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Modern Machine Shop and ProShop ERP Announce “Machine Shop Ownership Change Conference”

Modern Machine Shop and ProShop ERP Announce
“Machine Shop Ownership Change Conference”
September 27, 2021 * 12:00 pm Eastern

The event focuses on setting up shops to succeed during transition.


ProShop Featured in Modern Machine Shop Mexico!

ProShop was featured in Modern Machine Shop Mexico!

Modern Machine Shop Mexico featured ProShop, and Olson Custom Designs (ProShop client), in a new article. The article is called “La ciberseguridad se convierte en un requisito previo para el mecanizado CNC” which translates to “Cybersecurity becomes a prerequisite for CNC machining“.  

ProShop Employee Named “Rising Star”

One of our employees, Julia, has been named a Rising Star by the PNAA! 

What is the Rising Star award?: The PNAA WIA Rising Star Award recognizes a woman who has demonstrated a drive for excellence that has inspired change and innovation.  

ProShop Placed in Software Advice’s FrontRunners for Manufacturing Software

[Bellingham, WA] [06/14/2021]—ProShop announced today it was named a FrontRunner for Manufacturing software by Software Advice. FrontRunners is designed to help small businesses evaluate which software products may be right for them.  

ProShop Customer is Featured in A MMS Article

Bellingham, WA, May 21, 2021— ProShop ERP customer, Olson Custom Design,  was featured in a Modern Machine Shop Article about how Cybersecurity becomes a CNC Machining Prerequisite.   

ProShop Placed in GetApps top Quality Management software

ProShop ERP Named Category Leader for Quality Management Software

Bellingham, WA, May 31, 2021— ProShop ERP announced today it was named a Category Leader for Quality Management software by GetApp.  

ProShop ERP was featured in NTMA’s May 2021 newsletter!

ProShop ERP was featured in NTMA’s May 2021 newsletter!

They highlighted a recent blog post that co-founder Paul Van Metre wrote about 5 Ways to Mitigate the Lack of Skilled Machinists  

ProShop Named Rising Star in the Spring 2021 Quality Management Software Customer Success Report

ProShop has been named a Rising Star in the Quality Management Software category for the Spring 2021 Customer Success Report published by FeaturedCustomers. FeaturedCustomers is the leading customer success content marketing platform for B2B business software & services helping potential B2B buyers make informed purchasing decisions through vendor validated customer success content such as customer testimonials, success stories, case studies, and customer videos.  

ProShop Wins a 2021 Top Performer Award From SourceForge

ProShop is honored to be recognized as a Top Performer by SourceForge, the world’s largest software reviews and comparison website.

May 6th, 2021– ProShop ERP,  today announced that it has been awarded a Spring Top Performer Award by SourceForge, the world’s largest software review and comparison website.  

DoD Cybersecurity Mandate Targets Suppliers

Check out this article that our co-founder, Paul Van Metre, wrote for the SME blog!

Those in the upper tiers of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) supply chain are fully aware of the department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC.) It is required by its suppliers starting in 2021, with rolling deadlines over the next few years.  

Paul Van Metre is on ANOTHER Podcast!

ProShop’s founder Paul Van Metre is on ANOTHER Podcast this week!

This week he was on Manufacturing Out Loud on Episode#42 – The ERP Turning Complex into Cash

Here is a little bit about what the episode is about: ERP software specifically designed for manufacturing shop processes?  

Paul Van Metre on OPSQC Podcast #11

Listen to Paul Van Metre on OPSQC INC’s latest podcast!

This week we talk with Paul Van Metre, co-founder of ProShop ERP. The company didn’t originally start as an ERP systems company but rather was founded in 1997 as a CNC shop.  

Start-Up of the Year Finalist!

ProShop ERP was a runner-up for Start-Up of the Year at Whatcom Business Alliance!

The Whatcom Business Alliance event was actually supposed to take place last year but got shifted because of Covid…until now.  

EBITDA Growth Systems & ProShop ERP

Here is a recent podcast that one of ProShop’s founder Paul Van Metre did with EBITDA Growth Systems and Focused on Machining.

There is a lot of good information here about ProShop ERP and how amazing our ERP is!  

ProShop to Participate in “Sa-Squashing” 2021

We are participating in MCAM Northwest’s “Sa-Squashing” event on March 24th, 2021. The event will take place from 9:00am-5:00pm PDT, and one of our founders, Paul Van Metre, will be presenting on how to cut your setup times in HALF at 10:05 PDT!  

ProShop named one of the Best ERP Software for the Manufacturing Industry

In January of 2021, ProShop was named one of the best ERP systems by GetApp. An integrated software solution can help your manufacturing firm enhance efficiency, reduce operational costs, and increase profit margins.  

