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6 Tips for a Smooth Mastercam Setup

6 things you should do when setting up a new version of Mastercam to assure a buttery smooth transition of your settings and files. By Callie Morgan Friday, August 26th, 2022, 12:00 PM Here at MCAM Northwest, we want to ensure that transitioning to a new version of...

Team Spotlight: John Stauffer

Meet one of the shining stars of our Mastercam support team: Applications Engineer John Stauffer! By Callie Morgan Thursday, August 25th, 2022, 12:00 PM PDT You may have heard or seen MCAM Applications Engineer John Stauffer in many different places. You may have met him at a tradeshow,...

Spotlight: Verisurf 2023

We explore 6 critical highlights for CMM measurement, inspection, and reverse engineering in the all-new Verisurf 2023. By Callie Morgan Friday, July 29th, 2022, 11:00 AM PDT Verisurf 2023 has just been released! This new version hosts updates that increase functionality for complex CMM programming situations and improvements...

Spotlight: Mastercam Training

Did you know that MCAM Northwest is also an authorized Mastercam training center? Here is how to get started with private, customized training! By Callie Morgan Wednesday, June 29th, 2022, 4:30 PM PDT As an Authorized Mastercam Training Center and reseller, MCAM Northwest can provide you with Mastercam...

5 Things to Consider Before Attending Mastercam Training

To assure that you get the most out of your Mastercam training session with MCAM Northwest, ask yourself these 5 questions to prepare for your session. By Callie Morgan Tuesday, June 28th, 2022, 5:00 PM PDT   When attending a Mastercam training with MCAM Northwest, it's more than just...

5 Things You Should Know About Manufacturing Careers

Whether you are starting your first machining job, or considering working in the manufacturing industry after graduation, here are 5 things that you should know. By Callie Morgan Tuesday, April 26th, 2022, 12:30 PM PDT   1. You Are Always Learning It’s important to remember that the industry doesn’t thrive...

Spotlight: SpaceMouse

4 reasons why this specialized controller makes navigating CAD/CAM environments smoother and more efficient. By Callie Morgan Monday, April 25th, 2022, 10:30 AM PDT   The controller cap-style 3D mouse, SpaceMouse, is designed specifically as a secondary input device for CAD professionals, but is excellent for both CAD and...

Jim’s Retirement Announcement

Jim Varco, a longtime member of the MCAM family,  is retiring! By Callie Morgan Friday, April 22nd, 2022, 9:00 AM PDT   It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of our longtime Product Support Specialist Jim Varco. Many of you know Jim as the jubilant, tranquil...