SigmaTEK Systems, LLC announces the upcoming release of SigmaNEST Version 10, which uses sophisticated heuristics and advanced algorithms to optimize part yield, maximize material usage, accelerate machine cycle time and produce quality parts, says the company. The new version features improved cutterpath planning, which reduces machine cutting cycle time and consumable wear extending tool life, says the company. New functionality also includes BHQ (Bolt Hole Quality) technology and enhanced 3D CAD model import functionality as well as the ability to tap into engineering data. SigmaNEST offers the ability to import data directly from a number of CAD/CAM systems. Other enhancements include integration with MRP and other manufacturing and business systems to catalog material remnants for future job runs, SolidWorks Enterprise PDM integration, shop floor control with Color Offload and Load Manager.