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SpaceClaim Engineer Links Directly to SigmaNESTIntegration Allows SpaceClaim to Provide Best-of-Class 3D Solutions to Manufacturing Customers (February 21, 2012)
CONCORD, MA and CINCINNATI, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/12 -- SpaceClaim® (www.spaceclaim.com), the leader in direct modeling software that enables all engineers to work in 3D, and SigmaTEK Systems LLC (www.sigmanest.com), the leading CAD/CAM nesting system for plasma, laser, punch, oxyfuel, waterjet, router, knife, tube/pipe and combination cutting machines, announced today that SpaceClaim Engineer can be directly integrated with SigmaNEST®. This integration, which is embedded in SigmaNEST, ensures that SpaceClaim manufacturing customers have seamless transition from 3D CAD to NC programming for virtually all cutting machines.
SigmaNEST ensures superior material utilization, machine motion optimization, and maximum part quality balanced with cutting speed, work flow integration, material handling, accurate estimates, and information management. "This partnership further solidifies SpaceClaim and 3D Direct Modeling as a quickly emerging player and technology in the industry," said James Lindsey, SigmaTEK Systems Product Manager. "Direct model to shop-floor production eliminates the need to export models into often unreliable neutral file formats slashing downstream rework, accelerating productivity, and ensuring that design integrity is maintained."
"This integration allows our customers to easily nest parts for manufacturing once prepared, optimized, and flattened in SpaceClaim, without having to know complex and expensive traditional feature-based CAD systems," said Rich Moore, SpaceClaim Vice President of Business Development. "SpaceClaim can dramatically lower CAD expenses for SigmaNEST customers by removing their need to maintain several disparate, expensive CAD applications."
SigmaTEK Systems, LLC develops and sells SigmaNEST, a comprehensive software solution for nesting, NC programming and cutting of wood, steel sheet, plate and tube materials. SigmaNEST is the leading CAD/CAM nesting system for plasma, laser, punch, oxyfuel, waterjet, router, knife, tube/pipe and combination cutting machines. SigmaNEST ensures superior material utilization, machine motion optimization, and maximum part quality balanced with cutting speed, work flow integration, material handling, accurate estimates and information management. Founded in 1993, SigmaTEK Systems has an extensive global support network with branches in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. For more information on the SigmaTEK, please visit www.sigmanest.com.
About SpaceClaim Corporation
SpaceClaim, the leading provider of 3D Direct Modeling software, provides the most fit design solution for engineering and manufacturing. SpaceClaim's acclaimed software is easy to learn and use and is completely CAD-neutral. It enables engineers and other manufacturing professionals to rapidly create new designs or manipulate and edit existing 2D and 3D geometry, without the complexity of traditional CAD. Customers include Toyota Motor Corporation, Nokia Siemens Networks, Bosch, TE Connectivity, BorgWarner, Medtronic, Lotus Cars, Sharp, Ford Motor Company, LG Electronics, Eaton, K2 Medical Systems, FuelCell Energy, Emhart Glass, GE Aviation, Carl Zeiss, General Dynamics, and the U.S. Navy. SpaceClaim is privately held and backed by Borealis Ventures, Kodiak Venture Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, and Needham Capital. For more information on SpaceClaim, please visit www.spaceclaim.com.
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