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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Maximizing operational performance with automation

November 7, 2014 | By John Reynolds

Software is allowing fabricators to squeeze every bit of productivity out of fabricating equipment and the people that run the equipment. The software optimizes advanced cutting features and automates related processes.

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Stay on top of those software upgrades

November 6, 2014 | By Dan Davis

Fabricators can't afford to ignore machine programming software upgrades. It can mean a big difference when it comes to avoiding unplanned machine downtime.

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Tebis appoints technical support manager

November 5, 2014

Tebis America, a provider of CAD/CAM systems for the tool, die, mold, automotive, and aerospace industries, has appointed Naren Suryadevara as technical support manager. He is responsible for managing technical support for customers and developing and implementing new procedures within the...

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Forming Technologies hires managing director for China

October 24, 2014

Forming Technologies Inc., Burlington, Ont., a developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, has hired Jerry Zhu as managing director for China, based in Guangzhou. Zhu has more than 15 years of sales and sales management experience. He previously...

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SigmaTEK appoints manager for new Mexico office

October 21, 2014

Cincinnati-based SigmaTEK Systems LLC, a provider of CAD/CAM nesting, material optimization, and shop floor automation software, has appointed Sales Manager Javier Ramirez to manage its new office, SigmaTEK Systems México S.A. de C.V., located in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Ramirez has...

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PEP Technology names account representative

October 9, 2014

Irvine, Calif.-based PEP Technology, a developer of CAM software with job quoting and automatic nesting capabilities that interfaces to several ERP and CAD programs, has hired Matt Zdinak as an account representative for its ERP/CAD/CAM software division. He has more than 14 years of sales...

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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 | By Dan Davis

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 | By Tim Heston

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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