CAD/CAM Software

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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Jetcam announces AutoPOL partnership

July 15, 2008

Jetcam Intl., Monaco, a developer of CAD/CAM and nesting software, recently announced a technical partnership with FCC Software AB, Sweden, a developer of the AutoPOL 3-D CAD/CAM and bend simulation...

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ProNest software

One nesting software for all

June 17, 2008

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Maurer Manufacturing, Spencer, Iowa, purchased a new plasma cutting table in late 2006 and decided it wanted one nesting program to run both the new plasma table and its slightly older Cincinnati laser cutting machine. After a slight stumble, the company found the solution it needed with MTC Software's ProNest program.

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Jetcam, InspecVision announce collaboration

June 17, 2008

Jetcam International s.a.r.l., Monaco, a developer of CAD/CAM software, and InspecVision Ltd., Ireland, a manufacturer of photogrammetry measuring systems for flat and folded parts, recently announced...

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Free form nesting

Evaluating a CAM system

May 13, 2008

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The feature looks at what fabricators should be looking for in a CAM system, and how they can improve the efficiency of their machine tools, their work force, and their material utilization.

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Nesting software supports common lasers, waterjets used in Asia

April 15, 2008

MTC Software Inc. says its ProNest® nesting software now offers support for laser and waterjet cutting brands commonly used in Asian markets, such as Hankwang, Daewoo, Nisshinbo, and TOPS. The...

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Applied Precision adds sales director

March 11, 2008

Applied Precision Inc., Mississauga, Ont., has added David Delves as director of system sales. Delves has more than 15 years of experience in machinery and process design, tooling development, CNC...

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Nesting software: A tool for lean manufacturing

March 11, 2008

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Nesting software can help make your operation leaner. Software advancements have automated many processes. This article discusses the latest software features to consider when selecting the right program for your operation. Among these is the ability to nest a partial sheet or plate and then save the digital remnant or skeleton for later use.

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Rexcon Controls and Automation opens facility in Alabama

February 12, 2008

Rexcon Controls and Automation, Harrison Township, Mich., a division of Electrex Co. Inc., has opened a facility in Irondale, Ala.Rexcon Controls and Automation's services include CAD automated system...

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FABTECH hosts 31,000 visitors, covers 461,627 sq. ft.

January 15, 2008

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show at McCormick Place in Chicago hosted more exhibiting companies and covered more exhibit space than any previous FABTECH. Filling 461,627 sq. ft....

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MTC expands foreign-language software, staff in Latin America

December 11, 2007

MTC Software Inc., Lockport, N.Y., a provider of nesting software for sheet and plate fabrication, has expanded its product, sales, technical support, and marketing for customers in Latin America by...

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JETCAM, HPm announce partnership

November 6, 2007

JETCAM Intl., Monaco, a producer of CAD/CAM software, and HPm Italy, Cavriglia, Italy, a manufacturer of plasma cutting systems and hydraulic press brakes, announced a partnership to offer HPm plasma...

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MTC Software expands Asia-Pacific operation

November 6, 2007

MTC Software Inc., Lockport, N.Y., a developer of software for CNC sheet and plate cutting, has opened a sales and applications support facility in Singapore. Working closely with the company's...

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FABTECH Intl. & AWS Welding Show returns to Chicago

October 9, 2007

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show, the largest North American showcase of metal forming, fabricating, stamping, tube and pipe, and welding equipment and technology, will return to...

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ALGOR opens office in Beijing

August 7, 2007

ALGOR Inc., Pittsburgh, has opened an office in Beijing to increase sales and support for customers in the Asia-Pacific region.The company provides design, analysis, and simulation software. Its...

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BBJnames SolidWorks one of Massachusetts' best places to work

August 7, 2007

SolidWorks Corp., Concord, Mass., has been named as one of the best places to work in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journalfor the fourth consecutive year.SolidWorks made the top-20 list in the...

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