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Ridgid rolls out four job-site laptops

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

21_tools_techRidgid, a manufacturer of plumbing and woodworking tools, has added computers to the mix. The company has partnered with Dell to offer four laptops designed to survive the job-site environment and preconfigured with customized software access to Ridgid informational resources and diagnostic tools.



KCD software has custom library feature

Written by Mike Trocchi Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

The goal of KCD Software's new cabinet design program, Version 9 Custom Library Creator, is to boost productivity while simplifying the design process. The product allows designers in traditional or CNC production to create and save a personal library of custom cabinet and closet units with a click of the mouse. It is ideal for independent shops, as well as for companies with their own franchises that want to create their own unique menus.



General’s Excalibur now has tilting head

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

24_productsGeneral International has added a 45-degree left- or right-tilting head- and front-mounted electronic variable speed control on its new Excalibur 16" throat-capacity scroll saw.



Delta debuts portable thickness planer

Written by Jennifer Hicks Sunday, 12 December 2010 00:00

20_tools_techDelta Machinery has introduced a new 13" portable thickness planer, model 22-590, designed to reduce snipe and provide full width planning capability.



Planit software boosts automation options

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 November 2010 00:00

20_planit_01Planit recently introduced two new software applications to help the small- to mid-size woodworking shop. Cab-2-Nest software provides a turnkey solution for nested-based manufacturing, while the Screen-to-Machine software has been expanded to work with competitors' CAD programs.



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