For easy programming of recurring shapes with a single click, hyperMILL 2023 has a new General Transformation Pattern feature. The new feature uses a selected reference geometry and searches for the same reference in all other models regardless of its spatial orientation, creating a general transformation pattern including associated frames. This…
Highlights in hyperMILL® 2022.1 include a new break-edge function for contour milling, combined pocket milling together with a finish path allowing cutter compensation, and increased efficiency for 3D plane machining. The new automated 3D plane machining strategy improves machining quality by searching for suitable, high performance path layouts…
Resulting in simplified programming and increased process reliability, hyperMILL® VIRTUAL Machining NC code-based machine simulation has also been enhanced. Within the VIRTUAL Machining Optimizer module which links individual part programs with smooth and safe connections, the cutter is able to remain close to the workpiece, violations of the axis…
To streamline access to Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) and metadata, hyperMILL® 2021.1 offers a new import function that retrieves face quality information and metadata when importing CAD data from neutral or native formats, and attaches data to the imported faces in hyperCAD®-S, making the information available to hyperMILL® and its…
New features include the addition of plunge-milling cycles to the 3D and 5-axis strategies for machining cutting edges. Material is removed by plunging movements to reduce vibration and improve surface finish, especially helpful for machining edges with steep walls. When 5-axis machining, undercut areas can also be reached by specifying the…
Open Mind Technologies has introduced hyperMILL 2020.1, a new version of its advanced, comprehensive CAD/CAM software suite. In addition to powerful 3D and 5-axis machining enhancements for complex part manufacture, the new version increases ease-of-use and overall programming performance, and includes key new automation and additive manufacturing…
Open Mind Technologies AG announced it offers an Additive Manufacturing capability option in hyperMILL CAM software to support 3D printing and additive processes. hyperMILL together with additive option also provides efficient hybrid processing with simultaneous additive and subtractive processing on one machine.
Open Mind has added to the hyperMILL CAD/CAM suite: One of the world’s leading CAD/CAM solutions for satisfying the requirements of industrial 3D printing processes has been further complemented by hyperMILL ADDITIVE Manufacturing. As a universal software solution, hyperMILL – together with this option will provide efficient hybrid processing with…
The Optimizer, an optional module in the hyperMILL VIRTUAL Machining simulation solution from Open Mind, enables users to improve NC programs based on the kinematics of the individual machine. The machining process is simulated by using a digital twin. This enables the users to overcome the complexity associated with alternative setup and…
OPEN MIND Technologies AG has introduced hyperMILL 2019.2, a new version of its advanced, comprehensive CAD/CAM software suite. The latest hyperMILL software has a range of new features including high-precision 3D finishing, 5-axis tangent machining, high-performance turning and new CAD-for-CAM technologies.
Open Mind Technologies has introduced hyperMILL 2019.1, a new version of its advanced, comprehensive CAD/CAM software suite. hyperMILL 2019.1 has a range of new features and enhancements including an expanded Finishing Module in the hyperMILL MAXX Machining Performance Package, process optimizations such as a new thread milling module, a new…
OPEN MIND Technologies AG has introduced hyperMILL 2018.2, the latest version of its advanced, comprehensive CAM software. hyperMILL 2018.2 offers a range of enhancements and new features for 3D Shape Z-level Finishing and 3D Optimized Roughing and greater CAD functionality.
OPEN MIND Technologies AG has introduced hyperMILL 2018.1, a new version of its advanced, comprehensive CAM software. hyperMILL 2018.1 has a range of new features and enhancements including greater blending capabilities, 3D-optimized roughing, global fitting, rotational abilities for CAD electrode applications and virtual machining simulation.
OPEN MIND Technologies AG has developed a performance package of the hyperMILL CAM software suite. MAXX Machining offers three powerful modules for finishing, roughing and drilling on planar, ruled and curved surfaces often found in aerospace parts and other complex 5-axis components.
OPEN MIND Technologies AG has introduced hyperMILL 2017.2, the company’s newest release of the hyperMILL CAM suite. OPEN MIND has further enhanced hyperMILL, providing users a broad array of features designed to improve their manufacturing process with unmatched speed and flexibility, according to the company.
SoftInWay Inc. and OPEN MIND Technologies AG announce a cooperation agreement to provide a complete solution for the design, development and manufacturing of gas turbine components and other types of turbomachinery. Both companies reportedly provide component developers the needed productivity tools to accelerate the product development and…
OPEN MIND Technologies AG has released the latest version of its CAM system, hyperMILL 2017.1. Users now benefit from many new functions and optimization tools that make programming faster while reducing auxiliary processing times when carrying out machining jobs.
NEEDHAM, MA – Open Mind Technologies USA Inc., a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions worldwide, has announced that Ramco Machine LLC (Rowley, MA) is helping to impact the future of space exploration by using hyperMILL CAM software and five-axis machining to make parts for an advanced NASA satellite mission.
GROB Systems Inc., a developer of manufacturing systems and machine tools, has announced it will be hosting a Medical Technology event, together with industry partners Open0 Mind Technologies, Seco, Third Wave Systems, and Ecoclean.
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Alan Levine, managing director for OPEN MIND Technologies USA Inc., highlights the advancements of the company's hyperMILL® CAM software with an overview of several sample components manufactured with the software.
View video presentations by ModuleWorks and Open Mind Technologies USA to learn more about hybrid manufacturing. The videos are presented here as a video supplement to the hybrid machining article in the October 2020 issue of Cutting Tool Engineering.

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NEEDHAM, MA U.S.A. (August 13, 2018) – OPEN MIND Technologies AG , a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions worldwide, has announced it has recently partnered with Okuma America Corporation, joining the Partners in THINC collaboration, founded by Okuma.
Open Mind Technologies USA Inc., the North American subsidiary of Open Mind Technologies AG, is celebrating its 25th anniversary of CAM software achievements.
Emuge-Franken USA, Grob Systems Inc. and Open Mind Technologies are jointly holding a complimentary mold and die workshop July 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET at the Emuge Technology Center in West Boylston, Mass.
NEEDHAM, MA U.S.A. – OPEN MIND Technologies USA, Inc., a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced that it recently partnered with a new authorized reseller, 5 Cell Technologies, located in Houston, Texas.
Open Mind Technologies AG, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, teamed up with Haimer to perform 5-axis machining of a panther out of aluminum.
Open Mind Technologies, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions worldwide, will highlight the latest advanced capabilities of its hyperMILL CAD/CAM software suite at Grob Systems' 5-Axis Live! technology event.
Open Mind Technologies AG announced it is celebrating its 25th company anniversary this year. Founded in 1994 and growing from just 20 employees to over 300 personnel located throughout the world in sales and service subsidiaries in 15 countries, Open Mind's hyperMILL software suite is a leading CAD/CAM solution.
The aerospace industry faces complex issues, such as environmental issues and the need for efficient designs, lightweight materials and 3D-printed parts. To help address these and other issues, Seco Tools hosted the Inspiration Through Innovation (ITI) 2021 virtual event Dec. 1.
Open Mind Technologies, a worldwide developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, will be highlighting the advanced capabilities of its latest hyperMILL CAD/CAM software suite at two upcoming trade shows.