Please read our Endorsements to learn of companies like yours who use ShoplinkDNC on the shop floor to distribute and manage their NC part programs.
Since 1986 Shoplink has engineered unique and rock solid DNC solutions. In 2001, Jerry Williams established Highland DNC to provide users of Shoplink dnc and other products sold by its predecessors the continued high level of customer support and create an upgrade path for hundreds of existing customers. The Shoplink upgrade "ShoplinkDNC Server" and off the shelf serial solutions has provided "compatibility" for classic Shoplink dnc features, "scalability" for wider deployment, and "sustainability", many ShoplinkDNC upgrade users have (as of 2012) exceeded 25 years of continuous daily Shoplink dnc operation.
Jerry Williams, President and owner of Highland DNC, LLC. held the prior positions at the following companies, encompassing over 25 years of innovation. 2001 to present - President\owner Highland DNC, LLC.* (formerly Inc. incorporated in Maryland, as of April 2006, LLC. in Florida) 2000-2001 Senior Design Engineer, CimWorks a GE\Fanuc company (DNC project manager) (GE\Fanuc buys GageTalker, exits DNC market, Highland purchases selected DNC assets to provide continued support to existing customer base) 1995-2000 Senior Design Engineer, GageTalker CimWorks (GageTalker\Highland merged) (DNC project manager)** 1986-1995 Senior Design Engineer, Highland Technology, Inc. (DNC project manager)*** 1983-1986 Test engineer, Scope Inc. (Reston Virgina), contract engineering, industrial bar code readers. 1979-1983 Test supervisor\ Test engineer, Computer Operations, Inc. (Computer Operations precedes Highland Technology) Magnetic tape system for most popular mini computers, Knox video titlers for the video production industry and one of the first CNC program distribution systems\parts management systems the "NCHQ", Numerical control Head Quarters. *Software developer of ShoplinkDNC Server and other Highland DNC software. **Design Engineer for CimWorks rugged terminal, SoftNode developer. ***Design Engineer for Highland products - Hubs\Nodes, BTR's, Edit Buffers, DNC Windows (concept originator) CNC crt Graphics\Terminal pop up window, CNC Windows - PC video over CNC display.