(Irvine, CA – August, 2004)  CGTech and Mazak Corporation and have formed technology partnership to jointly promote Mazak CNC machine tools and VERICUT CNC machine simulation software and associated services in order to better serve the mutual customers base of the two companies.

A leader in CNC machine tool technology, Mazak’s goal is to provide innovative, reliable products that deliver high performance, on time, at a reasonable price. Mazak currently offers many machine models ranging from vertical and horizontal machining centers and turning centers to advanced multi-tasking machine tools. Mazak’s North American Technology Center is located in Florence, Kentucky. The company operates manufacturing facilities around the world.

California-based CGTech is the developer of VERICUT® software. VERICUT simulates CNC machining to identify errors in the tool path program (such as collisions, over-travel, gouges, etc.). Using VERICUT, manufacturers can verify the accuracy of the program before it is loaded on the machine, reducing or eliminating the need for the time-consuming manual prove-out process and minimizing material costs. VERICUT also improves machining efficiency by optimizing cutting speeds. VERICUT is the industry-standard and is used by companies of all sizes, universities, trade schools, and government agencies. CGTech has subsidiaries in the UK, Germany, France, and Japan, and resellers throughout the world.

Said Mazak President, Brian Papke, “We’re excited about this partnership. VERICUT simulation provides us with a value-added solution to offer our customers that will help them protect their investment and reduce implementation time on new machines. Our goal is to help our customers be successful, and VERICUT is a great tool to help them achieve that.”

“Our relationship with Mazak is very important to CGTech,” says CGTech President, Jon Prun. “Manufacturers who buy Mazak machines are concerned with high-end precision machining, and have invested in their equipment accordingly. Our aim is to reach those sophisticated manufacturers and offer a software solution designed to protect their investment. By teaming with Mazak, we’re better able to reach that market.”

For information about CGTech/VERICUT, visit cgtech.com. For information about Mazak, visit www.mazak.com.

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For more information, contact:
Bryan Jacobs
(949) 753-1050


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