Tool Management

More than just a tool

Guhring is not only one of the leading manufacturers of rotary cutting tools for metalworking, tool management is also part of our regular repertoire. Whether hardware in form of our tool dispensing systems, IT-based tool management with Guhring’s Tool Management Software (GTMS) or logistics and comprehensive service – Guhring takes care of your tooling needs.






New GTMS high-lights

Conventional production is undergoing a profound change: Industry 4.0 is expected to connect industrial production with communication and information technology and therefore contribute to increasing productivity and flexibility. As part of the tool management service Guhring provides its customers with the necessary data for a transparent machining process and optimises it.

Guhring’s Tool Management Software is unquestionably an integral component. The newly programmed GTMS is complemented with Guhring tool dispensing systems having a revised user-friendly design.

User focused/ customisable dashboard

  • Individually designed work area
  • Direct call-up of frequently required modules
  • Live evaluations
  • Higher user-friendliness

Comprehensive planning tools

  • Internal news management with commentary and tracking tool
  • Component management with nom/act. comparison of production figures or manufacturing costs
  • Item lists with proof of use or availability
  • Wear data recording for process optimisation
  • Production time recording
  • Inspection instrument management
  • Goods inwards inspection to freely definable criteria

Serial number management 

  • Managing individual tools by issuing serial numbers
  • Permanent, precise depiction of the place of tool application
  • Complete tool life cycle is documented and can be assessed for analysis and optimisation purposes

Machine management & reporting

  • Picture of  machining facility
  • Malfunction documentation
  • Action planning/control
  • Maintenance plans
  • Overview of downtime /downtime costs
  • Customisable live evaluation
  • New graphical possibilities of refurbishment – also including a design response