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Signed, Sealed & Delivered!

In the event that you outsource part production to another vendor, we offer 6 important things to keep in mind before sending out your Mastercam project files in this MCAM blog. June 2nd, 2020, 8:30 AM By Tim Rowley You can create a Mastercam project that can be...

Customer Spotlight: ASTOUND

We sat down (remotely) with Julia Lueck and Jordan Millar from ASTOUND to discuss the adjustments that the global creative agency has made to their production to join in the fight against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). April 14th, 2020, 11:00 am PST By Callie Morgan ASTOUND is a...

“I Lost My Mastercam” Fire Drill

Our 30-year Mastercam expert Tim Rowley goes over the steps that you should practice regularly in the event that you ever misplace your Mastercam files in the latest MCAM blog. Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 By Tim Rowley As a Mastercam programmer, one of the worst experiences you can...

(Don’t Fear) the Ribbon!

The release of Mastercam 2021 means support for Mastercam X9 will inevitably be cut off. In this MCAM Northwest blog, we explain how the modern ribbon interface is easier to use than loyal X9 users believe it to be. March 2, 2020, 8:00 AM By Callie Morgan As...

Reprogram or Re-Run? (Blog)

“We have been doing it this way for 30 years, why would I change it?” In the latest MCAM Northwest blog, we explore the importance of auditing your part programs and knowing when it's time to change them.  February 11, 2020 By John Stauffer I remember when I...

What is NIME?

MCAM Northwest is proud to announce the first ever North Idaho Manufacturing Expo (NIME) taking place on February 6th, 2020 at North Idaho College Career & Technical Education Facility in Rathdrum, Idaho!  NIME is a 4-hour trade show, networking and educational expo featuring the latest innovations...

Our 2019 in Review

Happy New Year, Everyone! What a year 2019 was for us at MCAM Northwest! We have enjoyed being part of the ever-evolving manufacturing industry for over 20 years and we can’t wait to see the innovations in store for the industry in the new year....

For the Love of Manufacturing

What is the motivation for most people to be involved in Manufacturing?  Is it outside influences such as family members, friends or even a good high school teacher that sends that individual on a pathway that squarely lands them in manufacturing? Or is it an...