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GibbsCAM's New Capabilities to be Presented at SolidWorks World 2013



     GibbsCAM's New Capabilities to be Presented at SolidWorks World 2013

CAM Software Further Automates Machining for SolidWorks 2013 Users

PR Newswire

MOORPARK, California, January 8, 2013

MOORPARK, California, January 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Cimatron Limited (NASDAQ and TASE: CIMT), a leading provider of integrated
CAD/CAM solutions for the toolmaking and manufacturing industries, announced
today that its acclaimed GibbsCAM software will be demonstrated at the
SolidWorks World 2013 Conference.

The Conference will also feature a presentation by GibbsCAM on "Machining
SolidWorks Features". To be delivered by Steve Aughinbaugh, GibbsCAM
applications engineer, from 6:45PM-7:00PM, Monday, January 21, 2013, the
presentation will highlight GibbsCAM's new capabilities that provide optimal
integration between SolidWorks and GibbsCAM. The presentation focuses on the
simplification of machining solids created in SolidWorks. Mr. Aughinbaugh will
demonstrate how GibbsCAM uses Knowledge Based Machining to automatically read
SolidWorks part features and machine them with a single mouse click. In
addition to the presentation, GibbsCAM demonstrations will be available in
Booth 606 of the Partner Pavilion. The conference is being held from January
20-23, 2013, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin hotel facility, in Lake
Buena Vista, Florida.

GibbsCAM, a SolidWorks Certified CAM Product, has many new capabilities
providing seamless integration between SolidWorks and GibbsCAM. This year's
presentation will be centered on new automation functionality, GibbsCAM
Feature Manager, which reads and preserves features from SolidWorks files.
Feature Manager enables the NC programmer to read features from the SolidWorks
Feature Tree, such as extrusions, patterns, and revolved features, easily
identify and select areas for machining, and apply machining processes
required to make the part. Perhaps of greatest benefit to users, is GibbsCAM's
unique ability to handle the inevitable engineering changes that require
modifying a part. When an updated part file is transferred into GibbsCAM, it
automatically identifies changed features and updates all machining processes
with one or two clicks of the mouse. The result is faster programming and more
accurate parts produced more quickly. SolidWorks users also benefit from
GibbsCAM's unique user interface, making it easy to learn and use, for both
designers and manufacturing professionals.

For the demonstration, Mr. Aughinbaugh will open a SolidWorks part with
pockets and other features, load the part into GibbsCAM and machine it,
demonstrating the ease, speed and efficiency of reading features from the
Feature Tree and programming them. To demonstrate how GibbsCAM saves valuable
time with an updated part, he will show how GibbsCAM reads the revised part,
automatically recognizes changes, updates the machining processes and
generates a new NC program. This demonstration will clearly illustrate the
value of this dynamic integration between SolidWorks and GibbsCAM in
family-of-parts programming and providing quick response to engineering change
orders.

Other time saving functionality for SolidWorks users include GibbsCAM's
Automatic Feature Recognition (AFR) and its Hole Manager, which integrates
with the SolidWorks Hole Wizard to automatically read, recognize, and machine
holes. Hole Manager reads all attributes applied to holes created by the
SolidWorks Hole Wizard, and automatically generates tool lists and processes
right down to the finished operations. GibbsCAM also preserves colors applied
to SolidWorks models. Since colors applied in the design process often convey
information about manufacturing processes, preserving these colors improves
communication between design and manufacturing, reducing errors and speeding
up programming time. In combination with Feature Manager's reading of solid
features from the Feature Tree, GibbsCAM AFR and Hole Manager greatly simplify
solids machining and provide huge time savings for the SolidWorks user.

The combination of GibbsCAM and SolidWorks 2013 provides a complete CAD/CAM
solution for most manufacturing environments. Whether parts have simple
geometry needing only 2.5-axis milling or 2-axis turning, or complex geometry
requiring use of 5-axis machining, MTM or Swiss-style turning centers, the
SolidWorks-GibbsCAM combination accommodates and optimizes the machining
process. GibbsCAM verifies the toolpaths with gouge detection and interference
checking, then dynamically and visually simulates them on virtual machine
tools, and accurately post-processes them to generate optimal NC programs.
GibbsCAM features help users eliminate scrap, reduce cycle times, and maximize
efficiency, safety and profits.

