CAD/CAM Software

Industry 4.0 for Sheet Metal Manufacturers

Factories in the future will be able to run automatically, for the most part. We are only at the start of this revolution, with a lot more development and integration to come, covering every aspect of a business and the performance of its machinery and resources.
CAD/CAM Software: Articles

Six Business Processes Every Shop Should Micromanage

In Industry 4.0, process micromanagement is the new baseline for shop operations, an opportunity to increase your bottom line in every step of your business. It’s a tough feat to accomplish, but the integrated MRP functions found in next generation nesting software can help you make it a reality. Here’s how.

Plasma Cutting Keeps Milk and Cheese on the Table

Tetra Pak uses Lantek Expert CADCAM software to laser cut large stainless steel sheet metal parts for diary and cheese processing vats. Here's how they do it.

CAD/CAM and the Smart Factory

Integrated sheet metal fabrication software is moving far beyond nesting and production functions to step into Industry 4.0 management of end-to-end data flow and business administration tasks.

When Less Is More

The automation behind CAM nesting software helps shops become more competitive by reducing non-cutting time and doing more with less. Here are some of the latest nesting software advances and proven ways to use them to help your shop operate more efficiently and further reduce costs.

M is for Impact

Advanced CAD/CAM nesting software enables fabricators to become more competitive by making the greatest impact in these five process areas of profitability.


CAD/CAM Software: Industry News

Bystronic and Lantek Announce Partnership

Their goal is to pioneer software innovations for digitally-networked manufacturing.

Lantek Celebrates Milestone

They have over 18,000 customers in more than 100 countries on five continents.

Lantek Appoints New Sales Manager for the UK

Adam Ball will promote their ERP solutions to sheet metal, tube and beam fabricators.


CAD/CAM Software: Products

Tracking and Nesting Software for Highly Effective Composite Fabrication

CrossTrack 4 composite manufacturing software from JETCAM includes Material Tracking Lite, which can trace rolls and kits of plies from arrival, across the cutting room, through to departure.

One Digital Factory Platform, Endless Options

The unique software architecture of FASTSUITE Edition 2 digital factory software from CENIT can easily program robots and/or machine tools by using the process geometry defined on the workpiece and the available technology packages.

A Versatile, Effective and Affordable Alternative to Conventional Machining

For superb cutting precision on virtually any material, from steel to glass, carbon fiber to copper, the MAXIEM 1530 JetMachining Center from OMAX can be configured to meet the cutting needs of any business, including multi-axis and high capacity production.