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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: Cimco MDC-MAX

We cover 5 features of Cimco’s Machine Data Collection solution that will keep your machines profitable–whether the shop's lights are on or off. By Callie Morgan Friday, January 28th, 2022, 3:00 PM PST   There’s a wide breadth of data that can be made available from proper Machine Data...

Product Spotlight: Mastercam Art

Mastercam Art can take a scanned image and create everything from 2D surface art to 3D sculptures in minutes.  By Callie Morgan Friday, October 1st, 2:22 PM PDT With its very straightforward toolpathing options, Mastercam Art is a simple way to take drawings and photographs and turn them...

Product Spotlight: Verisurf 2021

With a 25-year legacy of producing high-quality 3D inspection & measurement software, Verisurf continues to raise the bar in 2021. By Callie Morgan August 2nd, 2021, 9:15 AM PDT Making consistently high quality parts is key for coming out on top in a highly competitive global arena. Raw...

Product Spotlight: CIMCO Probing

Don't waste another day making manual adjustments! Program your machining probe as easily as programming toolpaths with this fully-integrated probing add-on for Mastercam by CIMCO. By Callie Morgan August 31st, 2020, 8:15 AM A common machining tragedy is part material shifting in a machine, causing parts to be...

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...