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Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc.



Phone: 860-875-5006
Toll-Free: 800-228-2877
Fax: 860-872-1565

Please visit: Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc.

Mailing Address:
671 Old Post Rd.
Tolland, CT 06084 US



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Solid Modeling for Manufacturing
Solid Modeling for Manufacturing

  • Faster modeling of parts, molds, and fixtures using integrated solids, surfaces and wireframe.
  • Greater flexibility in accepting outside models.
  • Solids machining with access to Mastercam's powerful CAM functions.
  • The addition of Solids turns Mastercam into a true hybrid modeler.


  • Milling Toolpath Associativity
    Milling Toolpath Associativity

  • Easy 2D and 3D geometry creation with multiple ways to create entities.
  • Fast creation of a wide range of NURBS and parametric surfaces.
  • Associative dimensions update as you change your model.
  • Extensive CAD editing tools.


  • Turning Toolpath Associativity
    Turning Toolpath Associativity

  • Easy 2D and 3D geometry creation with complete wireframe & surface modeling.
  • Associative dimensions update as you change your model.
  • Built-in data translators for IGES, Parasolid®, SAT (ACIS solids), AutoCAD® (DXFTM, DWG, and InventorTM files), SolidWorks®, Solid Edge®, CADL, STL, VDA, and ASCII. Direct translators for STEP, Catia®, and Pro-E® are also available.

  • Company Profile


    Mastercam Connecticut Facility

    CNC Software, Inc. is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art software tools for CAD/CAM manufacturing markets. Our goal is to provide superior software products based on our users' needs to solve simple to complex design and machining problems. In addition to providing the software, it is also our goal to provide exceptional service and support to our customers. Founded in 1984, CNC Software is one of the oldest companies in the PC-based CAD/CAM industry. The company was built on the concept of providing an inexpensive PC-based CAM system at a time when most other systems were expensive CAD oriented products. CNC Software was one of the first companies to introduce CAD/CAM software designed for the machinist and the engineer, providing a practical solution to both markets. The original version of Mastercam was founded in two-dimensional (2D) CAM. Mastercam was one of the first micro-based CAM packages to include CAD capabilities which allowed the user to construct his or her own parts quickly and easily. Shortly after CNC Software got its start in Massachusetts, the company moved its base of operation to an office in Vernon, Connecticut. Today, the CNC Software corporate headquarters and training facility is located in a company- owned 40,000 sq. ft. building in Tolland, Connecticut, midway between Boston and New York City. In addition to over 85 employees working at the corporate facility, CNC Software also has an office in the state of Washington dedicated to the educational market. The real backbone of the 80,000 installation-strong Mastercam community is our global dealer network. Some of these experts have been with CNC Software since the very beginning. They’ve helped build shops from the ground up, and have a true “partnership” with our customers, offering advice, strategy and experience to Mastercam users around the world. As an industry leader for over fifteen years, CNC Software prides itself on meeting the demanding needs of its customers by providing excellent products at affordable prices. We stick to our strategy of combining the best software programming with practical shop floor experience. We have remained at the forefront of CAD/CAM technology by listening to our customers' needs, being accessible, and most of all, being dedicated to them. CNC Software has provided CAD/CAM solutions to over 80,000 installations worldwide in mold making, automotive, aerospace, and consumer industries.

    Product Categories of Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc.

    • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
    • Software, CAD/CAM
    • Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
    • Software, NC Program Optimization
    • Software, NC Verification
    • Software, Nesting
    • Software, Other Manufacturing

    Trade Names

    • Mastercam Art
    • Mastercam Blade Expert
    • Mastercam Design
    • Mastercam for SolidWorks
    • Mastercam Lathe
    • Mastercam Mill
    • Mastercam Port Expert
    • Mastercam Router
    • Mastercam Solids
    • Mastercam Swiss Expert
    • Mastercam Wire


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    As seen in MMS

    Design Software Tools Provide Flexibility
    CNC Software offers Mastercam Design X7, a suite of design tools that includes 3D surfacing and solids for simplified, flexible design work.

    CAM Software Improves Turnaround Times
    Mastercam CAM software from CNC Software helped Cope Plastics reduce lead time while improving efficiency, quality and consistency.

    Innovative Approach Drives Software, Employee Development
    During CNC Software's 30th anniversary celebration, MMS Editor Emily Probst got a chance to tour the facility and get a brief glimpse into the company culture.

    CNC Software Celebrates 30th Anniversary
    The Mastercam developer was founded in 1983.

    Software Simplifies Setups and Gauging
    CNC Software’s Mastercam X7 includes a new turn-mill function said to simplify machining on high-powered turning centers and full-function machining centers.

    Machining Software Offers Lathe Support
    Mastercam X7 for Solidworks features updated lathe support and workflow improvements.

    Native CAD Files Improve Pump Manufacturer’s Productivity
    Implementing an integrated CAM package helped a pump manufacturer improve fixture design, offer single setup manufacturing processes and better communications and submissions to third-party vendors.

    Mastercam Announces National Competition
    Students and young adults can win cash toward education expenses.

    CAM to Conversational to CAM
    Despite having turning centers with conversational controls, this gear manufacturer has benefited from going back to CAM as its primary method of programming those machines.

    Consistency Is Key to Titanium
    An important part of this shop’s successful approach to titanium machining is a toolpath strategy that keeps the load on the cutter constant. Another important element is the way this shop captures and reapplies what it learns about how effective it can be in this metal.

    Software Offers Variable Depth Roughing and Other Enhancements
    X6 Lathe from Mastercam delivers a suite of enhanced features designed to increase productivity.

    CAM Software Keeps “Grave Digger” Alive
    Talking shop with visitors to Mastercam’s Booth E-3340 all day Wednesday and Thursday is a departure of sorts for Pablo Huffaker, a monster truck driver whose public appearances are typically more about pulverizing metal than shaping it. However, when he’s not crushing cars, buses or even mobile homes from behind the wheel of the crowd-favorite Grave Digger, he and the rest of the team at the RaceSource fabrication shop in Tomball, Texas, rely extensively on Mastercam CAM software to keep the black-and-green behemoth in working order.

    Shop Thrives on Evolving CAM Capabilities
    High speed, turn-mill and “hybrid” tool paths that combine functionality are among the Mastercam CAM software features that help keep this shop competitive.

    Mastercam Announces Competition Winner
    High school student Zachary Roy received a $1,000 scholarship and a trip to Taylor Guitars' factory in California.

    CAM Update Covers Bladed Parts, Small Parts and More
    New capabilities in Mastercam X6 include Blade Expert, Swiss Expert, 3D high speed tool path, hybrid-finish filler passes and new stock models.

    CAM Update Covers Bladed Parts, Small Parts and More
    New capabilities in Mastercam X6 include Blade Expert, Swiss Expert, 3D high speed tool path, hybrid-finish filler passes and new stock models. 

    Vector Programming Eases Five-Axis Aerospace Machining
    Because the CNCs on this shop’s largest five-axis machining centers accept vector coordinates as program input instead of traditional G codes, critical jobs can be shifted readily from machine to machine.

    Software Update Features New Stock Models, Among Other Improvements
    Developed by CNC Software, Mastercam X6 features new stock models designed for viewing and verifying work.

    Software Update Includes New Stock Models
    Mastercam X6 from CNC Software features new functionality for stock models, multi-bladed parts, Z-level cuts and more.

    Mastercam Announces 2012 “Innovator” Competition
    Mastercam CAM system developer CNC Software (Tolland, Connecticut) announces the 2012 edition of the Mastercam Innovator of the Future (IOF) competition.