All your Jobs. All your Processes. All in one Software.

Tooling

Eliminate costly mistakes when team members select the wrong tools to machine parts when a job can involve hundreds of tools that are overwhelming. Prevent machine crashes and damaged tools by following recorded processes and properly setting up tools with marked-up photos. shopGURU Tool Crib helps operators add all items used in machining (tooling, inspection tooling, and more).

Record & Playback

Gain complete confidence knowing that your team can follow a proven process to produce the highest quality parts - every time. Once the process is recorded, even machinists with minimal training can follow and produce parts - like a more experienced team member could! New machinists use shopGURU, follow the steps, and produce the most complex parts with minimal training!

Inspection

Operators follow pre-recorded inspection processes in shopGURU to ensure no inspection steps are missed. Precise inspection guarantees the highest quality parts and provides your customers with peace of mind knowing your parts are accurate as they should be. Give your customers confidence in your ability to produce the highest quality parts.

Tooling

Eliminate costly mistakes when team members select the wrong tools to machine parts when a job can involve hundreds of tools that are overwhelming. Prevent machine crashes and damaged tools by following recorded processes and properly setting up tools with marked-up photos. shopGURU Tool Crib helps operators add all items used in machining (tooling, inspection tooling, and more).

Workholding

Operators follow pre-recorded workholding processes in shopGURU instead of coming up with new machining steps or trying to remember how the part was made last time. This cuts down costs and boosts efficiency allowing your shop to speed up production and increase output all while achieving the highest quality parts.

Documentation

Use shopGuru during setup and run time to keep important job-specific Operator Notes (Workholding, Tooling, and Inspection). Guide your machinists step-by-step through the machining process without confusion or mistakes that cost you time and money. Operators can add data and notes to the tool and job operations to track tool life, troubleshooting, and other important tasks.

Benefits

All of your Machining Setups and Runs in one place.

shopGURU is a complete CNC machining software for business owners and their teams.

Yes, shopGURU was created so that business owners like you, who need to rely on their machinists to produce accurate parts on time, can easily streamline their shops and set machinists up to create the highest quality parts – consistently.

Let us show you how it works:

  • Guide your machinists step-by-step through the machining process (so they don’t get confused or make MISTAKES, that cost you time and money)
  • Achieve peace of mind knowing that your team can follow a proven process to produce the highest quality parts – every time.
  • Maximize your Quality, Optimize your Run Time, and Turbo-Charge Shop Efficiency – saving time and money!
  • Give your customers confidence in your ability to produce the highest quality parts – no matter what (turnover and training problems are a thing from the past!)

shopGURU gives you the Machining Setups and Runs you need all in one convenient spot!

shopGURU is a complete CNC machining software for business owners and their teams.

  • Simple addition and recall of jobs
  • Select the right tooling for every job
  • Preview images and marked-up key part features
  • Simple step by step guide to run even the most complex parts with ease!
  • All data collected safely on a shopGURU server.
  • shopGURU client software can run on laptops and tablets
  • shopGURU user roles can be defined by machinist experience
    • Operators with read only access
    • Job Creators can create new jobs, edit files, create tool libraries
    • Administrators can create users and determiner user roles
  • Markup software can be used to quickly take a photo and mark up important details on it. Take, upload, and markup photos of tools, fixtures, workholding, and any other important features.
  • Have operators with little training follow the recorded process in shopGuru and easily complete the job

Core Software Benefits

Eliminate Dependency On Hard To Find Machining Experts

Searching for weeks or months for the right talent is a thing from the past. Once the process is recorded, Machinists with minimal training can follow and produce parts - like a more experienced team member could!

Eliminate Expert Dependency

No More Worry about Employee Turnover

When turnover of key employees occurs, important process know-how stays recorded in shopGURU and doesn’t leave when key employees leave.

Retain Shop Know-How

Avoid Costly Machine Crashes

Prevent costly mistakes that lead to machine crashes and damaged tools by following recorded processes and properly setting up tools with marked up photos and tooling information.

Eliminate Machining Errors

Eliminate CNC Machining Errors

Eliminate costly errors when team members select the wrong tools or steps to machine your parts when a job can involve hundreds of tools that overwhelm them.

