Tornos Certifies GibbsCAM Support of Tornos DECO [a-line] Machine Tools

MTM programming leader receives certification on Tornos DECO mono-spindle Swiss machine tools.

MOORPARK, CA - June 26, 2007 - Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM®, software for programming CNC machine tools, announced today that Tornos S.A., Moutier, Switzerland, has certified GibbsCAM for programming the Tornos DECO [a-line] single spindle Swiss machine tools. This recent accomplishment was realized through the combined efforts of Gibbs, Tornos and Productec, the GibbsCAM Reseller located in Switzerland, who is also a developer of GibbsCAM application extensions. This certification recognizes GibbsCAM's ability to successfully generated part programs for three complex parts with multiple and diverse machining operations with zero errors. The three programs were then loaded into a DECO 13a machine and executed, producing parts to print specifications.

"This certification is the successful outcome of an on-going collaboration between Gibbs, Tornos and Productec," comments François Steulet, Productec's CEO. "Working together, we were able to develop a specialized post processing solution which allows GibbsCAM MTM, an ideal programming environment for multi-task machine tools, to support the Tornos TB-DECO's pulse style of programming."

"We are extremely please for GibbsCAM to have received this certification from Tornos," states Bill Gibbs, founder and president of Gibbs and Associates. "We have enthusiastically supported this effort led by Productec to support this rather unique series of machine tools. We look forward to an on-going collaboration to further advance our offerings."

The companies have agreed to continue their collaboration, making improvements, advancements and additions to their respective software to give their mutual customers enhanced products in the future. For more information about GibbsCAM and MTM programming solutions, or to locate your local GibbsCAM Reseller, go to www.GibbsCAM.com, call 1-800-654-9399, or email Email Contact.

About Gibbs and Associates and GibbsCAM
For over twenty 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 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 has received Microsoft's "Designed for Windows XP/2000" certification. 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 Application Program, is a Solid Edge Certified Select Product, and is a SolidWorks Certified CAM Product. GibbsCAM is either offered or endorsed by a number of leading worldwide control and machine tool manufacturers, including GE Fanuc, Siemens, Doosan Infracore, Fadal, Haas, Index, Matsuura, Mazak, Mitsubishi, Mori Seiki and Tornos. Gibbs and Associates distributes its products worldwide through a network of international Resellers. For more information about Gibbs and Associates and its CAM software packages, call 1-800-654-9399, or visit the company on-line at www.GibbsCAM.com.

The Gibbs logo, GibbsCAM, GibbsCAM logo, Virtual Gibbs, Gibbs SFP, SolidSurfacer, MTM and "Powerfully Simple. Simply Powerful." are either trademark(s) or registered trademark(s) of Gibbs and Associates in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft, Windows, and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other brand or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Caption: A part programmed and simulated in GibbsCAM displayed above the same program being displayed in the TB-Deco environment after importing.

 

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