Birth of SolidCAM integration strategy

BIRTH OF SOLIDCAM INTEGRATION STRATEGY Originally we had developed our own CAD system CADTOOL to be used as the front end of our CAM system NCTOOL. CADTOOL/NCTOOL was a complete integrated CAD/CAM system on DOS. When Windows was launched in 1995, we started porting our CADTOOL/NCTOOL system to Windows. CADTOOL was a 3D Wireframe CAD […]

Going International – starting the adventure in Germany…

Going International GOING INTERNATIONAL Starting the adventure in Germany… After the success of CADTOOL in the vocational education system, I had to take a decision regarding the next step. Although we were making good money, I knew that I could not stay only in the educational market – it was too limiting with small potential […]

Decision to go into CAM – shortest market research in the world!

DECISION TO GO INTO CAM Shortest market research in the world! After the success of CADTOOL in the vocational education system, I had to take a decision regarding the next step. Although we were making good money, I knew that I could not stay only in the educational market – it was too limiting with […]

SolidCAM – How it all started

SOLIDCAM – HOW IT ALL STARTED The roots of SolidCAM actually started when I immigrated to Israel from Canada. When I had finished my Master’s degree at the University of Toronto, I was feeling at the top of the world. I finished in only 9 months and I had a straight A average. I have […]

Long Trip to Toronto University

Long Trip to Toronto University Long Trip to Toronto University October 1970 When I had finished my B.Sc. degree at the American Al-Hikma University in Baghdad in June 1968, I could not leave Iraq to continue my Master’s studies, since no Jew could get a passport to leave. But anyway I applied to several US universities and […]

Escape from Saddam

Escape from Saddam Escape from Saddam September 1970 We were trapped in Iraq since the six day war in 1967. Actually since 1963, when the regime of Kassim was toppled, the Jews could not officially leave Iraq with a passport and had to escape illegally through Basra, in the South of Iraq, to Persia (Iran). […]