Next Intent Owner Rodney Babcock to be Hosted by Gibbs and Associates

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 5:00 AM

Moorpark, CA - August 11, 2014

GibbsCAM Mars RoverGibbsCAM® software for programming CNC machine tools and a Cimatron (NASDAQ: CIMT) company, today announced that Rodney Babcock, president and owner of Next Intent, will deliver a presentation in the Gibbs and Associates booth at IMTS 2014. Mr. Babcock has 35 years' experience in manufacturing, including manual and computerized CNC programming and machining. He will discuss national space exploration projects and his company's participation in the manufacturing, assembly and testing of specific components for these projects. Specializing in the design, machining and assembly of components for aerospace, defense, and national laboratories, Next Intent is located in San Luis Obispo, California. Mr. Babcock's presentation will be on Tuesday, September 9 – Thursday, September 11th daily at 10:00 a.m. and at 2:00 p.m., in the Gibbs and Associates Booth, E-3310.

Next Intent has been a Gibbs customer since its founding by Mr. Babcock, in 1996, using GibbsCAM to program all of its milling and turning machines. The company has been a user of GibbsCAM solids and 5-axis machining since 2000. Among its various projects, Next Intent has provided components for the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity, the Mars Science Laboratory Rover Curiosity, the James Webb Space Telescope, the National Ignition Facility (operated by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), and the Antares Rocket, developed for missions to the International Space Station.

IMTS will run September 8-13, 2014, at Chicago's McCormick Place. The GibbsCAM (and CimatronE) exhibit is in Booth E-3310 of the Controls and CAD-CAM Pavilion.