CAD/CAM for Tooling with Unrivaled Productivity

Stay competitive across your entire range of operations with integrated CAD/CAM software that delivers major advantages for mold, die, and manufacturing shops.

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Why Cimatron?

  • Single, integrated, dedicated solution for tooling
  • Boosts productivity
  • Handles any geometry
  • Machines any part
  • Has local training and support from tooling experts

Cimatron overview video

What is Cimatron?

Since 1982, Cimatron® has provided toolmakers with an end-to-end solution for designing and manufacturing tools including molds, dies, and electrodes, as well as programming any CNC and EDM machine for molds, dies, plates, and discrete manufacturing. While Cimatron is at its most powerful when used as a fully-integrated system, it also provides standalone solutions for faster quoting, tool design, electrode creation, and NC programming.

With Cimatron software, you get one solution with a single, intuitive, easy-to-use interface for your entire workflow—from quoting, to design, to manufacturing.

Sample toolmaking workflow

What Can You Do with Cimatron?

Dramatically increase your productivity, competitiveness, and profitability with a wide range of dedicated, applicative tools for mold, die, and electrode design and manufacturing, as well as a full range of CNC technologies, from simple 2.5-axis milling and drilling to complex 5-axis machining.

  • Start working immediately with any input geometry.
  • Deliver high-quality tools of any complexity or size with superb surface quality in record time.
  • Shorten tool delivery time by up to 70 percent.
  • Realize a return on investment (ROI) in six months or less.
  • Easily handle engineering changes (ECOs).

Automated conformal cooling design in Cimatron 15

What’s New in Cimatron?

Cimatron 15 introduces hundreds of new and enhanced capabilities for both tool design and NC programming. New mill/turn and conformal cooling applications and analysis tools can help you dramatically accelerate productivity and minimize overhead for designing and manufacturing molds, dies, and discrete parts. 

How Can You Buy Cimatron?

Cimatron offers three basic licensing solutions:

  • Cimatron Designer Solution: CAD-only solution provides full 3D design and modeling capabilities, as well as fully-associative 2D drawing and sketching functions.
  • Cimatron NC Solution: CAM-only solution provides complete and comprehensive milling, drilling, simulation, and verification capabilities up to 2.5 axes + 2X positioning.
  • Cimatron Master Solution: Comprehensive, integrated CAD/CAM solution includes all features of the Cimatron Designer Solution and the Cimatron NC Solution for a powerful, end-to-end solution that provides all the tools and capabilities you need for designing and manufacturing complex projects.

In addition, Cimatron offers a view-only license and special solutions and bundles for electrodes, additive molding, NC plate machining, turning, EDM setup, and education/academic institutions, plus optional add-ons for NC programming and molddie, and electrode design and manufacturing so that you can customize your workflow.

Want to deliver high-quality molds of any complexity or size in record time?

Customer Stories

HARTING Improves Tool Quality, Reduces Scrap, and Delivers Molds Faster with Cimatron HARTING Improves Tool Quality, Reduces Scrap, and Delivers Molds Faster with Cimatron Customer Stories View All Cimatron Customer Stories German toolmaker relies on integrated CAD/CAM software from 3D Systems to design and manufacture high-precision molds.... Read More > VMR Achieves Fast and Efficient Prototyping with Cimatron Capture VMR Achieves Fast and Efficient Prototyping with Cimatron Customer Stories View All Cimatron Customer Stories Shop produces plastic and metal prototypes and short runs by incorporating integrated CAD/CAM software into its workflow.... Read More > Allegiance Mold Delivers High-Quality Injection Molds Twice as Fast with Cimatron Software Allegiance Mold Delivers High-Quality Injection Molds Twice as Fast with Cimatron Software Customer Stories View All Cimatron Customer Stories Mold-making and custom machining shop uses integrated CAD/CAM software for up-front design collaboration with customers on complex, tighter-tolerance tooling.... Read More >

“Cimatron has enabled us to produce more per hour, so we can compete more effectively with companies overseas. And when it comes to the really difficult stuff, no other software can do what Cimatron can.”


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