E2 Shop System

An ERP System That’s Just Right

ERP system right fit

You’re probably familiar with the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks tries the bears’ oatmeal, chairs, and beds throughout her tour of their house. She’s looking for the one that’s not too big or too little, but is just right. Looking for an ERP system is kind of like that. Some systems are… Reads more »

Shoptech Stands Out From the Crowd

There is no doubt that an ERP system can do great things for a shop. Using this technology can save shops time and effort and let them run far more efficiently. However, in order for an ERP system to live up to its reputation, it has to be backed by an excellent vendor. Shoptech has… Reads more »

An ERP System: The Most Efficient Employee

If you’re like most shops, you keep yours running as efficiently as possible. However, there are some areas you could improve upon. Wouldn’t it be great if you could hire one employee to organize everything from your accounting department to the entire shop floor? This one person could instantly give you the information you need… Reads more »

Why Downtime is the Right Time to Implement New Shop Software

With the calendar recently flipping over to November, many shops are preparing for their least favorite time of the year – downtime. But this slow time may also be the perfect time to implement new shop software. Nearly every shop in every industry has some period of downtime. Some industries experience downtime in the summer… Reads more »

Virtual Training: A Critical Ingredient for Your Shop Software

A machine or other piece of equipment is only as valuable as the person operating it. You know that better than anyone. You can invest all the money in the world in a new piece of machinery. However, if the operator doesn’t know how to use it properly, you won’t get the maximum potential return… Reads more »

E2 and QuickBooks: A Match Made in Manufacturing Heaven

QuickBooks is the leading business accounting software platform for a reason. It’s easy-to-use, simple to learn, and compatible with a wide range of devices, platforms, and other software. If you use QuickBooks to manage your shop’s accounting process, you have plenty of company. As great as QuickBooks is, though, it can’t do everything your shop… Reads more »

3 Ways Scheduling Software Can Help You Boost Revenue

How do you manage your shop schedule? Do you use scheduling software? Or do you have a simpler system, such as a whiteboard, a spreadsheet, or maybe even a bunch of post-it notes on the shop wall? If you have resisted the urge to invest in scheduling software, now may be the time to reconsider…. Reads more »

Do you know where your job is?


There’s one constant in every machine shop – change. You can have the most detailed plans and processes in the world, but if you can’t facilitate change, you’re going to have difficulty being successful in the manufacturing world. Nowhere is the ability to adapt more important than in your scheduling process. If your shop is… Reads more »

Machine shop software: Does yours make the grade?

  Your ERP software can make all the difference between delivering on-time and being profitable versus missing customer deadlines and losing money. And it’s not just enough to have ERP software. You also need the right software for your shop, and you need to utilize it to its fullest capabilities. The good news is you… Reads more »

Material Requirement Planning Software

Eliminate lag time in your production process No more holding off on jobs until the materials arrive. No more production delays while your team looks for the materials they need. Stop sending money out the back door in scrap and waste. With E2’s Material Requirement Planning Module, you can control your purchasing process like never… Reads more »

Scheduling – Realistic manufacturing scheduling software

Meet time frames and expectations with ease Shoptech’s manufacturing scheduling software allows you to meet all your delivery time frames for each job and every customer. As your schedules become more demanding, it becomes even more important to use Shoptech’s job production software to handle more jobs under tighter constraints than ever. Knowing when the best-suited employee… Reads more »

Manufacturing Estimating Software

Win more business with accurate and efficient estimates The first estimate to reach the customer’s desk usually has an advantage to win the business. As important as it is to get the estimate right, it’s also important to get it done quickly. E2 SHOP helps you do both. Our manufacturing estimating software lets you quickly… Reads more »