Gibbs Founder to Present Top Tips for Reducing Manufacturing Costs

 Bill Gibbs, Cimatron North America’s president, and founder of Gibbs, will highlight profitability at the IMTS 2010 Speakers Conference in Chicago.

MOORPARK, CA – July 28, 2010 Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM® software for programming CNC machine tools and a Cimatron company, announced today that its founder—and president of Cimatron North America—Bill Gibbs, will show manufacturers how powerful CAM software can increase profits, at a speakers conference sponsored by the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), on September 16, 2010.

“Job shops, large and small, captive and independent, are looking for economical ways to improve the bottom line, and survive this tough economic environment,” said Bill Gibbs. “In an effort to help them, I will discuss key contributors to production costs that can be eliminated with an easy-to-use but highly capable CAM system such as GibbsCAM. The cost contributors are not theoretical, but real problems identified at various machining operations, where we have seen our own customers reduce or eliminate these costs.”

Bill Gibbs founded Gibbs and Associates as a contract programming service for CNC part programming in 1982, and the company started developing CAD/CAM software two years later. In 2008, Gibbs and Associates merged into Cimatron to jointly become the seventh largest CAM provider in the world. Bill Gibbs is now president of Cimatron North America, marketing and selling both of Cimatron’s main product lines, GibbsCAM and CimatronE.

The presentation, entitled “CAM Software and Your Profitability”, is part of a conference series sponsored by IMTS, which will explore the relationship between innovative technology and business development. The conference runs from September 14-17, and Bill Gibbs’ presentation will take place on Thursday, September 16, 2010, at 11:00 A.M., in the West Building of McCormick Place, in Chicago.

The IMTS show itself will run from September 13-18. Cimatron Group will showcase both of its major product lines, CimatronE and GibbsCAM in Booth E-3810 in the East Building of McCormick Place.

For more information about GibbsCAM, or to locate your local GibbsCAM reseller, call 1-800-654-9399, or email Email Contact. Information about GibbsCAM is also available at the company’s website,

Bill Gibbs

Bill Gibbs Founder of Gibbs


About Gibbs and Associates and GibbsCAM

For over twenty five 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.  GibbsCAM is either offered or endorsed by a number of leading worldwide control and machine tool manufacturers, including GE Fanuc, 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.

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, call 1-800-654-9399, or visit the company on-line at

About Cimatron

With over 25 years of experience and more than 40,000 installations worldwide, Cimatron is a leading provider of integrated, CAD/CAM 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 mold design, die design, electrodes design, 2.5 to 5 axes milling, wire EDM, turn, Mill-turn, rotary milling, multi-task machining, and tombstone machining. 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 under the symbol CIMT. For more information, please visit the Company's web site at

The Gibbs logo, GibbsCAM, GibbsCAM logo, Virtual Gibbs, SolidSurfacer 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 of the Microsoft group of companies.  All other brand or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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Contact:          Yvonne Anderson 
                        Gibbs and Associates 
                        (805) 523-0004 
                        (805) 523-0006 (Fax) 
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