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No modern fabrication shop would be complete without computer-aided design (CAD) or computer-aided manufacturing (CAM). This technology area has information on 3-D modeling, nesting, machine control, and process simulation.

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Accurate Die Design changes name

August 16, 2016

In response to a change in direction for its business that took place gradually over a number of years, Accurate Die Design Inc. has changed its name to Accurate Die Design Software Inc. Along with this name change, the company has introduced a new corporate logo and launched a new website at...

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Striker Systems expands sales management

August 3, 2016

Striker Systems, White House, Tenn., has appointed CAD/CAM industry veteran Daren Sweat as regional sales manager. Sweat, who is responsible for all aspects of the sales process, has more than 25 years of experience, most recently as regional sales manager with Bystronic Inc., where he assisted...

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New NIMS standards define competencies, skills for entry-level CAM positions

June 17, 2016

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), San Francisco, has released the first industry CAM standards. Developed with guidance from 3-D design and engineering software manufacturer Autodesk Inc., these standards are intended to enhance education and training programs to meet the...

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Webinar on May 18 to demonstrate new nesting tools

May 11, 2016

BobCAD-CAM Inc., Clearwater, Fla., will host a webinar on May 18 at 1:00 p.m. EDT to provide a detailed look at its new CAD-CAM Nesting Standard and Pro add-on modules. The webinar, “Get More Parts out of Every Sheet,” will demonstrate newly available tools and strategies for maximizing...

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Lantek names chief commercial officer

April 27, 2016

Lantek, Mason, Ohio, has appointed Juan José Colas as chief commercial officer. Colas, who serves on the board of directors, is responsible for global commercial strategy and business development for the corporation, as well as the two key markets of U.K. and France. Colas previously worked at...

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Tebis wins the DiSciTech Award

April 26, 2016

Tebis America, a Troy, Mich.-based provider of CAD/CAM software for design and manufacturing in the tool, die, mold, aerospace, and automotive industries, has received the DiSciTech Award from Corp! magazine. The award recognizes Michigan companies displaying innovation in the digital, science,...

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Vero Software appoints sales director – Latin America

April 4, 2016

England-based CAD/CAM/CAE software developer Vero Software has appointed Jessica Woodall as sales director – Latin America. Woodall has worked in the industry for 22 years, serving as the company’s Alphacam director of sales and services – Americas for the past 16...

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DP Technology launches new Esprit CAD/CAM website

February 11, 2016

DP Technology, Camarillo, Calif., has launched a new corporate website at for its Esprit CAD/CAM software. New educational videos show the software in action and highlight its compatibility with worldwide machine tool brands. Available in nine languages, the website is...

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Jetcam celebrates 30th anniversary

February 9, 2016

Monaco-based Jetcam, a provider of CAD/CAM and nesting software for sheet metal and composite manufacturing, marks its 30th year in business in 2016. The company was founded by Ivan Stern and Bill King in Australia in February 1986, relocating to Germany in 1990 and the South of France in...

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SmartCAMcnc to open training center at Oregon headquarters

February 1, 2016

SmartCAMcnc has announced plans to open an instruction center at its headquarters in Springfield, Ore., for training CNC programmers on SmartCAM software. The software offers applications for programming CNC milling, turning, fabrication, and wire EDM. Casey Baker, a SmartCAMcnc applications...

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IronCAD wins grant as 2016 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge semifinalist

January 29, 2016

Atlanta-based IronCAD, a provider of 3-D design software programs, is a recipient of a $5,000 grant and a semifinalist in the inaugural Atlanta Metro Export Challenge, a grant competition powered by Chase that boosts support for small and medium-sized businesses looking to begin exporting or to...

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Jetcam Intl. names technical support engineer

September 21, 2015

Jetcam Intl. s.a.r.l., Monaco, has hired Kent Franklin as a technical support engineer. He has 21 years of experience using Jetcam Expert CAD/CAM software across a variety of punching and profiling equipment. In his new role, Franklin provides assistance to the company’s dealer and customer...

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BobCAD-CAM hires VP of sales

August 20, 2015

Clearwater, Fla.-based BobCAD-CAM Inc.® has hired Chris Skinner as vice president of sales. Before joining the company, Skinner served in various leadership positions at such companies as Bank of America® and UnitedHealthcare®. Before joining the private sector, he played professional...

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SigmaTek opens office in Thailand

July 13, 2015

SigmaTEK Systems LLC, a provider of CAD/CAM nesting and manufacturing process automation, has opened a new global office in Thailand’s Phuket province. The office serves as headquarters for the company’s activity throughout southern Asia and Australia. Joseph Keblesh, director, business...

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Delcam adds more than 80 technical tips to website

June 24, 2015

Delcam has created a section for technical tips on the website for its FeatureCAM feature-based programming software. More than 80 tips are listed in the new section, which is located at The tips aim to help users with all aspects of programming with FeatureCAM,...

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