The Partnership

Managed Solutions provides a complete software and service solution to CNC based manufacturers. Our goal is to help you, our customer, become best in class at what you do. We achieve this by combining the products of world leader CIMCO software with our 17 years of Information Technology management experience. We're not just your vendor, we are your partner and have a vested interest in your success. Our team consisting of your management, IT, shop floor and engineering combined with our implementation experts, installers and developers will become the necessary force to achieve your objectives.

How to Load and Re-Load Common Parameters in CIMCO CNC-Calc


A couple months ago a useful feature was added to CNC-Calc. This feature will enhance the experience for people who frequently use the same toolpath parameters. The change includes the addition of a new tree on the left side instead of a tabbed interface. New buttons allow you to Load/Save and Reset the parameters. Pressing the Load Parameters button will list the … [Read more...]

Attracting the Right People to Manufacturing with STEM Education

By Justin W. Moore

As many of you probably already know, our background is as an IT provider. When we took on the opportunity of being a CIMCO reseller in 2006, it was a practical decision. There was a need for someone to answer the calls, fill the orders and help people with servicing their licenses. At that point we had worked with several machine shops in the IT capacity for many years. Then … [Read more...]

Two for Friday – Innovation and OEE

Two for Friday

While visiting one of our customers in the Visalia area this week, the visit provoked some ideas about innovation in manufacturing. Luckily there was a tie in to that in the news as well. On LinkedIn we saw several discussions about calculating OEE and looking beyond just OEE so this week's topics are: Efforts to Promote Innovation in Manufacturing OEE and Beyond, What … [Read more...]

How Does CIMCO Software Maintenance Work?

Via Bill Abbott - Creative Commons

One question we get asked frequently is how maintenance works with CIMCO Software products. The best way to think of the maintenance cost of your software is as an entitlement to receive all software updates for the duration of the term. It doesn't matter if the updates are just that, an incremental update of an existing version or a completely new version of the software; a … [Read more...]

Empowered Employees – Your Solution to the Manufacturing Skills Gap

BLS Job Openings by Industry February 2014

It's hard to talk about manufacturing in the US without the issue of the skills gap coming up. We'll always advocate to make the conditions as favorable as possible for employees and employers alike, and in this case we'll take aim at opportunities within your organization. We learned recently from one of our customers who had CIMCO MDC installed last year a startling fact. … [Read more...]