computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing

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com·put·er-aid·ed de·sign/com·put·er-aid·ed man·u·fac·tur·ing

(CAD/CAM) (kŏm-pyūtĕr-ādĕd dĕ-zīn, manyū-fakchŭr-ing)
Process by which an object is designed on a computer before information is transferred to a device that produces the item according to determined design specification; used in fabrication of crowns.
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Specializing in hardware and software imaging solutions for the electronics and engineering industries, Casey-Johnston Sales targets four niche markets: computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing, presentation graphics, imaging, and document management.
Cimatron Limited, a member of the Clal Computers and Technologies group, a part of Israel's Clal conglomerate, is primarily engaged in the design, development, manufacture, marketing and support of a family of modular, high-performance, fully-integrated computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing ("CAD/CAM") software products.
In addition to LAN interconnection, other uses include imaging, remote data base access and sharing engineering design data such as Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) files," he says.
Cimatron Limited designs, develops, manufactures, markets and supports a family of modular, high performance, fully integrated computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing ("CAD/CAM") software products.

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