Delcam Moves Into Its New State-of-the-art Centre

By: Vikram Singh Chadha


Invests close to a million dollars in the new facility

-Launches its Engineering Services Division-

: Delcam, one of the world's leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM software product development solutions for the manufacturing industry recently inaugurated its state of the art centre in Pune. Delcam India completed its 7th Anniversary last month, and is now one of the most popular CAD/CAM software solution providers in the business.
With over 800 customers across India in various domains like Aerospace, Automotive, Toolmaking, Jewellery & Woodworking, Packaging etc, Delcam has created a niche by revolutionising the Design-to-Manufacture process in all the industry levels, be it small, medium or large scale. The new facility which has been set up at a cost of a million dollars has state-of-the-art facilities and revolves around the ideals of total commitment to customers. Various divisions and support departments cater to customers across the spectrum of application verticals, and are instrumental in keeping the down-times low for their customers.
Delcam India started operations in the year 2000, after an initial approach to the Indian Industries through Distributors. The Distributor model was reasonably successful; with time, in order to maintain Delcam's global practice of 'Customer Focus', Delcam Plc decided to open a direct office in India. Delcam India is a part of Delcam PLC, UK, which is a CAD-CAM software company with a presence in over 60 countries.
Delcam has always considered "After Sales Support" as "The Defining Factor" and the only possible way to achieve this was through a direct office. The first office was opened in Pune. Over the years Delcam opened offices throughout the country, now numbering 11. Delcam covers the length and breadth of the country with it's network of offices having trained, dedicated and committed associates taking care of customer support. This has helped achieve the quick and positive upward growth that Delcam India has seen over the years.

Delcam India comprises of three Subsidiaries of Delcam PLC namely (1) Sales & Support, (2) Software Development & the recently opened (3) Engineering Services Division. The opening of the services division coincided with the inauguration of the company's own new building which was done recently.
Speaking at the occasion Vineet Seth, MD - India and Middle East, said, "The CAD CAM business is divided into various verticals; We cater to the automotive, aerospace, toolmaking and some niche segments. The niche segments we excel in are jewellery, shoe design, orthopaedics and medical design, among others."
The Sales & Support, R & D, and Technical Consultancy Services also dwell upon each other mutually to bring latest technology to the forefront.
Delcam has approached the Industry in India with application specific solutions, rather than generalised ones, which have produced profitable results for the customer consistently. This has been possible with the dedication of Delcam's Sales & Support team which has been on its toes ever since Delcam started operations in India.
Delcam's belief is to be in close contact with the customers, so as to comprehend the minutest of problems faced by them in their manufacturing cycle, which helps respond quicker to them, and their problems are sorted out much faster. Delcam today has local sales and support offices in Kolkata, Ludhiana, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Rajkot, Bangalore, Chennai, , Coimbatore, & Hyderabad.
Mr. Pulak Mukherjee, Director Delcam Software India Pvt. Ltd, said, "For our customers, time is money, and any non-productive time on their machines is a loss. Our efforts are always to maintain that there is no down-time for our customers.
Delcam India shares their success story with their 70+ associates, most of who have been with the organisation from very early days. Delcam has always aimed to provide a very good work culture to all it's associates which is based on trust, respect and inspiration.
About Delcam
Delcam PLC is one of the world's leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM software product development solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has grown steadily since being founded formally in 1977, after initial development work at Cambridge University, UK. It is now the largest developer of product design and manufacturing software in the UK, with subsidiaries in North America, Europe and Asia. Delcam's software is used by more than 15,000 organisations in over 80 countries.

Delcam's software are used for the following categories:-
Engineering & Machining:-
&bull5 Axis Machining
&bullHigh Speed Machining
&bullAutomated Machining
&bullAdaptive Machining
&bullMould Making
&bullReverse Engineering
&bullTool Making
&bullSwiss Turn
&bullPort Machining

Transport Solutions:-


Plastics & Packaging

&bullMould Making
&bullAutomotive Plastics
&bullProduct Design

Consumer Products

&bullCeramics & Cutlery
&bullEngraving & Cabinet Making
&bullProduct Design
&bullSignmaking & Woodworking

Medical & Dental


Other Solutions offered (Software that is non-industry specific)
&bullCustom Services
&bullCAD Translation
&bullCollaborative Manufacturing
&bullRapid Prototyping

Delcam's various softwares:-

PowerMILL is the world's leading specialist NC CAM software for the manufacture of the complex shapes typically found in the toolmaking, automotive and aerospace industries. Key features include a wide range of strategies, including the latest high-efficiency roughing, high-speed finishing, and 5-axis machining techniques, exceptionally fast calculation times and powerful editing tools to ensure optimum performance on the machine tool.

PowerSHAPE CAD software provides a complete environment to take your product ideas from concept to reality. PowerSHAPE offers unrivalled freedom to manipulate surface form of the CAD model, to build from wireframe and make global changes with solid feature operations and editing. PowerSHAPE follows the philosophy of "Simple to create, easy to modify". PowerSHAPE includes all PowerSHAPE's core hybrid modelling tools as well as a number of features that are focused specifically upon the needs of designers.

Inspection equipment and processes are both undergoing rapid changes as companies move from using 2D drawings to CAD models as the preferred method for product definition. This change, coupled with the rising demand for companies to prove the quality of their products, has led to a growing demand for inspection methods that can be used throughout the prototyping, manufacturing and assembly chain. With these techniques, any problems can be highlighted earlier in the development process and so be corrected more quickly and at lower cost.

The ArtCAM software product range provides a unique CAD modeling and CNC CAM machining solution. ArtCAM allows you to create high quality products from 2D artwork faster than you ever thought possible. ArtCAM is the complete software solution for 3D Jewelry Design, 3D Woodworking, 3D Signage, 3D Engraving and 2D CNC Routing.

In recent years reverse engineering has been seen as a necessary yet time consuming engineering process, invariably requiring highly skilled resources. This is no longer the case as CopyCAD is quick, simple and interactive, offering even casual users the power to quickly solve engineering problems, from closing the loop on development cycles with copy milling, to feeding free form organic surfaces into the front end of the design project. By embracing the potential of scanned point cloud data, CopyCAD offers solutions constrained only by the imagination of the user.

Exchange is Delcam's CAD translation solution. Exchange is a powerful stand alone CAD translator program capable of translating from many popular CAD input formats to many output formats (see what's new). Downloading Exchange and opening and viewing files from all compatible systems is free and without obligation - and everything is confidential as you don't have to send any of your CAD data files over the internet. You only pay when you chose to save the files you have translated on a pay-per-translation basis by credit card.

FeatureCAM, developed by Delcam, is a suite of CAD/CAM software which combines cutting edge technology with ease of use. FeatureCAM automates machining and minimizes programming times for parts on mills, lathes and wire EDM.
PartMaker applies a Patented Visual Programming approach to make CNC programming quicker and easier. PartMaker is a Windows-developed CAM system that utilizes Knowledge Based Machining to greatly reduce part programming time - 70% in fact, versus competing systems

Delcam Crispin CAD Suite is a PC-based system which is made up of several software modules. Each module can be used independently of the others and combined give a full ShoeDesign to manufacturing solution, including TechPac a comprehensive production instruction system.


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