Inspiration

What is MFG Day?

Here's why you should make Manufacturing Day a priority for your business. By Callie Morgan Friday, September 30th, 2022, 2:10 PM PDT   Manufacturing is the backbone of local, national, and global economies. Nationally, 10.94% of total economic output is from manufacturing. In the State of Oregon alone, manufacturing...

Spotlight: Mastercam Retro

Looking for a more simplified CNC programming solution? Mastercam Retro offers all the best features of '90's CAD/CAM for a more involved programming experience!  By Callie Morgan Friday, April 1st, 2022, 8:00 AM PDT   There has been a big movement to return to the technological simplicity of the...

MCAM 2021 Wrapped

Sasquatches, tool shows and teachers! We take a look back at our 2021 and look forward to what's in store for the new year for us and for the industry. By Callie Morgan Wednesday, December 29th, 2021, 5:00 PM PST 2021 was a year of recovery for manufacturing....

Smashing the Status Quo!

Encouraging your CNC programmers to share new ideas may be radical, but it's great for your bottom line.  By Callie Morgan November 1st, 2021, 4:00 PM PDT “I don’t understand the new methods. Just do what works and get the part out the door.” Here’s the scenario: You are...

Enter The Mastercam Wildest Parts Competition

Calling all creators!  The Mastercam Wildest Parts competition challenges students to create a design, using high quality parts, to showcase their design skills.  The winners will have broken the mold and created something new and innovative.  The top prize is $1,000 and second place receives...