Ultra Machining Company (UMC)

A Custom Job Machine shops aren’t the only ones taking custom orders No matter how good the software package, people can always come up with ways to make it better. VERICUT from CGTech is no different. Despite the fact that it’s now 30 years old and is on its 8th major release, CGTech, together with… Read more

Wolcott Design

By Design Held back by its vertical machining centers, this small shop took the plunge into a flexible manufacturing system. VERICUT toolpath simulation software helped make it possible. Like many who open their own machine shop, Bob Wolcott of Wolcott Design Services started out with a basic “commodity” brand vertical machining center. It was 2005.… Read more


Einfahrzeiten reduziert – Laufzeitberechnung optimiert: Maschinenfabrik Niehoff nutzt alle Facetten der NC-Simulationssoftware VERICUT® Sauber kalkuliert Köln / Schwabach, April 2016. Im Prinzip ist das ganze menschliche Dasein verdrahtet. Vom Energiekabel über die Lasche am Reißverschluss bis hin zum Herzkatheter – ohne Drähte und Drahtzieher kaum denkbar. Das Drahtziehen selbst ist ein uraltes Handwerk, wobei die… Read more

Great Plains Industries

Go with the Flow Industrial flowmeter and fuel transfer pump manufacturer brings offshored work back to the US   When a company spends several million dollars on a flexible manufacturing system (FMS), one that’s expected to compete with offshore suppliers and revitalize the shop floor in the process, it’s important to make the most of… Read more


  Software Reduces Crashes on New Manufacturing Equipment Company: Micro-Mechanics Holdings Ltd. Problem: Crash potential was high despite new technology investments Solution: Vericut NC verification software from CGTech Results: Increased efficiency; enabled crash-free, lights-out operation When Chris Borch, chief executive officer of Micro-Mechanics Holdings Ltd., and his colleagues acquired a new company with the vision… Read more


Inspecting the Inspector You probably associate the name Renishaw with excellence in metrology—and you have likely used their probes. Located in Wotton-under-Edge, a sleepy Cotswold village in West England, this innovative company is a firm believer in the benefits of NC simulation/verification and makes extensive use of its own products. A good example is Renishaw’s… Read more