Case Studies Alphacam Slashes Allwood Architectural Joinery’s Manufacturing Process for CNC, From a Day to an Hour The Director of family-run Allwood Architectural Joinery says: “Alphacam is one of our energisers – it’s definitely helped us get where we are today.” Alphacam Macro Ensures Unique Fonts on War Grave Headstones The Commonwealth War Graves Commission use a special macro from Alphacam to ensure font consistency on headstones and stone memorial panels remembering the men and women of the Commonwealth armed forces who died in both world wars. Alphacam Programs UK’s Only Pro Evolution 5-Axis Twin Head Machine for ercol High end furniture manufacturer, ercol, use Alphacam to drive their CMS Pro Evolution machine tool with two 5-axis heads – which is the first one of its kind in the country. Cabinet Vision And Alphacam: The “Backbone” Of Andrew Ryan Furniture Andrew Ryan Furniture director Michael Cowell says Alphacam and Cabinet Vision are vital tools for modern craftsmen – just as chisels were state-of-the-art technology for woodworkers in bygone times. Teaching the Tools of the Trade Many college students ultimately find themselves in careers that bear little semblance to their chosen fields of study, let alone the jobs of their dreams. Northcentral Technical College uses Alphacam to prepare furure woodworkers for the workforce. Alphacam “Provides The Line Of Least Resistance” For Solid Timber Specialist, Woodbase Joiners The combination of Alphacam’s parametric function and its ability to drive 5-axis routers is the way forward for Woodbase Joiners, who specialise in high end solid timber work. Trifibre’s “Jigsaw” Nests In Alphacam Aid Bottom Line The UK’s leading case manufacturer uses Alphacam to drive three CNC machines which produce metal, wood and plastic cases. Training the Modern Woodworker For instructors at Madison Area Technical College, training a new generation of woodworkers entails the use of modern tools to teach the art and science of the time-honored craft. Madison Area Technical College uses Alphacam to train the next generation of woodworkers. Manufacturing the Impossible If two heads are better than one, five talented entrepreneurs joining forces to found a custom woodworking company sounds like a solid recipe for success. West Ridge Cabinetry, Inc., increased job capabilities and overall efficiency with Alphacam automation Alphacam Macros Provide A Step Up For Stairplan Purpose-written macros in Alphacam have slashed programming time of bespoke projects from a day to an hour, for staircase specialists Stairplan. Bridging the Skills Gap Many manufacturers who embrace technology to remain competitive find that implementing the latest machinery and software can be easier than finding the skilled labor needed to successfully use it. Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School trains carpentry and cabinetmaking students with Alphacam and Cabinet Vision. The Sky’s the Limit If a one-of-a-kind architectural design looks nearly impossible to build, chances are that it’s made its way across the desk of Mike Graves. Architectural Systems uses macros in Alphacam to manufacture its towering, one-of-a-kind structures Visionary Manufacturing A man of many talents, machine-shop owner Domenic Mucciacciaro knows a thing or two about everything from algorithms and machining precision parts to the perfect cup of coffee and the way biscotti should be made. Innovative precision manufacturer LIGI Tool & Engineering, Inc., remains competitive with Alphacam. Javelin Prepares Newmont For Upping a Gear On Alphacam Parts Full traceability of aerospace components programmed by Alphacam ensured by the Javelin production control system, for specialist precision-gear manufacturer Newmont Engineering. Alphacam Guides 5-Axis Future For Cambridge Precision Five-axis machining programmed with Alphacam is transforming the way engineering subcontractor Cambridge Precision works. It’s All in the Family Ensuring that his family’s business continues to thrive entails more than turning a profit for Chip Carnevale. Stone countertop business Pietra Naturale boosts efficiency and eliminates labor costs with Alphacam. Alphacam: P & T’s Solution For Complex 3D Shapes “The biggest challenge with our manufacturing process is to create components efficiently and profitably – and Alphacam enables us to do that thanks to its ease of programming, and speeding up our production.” Alphacam Dynamic Nesting For Composite Aircraft Panels A company manufacturing internal composite panels for commercial aircraft is moving towards full dynamic nesting by using Alphacam’s powerful automation capability.