Tolland, CT – The most recent analysis of CAM software seats produced by CIMdata, Inc. shows that CNC Software’s Mastercam® is once again the world’s most widely-used CAM software for the 18th straight year. With close to 176,000 installed seats worldwide, Mastercam has nearly twice the installed base of the closest competitor.
While this might make us proud, what does it mean for NC programmers? Machine Shops? Machinists? What does it mean for you? “It can mean a lot,” says CNC Software President, Mark Summers. “With more installations than the next two top CAM packages combined, it means we have that many more real-world shops giving us feedback and suggestions on what they need to make the most of their time and money.”
“If you’re looking to hire,” says CNC Software Marketing Manager, Ben Mund, “it means that there are more qualified Mastercam programmers in the workforce than for any other package. And, if you’re looking for work, it means that you have more opportunities with a shop that uses Mastercam. It means that there is a greater variety of training tools available to help you make sure your skills stay sharp. And it means that you have access to the largest community of CAM users on the planet.”
Mastercam holds almost 10% of the Industrial market, and more than 27% of the Educational market.
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