8 Good Reasons to buy Mastercam From ShopWare
Number one in Installed Seats Worldwide for the 16th Year in a Row
Mastercam is the industry leading PC based CAD/CAM product. Mastercam leads their nearest PC competitor by a margin of over 2 to 1. Your software investment is protected by a company with over 25 years of software development behind them.
You can be assured that Mastercam will be there to enhance, improve, and support their software systems for years to come. While thousands of shops test and evaluate dozens of CAM programs each year, there is a reason they keep choosing the number one name in CAD/CAM technology – Mastercam.
Number One In the Educational Market
MasterCam has the majority of the educational market as well. This insures that there will always be a place to get local training and there will always be a pool of experienced operators available. Local training options include:
• Elgin Community College (ECC)
• Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC)
• Madison Area Technical College (MATC)
• Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC)
• McHenry Community College (MCC)
• College of Lake County (CLC)
• Oakton Community College (OCC)
• Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC)
• Wabonsee Community College (WCC)
• TMA (Tooling and Manufacturing Association)
• Northern Wisconsin Technical (NWTC)
Number One In Features
Mastercam offers more breadth of features and value for your software investment dollar. From our 53,000 sq. foot facility in Tolland, CT our dedicated product teams of software engineers continue to enhance, improve, and update our family of products. From basic 2D programming, lathe, router, art and wire to advanced multi-axis programming. Mastercam has your shop covered for any direction you want to grow.
Number One Support in the Industry
ShopWare provides the best support in the industry. We have a fully staffed support team to better serve your needs and increase your utilization of the software. This is something most of our competitors can’t say. Support is crucial when investing in a CAM system.
• Dedicated Post Writer
• Applications Engineers
• Full Time Trainer
• Customer Service Staff
Number One In Ease of Use
Mastercam offers ease of use with a standard windows interface, intuitive toolbars, icons, hot-keys, and simple to use menus. As you become experienced you can customize the system, increasing your productivity. Mastercam now also provides Feature Based Machining (FBM) to further reducing your programming time by creating programs in just a few clicks. Mastercam is also one of the best documented Cam products in the world. With top-rated help files, you are always only a few clicks away from finding what you need to learn to get the job done.
Number One in High-Speed Toolpaths (HST)
Mastercam Level 3 includes 10 new HST tool path strategies for fast efficient machining. Benefits of these tool paths include: smoother finishes, higher federates, smoother entry and exits, and better tool life. With Mastercam X, 2D users can now utilize all the benefits of high speed machining with our NEW 2D HST suite of toolpaths.
These features translate into better part quality, higher productivity, and increasing your profits.
Number One Choice for Machine Tool Builders
Mastercam is used and endorsed by more machine tool builders and distributors than any other product in the industry. They know quality when they see it.
Haas, Mazak, Mori Seiki, KGK,Yasda, Toyoda, Ameri-Seiki, Doosan Infracore, Okuma, Fadal, Niigata, Hwacheon, Thermwood, Makino, Kitamura, DMG, Centroid, Milltronics, Hardinge, Onsrud, Mitsubishi, Amada-Wasino, Multicam, Progressive Machinery, Hermle, Matsuura, ZPS Usa, Edgetek Machine, Hardinge, Kubotek, OMAX Corp., Star CNC, Centroid Corp., Hurco, Daewoo, Monarch, Akira-Seiki, USA Inc., Enshu, Mikron Corp, Minitech, Agie USA, Charmilles, Techno, Datron, ONA EDM, Morris Midwest, Fuji, Sodick, Staubli, ZPS-CNC, Hitachi EDM, Hoz-Her U.S., Komo Machine…and more!
Number One in 3rd-Party Productivity Tools
Mastercam has the largest library and community of 3rd party solutions to meet your most demanding manufacturing applications and training needs. Products include Cimco Integration, Moldplus, ProDrill, Robotmaster, Cam Instructor, Streaming Teacher, Tips for Manufacturing, and many more.