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Mastercam & Iscar Event August 31st in Roselle, IL

Mastercam unveils new technology designed specifically to run Iscar’s latest tools.  No other software in the industry will run these tools as efficiently.

When: Tuesday August 31st.  Morning Session 8:30-12:00; Afternoon Session 1:00-4:30

Where: Okuma Tech Center @ Morris Midwest

Address: 68 Congress Circle W, Roselle, IL 60172 (Click here for a map)

Event Details: Click here to download a PDF Flyer of the event

RSVP: Please Click Here to RSVP

Iscar and Mastercam

ShopWare & Mastercam at IMTS 2010

Mastercam and the ShopWare staff will be at IMTS this upcoming September 13-18th, 2010.

Come see us in the East Building (aka Lakeside Center).

We are in Booth E-3840. For a Map please click here.

Mastercam X5 will be released soon after IMTS and will be previewed/demoed at the show!

ShopWare Gets 1st Job posting on our new Job Board!

In case you missed it, we have a new Jobs Board on our website.   We hope to have a nice exchange to help both our users and customers.

Please visit our Jobs Board page here to see the latest posting.

As with most of our customers, current Mastercam knowledge is required.  If you are not up to speed on the latest release, visit our training section here.

Mastercam and Operating System Compatibility

With all the new operating systems (OS) out there it can be confusing which versions of Mastercam will run on what OS.

Please see the Mastercam blog post here:

If you haven’t done so it yet, please bookmark the “Mastercam Xtras” blog for the latest news from Mastercam corporate.  We as Shopware will highlight articles here such as this, but to stay in the loop be sure to visit Xtras often!

Mastercam at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show

Over 50 Mastercam customers exhibited at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Orlando, Florida this December. We spoke to some of them right on the show floor about their experience using Mastercam. Watch not only these customers tell their story, but see Mastercam in action at PRI.

Moldplus’ New 5-Axis Toolkit Now Available

Moldplus has released a new 5-Axis toolkit for Mastercam.  This add-on package includes: 1-click surface normal setting, part extension, radius analysis and powerful 5-axis curve and vector creation utlities.

For more information and videos on how the product works, please go to Moldplus’ Website HERE.

For pricing and to order please Contact Us.

Save Time and Money by Updating Your PC

Still running that Pentium 3 on a CRT the size of a dishwasher?  Maybe it is time to upgrade that system and better utilize the software you already have.

Check out our latest PC specification information here.
ShopWare is an authorized Dell® Distributor, please contact us for pricing and availability.

Mastercam and ShopWare Need Help Finding Software Pirates

Know someone that is using Mastercam without a proper license? Earn up to $1,000 by successfully reporting pirates that legalize their copies. Contact us today

Piracy Postcard

March High Speed Toolpath Webinar Video Now Online

The Webinar from 3/29/10 is now available for viewing.

Click the “HD is off” button then View on Vimeo link to view in HD.

Right Click HERE and “Save target As” to download the webinar.

We appreciate any feedback on the webinar in the comments section below. Thanks to everyone who attended.

Master3DGage Portable CMM Inspection Webinar

Verisurf Software, Inc. and Shopware  invite you to the Master3DGage Webinar that will introduce you to the new affordable, portable Master3DGage CMM designed for rapid machine shop inspection.

Webinar Agenda:
Machine Shop Inspection Needs
Model Based Inspection without drawings
Rapid Align-Inspect-Report Process
Traditional Drawing Based Inspection
Portable CMM Hardware
Live System Demonstration

If you have any questions before or after the webinar please email them to or visit or call 866-340-5551.  We look forward to meeting you at the webinar.

Register for a session now by clicking a date below:
Wed, Mar 31, 2010 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT
Wed, Mar 31, 2010 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT

More info on Master3DGage: