Shop Floor Automations 20th Anniversary

1998 to 2018

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Thanks so much to all the customers who have kept us successful for two decades. In March of 2018, Shop Floor Automations celebrated it’s 20th year in business!

Shop Floor Automations is a manufacturing integrator that specializes in increasing utilization and productivity for manufacturers. Our popular solutions are DNC software, machine monitoring and data collection, PDM paperless manufacturing, and hardware specialties to help replace floppy disk drives, add USB ports to CNC machines, and more!

Grow with us! Become a customer today. Check out our software and hardware solutions, or scroll below for more information. We also encourage you to check out our testimonials and our YouTube videos.

SFA Timeline

  • 1998 – Shop Floor Automations opens
  • 1999 – Became #1 Reseller of Predator Software
  • 2002 – Corporate office opens in La Mesa, CA location
  • 2003 – New SFA website launches
  • 2007 – Texas office opens
  • 2008 – 10 year anniversary
  • 2009 – Hardware focus at SFA begins to ramp up
  • 2010 – Michigan office opens
  • 2010 – SFA starts carrying Ascendant Technologies
  • 2012 – SFA starts carrying Scytec DataXchange
  • 2018 – 20 year anniversary

20th Anniversary Giveaways

Thanks to the customers who helped us celebrate 20 years! These winners received prizes ranging from free services to free software!

Shop Floor Automations customers

Anniversary Sale

Thanks to our customers who took part in our 20th anniversary sale! Customers enjoyed discounts up to 20% in our online store.


Many of you may remember Shawn Dunne, who co-founded Shop Floor Automations back in 1998. He loved his customers, his work, his family, and helping his customers.

Shawn passed away in October 2011 and we will never forget what he did for this company and this industry. Learn more about Shawn.

For more information, call (877) 611-5825 or fill out a contact form 

*FINE PRINT ON PRIZES & THE CONTEST – Winner will need to pay all travel and living expenses to provide services onsite if needed to supplement the prize won. Please ask for more details, if selected as a winner. You are only eligible to enter the contest if you are a paying customer who has made a minimum of one purchase between March 1, 1998 and March 21, 2018. Making a purchase on or after March 22, 2018 does not gain you consideration for entry into this giveaway. Free downloads from the SFA site, having your badge scanned as a prospect at a trade show, or quotes given with no resulting purchase are not eligible. Prizes are not redeemable for cash value and cannot be exchanged for alternative services. Entries begin March 22, 2018 and the last date to enter the drawing is April 30th, 2018. Winners will be chosen at random May 11th, 2018. Winners will be contacted via phone and if they do not answer, will be left a voicemail and an email. If no email address is available, a voicemail will be left. If voicemail box is full, the winner will be attempted to be called once more within the span of a week. Winners, as well as contestants, will not be mailed physical mail notifications or a list of other winners. If the winner does not respond with their chosen prize within the span of two weeks, another winner will be chosen. Prizes available are first come, first serve via the choosing of the winners who are contacted. Contest entrants will not be added to any mailing lists, nor will their info be sold to any third parties. Information gathered is only used for the purposes of this contest and to update our internal records at SFA of existing customers. Entrants will only be able to enter via the contact form for this contest page, and not via social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where the giveaway is likely going to be promoted. A final list of winners, once their prizes are chosen, will be posted for all to see. For more information, contact SFA by emailing us or by calling (619) 461-4000 ext 1006. Read our sales Terms and Conditions for more information concerning our privacy policy and more.