The finest tribute a company can
receive is when its customers tell the world how our products helped them succeed. MCS
CAD/CAM systems have been helping companies succeed for more than 30
years, and we're
pleased to share some of those successes here.
As you read, bear in mind that MCS's new flagship, ANVIL EXPRESS,
contains and builds on the strengths of its predecessor, ANVIL-5000. ANVIL EXPRESS
provides high-end functionality at a mid-range price, making it a superior value
compared to today's other CAD programs.
Equip USA is the designer of
Timberline and Timberlite Knives, a line of custom and collectible knives. Equip has
created some of the most sough-after, innovative designs available using ANVIL software:
"Creating a functional,
esthetically pleasing shape for a knife handle requires the use of many different surface
types that can be intersected and blended together. A lot of CAD systems do not have that
kind of sophistication, but this is where ANVIL excels."
General Tire uses ANVIL
software to design auto and truck tires:
"At General Tire, it makes
sense to use a high-performance CAD system such as ANVIL for the development of our
Irwin Seating Co. has been
using the ANVIL system for years to design and manufacture seats. You probably didn't know
that the last time you went to the movies, a ball game, or even the opera, you were more
than likely sitting in an Irwin seat designed with ANVIL:
"We switched to the ANVIL
product line from another leading system because we found it to be the best 3-D design and
manufacturing system on the market today. We looked at all the others and this was just a
better choice for us."
Major Tool is an aerospace
and automotive tooling shop that can handle 2-axis through 5-axis machining. Major tooling
systems and finished parts are standard uses of ANVIL software at Major Tool:
"When our programmers learned
the ANVIL system, we began to see a whole new realm of possibilities for the types of
parts each one of them could create and the turnaround we could expect. We would have to
turn away half of our work now if we were restricted to our old language-based
Monolith, Ltd. is fast at
work with finely detailed custom jewelry frames, brackets, and mounts, all designed and
manufactured using ANVIL EXPRESS:
"Using ANVIL EXPRESS, we are
able to machine the most complex brackets and frames for our custom jewelry out of gold
the first time! We have not seen the ability to design, detail, and manufacture our
products in one software system anywhere other than with ANVIL and MCS."
New Mexico State University
has one of the finest engineering programs in the nation because of its relationship with
MCS and the ANVIL product line:
"We're working on a higher
level with the ANVIL products. We have students doing Ph.D. research utilizing
technology which they wouldn't have been able to do without the MCS system."
Othy, Inc. designs and
manufactures complex, precise medical instruments. No easy task, but with ANVIL software,
Othy is able to meet the challenge:
"Through the ANVIL software, we
are able to optimize a total CAD/CAM solution for the first time in our company's
Power Shift Production, Inc.
is the world's leading propeller manufacturer for airboats. Using ANVIL, PSP creates the
3-D model and then uses that to generate the tool path data which is sent to a 5-axis CNC
machine for manufacturing:
"Propellers are very demanding,
partially free-form shapes. Airfoils and pitch distribution must conform exactly to
predetermined constraints while blending to shanks. Also, the hubs must be free-form and
aesthetically pleasing. With ANVIL, we were able to create these exacting shapes, develop
accurate tool paths, and produce the molds to cast the composite propeller."
Titan Wheel is hard at work
designing and manufacturing standard and custom wheels with ANVIL software:
"ANVIL has given Titan Wheel
the ability to surface machine tooling for our rim and disk components. Some of the most
powerful features that enable us to produce are surface modeling, trimming, projecting to
a surface, and 3-D mirroring."
Urschel Manufacturing uses
all facets of its ANVIL software to design after-market parts and accessories for water
vehicles like Kawasaki's Jet Ski. Urschel also does component manufacturing for
motorcycles such as Harley Davidson:
"ANVIL software and the people
of MCS have played an irreplaceable role in allowing our engineering department to keep up
with the demands of both the watercraft industry and the motorcycle industry. With the
ANVIL system, you can modify and customize almost every feature, depending on your needs,
and the software is easy to use."
Custom Electronics, Inc. is a
developer of highly reliable, high
voltage mica paper capacitors, precision Teflon capacitors, and
complex electrical assemblies.
"At Custom Electronics, Inc. we have incorporated ANVIL Express
for our design and engineering personnel. All our drawings are based from
when we began using ANVIL's DOS-based version in 1996 through today, using
the new ANVIL Express. This has reduced our design cycle time, making it
possible to provide the customer with accurate, easy to read drawings and
Union Mold is a producer of high quality tools and dies:
"Today's market demands quick deliveries and competitive prices in
the tool and die trade. ANVIL Express allows us to make those short
deliveries and out-compete the other tool companies using other brands of
software. High performance CAD-CAM is the key to staying ahead of the
competition and building high quality tools!. Thanks ANVIL!!! Keep up the
Novamold Inc. is involved in a wide variety of services relating to the production of plastic components and molded products.
"ANVIL Express has given us all of the tools we require in a fully integrated CAD/CAM system. The ability to model accurate product concepts through part design and mold making in one system makes the whole design and manufacturing process so much easier for us and our customers. Our mold makers are very pleased with the flexibility of the machining features. We spent considerable time evaluating nearly every CAD/CAM product on the market and Anvil Express has met all of our expectations and keeps on proving itself everyday."
Arrow United Industries is a major manufacturer of HVAC products:
"ANVIL Express has one of the fastest learning curves I have ever witnessed. Our
new drafts people and designers can fully function using ANVIL Express in a
matter of days, not weeks or months like other CAD software. We are a major
manufacturer of HVAC products, and deal with mechanical and architectural
drafting. Anvil Express handles both without any problems. We have had excellent
success importing and exporting drawings between CAD platforms, the translators
are second to none! Our design to production time has been cut in half by the
use of ANVIL products. THANK YOU!"