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Jetcam presents award to NestOne Solutions

September 25, 2014

CAD/CAM software developer Jetcam Intl., Monaco, has announced that it has presented its Best Dealer Award to NestOne Solutions, Duluth, Ga., which serves the sheet metal and composite markets. The award was calculated based on overall sales, support tickets, and number of supported...

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Autodesk, Local Motors collaborate to apply 3-D printing

September 17, 2014

Autodesk Inc., San Rafael, Calif., has announced that Local Motors, Chandler, Ariz., will use Autodesk’s Spark open platform for 3-D printing in its development of the Strati, the world’s first 3-D-printed car. The platform will help connect automobile digital design information to the 3-D...

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A new dimension in CAD models

September 4, 2014


AGCO engineers don’t have to rely solely on the traditional product development process any longer. They have implemented a new virtual reality system that enables engineers to correct design flaws without having to build multiple prototypes. Now the tool is being used to build the company’s first generation of global agricultural equipment.

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SigmaTEK names regional sales manager for Texas and New Mexico

August 27, 2014

SigmaTEK Systems LLC, a provider of CAD/CAM nesting and manufacturing process automation in Cincinnati, has promoted Brad Stropes to regional sales manager. In this position, Stropes is responsible for increasing the company’s user community throughout Texas and New Mexico. In addition to...

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Tebis America moves to new location in Michigan

August 13, 2014

Tebis America, a provider of CAD/CAM software for tool, die, and mold manufacturing, has moved to a new location in Troy, Mich. The 12,000-sq.-ft. building offers nearly twice the space of the previous location and features a hands-on training...

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CAD/CAM software integrated with CNC

August 13, 2014

FlashCut CNC has released its 2-D CAD/CAM system that fully integrates its version 5 software and CNC to eliminate the need to transfer and import files from a CAD program to a CAM program to the CNC. Features include:CAD for drawing any 2-D shape.Simplified import of pictures and drawings...

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Lean data flow: From CAD to ERP to the shop floor

August 7, 2014


Fabricators sell their ability to produce the right part in the right quantity and at the right time, and to do that requires good information. Communication troubles arise if front office systems don’t communicate with each other, and this can include CAD and ERP.

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SigmaTEK announces European headquarters relocation

August 4, 2014

SigmaTEK, a supplier of CAD/CAM nesting, material optimization, and shop floor automation software, has announced the relocation of the company’s European Operation headquarters, SigmaTEK Europe Ltd. Effective immediately, the company’s new contact information is: SigmaTEK Europe Ltd., 10/11...

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SigmaTEK kicks off 2014 Outdoor Adventure give-away

July 15, 2014

SigmaTEK Systems LLC, Cincinnati, a provider of CAD/CAM nesting, shop floor automation, and manufacturing business automation systems, has announced the kickoff of its 2014 Outdoor Adventure give-away. North American manufacturers, fabricators, and others within the industry can enter for a...

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SigmaTEK announces promotions

July 8, 2014

SigmaTEK Systems LLC, a provider of CAD/CAM nesting and manufacturing process automation in Cincinnati, has announced several promotions to its product development, operations, and support teams. The employees’ new titles are: Jim Lindsey, director of product developmentBen Klinker, operations...

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Software simplifies constructing, editing solids

June 23, 2014

CNC Software Inc.’s Mastercam X8 software includes a new Solids Workflow that makes constructing and editing solids more intuitive. Every existing Solids function has been updated to reflect this new workflow. A new interface allows the user to work in the interface and on-screen as needed; a...

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Striker Systems announces new Canadian distributor

June 3, 2014

Striker Systems, White House, Tenn., a developer of sheet metal manufacturing systems, has named 3dSolid, Ottawa, Ont., as its newest Canadian distributor. The distributor, a CAD/CAM systems integrator focusing on metal fabrication, represents the entire Striker Systems sheet metal CAD/CAM...

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BIM’s past, present, and future

June 2, 2014


To understand how building information modeling promises to further change the structural steel fabrication business, you have to know how it evolved over the years.

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SigmaTEK appoints CEO of SigmaNEST GmbH

May 20, 2014

SigmaTEK Systems LLC, Cincinnati, a provider of CAD/CAM nesting and manufacturing process automation, has appointed Christoph Weber as CEO for SigmaNEST Systems GmbH, the company’s office in Dortmund, Germany. Weber is responsible for the daily operations of the office while managing sales and...

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