ProShop Customer Mentioned in Modern Machine Shop

ProShop Customer, Marzilli Machine, was mentioned in a Modern Machine Shop article!

“Many of the conclusions I come to as a witness to what is happening in manufacturing are anecdotal: impressions based on patterns I notice in what shop owners are saying or seem to be giving their attention to.  

Create a Virtual Tour of Your Shop

ProShop was mentioned in an article on the Production Machining blog! 

This article talks about the idea of having an “open house” as a part of a shop’s marketing efforts.  

Use Your Machine Shop Management System as a Sales Tool

ProShop ERP was featured in an article by Production Machining covering “Use Your Machine Shop Management System as a Sales Tool”

The magnitude of the impact to U.S.  

Facilitating Remote Work, Social Distancing with ERP Systems

ProShop was mentioned in a Modern Machine Shop article that featured Paul Van Metre who is one of the founders of ProShop. Check it out!:

As more companies are implementing remote work and social distancing policies amid the coronavirus pandemic, manufacturers are considering what steps they can take to protect their employees.  

ProShop Named in Capterra’s Top 20 Most Popular for MRP Software

Bellingham, WA January 28th, 2020—ProShop announced today that it has been named a Top 20 MRP
software product by Capterra, a free online service that helps organizations find the right software.  

ProShop published in ERP Focus Blog

ProShop recently had an article that was published on the blog “ERP Focus”. The featured blog post focused on the 8 benefits of a digital manufacturing ecosystem. The blog explains how the most common systems employed in manufacturing are:

  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP): software focused on integrating diverse computer systems to centralize information.


ProShop USA Supports Student-Run “Eagle Manufacturing”

ProShop USA Supports Student-Run “Eagle Manufacturing” at
Brown County (IN.) High School With Donation of ProShop ERP Software

[Bellingham, WA – October 22nd, 2019] ProShop USA, provider of digital manufacturing
management systems, is donating ProShop ERP software to the student-run Eagle
Manufacturing business at Brown County High School in Nashville, IN.  

ProShop Helps Machine Shops Win More Customers

ProShop was recently mentioned in an article in Modern Machine Shop. The article highlights one of ProShop’s customers, East Branch Engineering and their journey into streamlining their shop floor with ProShop.  

ProShop Mentioned in AMT News

ProShop was mentioned in AMT News with the topic of “Building a learning organization”. The article starts out talking about how learning opportunities happen every day, from solving a persistent problem on a tricky job or figuring out a more effective way to perform a risk assessment of a new order.  

ProShop Named FrontRunner for Manufacturing Sofware for the Second Year in a Row

ProShop announced that it was named a FrontRunner for Manufacturing software by software advice. FrontRunner is designed to help small businesses evaluate which software may be right for them. The FrontRunners Quadrant uses reviews from real software users to highlight the top-rated Manufacturing software products in North America.  

ProShop ERP Helps Boost Efficiency

ProShop ERP was mentioned in an article published on which talked about boosting efficiency and shop quality. The article mentions how manufacturing companies strive to move jobs through the shop while maintaining top quality.  

ProShop Offers QMS Consulting to Clients

ProShop USA provides Quality Management System Consulting Assistance to users of its ProShop Manufacturing Enterprise Software. To facilitate company compliance with quality management systems (QMS) organization and documentation requirements, ProShop USA, Inc., has started providing QMS consulting assistance to users of its ProShop manufacturing enterprise software.  

Proshop Discussed in Smart Manufacturing Magazine

Smart manufacturing magazine has published an article which was written by Adion Systems co-founder and President of ProShop USA, Paul Van Metre. The article summarizes the importance of record keeping in the industry of medical devices.  

ProShop USA Established to Facilitate Sales and Support Software

ProShop was recently featured in Manufacturing News for establishing its second location in Bellingham, WA. The article explains how ProShop USA is a subsidiary of Adion Systems, designed to facilitate sales and support of the ProShop software.  

Proshop Cited in Northwest Aerospace News

ProShop was featured in the latest addition of Northwest Aerospace News Magazine. The article explains the history of ProShop, and how in the late 90’s Pro CNC was born. Pro CNC took an upfront approach to productivity and affordability, ultimately driving their business to be centered around its customers.  

ProShop Featured in Industrial Machinery Digest

ProShop was recently featured in Industrial Machinery Digest with ProShop’s “Frontrunner” ranking (ranked by software advice) highlighted. In the article, Paul Van Metre-Adion systems co-founder, mentions that “ProShop represents ERP 4.0 or perhaps a Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem.  