Eliminate Machining Errors

Gain Customers’ Trust With Consistent High Quality

Feel confident producing the highest quality machined parts your customers can rely on. Reduce errors, inaccuracies, and become your customers’ preferred machining source!

Produce Consistent High Quality

Save Precious Time And Money And Boost Efficiency!

Follow recorded processes in shopGURU instead of coming up with new machining steps or trying to remember how the part was made last time. This cuts down costs and boost efficiency allowing your shop to boost production output!

Save Time and Money

Eliminate Dependency On Hard To Find Machining Experts

Searching for weeks or months for the right talent is a thing from the past. Once the process is recorded, Machinists with minimal training can follow and produce parts - like a more experienced team member could!

Eliminate Expert Dependency

No More Worry about Employee Turnover

When turnover of key employees occurs, important process know-how stays recorded in shopGURU and doesn’t leave when key employees leave.

Retain Shop Know-How

Avoid Costly Machine Crashes

Prevent costly mistakes that lead to machine crashes and damaged tools by following recorded processes and properly setting up tools with marked up photos and tooling information.

Eliminate Machining Errors

Eliminate CNC Machining Errors

Eliminate costly errors when team members select the wrong tools or steps to machine your parts when a job can involve hundreds of tools that overwhelm them.

Eliminate Machining Errors

Gain Customers’ Trust With Consistent High Quality

Feel confident producing the highest quality machined parts your customers can rely on. Reduce errors, inaccuracies, and become your customers’ preferred machining source!

Produce Consistent High Quality

Save Precious Time And Money And Boost Efficiency!

Follow recorded processes in shopGURU instead of coming up with new machining steps or trying to remember how the part was made last time. This cuts down costs and boost efficiency allowing your shop to boost production output!

Save Time and Money

Bring New Employees Up To Speed Fast

Allow new machinists to use shopGURU, follow the steps, and produce the most complex parts with minimal training!  

Speed up Training

Use with any Machine Tool Builder or Tooling Manufacturer

shopGURU is independent from any Machine Tool Builder and Tooling Manufacturer so you know it’s going to work seamlessly in your shop.  

Use any Machine Tool Builder

Protect Your Data

Your shopGURU data is encrypted to your company. When an employee leaves, he can’t take proprietary data with him, because it’s protected by your shop license.

Protect My Data

Gain Complete Machinist Mobility

Use shopGURU client in a wireless network environment and access your data through a handheld tablet right at the machining center.  

Gain Machinist Mobility

Create A Digital Procedures Library

Record standard procedure or process such as machine maintenance, oil changes, and standard machine operation procedures (indicating chucks, checking machine levels, indicating turrets, troubleshoot alarms, and more). ShopGURU can become your digital procedures library sorted by Machining Center, Procedure Type, and more.  

Create Digital Procedures

Keep Digital Operator Notes

Use shopGuru during setup and run time to keep important job specific Operator Notes (Workholding, Tooling, and Inspection).  Operators can add data and notes to the tool and job operations to track tool life, troubleshooting, and other important notes. 

Keep Digital Notes

Setup Your Virtual Tool Crib

Use the shopGURU Tool Crib to add all the items used in machining (tooling, inspection tooling, and more). 

Create a Virtual Tool Crib

Updates And New Features Often!

The shopGuru Team is always working on new features, enhancements, and innovative new ideas to make your shop best in class and your life easier!  

Stay Leading Edge

FAQs

shopGURU owners can set up as many users as they want, but are restricted to the number of seats purchased. Seats rule how many users can be active in the software at the same time.

shopGURU seats can be shared by employees, but only one employee can use the seat at any given time. Seats are the number of users logged in at the same time.

All files in a license can only be opened by the company that owns it Data can’t be transferred to another license.

In special cases, the shopGURU development team could create a distribution file that can be safely transferred as requested by the owner.

No! We give constant updates to our software, add new features and  you get it all for FREE! Every time we make an update or add new features, they automatically show up in your account.

You can purchase your license monthly or annually with a discount.

Yes! We have our support team who can answer your questions via email. Just click on the “support” link on the bottom of any of our pages.

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