April 18, 2013
Cimatron Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of
(NASDAQ: CIMT), today announced that it will provide 25 seats of its leading CAD/CAM software CimatronE to the
North Iowa Area Community College
(NIACC) at no cost.
Working together to address one of the largest crises facing the manufacturing industry - the lack of skilled workers, Cimatron and NIACC's CAD/CAM educational courses will give students the fundamentals needed for success in the field.
"We are pleased to be able to give back to the community in such a way that directly impacts the manufacturing industry," said Mr
, Cimatron's President North America.
"We appreciate what Cimatron is doing to help colleges like ours offer the highest levels of technology to our students," said Dr. Debra A Derr, President of NIACC.
"Students coming out of this program will be ready to assume a productive role in the manufacturing sector and fill some critical skills gaps that are challenging manufacturers today."
NIACC tool and die instructor
is excited to be trained on the new software so it can be used in classes this fall: "We partner with many businesses in the area and we are always grateful for those partnerships. We are eager to begin this new partnership with Cimatron. The software we will be using from Cimatron is another tool we can use in training our students in the ever changing world of manufacturing."
Continuing education opportunities for existing businesses that utilize the software will also be explored in the future.
With more than 30 years of experience and more than 40,000 installations worldwide, 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 and ultimately shorten product delivery time.