Cimatron is part of 3D Systems, a leading provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced on-demand custom parts for professionals and consumers alike in materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles.
Cimatron was founded in 1982 and is a leading provider of CAD/CAM software for manufacturing. With a 30 year track record of providing comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that streamline manufacturing cycles and shorten product delivery time, Cimatron’s products are used by a growing number of companies worldwide for their 3D production molds, tools and dies in a wide variety of functional end-use manufacturing applications.
On February 9, 2015, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) completed its acquisition of Cimatron Ltd. (NASDAQ:CIMT) and as a result of the acquisition, Cimatron was delisted from NASDAQ. The integration of Cimatron’s software products into 3D Systems portfolio will enable a seamless digital workflow between design and traditional and additive manufacturing processes.
Two world renowned product lines, CimatronE and GibbsCAM® provide powerful digital fabrication tools for key manufacturing operations. CimatronE is an integrated CAD/CAM solution for toolmakers and manufacturers of discrete parts, which provides full associativity across the manufacturing process from quoting, through design and up to delivery. GibbsCAM, offers powerful yet simple-to-use solutions for programming any type of CNC machine tools, from simple mills and lathes, to the most complex multi-axis multi-tasking machines.
3D Systems is pioneering 3D printing for everyone. 3DS provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced custom parts. Its powerful digital thread empowers professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life in material choices including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. 3DS’ leading healthcare solutions include integrated 3D planning and printing for personalized surgery and patient specific medical and dental devices. Its democratized 3D design and inspection products embody the latest perceptual, capture and touch technology. Its products and services replace and complement traditional methods with improved results and reduced time to outcomes. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, plan, guide, prototype or produce functional parts, devices and assemblies, empowering customers to manufacture the future.
GibbsCAM®, the CAM industry's recognized ease-of-use leader, offers simple to use, yet extremely powerful, solutions for programming CNC machine tools. GibbsCAM´s intuitive, graphical user interface, is not only easy to learn, but is extremely efficient to use. Designed by machinists for machinists, GibbsCAM is extremely familiar to users coming from the shop floor. The GibbsCAM product family supports the full range of metal cutting machine tools, from basic milling and turning centers to rotary tables, to 3- and 5-axis simultaneous milling machines, complex multi-task machining machine tools to Wire-EDM devices through the seamless addition of modules. GibbsCAM´s signature ease-of-use, programming efficiency, speed and short training time makes GibbsCAM the best tool for programming your parts.
CimatronE is an integrated CAD/CAM solution for toolmakers and manufacturers of discrete parts, which provides full associativity across the manufacturing process from quoting, through design and up to delivery. Products include: Mold Design, Electrode Design, Die Design, 2.5 to 5-Axis NC Programming and 5-Axis Discrete part production.
CimatronE is designed for concurrent engineering (multi-user or single-user) and works on the principle of flexible automation, providing a wealth of automated features but always ensuring full user control.