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CAXA Partner with ModuleWorks for 5-Axis Machining and Simulation

Friday June 1st, 2012

ModuleWorks, the leading supplier of CAD/CAM components for 3 – 5-Axis toolpath generation and simulation have confirmed their partnership with Chinese CAD/CAM/PLM vendor, CAXA. CAXA is the largest domestic vendor in China with more than 250,000 installed seats of software.

CAXA develops and markets an integrated suite of CAM/CAM/PLM solutions to handle the entire product lifecycle from conceptual design through to manufacture, tailored specifically to the Chinese manufacturing industry.

The new CAXA 2013 release will offer ModuleWorks toolpath generation and Simulation technology to provide customers with state-of-the-art 5-Axis machining and simulation. A wide range of 5-Axis strategies include multi-pass roughing, SWARF, Contouring, Flowline and 3-5 Axis toolpath conversion. Combined with full kinematic machine simulation and material removal, CAXA 2013 provides a complete set of tools for advanced machining applications.

CAXA join the growing list of more than 50 CAD/CAM vendors who have partnered with ModuleWorks to provide machining and/or simulation technology to their customers. Data from global industry consulting firm, CIMdata, show ModuleWorks technology used by more than 60% of the leading CAD/CAM suppliers.

The partnership between CAXA and ModuleWorks was announced at a major CAD/CAM press event in Beijing in March 2012 and has since been publicized in much of the Chinese industry press. Dr. David Plater, Technical Director at ModuleWorks, attended and is seen above announcing the new partnership with CAXA.

Dr. Plater comments “We’re delighted to have CAXA as a new partner in the Chinese market and it’s a pleasure to have been present at the event to announce our collaboration. Our toolpath and simulation technology will be delivered with CAXA 2013 and this highlights the benefits of the partnership, delivering integrated and industry proven high technology software tools to customers in a short period of time.”