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Productivity Acceleration Device for NC Programmers

The new CimatronE SuperBox combined hardware-software solution reduces the load on computers and speeds up tool-path calculations for multiple NC programmers. This breakthrough productivity-enhancing device was developed by Cimatron Ltd., which provides integrated cad/cam software for tool and mould makers. “Up to 50% of a typical NC user’s day can be consumed by long tool-path calculations,” says […]

Zund, NestONE in Partnership to Provide CAD/CAM System in USA

Zund America Inc., a subsidiary of the Swiss company Zund Systemtechnik AG, is partnering with NestONE Solutions to provide the JetCAM Expert CAD/CAM solution to the US market for its range of digital cutting machine tools for the aerospace, automotive, marine, and other industries. JetCAM Expert, nesting software specialized for the sheet metal and aerospace […]

New Product Boosts Surfware Revenues

Net revenues reported by Surfware Inc. for August 2005 were 42% higher than for the same period the previous year. The company attributes the dramatic increase to the recent introduction of a tool-path engine that allows the use of machining parameters in aggressive combinations that were not possible before. “The company’s outstanding growth is undoubtedly the direct […]

Agie Charmilles Machine Tool Schedules Post-EMO Open House for Britain

Agie Charmilles Ltd. is holding a post-EMO Productivity Plus Open House October 11 and 12 for UK manufacturers that did not get to the September machine tool trade fair. The market-leading specialist manufacturer of electrical discharge machining (EDM) equipment and machine tools for high-speed and 5-axis machining created the event in recognition of the fact that […]

Mould & Die Asia 2005 Fair Attracts 13,000 Buyers in China

The flagship Asian mould and die industry trade event Mould & Die Asia 2005, the 4th International Mould & Die Making and Manufacturing Technology Exhibition for Asia, drew more than 13,000 buyers from 41 countries and regions to the Chinese Export Commodities Fair Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou September 21–24. Of these, about 60% were from the manufacturing […]

Emco Maier, DP Technology Enter into Software Agreement

Machine tool manufacturer Emco Maier GmbH of Hallein, Austria, near Salzburg, and DP Technology Corp., an international provider of computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software to CNC programmers, recently launched a CNC programming agreement to market DP Technology’s Esprit programming system as specifically adapted to fit Emco’s range of lathes and milling machines. Esprit, in conjunction with […]

SPE Announces Awards for Mold Maker, Mold Designer of the Year

The Society of Plastics Engineershas named Fred Steil of the D-M-E Company in Madison Heights, Michigan, as its 2004 Mold Maker of the Year, and Wayne Hertlein of Collins & Aikman Tooling Center in Troy, Michigan, as its 2004 Mold Designer of the Year. The awards, which this year will be officially presented on June 23, are given annually to […]

Change at the Helm of Vollmer Werke Maschinenfabrik

After 30 years of service at Vollmer Werke Maschinenfabrik GmbH in Biberach, Germany, Josef Rieger has retired from operational responsibilities over the company. He will continue to work for the Vollmer Group on a consulting basis. Vollmer is known for its leadership role in the field of sharpening machines for saw blades and eroding machines for precision tools. A […]