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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Simufact Eng., Presstec Pressentechnologie form partnership

March 5, 2010

Simufact Eng. GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, a provider of software and services for bulk metal forming, and Presstec Pressentechnologie GmbH, a provider of hydraulic presses and mechanical high-speed...

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JETCAM signs new distributors for Syria, Lebanon

February 9, 2010

JETCAM Intl. s.a.r.l., Monaco, has named two new distributors for its CAM, nesting, and automation products in Lebanon and Syria. Kessmeyan Group, based in Beirut for 25 years, and Rockwell Machinery,...

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Fabcut, MicroStep USA forms joint venture with SigmaTEK

January 12, 2010

Fabcut, MicroStep USA, in conjunction with SigmaTEK Systems, has formed a joint venture to introduce MicroStep combination profile and pipe cutting machines into the U.S.All machines sold into North...

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Forming software enhanced

December 15, 2009

Simufact Engineering GmbH has finalized version 9.0 of Simufact.forming simulation software. In this release, dual-solver technology has been developed further and offers users the possibility to...

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Forming Technologies celebrates 20th anniversary

December 15, 2009

Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI), a developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, marked 20 years in business in Oakville, Ont., Canada, in October."Twenty...

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Forming Technologies opens office in Germany

November 10, 2009

Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI), a developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components in Oakville, Ont., Canada, has announced the opening of Forming Technologies...

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Logopress Corp. celebrates 20th anniversary at FABTECH 2009 with Solidworks Event, Lottery

October 21, 2009

Logopress Corp., Besancon, France, developer of Logopress3 Die Design software ,will celebrate its 20th anniversary, since it was founded in October, 1989. Along with its North American Distributor...

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Laser enhanced with file-transfer capabilities

September 24, 2009

The Consumable Products Group (CPG) division of Mitsubishi Laser brings the flexibility of today's file-transfer capabilities to Mitsubishi Laser. The Calmotion USBCNC disk reader control acts as an...

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DP Technology teams up with CAMM s.r.l., maker of OmniCAD

September 9, 2009

The Italian branch of DP Technology, maker of ESPRIT® CAM, and CAMM s.r.l., an Italian computer-aided-design (CAD) software developer, have formed a sales partnership to market the full line of...

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Die not in the mix for tool shop

September 1, 2009

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Nortool Precision Machining and Tool has turned to a 3-D CAD/CAM package for both design and NC and has found that it is delivering quicker and more accurate bids, while simultaneously improving the quality of tool- and diemaking.

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Enhanced CAD/CAM nesting software facilitates use of irregular-shaped sheets, plates

July 30, 2009

Striker Systems, a sheet metal manufacturing software developer, has announced the release of STRIKER 2010 Sheet Metal CAD/CAM & Nesting.Driven by customer input, STRIKER 2010 offers many enhancements...

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CAM nesting software enhanced

July 14, 2009

MTC Software, a Hypertherm brand, has launched the latest version of its CAM nesting software, ProNest 2010. The software incorporates improvements to standard features, optional modules, and machine...

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JETCAM signs new dealer for Slovenia, Croatia

July 14, 2009

Jetcam Intl. s.a.r.l., Monaco, has signed sister companies ITS d.o.o and ITRC d.o.o. as new resellers for its sheet metal and aerospace CAD/CAM nesting software for the Slovenian and Croatian...

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Software evolves to take a humanlike approach

July 6, 2009

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Nesting software has evolved to the point where it can "see" shape contours and can determine how they best fit together.

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Armored and ready to make a difference

June 2, 2009

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Doug Bergeson of Bergeson Technology, Dawson, Minn., saw the carnage that improvised explosive devices caused in Iraq, so when he came on, he worked on a solution. He has one now and wants others to know about it.

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