CAD/CAM, plant and management/business software programs are essential tools in today’s woodworking plants. Software not only makes it fast and easy to conceptualize and design a project, but also aids in the manufacturing process — and everywhere in between.
The following mini case studies (links below) illustrate some of the various ways software is used throughout the woodworking industry, with longer story versions available online at the end of each article. For a list of software suppliers to the wood products marketplace, check out the computer software category and software specification chart, both of which can be found at RedBookOnline.com.
Case Studies: Software's Usage in Woodworking Applications