In an interview for the Woman and Manufacturing (WAM) podcast, Meghan West, president and CEO of CNC Software, Inc., shares valuable insight. Meghan’s father founded CNC Software, the creators of Mastercam, 35 years ago. Growing up with the family business, Meghan gained a unique passion for manufacturing and first-hand perspective on trends and technologies affecting the industry. When asked about the best piece of advice from her dad, Meghan shared: “Don’t limit yourself.” She suggests finding out what makes you happy and then doing that." “Own your destiny; your opportunities are the ones you create. You need to put in the effort, put in the work, and earn the respect of others to do that.” That’s brought Meghan to where she is today. She speaks about her rise to leadership in the manufacturing industry, the importance of education and mentorship, opportunities within manufacturing, the need to address the skills gap, strategies to reduce the gender gap, and much more in this informative WAM podcast. “In the U.S. manufacturing jobs are on the rise, but not enough people are skilled and educated to fill these positions. They are high paying, great jobs for people with talent and interest in manufacturing – it’s [...]
Cimquest is testing the Formlabs materials and, for a limited time, we will provide you with a complimentary sample printed on the Form 2 Desktop SLA 3D printer and ship to you for immediate assessment. You’ll not only be able to visualize what’s realistically achievable with the Form 2 technology, but determine quickly if your chosen resin will meet or exceed your specific application requirements. Just click the button below to be taken to an online form where you can submit your request. Request Sample
See the best manufacturers face-to-face at the region’s largest contract manufacturing trade show. At this show, you will have the opportunity to learn about new technology that can help you to improve quality, accelerate delivery, achieve tighter tolerances, and more. Cimquest will be displaying our latest 3D Printing and Scanning technologies. Please stop by and check it out. SHOW DETAILS Cimquest Booth #307 April 18-19, 2018 Meadowlands Expo Center Secaucus, NJ This show is free to attend so register today by clicking the button below. Register Here
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/ghklt41nr4?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Takumi, a division of Hurco Companies, Inc., manufacturers CNC machining centers that provide world-class performance for die/mold, aerospace, and other high-speed applications. Cimquest has partnered with Takumi to help showcase their technology, provide manufacturing training, and test out the latest Mastercam toolpaths and cutting tools.
Would you like to help shape the next generation of Mastercam? The Public Beta for the upcoming Mastercam 2019 release is now open to all currently maintained Mastercam customers. You can download it by clicking the button at the bottom of this article. Please note that Cimquest does not provide technical support for the Beta version, but you can send your feedback directly to CNC Software (the makers of Mastercam) to let them know what you think! Just a few highlights to look for in Mastercam 2019 Beta: New 2D/3D Milling Features improve toolpath efficiency control. Automate 2D chamfering and multiaxis deburring operations. Accelerated Finishing™ is expanded with taper and lens-style tool support. Surface and Solid Modeling Improvements simplify CAD for CAM and deliver greater design and geometry editing tools for shop-floor programmers. Powerful Turning and Mill-Turn improve your productivity with new plunge/grooving strategies, additional PrimeTurning™ support, expanded 3D tool and holder support, plus bar feed and import/export operation improvements. Improved Validation with new, advanced toolpath display and analysis, plus improvements to machine simulation and support. Streamlined workflow and graphics with new sectional views, level and planes management. ...and many other productivity improvements across the entire product. Want to know [...]
There is still time to take advantage of some rare opportunities to elevate your CNC capabilities at a reduced cost. We have two current Mastercam promotions going on . . . Customer Loyalty Promotion If you are a Maintenance customer currently on the Maintenance Program, you can save up to 20% on additional Mastercam seats and upgrades. Free Update Promotion Receive a free update to Mastercam 2018 with the purchase of one year of maintenance. By updating to Mastercam 2018 you’ll gain access to all of the latest enhancements and features in Mastercam. Major releases are also made available to customers with active Maintenance at no additional charge. Terms and conditions apply. Please contact us today by clicking the button below to take advantage of these great deals, or for immediate response, call us 866-277-8778. Contact Us
Are you planning to attend AMUG (the Additive Manufacturing Users Group) taking place in St. Louis on April 8 - 12, 2018? This Users Group Meeting is dedicated to the advancement of Additive Manufacturing Technology and is open to anyone involved with commercially available additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology. If you are planning to attend this User Group Meeting, we would like to invite you to join us for a special dinner. Our special dinner taking place Wednesday, April 11th, 7pm to 10pm at a local restaurant to be determined and you are invited. We would love the opportunity to meet and spend some time with you. Please join us to learn about the transformational changes at Cimquest directly from the CEO, including our new 3D printing portfolio of solutions. If you are interested, please send an email to Brendan Conley @ firstname.lastname@example.org who is coordinating the dinner. While at the show, also be sure to visit HP's Exhibit, Room D5 where you can: Get a sneak preview of HP's new full-color 3D printer, to be released in the second half of 2018. Be among the first to see the world's first full-color 3D printer capable of producing end-use [...]
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