CGTech Vericut software in action on Grob G550Click image to enlarge

CGTech, a developer of CNC software for simulations, verification, optimization and analysis technology for the manufacturing industry, has joined Partners in THINC, a network of 40 indusry suppliers using a commom open architecture platform, PC-based THINC OSP control to bring innovative solutions to manufacturers.

Members of Partners in THINC provide superior technologies that are integrated with Okuma’s CNC machines and controls to deliver advanced manufacturing system solutions.

“CGTech is excited to be a member of Partners in THINC so that we may help end-users improve their manufacturing efficiency. By partnering with Okuma and Partners in THINC, CGTech can provide users with accurate machine simulations of Okuma machine tools to ensure that their tool paths are right the first time, every time,” says Jon Prun, president, CGTech.

“Okuma America is very pleased that CGTech has joined Partners in THINC. VERICUT will provide that next level of CNC program and toolpath verification prior to cutting the part. The use of VERICUT, along with a highly capable CAM package, allows Okuma’s customers to fully apply the capabilities and efficiencies of 5-axis machining,” says Jeff Estes, director of Partners in THINC.

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