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, 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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Laser cutting with less labor and less hassle

June 12, 2007

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Can a four-man job shop keep up with the demands of its manufacturing customers? IMS, Shakopee, Minn., will make you think about that and give you reason to question other practices going on in your job shop.

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Press brake software facilitates part design, importation

June 12, 2007

SigmaTEK Systems LLC has added press brake software to its NC programming software lineup.With the software, a user can design a part from scratch or import it from any CAD software. The process then...

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ALGOR opens California office

June 12, 2007

ALGOR® Inc., Pittsburgh, a provider of design, analysis, and simulation software, has opened an office in Santa Clarita, Calif.The company provides finite element analysis (FEA) software, which...

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Jetcam, Zund UK announce software bundling agreement

April 10, 2007

Jetcam Intl. and Zund UK Ltd. have announced an agreement whereby Jetcam Expert CADCAM software will be offered with all new Zund composite cutting machines.The agreement, which has been put in place...

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CAD tech blog introduced

February 13, 2007

Graphics Systems Corp. has announced that it has become the first SolidWorks reseller to offer a CAD tech blog. The tech blog, SolidNotes, is a free online resource available to all visitors.The blog...

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Nesting software released

January 9, 2007

MTC Software Inc. has released ProNest 8, the latest version of its nesting software for sheet and plate process optimization.The new version offers improved standard features and advancements in CAD...

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Vero announces Camtek acquisition

December 13, 2006

Vero International Software has announced that its parent company VI Group plc has acquired Camtek Ltd, the UK developer of PEPS software. PEPS provides dedicated solutions for the production CAM...

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Can your manufacturing software do this?

December 12, 2006

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Manufacturing software has come a long way in just the last five years. Independent software developers point out some of the advancements in manufacturing software in the hopes that some fabricators realize they may be missing out on some real production-optimization tools.

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JetCam names Chinese company as reseller

December 12, 2006

JetCam Intl., Monaco, signed Luheng Sheetmetal Technology Ltd., Beijing, as a new reseller for its sheet metal and aerospace CAD/CAM software for the Chinese market."The appointment of Luheng as a...

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Sheet Metal Guy launches AutoCAD site

November 7, 2006

Sheet Metal Guy LLC, Cincinnati, now has a section on its Web site dedicated to AutoCAD® users.Updated daily, www.sheetmetalguy.com/autocadprovides news and information for sheet metal...

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