Sandvik Coromant to acquire Canadian software provider ICAM
Quebec-based ICAM provides technology solutions that translate CAM data into optimized coding for guiding CNC machining operations.
Swedish multinational engineering company Sandvik Coromant has signed an agreement to acquire Canada-based ICAM Technologies Corp., a provider of technology solutions that translate CAM data into optimized coding for guiding CNC machining operations.
The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Headquartered in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Que., ICAM sells to manufacturers in the aerospace and defense, general engineering, and automotive industries.
The company will now be reported in Sandvik Coromant, a division within Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions.
In a new release, Sandvick officials said that ICAM’s software combines post-processing, machine simulation, and tool-path optimization into solutions that save programming and part machining time, streamlining customer workflows as the user can go from their CAM system to verified and optimized coding (G-code) in one step.
“ICAM’s offering is complimentary with the verification and optimization technology of CGTech, a software solutionvfor numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification and optimization, also owned by Sandvik and reporting into Sandvik Coromant,” the news release said.