Mastercam - CNC Software, Inc.

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Tolland , CT 06084 US

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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.

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Mastercam Solutions

Faster modeling of parts, molds, and fixtures using integrated solids, surfaces and wireframe.

Easy to use CAD Solutions

Easy 2D and 3D geometry creation with multiple ways to create entities.

Mastercam - When Second Best Won't Cut it

Easy 2D and 3D geometry creation with complete wireframe & surface modeling.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Mastercam Adds Support for Kyocera SGS Precision Tools
Mastercam users can now download 10 libraries of SGS tools in a native Mastercam format, providing fast, seamless access to SGS’s cutting tools. 

Mastercam, Haas Partner with American Precision Museum
Mastercam applications engineers designed and machined a scaled-down version of the waterwheel originally used to power the factory that now houses the American Precision Museum. 

CNC Machining and Manufacturing Students Find CAM Software Intuitive
A Lincoln College of Technology machining instructor details the most useful features of Mastercam — his school’s software of choice.

A metal part undergoes CNC operations on a Makino A500Z five-axis machining center.

Standardization Leans the Way to High-Mix Automation
An increasingly digitalized, lean manufacturing process begins with a common selection of cutting tools and five-axis machining fixtures.  

Accelerated Finishing with circle cutters

How to Slash 5-Axis Finishing Time
Finally there is an alternative to ballnose endmills for finishing 3D parts. The combination of finishing tools shaped to provide more cutting surface and a CAM system with the ability to apply them on a five-axis machining center can dramatically reduce finishing cycle times while delivering better surface finishes.

Titans of CNC Aerospace Academy Uses Mastercam
Titans of CNC will use Mastercam to produce additional aerospace tutorials for the Aerospace Academy website.

Mastercam 2021 Improves Safety, Speed of NC Programming
Mastercam 2021 increases machining productivity and reduces overall production costs with speed and flexibility improvements in multi-axis and turning applications.

CAD/CAM Software Helps Shops Shift to Coronavirus Work
A sampling of CNC machine shops serving a variety of industries have this in common: They are using Mastercam CAD/CAM software to shift their focus and quickly produce medical supplies necessary to aid in responding to the coronavirus.

Mastercam Offers Free CAD/CAM Courses to Take From Home
The free Mastercam University courses are available through June 30, 2020. 

Mastercam's Multiaxis Add-On Improves Four-, Five-Axis Machining Productivity
The Multiaxis add-on for Mastercam 2020 is designed to improve productivity with simultaneous four- and five-axis machining.

Mastercam Joins NCATC as Strategic Partner
The NCATC supports a higher education and industry network that promotes advanced technology applications in workforce development programs and services.

CNC Software Launches Mastercam 2021 Beta
Participants in the Beta Program will test drive the software before release, providing feedback to help shape the final product.

Executive VP of Mastercam Retires
Working with his brothers, Brian Summers helped to start CNC Software in the early 1980s out of a home office.

Mastercam Produces Video Series Demonstrating CAM Methods on Real Parts
The Signature Parts Series currently includes coverage of parts such as a chain guard, spiral staircase tread, hot runner nozzle, aerospace latch and an optical mount.

November 2019 Product Spotlight: 5-Axis Machining
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on five-axis machining technologies. 

Mastercam 2020 Lathe Improves Usability and Tooling Options
Mastercam 2020 Lathe is designed to accept and program any CAD file to Dynamic Motion roughing and precise finishing.

Mastercam 2020 Mill Improves Curved Surface Finishes
The updated Mastercam 2020 Mill from CNC Software Inc. offers expanded machining flexibility and an increased emphasis on speed and automation.

Hitting the Zone with Five-Axis Machining
By investing in five-axis machining technology, Advance CNC Machining has done more than just add new capabilities to its roster. It has found a way to achieve something that most of us strive for: a way to work “in the zone.”

Partnership Gives Access to Imco Tool Data in Mastercam
With the partnership in place, users of Mastercam 2019 and up now have access to milling tool data from Imco. 

Heidenhain, Mastercam Introduce Five-Axis Postprocessor
In a collaborative aimed at enabling five-axis machining for those using Heidenhain TNC controls and Mastercam CAD/CAM software, the companies have introduced a new postprocessor.

CNC Software's Mastercam Education Summit 2019.

CNC Software Hosts Mastercam Education Summit 2019
The second annual event catered to educators seeking to teach their students about CAD, CAM and engineering. 

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

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