Reprinted from Ten Links Daily

Mastercam_logoTOLLAND, CT, Oct 27, 2014 – The most recent analysis of CAM software seats produced by CIMdata, Inc. shows that CNC Software’s Mastercam is once again the world’s most widely-used CAM software for the 20th straight year. With over 200,000 installed seats worldwide, Mastercam has nearly twice the installed base of the closest competitor.CIMdata 2011_for 2012_graph-nolines“We are grateful to have many of these real-world shops giving us feedback and suggestions on what they need to make the most of their time and money,” says CNC Software president, Mark Summers. “What does it mean for NC programmers? Machine shops? Machinists? What does it mean for you?”

CIMdata  2012_for 2013_pieSummers continues, “If you’re looking to hire, it means there are many qualified Mastercam programmers in the workforce, and, if you’re looking for work it means you have more opportunities with a shop that uses Mastercam. It means there is a greater variety of training tools available to help you make sure your skills stay sharp. And it means that you have access to the largest community of CAM users on the planet.”

Mastercam holds almost 25% of the Educational market. CNC Software demonstrates a commitment to the future of our industry, as well as the next generation of manufacturing professionals.

About Mastercam

Developed by CNC Software, Inc., Mastercam is Windows-based CAD/CAM software for 2- through 5-axis routing, milling and turning, 2- and 4-axis wire EDM, 2D and 3D design, surface and solid modeling, artistic relief cutting, and Swiss machining. CNC Software is a privately owned corporation founded in 1983. The US-based company provides Mastercam CAD/CAM solutions to more than 200,000 installations in 75 countries in industries including mold-making, prototyping, automotive, medical, aerospace, and consumer products. Mastercam runs under Windows 7 and Windows 8, and is compatible with all other CAD/CAM systems. For more information about CNC Software, Inc. and its Mastercam family of products, contact CNC Software, Inc., M – F, 8 AM – 5 PM EST at (800) 228-2877 or (860) 875-5006, – 671 Old Post Road, Tolland, CT 06084. Or visit