CAMCAD Technologies, Inc. (CAMCAD) was founded in 1991 to sell and service SURFCAM CAM software, and being heavily involved in reverse engineering at that time, the name “CAMCAD” seemed appropriate. Over the past 26 years CAMCAD has delivered a wide range of custom software, advanced application training, and multi-axis custom postprocessors.
CAMCAD’s custom applications range from custom toolpath generators for contact lens mold production, to web-based systems for patient-specific radiation therapy, to shop floor aircraft component production, to automation for power generation component repair. Although no longer in the custom application business, we learned from this activity the value of thoroughly spec’ing even the most simplistic projects to minimize the rework effort.
Custom posts became CAMCAD’s specialty, providing high-quality solutions servicing a wide range of CNC machinery for our own SURFCAM customer base and those of other SURFCAM resellers. Our mantra is
CAM is an expensive video game without edit-free post-processors
Throughout our 26-year history, we’re very proud of the fact that our interaction with our vendor has never been for how to program a part or how to configure a custom post; it has been to report problems with the product, or to submit enhancement requests.
As we move away from sales and direct support for our SURFCAM customers, we will allow us more time to focus on our strengths – advanced application training, custom postprocessors, and consulting services.