Mastercam to Unveil New Machining Strategies at Makino Die / Mold Technology Expo


The new Mastercam X2 MR2 to be demonstrated at Expo

Tolland, CT - Mastercam, the world's best-selling CAM system, will reveal its latest machining techniques at the Makino Die/Mold Technology Expo, September 25-27 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

The Makino event is geared toward educating the industry on a number of practical machining topics, making it the perfect outlet to show the new Mastercam X2 MR2.

Among the new suite of Mastercam programming techniques to be shown, several are of direct interest to the die/mold industry. These include efficient "peel milling" and new techniques for restricting tool motion to specialized areas.

Makino's Die Mold Expo
Makino's 2007 Die/Mold Technology Expo will be held September 25 through 27, 2007 at Makino's Auburn Hills, Michigan, Die/Mold Technology Center.

Makino's bi-annual Expo has become a major event for tool, die, and mold makers interested in cutting-edge technologies and techniques to improve their competitiveness. The first day of the Expo will feature key industry leaders speaking about business improvement opportunities, including best-selling author Jeff Fox, IRN's Chief Economist Erich Merkel, IRN's VP Jud McKinley who will speak about his experience with customer diversification including the "new domestic" OEMs, and several other speakers.

Makino's Die/Mold Technology Center is located at 2600 Superior Court, Auburn Hills, Michigan, 48326. The building is at Superior and Lapeer Roads (M-24), one-mile from I-75 and M-24 off East Walton Boulevard. It is 31 miles from the Greater Detroit Airport, and is near The Palace at Auburn Hills, a major sports venue in the area. For additional information, call Makino at (800) 552-3288.

Register to attend the Makino Die/Mold Technology Expo by visiting www.makino.com/expo, or by calling Makino's Auburn Hills Tech Center at (248) 232-6200 or toll free (800) 552-3288.

About Mastercam
Developed by CNC Software, Inc., Mastercam is Windows®-based CAD/CAM software for 2- through 5-axis milling and turning; 2- and 4-axis wire EDM; 2D and 3D design, surface, and solid modeling; artistic relief cutting; and 2D and 3D routing. CNC Software is a privately owned corporation founded in 1984. The U.S.-based company provides Mastercam CAD/CAM solutions to more than 124,936 installations in 75 countries in industries including mold-making, prototyping, automotive, medical, aerospace, and consumer products. Mastercam runs under Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista, and is compatible with all other CAD/CAM systems. For more information about CNC Software, Inc. and its Mastercam family of products, contact CNC Software, Inc., M-F, 8 AM-6 PM EST at (800) 228-2877 or (860) 875-5006, 671 Old Post Road, Tolland, CT 06084. Or visit www.mastercam.com.

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