About Gibbs and Associates and GibbsCAM

For thirty years, Gibbs and Associates has been a leader in providing cutting
edge CAD/CAM technology, while maintaining its signature ease-of-use and
productivity.  Powerfully Simple, Simply Powerful is the guiding philosophy at
Gibbs.  Gibbs believes in empowering the NC programmer, machinist, and
manufacturing engineer, not eliminating them.  Gibbs' goal is to introduce
manufacturers to new technologies and new ways of working that makes their
machining easier and their businesses more profitable.  To achieve this goal,
Gibbs creates tools that are naturally intuitive, graphically interactive,
extremely visual, associative, and just plain enjoyable to use.  Gibbs
provides a total quality solution with the service and support that successful
customers require.  

The current GibbsCAM product line supports 2- through 5-axis milling, turning,
mill/turning, multi-task simultaneous machining and wire-EDM.  GibbsCAM also
provides fully integrated manufacturing modeling capabilities that include 2D,
2.5D, 3D wireframe, surface, and solid modeling. GibbsCAM is Compatible with
Windows 7 and Certified for Windows Vista.  GibbsCAM's data exchange
capabilities are able to access the broadest range of native and industry
standard CAD data formats.  GibbsCAM is certified under the Autodesk Inventor
Certified Program, is a Siemens Solution Partner Program-PLM for Solid Edge
product, and is a SolidWorks Certified CAM Product.  GibbsCAM is either
offered or endorsed by a number of leading worldwide control and machine tool
manufacturers, including GE Fanuc, Infimatic, Siemens, Doosan Infracore, DMG /
Mori Seiki, Haas, Index, MAG, Mazak, Mitsubishi, Okuma and Tornos. Gibbs and
Associates distributes its products worldwide through a network of
international Resellers.

In January 2008, Gibbs and Associates merged with Cimatron Ltd., and is now
operating as a wholly owned subsidiary.  For more information about Gibbs and
Associates and its CAM software packages, visit its web site
(http://www.GibbsCAM.com) or call 1-800-654-9399 (outside of North America,
call +1-805-523-0004).

About Cimatron

With 30 years of experience and more than 40,000 installations worldwide,
Cimatron Ltd., or Cimatron, is a leading provider of integrated, CAD/CAM
software solutions for mold, tool and die makers as well as manufacturers of
discrete parts. Cimatron is committed to providing comprehensive,
cost-effective solutions that streamline manufacturing cycles, enable
collaboration with outside vendors, and ultimately shorten product delivery
time.

The Cimatron product line includes the CimatronE and GibbsCAM brands with
solutions for mold design, die design, electrodes design, 2.5 to 5 axes
milling, wire EDM, turn, mill-turn, rotary milling, multi-task machining, and
tombstone machining. Cimatron's subsidiaries and extensive distribution
network serve and support customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical,
consumer plastics, electronics, and other industries in over 40 countries
worldwide.

Cimatron's shares are publicly traded on the NASDAQ exchange and the Tel Aviv
Stock Exchange under the symbol CIMT. For more information, please visit
Cimatron's web site at: http://www.cimatron.com.

The Gibbs logo, GibbsCAM, GibbsCAM logo, Virtual Gibbs, and "Powerfully
Simple. Simply Powerful." are either trademark(s) or registered trademark(s)
of Gibbs and Associates in the United States and/or other countries.
 Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group
of companies.  All other brand or product names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective owners.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release includes forward looking statements, within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which are subject to
risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those anticipated. Such statements may relate to Cimatron's plans,
objectives and expected financial and operating results. The words "may,"
"could," "would," "will," "believe," "anticipate," "estimate," "expect,"
"intend," "plan," and similar expressions or variations thereof are intended
to identify forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that any such
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and
involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the company's
ability to control. The risks and uncertainties that may affect forward
looking statements include, but are not limited to: currency fluctuations,
global economic and political conditions, marketing demand for Gibbs and
Associates or Cimatron products and services, long sales cycles, new product
development, assimilating future acquisitions, maintaining relationships with
customers and partners, and increased competition. For more details about the
risks and uncertainties related to Cimatron's business, refer to its filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company cannot assess the
impact of or the extent to which any single factor or risk, or combination of
them, may cause. Gibbs and Associates and Cimatron undertake no obligation to
publicly update or revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result
of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact: Yvonne Anderson
Gibbs and Associates
+1(805)523-0004
+1(805)523-0006 (Fax)
YvonneA@GibbsCAM.com

SOURCE Cimatron Ltd
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