GibbsCAM Approved for All DMG MORI Machines Supported by Manufacturing Suite Post Processor in USA Will Exhibit at DMG MORI's Chicago Innovation Days 2014
MOORPARK, California, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Cimatron Limited (NASDAQ: CIMT), a leading provider of integrated CAD/CAM software solutions for the toolmaking and manufacturing industries, announced today that DMG MORI has certified GibbsCAM to program all the MORI SEIKI mills, lathes and mill-turn machines that DMG MORI supports with their Manufacturing Suite Post Processor. Cimatron subsidiary Gibbs and Associates took a leadership role in the initiative to implement DMG MORI-APT. Certification indicates successful testing and proof by DMG MORI that customers can accurately post process, simulate, and execute GibbsCAM's MORI-APT output for the DMG MORI series of mill, turn, and mill-turn machines, which include the NMV Series, NH(X) Series, NV(X) Series, NL(X) Series NT(X) Series and NT Series, without the need for custom post processors. This allows customers to immediately make their machines productive as soon as they are installed.
Gibbs and Associates will continue to support all DMG MORI machines not yet supported with Manufacturing Suite, including all of the most capable and complex of the multi-tasking machines, with its own GibbsCAM post processors, as it has for the past 30 years.
GibbsCAM and its MORI-APT implementation will be exhibited and available for demonstration at DMG MORI's Chicago Innovation Days 2014, which will include product introductions, demonstration of 38 DMG MORI machines, highlights of the latest DMG MORI software, automation and additive manufacturing technology, plus daily seminars by leading manufacturing companies. Innovation Days will run from May 6 through May 9, at DMG MORI USA, 2400 Huntington Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, IL.
GibbsCAM users complemented by the Manufacturing Suite Post Processor and machine simulation can continue to program parts in the same, efficient way in which they are accustomed, but instead of running a GibbsCAM post processor, they can select MORI APT-CL as the output file format. The DMG MORI Manufacturing Suite Post Processor will then use the machining file created to generate the machine-ready CNC code, which the MORI SEIKI control can then simulate and execute to machine the part.
About Gibbs and Associates and GibbsCAM
For over thirty years, Gibbs and Associates has been a leader in providing cutting edge CAD/CAM technology, while maintaining its signature ease-of-use and productivity. Powerfully Simple, Simply Powerful is the guiding philosophy at Gibbs. Gibbs believes in empowering the NC programmer, machinist, and manufacturing engineer, not eliminating them. Gibbs' goal is to introduce manufacturers to new technologies and new ways of working that makes their machining easier and their businesses more profitable. To achieve this goal, Gibbs creates tools that are naturally intuitive, graphically interactive, extremely visual, associative, and just plain enjoyable to use. Gibbs provides a total quality solution with the service and support that successful customers require.
The current GibbsCAM product line supports 2- through 5-axis milling, turning, mill/turning, multi-task simultaneous machining and wire-EDM. GibbsCAM also provides fully integrated manufacturing modeling capabilities that include 2D, 2.5D, 3D wireframe, surface, and solid modeling. GibbsCAM is Compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8 and Certified for Windows Vista. GibbsCAM's data exchange capabilities are able to access the broadest range of native and industry standard CAD data formats. GibbsCAM is certified under the Autodesk Inventor Certified Program, is a Siemens Solution Partner Program-PLM for Solid Edge product, is a Gold Tier Partner within the PTC Partner Advantage Program, and is a SolidWorks Certified CAM Product. GibbsCAM is either offered or endorsed by a number of leading worldwide control and machine tool manufacturers, including GE Fanuc, Infimatic, Siemens, Doosan Infracore, DMG MORI, Haas, Index, MAG, Mazak, Mitsubishi, Okuma and Tornos. Gibbs and Associates distributes its products worldwide through a network of international resellers.
In January 2008, Gibbs and Associates merged with Cimatron Ltd., and is now operating as a wholly owned subsidiary. For more information about Gibbs and Associates and its CAM software packages, visit http://www.GibbsCAM.com or call 1-800-654-9399 (outside of North America, call +1-805-523-0004).
With over 30 years of experience and more than 40,000 installations worldwide, Cimatron Ltd., or Cimatron, is a leading provider of integrated, CAD/CAM software solutions for mold, tool and die makers as well as manufacturers of discrete parts. Cimatron is committed to providing comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that streamline manufacturing cycles, enable collaboration with outside vendors, and ultimately shorten product delivery time.
The Cimatron product line includes the CimatronE and GibbsCAM brands with solutions for mold design, die design, electrode design, 2.5 to 5 axes milling, wire EDM, turn, mill-turn, rotary milling, multi-task machining, and tombstone machining. Cimatron's subsidiaries and extensive distribution network serve and support customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical, consumer plastics, electronics, and other industries in over 40 countries worldwide.
Cimatron's shares are traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol CIMT. For more information, visit http://www.cimatron.com.
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For more information, contact:
Chief Financial Officer
Gibbs and Associates
Investor Relations contact:
Ehud Helft/Kenny Green
GK Investor Relations
Tel: (US) +1-646-201-9246
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