product Data Management
After implementing Predator PDM, you will have everything you need, from CNC programs, to process sheets, setup sheets, inspection sheets, and more, in a single accessible location for everyone on your shop floor. The software promotes best practice workflows and ensures you’re making the right part every time with all your documentation in one place.
From startups to global OEMs, Predator PDM will bring order to the smallest shop or can be scaled to connect multiple plants. Using industry-standard technology, Predator PDM reduces downtime, promotes efficiency, and supports audit trails and ISO implementation. Available in both Standard and Enterprise versions, it is compatible with Predator DNC, MDC, Editor, Tracker, and more.
Predator PDM includes best practice workflow wizards for release,
unrelease, revise, rollback, check-in and check-out. These wizards honor
permissions and include ISO 9000 style history.
Open API and Database Architecture
Integrate your ERP and MES system with Predator PDM’s open API. Develop
ERP and shop floor validation. Flow part and job numbers from your ERP
directly into Predator. Many other automation projects can be completed
with C#, C++, VB.Net, VB6, VB script, Windows Script, Delphi, and other
compatible programming languages. Predator MDC is based on an open
architecture client/server database standard. Select from Microsoft
Access, Microsoft SQL Server, or Oracle.
Predator DNC Integration
Download released CNC programs to their machines using Predator DNC with a
Predator CNC Editor Integration
Compare and backplot CNC programs with the Predator CNC Editor with a
Predator MDC Integration
Initiate manual data collection events such as job start, part start,
operation start, setup start – and many others – with Predator MDC with a
Predator Tracker Integration
View tools, cutters, inserts and gages with Predator Tracker with a single
MORE THAN JUST A PROVIDER
Hawk Ridge Systems offers complete implementation services, from
detailing out the right solution for your shop, to installation,
customization, and systems integration.
TOP-RANKED SUPPORT, COMMITTED TO YOUR SUCCESS
Hawk Ridge Systems has a team of certified support engineers who
specialize manufacturing, ready to assist with your questions or
challenges. Our substantial experience with Predator and data
managemnet software installations gives us a great understanding
of how to support both the Predator software and the hardware that
goes with it.
Predator PDM is an ideal tool for bringing order and efficiency to your
manufacturing process, while reducing or eliminating errors that stem from
poor revision control and failed communication between departments.
Will Predator PDM work with my
Predator DNC or MDC package?
Yes, Predator PDM integrates seamlessly with every major Predator package.
Is Predator PDM difficult to use?
Predator PDM uses many common out-of-the box and industry standard
technologies to make it easier to implement and learn. If your people can
navigate Microsoft Windows File Explorer, they will feel right at home
with Predator PDM.