February 8, 2013 - Vero Software, the world’s largest and number one CAM specialist is pleased to announce the acquisition of the SURFCAM assets from Surfware, Inc., a US based software specialist responsible for the development of SURFCAM and the award-winning TRUEMill technology.
Commenting on the acquisition, Richard Smith, CEO of Vero Software says, "Across the enlarged Group, the complementary products address the worldwide need for efficient and innovative CAD/CAM/CAE technology. SURFCAM is a robust, and well respected CAD/CAM system with a large number of loyal customers and knowledgeable resellers. With an emphasis on sharing already proven technologies, we will provide the development platform to reinvigorate the SURFCAM product and continue to help its customers become more efficient, profitable and successful.
“Following our recent European acquisition of Sescoi (WorkNC), this US acquisition is further evidence of our growing influence on the global manufacturing market. We fully recognise the importance of product branding and it is important to emphasise that we will continue to invest in SURFCAM through our new subsidiary Surfcam Inc., and welcome the existing US and overseas Surfware partners and resellers into the Vero network."
Alan Diehl and his son Larry originally founded Surfware in 1988, with Alan’s other son Bryan joining the company in 1990. Regarding the change, Alan says, “We have dedicated our lives to developing innovative and productive machining technology. Just as importantly, we enjoy customer and reseller relationships that are the envy of our competitors. We know we are joining a group with a similar view. We are confident that Vero’s additional resources and global distribution will take SURFCAM to new levels of efficiency, and will continue to provide solutions that boost our customers’ productivity, reduce costs and improve quality."
About Surfware, Inc. :
Surfware’s principal product, SURFCAM is designed for 2D and 3D modelling and features easy to use CNC programming for 2, 3, 4, and 5 axis machining. Surfware, Inc. also developed the award-winning TRUEMill technology. SURFCAM products have been installed on more than 26,000 systems worldwide over the past 25 years. In that time, SURFCAM has grown to support 14 languages and has gained an outstanding reputation for training and providing the highest level of technical support to its customer base.
About TRUEMill Inc. :
Surfware Inc. will be renamed to TRUEMill Inc. TRUEMill Inc. will continue developing and licensing TRUEMill Patented technology for the CAD/CAM industry.
About Vero Software :
Vero’s world-renowned brands include Alphacam, Cabinet Vision, Edgecam, Machining STRATEGIST, Javelin, PEPS, Radan, SMIRT, WorkNC and VISI. The company sells and supports these products through its direct offices in the UK, Italy, France, Germany, Netherlands, USA, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea and China and through a comprehensive global reseller network.