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Cimatron to Exhibit Advanced Machining Techniques and Newly Released CAD/CAM Capabilities at EASTEC
May 15, 2008
Cimatron’s Integrative CAD/CAM Solutions Help Tool makers and Manufacturers Reduce Delivery Times

Givat Shmuel, Israel – May--xx –Cimatron’s (NASDAQ: CIMT) suite of integrated CAD/CAM solutions will be on display at the upcoming EASTEC tradeshow (May 20 – 22, 2008, West Springfield, MA).

Cimatron’s CAD/CAM solutions are proven to help tool makers deliver higher quality tools at lower costs and shorter cycle times—addressing the entire process from quoting through design, engineering changes, NC, and EDM programming to delivery.  Visitors to the show will be able to see Cimatron’s advanced machining techniques, as well as recently released CAD/CAM enhancements.

Advanced Machining
Cimatron facilitates the machining of any part – from simple 2.5 axis milling and drilling to complex 5-axis machining - including micro and aerospace milling.  The rich CAD functionality built into the NC environment provides a highly productive work environment that produces superior surface quality.  The integrated end-to-end solution eliminates the need for error-prone and time consuming data translations and enables quick response to engineering changes.
These machining solutions and more will be demonstrated at Cimatron’s booth #5740 at EASTEC 2008.

“In today’s highly competitive market, tool makers and manufacturers can no longer afford to use outdated technology.  We are excited to share with EASTEC attendees technologies that can help them improve quality and shorten delivery times”, said Bill Gibbs, CEO and President, Cimatron Technologies, Inc.

Also on display at the show will be new capabilities recently released in CimatronE version 8.5.  These include modified NC reports, enhancements to the Automated Drill application, spiral cut milling and 3-5 Axis transformations in 5-Axis Production, expanded concurrent engineering capabilities, integrated CADENAS catalogs and “blank on binder” (for die makers).

Streamlined Numerical Control

Modified NC Setup Reports:  Automatically-generated NC reports facilitate the information flow between NC programmers and the shop floor, providing machine operators with detailed information that includes the tool paths, procedures, tools, and parameters for each job.  Images and user-specific information can be added to the reports, which can be presented either online or in print.

Automated Drill:  New operations added to the Automated Drill application include profiling of holes and threading cycles, as well as pocketing for pre-drill preparation of difficult to drill areas such as slanted surfaces. These operations can be integrated into the automated drill sequence and reused from libraries to increase efficiency and accuracy.

5-Axis Production: CimatronE version 8.5 features new enhancements to the 5-Axis Production application, including spiral cut milling, 3-5 Axis transformations, and advances in impeller roughing.

Concurrent Engineering
Cimatron’s concurrent engineering capabilities improve productivity and collaboration and significantly compress product delivery times. 

Concurrent design capabilities are built into Cimatron’s CAD applications, enabling multiple users to simultaneously work on the same assembly and shorten the design cycle.  Starting with the new release of CimatronE version 8.5, these concurrent design capabilities are available throughout the entire CAD product line. 

Cimatron’s support for concurrent engineering extends beyond the design phase.  The integrated end-to-end design-to-manufacturing solution uses a single database that provides complete associatively and enables multiple steps of the design and manufacturing process to be performed in parallel.

Integrated CADENAS Catalogs

CADENAS PARTsolutions is now integrated into CimatronE 8.5, enabling tool makers to shorten design cycles by incorporating ready-made CADENAS catalog parts into Cimatron tool assemblies.

While the catalog functionality has long been available in Cimatron’s software, the CADENAS catalogs place thousands of new standard components at the disposal of Cimatron users, eliminating many of the manual and time-consuming steps in the tool design process.

"Blank on Binder" for Die Makers
Creating intermediate binder blanking surfaces and unfolding the part on these faces is one of the most challenging tasks in the die design process.  In most cases, accurate results can only be achieved after a laborious and expensive trial and error process.

Based on a finite element analysis, CimatronE’s "Blank on Binder" enables the user to perform this task and unfold freeform shapes onto a 3D geometry with unprecedented speed and accuracy. 

Visit Cimatron at EASTEC, May 20 - 22, 2008
Eastern States Exposition
Booth #5740
See also the latest innovations for Production by visiting the GibbsCAM booth #5429.

About Cimatron

With over 25 years of experience and more than 40,000 installations worldwide, Cimatron is a leading provider of integrated, CAD/CAM solutions for mold, tool and die makers as well as manufacturers of discrete parts. Cimatron is committed to providing comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that streamline manufacturing cycles, enable collaboration with outside vendors, and ultimately shorten product delivery time.

The Cimatron product line includes the CimatronE and GibbsCAM brands with solutions for mold design, die design, electrodes design, 2.5 to 5 axes milling, wire EDM, turn, Mill-turn, rotary milling, multi-task machining, and tombstone machining. Cimatron's subsidiaries and extensive distribution network serve and support customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical, consumer plastics, electronics, and other industries in over 40 countries worldwide.

Cimatron is publicly traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol CIMT. For more information, please visit the company web site at:  http://www.cimatron.com.

 

This press release includes forward looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act Of 1995, which are subject to risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. Such statements may relate to the company’s plans, objectives and expected financial and operating results. The words "may," "could," "would," “will,” "believe," "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "plan," and similar expressions or variations thereof are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of the future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the company’s ability to control. The risks and uncertainties that may affect forward looking statements include, but are not limited to: currency fluctuations, global economic and political conditions, marketing demand for Cimatron products and services, long sales cycle, new product development, assimilating future acquisitions, maintaining relationships with customers and partners, and increased competition. For more details about the risks and uncertainties of the business, refer to the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchanges Commission. The company cannot assess the impact of or the extent to which any single factor or risk, or combination of them, may cause. Cimatron undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

For More Information Contact:
Lisa Sterling
Director of Marketing
Cimatron Technologies, Inc.
Phone:  248-596-9700 ext. 224
Email:  lsterling@cimatrontech.com

 

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