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KRAHE InfoSystems News

April 20, 2023

ExtSTAR version 11.1.0 has been released which includes a new Extrusion Data Change Requests function that permits press operators and others to request changes to extrusion recipes and other production-related information that can then be either approved or rejected. See the Features & Benefits page for more details.

April 26, 2022

KRAHE InfoSystems will be exhibiting at ET EXPO, part of the ET 2022 conference in Orlando, Florida, May 3-5, 2022. Stop by booth #900 for demonstration!

February 4, 2022

ExtSTAR version 11.0.3 has been released including several new and significantly enhanced features. These include Quality Checks, Corrective Actions, Outside Processing vendor portal, Report Scheduling and support for Pass-through Processes. See the Features & Benefits page for more details.

January 20, 2020

Several new and enhanced features have been added to recent versions of ExtSTAR including a Support Tool database, Scheduling enhancements, Billet/Log Purchase Orders, RMAs, Bar Coding, Report Scheduling and Shipment builder. See the Features & Benefits page for more details.

April 28, 2016

Kevin Rahe of KRAHE InfoSystems will be presenting two papers that this year’s ET Conference being held in Chicago, May 2-6.  One is on two-way real-time communication within the plant, and the other is on the benefits of extrusion-specific quoting.  Come join Kevin and other industry professionals in Chicago for this exciting educational opportunity.  If you do attend and would also like to arrange a meeting or a demonstration of ExtSTAR, call or text 616-901-1730 anytime during the conference.

April 30, 2012

KRAHE InfoSystems will be exhibiting and demonstrating ExtSTAR at ET ‘12 May 15-17 in Miami Beach, Florida. Visit KRAHE’s booth (#700) during the conference!

August 2, 2011

ExtSTAR version 9.6.3 adds support for hot-linking within the application.  Practically anywhere a customer name, part number, die/profile number or shop order number appears on the screen, it is a hot-link that will open the appropriate form and automatically query the selected customer, part, profile, etc. providing the ease of web-like hyperlinking with the responsiveness and rich interface of a desktop application.

January 12, 2011

ExtSTAR release 9.6 is now available and includes billet and log queues, scrap recording, greatly expanded support for custom PDF files including fabrication and packing prints, as well as several planning, scheduling and quality module enhancements. Click here for details.

May 6, 2010

ExtSTAR release 9.5 is now available and includes significant enhancements to the Quality Module plus Auto-Complete functionality and online multimedia tutorials and demonstrations.

November 16, 2009

ExtSTAR ShopStation™ now has the ability to interface with process control system such as SMS Meer's PICOS, and the new ExtSTAR Server automates the distribution of documents including order acknowledgments, invoices and customer price lists, via e-mail or fax. Planning, scheduling, production data recording and inventory functions have all been enhanced to fully support extrusion from logs as well as billets.

March 27, 2009

ExtSTAR ShopStation, which automates and simplifies data presentation and collection at the press, is now available, and is included with ExtSTAR version 9.4.

September 16, 2008

ExtSTAR now includes the ExtSTARWeb module which lets vendors submit Outside Processing reports directly via a web site. No emailing required!  Version 9.3.3 also adds chemical analysis validation.

May 10, 2008

ExtSTAR version 9.3 with optional Outside Processing and Consignment module, plus reporting, pricing and scheduling enhancements, has been released.