All Machine Tools to be Programmed with GibbsCAM 5-Axis & MTM Software
MOORPARK, CA – November 1, 2012 – Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM® software for programming CNC machine tools and a Cimatron (NASDAQ: CIMT) company, announced today that its founder and president, William F. (Bill) Gibbs, will be the speaker at the Okuma “Go Beyond Productivity to Profitability” open house, in Houston, Texas. Okuma and machine-tool distributor Hartwig will have nine models of multi-axis lathes, multi-axis mills and multitasking machines on display and in operation, running CNC programs generated with GibbsCAM. Okuma partners will also exhibit peripheral equipment at the Houston Open House event, which will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2012, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Central Time, at the Okuma Houston Tech Center, 4727 South Pinemont, Suite 200, Houston, Texas. Additional information is available at the event site: http://www.okuma.com/events/P2P121115
Mr. Gibbs, who has an extensive background in mechanical design, CNC programming and CAM software development, is frequently sought out as a speaker on topics such as developments in machine-tool technology, implementation of multi-axis and multi-tasking CNC machine tools, and productivity and profitability through use of CNCs and CAD/CAM software. He is president of Gibbs and Associates, and Cimatron North America, and serves as vice chairman of Cimatron Limited.
The Okuma machines featured at the open house, and programmed with GibbsCAM by Okuma distributor Hartwig Houston, include:
LB 3000EX – double spindle, single turret, Y-axis lathe
MULTUS B400 – 5-axis horizontal lathe with B-axis head
VTT-70 – 4-axis double turret vertical lathe (turning only)
2SP-V40 – 4-axis double turret vertical lathe (turning only)
LU300 – 4-axis double turret horizontal lathe (turning only)
LOC-650 – 4-axis double turret horizontal lathe (turning only)
Millac-1052 – 4-axis vertical mill
GENOS M560 – 4-axis vertical mill
MA-600II – 4-axis horizontal mill
Bill Gibbs, Founder and President, Gibbs and Associates
About Gibbs and Associates and GibbsCAM
Bill Gibbs, Founder and President
For thirty years, Gibbs and Associates has been a leader in providing cutting edge CAD/CAM technology, while maintaining its signature ease-of-use and productivity. Powerfully Simple, Simply Powerful is the guiding philosophy at Gibbs. Gibbs believes in empowering the NC programmer, machinist, and manufacturing engineer, not eliminating them. Gibbs’ goal is to introduce manufacturers to new technologies and new ways of working that makes their machining easier and their businesses more profitable. To achieve this goal, Gibbs creates tools that are naturally intuitive, graphically interactive, extremely visual, associative, and just plain enjoyable to use. Gibbs provides a total quality solution with the service and support that successful customers require.
The current GibbsCAM product line supports 2- through 5-axis milling, turning, mill/turning, multi-task simultaneous machining and wire-EDM. GibbsCAM also provides fully integrated manufacturing modeling capabilities that include 2D, 2.5D, 3D wireframe, surface, and solid modeling. GibbsCAM is Compatible with Windows 7 and Certified for Windows Vista. GibbsCAM’s data exchange capabilities are able to access the broadest range of native and industry standard CAD data formats. GibbsCAM is certified under the Autodesk Inventor Certified Program, is a Siemens Solution Partner Program-PLM for Solid Edge product, and is a SolidWorks Certified CAM Product. Gibbs and Associates distributes its products worldwide through a network of international Resellers.
In January 2008, Gibbs and Associates merged with Cimatron Ltd., and is now operating as a wholly owned subsidiary. For more information about Gibbs and Associates and its CAM software packages, visit its web site (
or call 1-800-654-9399 (outside of North America, call +1-805-523-0004).
With 30 years of experience and more than 40,000 installations worldwide, Cimatron Ltd., or Cimatron, is a leading provider of integrated, CAD/CAM software solutions for mold, tool and die makers as well as manufacturers of discrete parts.
Cimatron is committed to providing comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that streamline manufacturing cycles, enable collaboration with outside vendors, and ultimately shorten product delivery time.
The Cimatron product line includes the CimatronE and GibbsCAM brands with solutions for
2.5 to 5 axes milling,
multi-task machining, and
Cimatron's subsidiaries and extensive distribution network serve and support customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical, consumer plastics, electronics, and other industries in over 40 countries worldwide.
Cimatron's shares are publicly traded on the NASDAQ exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange under the symbol CIMT. For more information, please visit Cimatron’s web site at: http://www.cimatron.com.
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