Irvine, CA (November, 2003) – CGTech, developer of VERICUT® CNC simulation and optimization software, announced today the company has joined the Manufacturing Coalition. The Manufacturing Coalition is a not-for-profit organization designed to increase awareness about the importance of manufacturing on our nations’ economy, and protect and build America’s manufacturing sector.
Founded earlier this year, the coalition brings together businesses, professional associations and individuals who are concerned about the future of American manufacturing. It promotes political programs and legislation that work to keep American manufactures in business by creating a more favorable domestic environment and leveling the playing field between countries.
Joseph K. Smith, founder of the Manufacturing Coalition, says ‘We’re talking about making our country more competitive, providing higher productivity and being on the cutting edge of manufacturing technology. If we accomplish this agenda, we will gain world market share.” He goes on to explain ‘In order for us to be successful, we must all become advocates, helping to spread the word about the plight of American manufacturing. The first step in rebuilding our manufacturing base is communicating our message to those in a position to make a difference.”
Jon Prun, President of CGTech, says “Although we are an international company, we fully support the efforts of the Manufacturing Coalition. A strong manufacturing base is crucial to America’s economy, and our economy is vital to the world. Manufacturing was the engine that brought America to greatness and helped make this country what it is today – and mainstream America has lost sight of that. We support the coalition’s effort to remind the public and the politicians where we came from–and where we’re headed if we don’t protect our manufacturing base.”
For more information about the Manufacturing Coalition, visit www.manufacturingcoalition.com.
CGTech is the recognized world leader in CNC simulation, verification and optimization software technology for manufacturing. The California-based company has subsidiaries in the UK, Germany, France, and Japan, and resellers throughout the world. CGTech maintains an active technology partnership with major machine tool builders including Mazak, Makino, Okuma, Cincinnati Machine, Mori Seiki, Mitsui Seiki, Hermle, and Matsuura.
VERICUT is CNC machine simulation, verification and optimization software that enables users to eliminate the process of manually proving-out NC programs. It reduces scrap loss and rework. The program also optimizes NC programs in order to produce the most efficient tool paths possible that both save time and produce higher quality surface finish. VERICUT supports G-codes or native CAM output to simulate milling, drilling, turning, wire EDM, and mill/turn machining operations. VERICUT runs under Windows and UNIX. CGTech is the recognized world leader in CNC simulation, verification and optimization software technology for manufacturing. The California-based company has subsidiaries in the UK, Germany, France, and Japan, and resellers throughout the world.
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