Cabinet Vision recently hosted its third meeting of the Cabinet Vision Breakfast Club-Ohio Chapter, a gathering designed to enhance the knowledge and capabilities of Cabinet Vision users and provide the opportunity for participants to network with peers.
Nineteen different companies that utilize the design-to-manufacturing solution were represented at the event, which imparted detailed technical knowledge and encouraged discussion among attendees.
“Everyone participated in the discussions and customers were helping other customers,” said Territory Sales Manager Mike Littlejohn. “Attendees were even exchanging contact information to find ways to help each other process jobs.”
In addition to a technical overview of Cabinet Vision Version 11, many attendees were introduced to WorkPLAN, an ERP job-management solution especially suited for job shops, as well as custom and made-to-order manufacturers.
“Other users brought up questions and issues that we've never had, or hadn't thought of, so it is an opportunity for learning and also helping,” said Production Engineer Richard Stokes of Spyker Manufacturing, who attended the meeting. “We also made lots of new acquaintances at the meeting and discussed manufacturing challenges with them. Those discussions are always beneficial because they sometimes lead to practical solutions, but always help to reassure you that you're not alone in dealing with those issues.”
Cabinet Vision Applications Engineer Sandy McClintock was on hand to answer the group’s technical questions, and to provide tips and tricks for maximizing the program’s capabilities.
“I was interested in meeting other users and having the tech online to demonstrate how to use some of the features and get some pointers,” said Draftsman/CNC Programmer Matt Bauman of Swiss Woodcraft, a meeting attendee who expressed interest in learning how to fully utilize the solution’s photo-realistic rendering capabilities.
In addition to in-depth technical discussions, the gathering included guidance on how to best navigate and utilize all available customer-support options.
“We went over a lot of information about the customer portal that I wasn’t unaware of,” said Senior Design Consultant Connie Enlow, an attendee from Closet Factory of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “That was helpful, and the networking was a good thing. I feel like other companies did a lot of swapping of information of people who could manufacture our parts.”
A tour of nearby woodworking company Dover Cabinet Industries was part of the event itinerary, and provided a means by which to see software and machinery in action. “It was good to get some insight into new machinery and see how they integrate it with Cabinet Vision,” Enlow said.
About Vero Software
Headquartered in England, Vero Software designs, develops, and supplies CAD/CAM/CAE software radically enhancing the efficiency of design and manufacturing processes, providing its customers with exceptional value through high productivity gains and significantly reducing time to market.
The company’s world-renowned brands include Alphacam, Cabinet Vision, Edgecam, Machining STRATEGIST, PEPS, Radan, SMIRT, Surfcam, WorkNC and VISI, along with the production control MRP system Javelin. Despite the diversity of application, these solutions have one thing in common: they all address the rising challenges of achieving manufacturing efficiencies and bring huge value to the operations in which they are deployed.
Vero has direct offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, USA, Brazil, Netherlands, China, South Korea, Spain and India supplying products to more than 45 countries through its wholly owned subsidiaries and reseller network.
Vero is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.
For more information, please visit www.verosoftware.com.
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