CAM System to Demonstrate Support for All Hardinge Machine Tools at HMTS 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012 5:00 AM

Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM® software for programming CNC machine tools and a Cimatron (NASDAQ: CIMT) company, announced its participation at the Hardinge Machine Technology Show, HMTS 2012, which will feature Hardinge lathes, machining centers, grinders, plus workholding and rotary products. Seminars by manufacturing technology experts will be held in morning and afternoon sessions on both days, while demonstrations by Hardinge's tooling and technology partners, including Gibbs and Associates, will be conducted throughout the event. The show will be held between 9:00AM and 4:30PM, on June 6-7, at Hardinge Headquarters, One Hardinge Drive, Elmira, New York.

GibbsCAM Helps Hardinge Show Off Product LineGibbs and Associates will demonstrate GibbsCAM's support for the entire line of Hardinge CNC turning and milling machines. Visitors will see GibbsCAM's ease of CNC programming – featuring the various options available for generating a machining process, enabling users to program the way they want, unrestricted by interface or software limitations – plus GibbsCAM's integrated toolpath verification and machine-tool simulation.

"Throughout our history, we have supported the full line of Hardinge cutting machines, and this Hardinge show provides us with another opportunity to demonstrate our superior capabilities," said Bart Ehlers, Gibbs' Regional Distribution Manager. "We have worked together to deliver complete solutions to our customers, in various industries, for nearly 30 years. We look forward to another opportunity to demonstrate the superiority of GibbsCAM's ease-of-use, capability, speed and productivity with Hardinge products."

In addition to its modular suite of CAM software, Gibbs and Associates maintains an extensive library of more than 11,000 unique, error-free post-processors, including post-processors for all of the Hardinge CNC lathes and machining centers.


About Hardinge Inc.
Hardinge is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, specializing in SUPER- PRECISION™ and precision CNC Lathes, high performance Machining Centers, high-end cylindrical and jig Grinding Machines, and technologically advanced Workholding & Rotary Products. The Company's products are distributed to most of the industrialized markets around the world with approximately 74% of the 2011 sales outside of North America. Hardinge has a very diverse international customer base and serves a wide variety of end-user markets. This customer base includes metalworking manufacturers which make parts for a variety of industries, as well as a wide range of end users in the aerospace, agricultural, transportation, basic consumer goods, communications and electronics, construction, defense, energy, pharmaceutical and medical equipment, and recreation industries, among others. The Company has manufacturing operations in the United States, Switzerland, Taiwan, and China. Hardinge's common stock trades on NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol, "HDNG." For more information, please visit http://www.hardinge.com