Coherent adds SigmaTek software to META laser cutting platform

Coherent Inc. and SigmaTek Systems LLC have agreed to provide SigmaNEST CAD/CAM nesting software on Coherent's new META platform of laser cutting machines.

Santa Clara, CA and Cincinnati, OH - Coherent Inc. and SigmaTek Systems LLC have agreed to provide SigmaNEST CAD/CAM nesting software on Coherent's new META platform of laser cutting machines.

SigmaNEST software is for nesting, NC programming, and laser cutting of sheet metals and other material processing machines: plasma, waterjet, punch, oxyfuel, router, knife, tube/pipe, and combo cutting machines. It ensures superior material utilization, machine motion optimization, and maximum part quality, balanced with cutting speed, work flow integration, material handling, accurate estimates and information management.

"This agreement brings together SigmaTEK's unique software expertise with Coherent laser machining technology to effectively minimize the software set up needed for our CAD-to-Cut solution initiative," stated Larry Dibattista, Coherent's laser machine tool GM. "Coherent‘s commitment to the international laser cutting market is to provide multi-lingual laser cutting machines that drive increased productivity and enhanced efficiencies. Including SigmaNEST software further delivers on our efforts to provide the right customer solutions."

"This relationship demonstrates an on-going commitment by Coherent to provide its growing customer base with the tools that deliver sustained and measurable levels of material savings and manufacturing productivity," added Ben TerreBlanche, SigmaTEK president/CEO. "This move aligns us with a rising player in the machine tool industry and further solidifies SigmaNEST as the world's leading CAD/CAM nesting solution."

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