Metso Minerals, New Zealand

Metso Minerals is the global market leader in the supply and service processes for industries related to rock size reduction, classification, metal scrap and waste recycling, minerals separation and recovery, materials handling, and wear protection.


  • To have more flexibility in the machining process
  • To use a product that was much easier to use
  • Creating tool libraries with minimum difficulty
  • A program that would grow with the introduction of more complex machinery, 5 axis, mill turn etc.

SolidCAM and Intercad Benefits:

  • On-site training to learn all the intricacies of the software, getting maximum ROI
  • Having good quality tutorials making it easy to get started
  • Productivity gains of around 50% in programming time
  • Set up of datums and tool libraries are now achieved without any difficulty

“The SolidCAM training gave us the ability to improve our efficiencies, in some cases from 2 hours to 15 minutes of programming time. This equates to a huge cost saving. The training and support from Intercad as been awesome with the implementation of SolidCAM.”

Alan Garvin
Manufacturing Manager