ProShop Highlighted in Manufacturing News

ProShop was highlighted in the publication “Manufacturing News” under the topic of Digital Manufacturing Ecosystems. The article mentions that ProShop’s goal at IMTS 2018 was to “debut a new generation of shop management software”.  

ProShop Featured in Canadian Metalworking

ProShop is featured in Canadian Metalworking for its dynamic ERP system. The article focuses on the idea that shops should have a clear goal in mind when looking around for an ERP.  

ProShop at IMTS 2018

ProShop will be exhibiting at IMTS 2018 in the East Hall Booth 121645. We’ll be giving demos all day long every day and our senior training and implementation specialists will be there to answer every conceivable question you may have.  

ProShop on The MakingChips Podcast

ProShop has been taking the machine shop ERP world by storm since it’s introduction in 2016. We’re proud to have a high profile shop like CARR Machine and Tool ditch their legacy ERP system and adopt ProShop.  

ProShop to Exhibit at ADSE 2018

For the second year in a row, ProShop will exhibit at the 2018 Aerospace, Defence & Security Expo in Abbotsford BC.  The exposition is August 9th and 10 at Tradex and is co-located with the Abbotsford International Airshow.  

ProShop Named FrontRunner for Manufacturing Software

ProShop announced today it was named a FrontRunner for Manufacturing software by Software Advice. FrontRunners is designed to help small businesses evaluate which software products may be right for them.  

ProShop to Exhibit at I-90 Aerospace Corridor Conference and Expo

For the second year in a row, ProShop will be exhibiting the I-90 Aerospace Corridor Conference and Expo. Last year was a big success so we just had to come back again.   

ProShop Exhibiting at Smart Manufacturing Conference

Adion Systems will be joining our New England reseller, Kairos Manufacturing Solutions at the Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts April 30 – May 2. We will be located in booth 1124.  

ProShop wins “Best Value” and “Ease of Use” awards from Capterra

ProShop was recently awarded with “Best Value” and “Best Ease of Use” badges based on feedback from clients on the software review site Capterra. With over 500 categories and 325,000 software reviews, Capterra is recognized as one of the leading software review websites.  

ProShop Founder to host Ignite Session at PNAA 2018 Conference

ProShop founder Paul Van Metre will address the entire 600+ group of attendees at the 2018 PNAA Conference in Lynnwood, WA on February 13, 2018. PNAA’s Ignite-style sessions are intended to stimulate the delivery of new, exciting and tangible examples of applied innovation that assists SMEs in growing their competitive edge.  

ProShop to Present at Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2017

ProShop will be exhibiting and co-founder Paul Van Metre will be speaking at the Advanced Manufacturing Expo in Branchburg NJ on October 18-19th.  The Expo and Open House is taking place at Cimquest and is the largest advanced manufacturing expo in the tri-state area.  

ProShop Founder to Speak at MMS Top Shops Conference

Every year for the last many years Modern Machine Shop Magazine publishes a Top Shops list based on an extensive survey of thousands of machine shops in the US.  It’s now turned into a conference which in 2017 is in Indianapolis on September 5-7th.  

ProShop to Attend ADSE Show

ProShop will be attending the 2017 Aerospace, Defence & Security Expo in Abbotsford BC. The exposition is August 10 and 11 at Tradex and is co-located with the Abbotsford International Airshow.  

ProShop featured in Modern Machine Shop Magazine

ProShop was featured along with a customer in the March 2017 issue of Modern Machine Shop. Sealth Aero Marine has been using ProShop for over 9 years and has seen tremendous improvements in efficiency, throughput and profitability with ProShop ERP.  

Adion Systems Co-Founder interviewed on Making Chips Podcast

The latest episode of the popular Making Chips podcast was just released.  On this episode Adion Systems Co-Founder Paul Van Metre was interviewed and discussed how the company got it’s start in the manufacturing industry by starting a precision CNC machine shop, Pro CNC, right out of college in 1997.


ProShop and Mastercam Become Partners

After a highly successful debut where ProShop was Co-Exhibited in the Mastercam Booth at IMTS, ProShop has now been chosen as the exclusive 3rd Party Solution Provider in the Shop Management Software category!  

Adion Systems to Co-Exhibit with Mastercam at IMTS 2016

After meeting at the 2016 PNAA Conference in Lynwood WA in February, CNC Software Inc., the developers of Mastercam invited Adion Systems to co-exhibit ProShop in the Mastercam Booth and be part of a Partner Presentation every day.    

ProShop ERP Introduced to the World at PNAA 2016

The founders of Adion Systems have formally launched ProShop at the PNAA(Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance) Conference near Seattle WA. After over 19 years in development and building a small but fanatical core of customers, Adion Systems has launched it’s website and first public appearance at the PNAA show.  


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