Sandvik Coromant to acquire ICAM
by CM Staff
With a global reach, ICAM sells to manufacturers in the Aerospace and Defense, General Engineering and Automotive industries.
Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire Canada-based ICAM Technologies Corporation, a provider of technology solutions that translate CAM data into optimized coding for guiding CNC machining operations. With a global reach, ICAM sells to manufacturers in the Aerospace and Defense, General Engineering and Automotive industries. The company will be reported in Sandvik Coromant, a division within Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions.
“I am really happy to welcome ICAM to Sandvik Coromant and I look forward to us working together and strengthening our offer to our customers. ICAM’s ability to deliver code reliability across all major CAD/CAM systems is well-aligned with our goal to serve all our customers in the best way possible, with a CAD/CAM-neutral portfolio” says Helen Blomqvist, President Sandvik Coromant.
ICAM’s software combines post-processing, machine simulation, and tool-path optimization into solutions that save programming and part machining time, streamlining customer workflows as the user can go from their CAM system to verified and optimized coding (G-code) in one step. ICAM’s offering is complimentary with the verification and optimization technology of CGTech, a software solutionvfor numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification and optimization, also owned by Sandvik and reporting into Sandvik Coromant.
“I and the rest of the ICAM team are really excited about the future. For many decades ICAM and CGTech have seen the world of CAM systems, computers, operating systems, machine tools and their controls evolve exponentially. And only through hard work, focus and dedication, both companies not only kept pace with all this change but have distinguished ourselves in our respective disciplines. ICAM and CGTech continue to share the same prestigious customer base who use our products as part of the most dependable and accurate Virtual Part Manufacturing Process in all metal removal industries worldwide,” says John Nassr owner of ICAM.