CNC Software, Inc., creators of Mastercam CAD/CAM software, will host an open house at its manufacturing facility located at 671 Old Post Road, Tolland, CT to celebrate Manufacturing Day. The open house will be held on Friday, October 3rd from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and is open to members of the community. The CNC Software Educational Division will also be participating in Manufacturing Day events in the greater Seattle, WA are, where their office is located.

CNC Software, Inc., manufactures CAD/CAM software for 2-through 5-axis milling, turning, wire EDM, 3D design / drafting, artistic relief cutting, router tooling, and surface / solid machining. The open house will give visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the Mastercam facility. Get a tour of the building and see the machine shop in action – where Mastercam toolpaths are tested each and every day.

Studies show that almost 80 percent of Americans believe manufacturing is important to our economic prosperity, standard of living, and national security. Yet only 30 percent of those surveyed would encourage their children to go into manufacturing careers. This is a trend that must be reversed and which Manufacturing Day seeks to address by giving more people an opportunity to discover what modern manufacturing environments are really like.

Manufacturing Day is an annual event that encourages hundreds of manufacturers in North America to host students, teachers, parents, job seekers, and other local community members at open houses designed to showcase modern manufacturing technology and careers.

People who are interested in learning more about Manufacturing Day and who wish to attend events in their communities should visit www.mfgday.com. Complete details for CNC Software’s event can be found on the site at http://www.mfgday.com/events/2014/cnc-software-inc--4.

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