Gibbs Software Demonstrated at MAG Fadal Open House

Domestic introduction of Gibbs SFP software on Fadal Machine Tools with new MAG Infimatic control.

MOORPARK, CA - November 7th, 2007 - Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM®, software for programming CNC machine tools, announced today that they will be participating in the 2007 MAG Fadal Open House held November 15th & 16th, at Fadal Machining Centers' offices in Chatsworth, CA. This event will be the domestic introduction of Gibbs SFP on the new MAG Infimatic controls being used with a variety of MAG Fadal machine tools. Gibbs SFP will be bundled with these MAG Fadal machine tools allowing users to become productive sooner realizing a faster return on their investment. During the Open House Gibbs will also be presenting a seminar on new developments in CAD/CAM software.

The Gibbs SFP, MAG Infimatic and MAG Fadal combination had already been introduced at this year's EMO held in September at Hannover, Germany. There the joint roll-out received considerable attention from industry press and show attendees. At EMO, Gibbs SFP was demonstrated both on free-standing Infimatic controls and also on a MAG Fadal VMC 4020 FX and a MAG Fadal VMC 2216 FX machine tools which were controlled by MAG Infimatic controllers. MAG Fadal is the first machine builder to adopt the new MAG Infimatic controllers.

"We're excited to be participating at the 2007 Fadal Open House. Gibbs has had a long standing working relationship with both MAG Fadal," states Robb Weinstein, Gibbs' Senior VP of Sales and Strategic Planning. "Gibbs is extremely pleased that MAG/Fadal Division has elected to offer the new Infimatic open architecture control with Fadal CNC machines. This provides our mutual customers with a complementary solution with the Fadal 32MP and 104D controls, in addition to the new Infimatic CNC controls all of which are bundled with Gibbs SFP."

In addition to Gibbs SFP, the latest version of GibbsCAM will also be demonstrated at the MAG Fadal Open House. A key advantage of Gibbs SFP is its complete compatibility with the GibbsCAM product line. Programs developed offline using GibbsCAM can be directly transferred to Gibbs SFP on the controller for review and easy modification. Changes made on the controller using Gibbs SFP can then be transferred back to GibbsCAM and referenced as shop-proven processes.

For more information about GibbsCAM and Gibbs SFP, or to locate your local GibbsCAM Reseller, call 1-800-654-9399, email Email Contact, or visit the company's web site at

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, MAG Infimatic, Siemens, Doosan Infracore, Haas, Index, MAG Fadal, 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

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.

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