ICAM & Dalian Strengthen their Business Relationship

ICAM Technologies Corporation announced that it has augmented its Strategic Marketing Agreement with Dalian Machine Tool Group (DMTG), China’s largest machine tool builder, to include a Dealership Agreement that will enable local Chinese customers to obtain advanced NC post-processors directly from DMTG.

This business relationship provides ICAM access to DMTG’s multi-axes machine tool and control specifications. The sharing of technical knowledge and other resources will allow for a successful integration of ICAM and DMTG’s respective products and services ultimately enabling end-users to benefit from sophisticated DMTG machine tool features via their respective CAD / CAM / PLM systems.

DMTG and ICAM will also collaborate on strategic marketing initiatives including co-exhibiting at global machine tool shows, as well as promote each other’s products and services within the NC manufacturing industry.

DMTG customers will benefit from ICAM’s extensive NC post-processing experience with advanced multi-axis machining applications and techniques such as high-speed machining, tool-tip programming, coordinate frame transformations, NURBS interpolation and arc fitting of point-to-point data.

Additionally, deploying Virtual Machine®, as a integrated productivity tool to ICAM’s N C post-processing technology, delivers a powerful machine tool simulation environment enabling NC programmers to optimize and test programs against collisions and over-travel automatically during post-processing.

“We are pleased to strengthen our business relationship with Dalian,” said Sam Chehab, ICAM’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Dalian customers can now obtain integrated post-processing and machine tool simulation solutions that have been developed and proven by ICAM in order for clients to access all the advanced features and functionalities of Dalian machines via all major CAD / CAM systems.”

“We plan to differentiate our company by providing proven NC post-processors with our 5-axes machines as well as NC manufacturing support services to our customers.” said Baoqing Zhou, Chief Engineer at Dalian. “ICAM has been the leading supplier of advanced NC manufacturing software products primarily to the aerospace and defense industries and we are confident that our customers will now benefit from an integrated NC post-processing and machine tool simulation solutions allowing them to capitalize on their Dalian machine tool investments.”

About Dalian Machine Tool Group

DMTG’s core business is machine tools. Over recent years, DMTG has broadened its manufacturing base by including auto parts, microelectronics and foreign trade. DMTG has 22 effective subsidiaries, joint ventures and cooperation with world famous partners from USA, Germany, Japan, Korea, Switzerland and Israel. From 2000 to 2006, Dalian has been the largest company in sales revenue of machine tools in China. DMTG also became the only machine tool company that entered the top 500 enterprises ranking of China in 2003. For more information visit: www.dmtg.com.