Tuesday, Aug 21, 2007 5:00 AM

Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM®, software for programming CNC machine tools, is please to announce that Modern Applications News, published by Nelson Publications, has awarded GibbsCAM with their prestigious Reader's Choice Award for 2007. GibbsCAM was First Choice in the CAD/CAM category. Modern Applications News determined the Reader's Choice Award recipients by the number of requests for information made by readers for a 12 month period starting April 2006. GibbsCAM was the CAD/CAM product which received the greatest number of requests for information during this timeframe.

"Gibbs and Associates is extremely pleased to have received this award from Modern Applications News," comments John Callen, Gibbs' VP of Marketing. "Being in the news is great, but being in the minds of users is even better. That this award is based off of MAN's readership's interest clearly indicates that the new GibbsCAM functionality Gibbs has recently introduced, like the new GibbsCAM 5-Axis option, has captured the attention of the CAM market."

Modern Applications News described the CAD/CAM category as follows - "As software associated with the metalworking industry grows in importance, so has the software market. Design and machine control applications, for the purpose of this category, are gathered under the rubric of CAD/CAM."

For more information about GibbsCAM, or to locate your local GibbsCAM Reseller, go to www.GibbsCAM.com , call 1-800-654-9399, or email info@GibbsCAM.com.