23 January 2009

Lantek brings sheet metal CAD/CAM and ERP to IMTEX 2009

Vitoria, 22 January 2009- Lantek, world leaders in the development and marketing of comprehensive CAD/CAM and ERP solutions for the sheet metal sector, exhibited at the 14th international IMTEX 2009 trade fair (Indian Machine Tool Exhibition), in the Indian city of Bangalore.

The event, held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), is organised by the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) and is one of the sector’s most important trade fairs, bringing together the top suppliers of metal cutting machinery, tooling, machining systems, accessories, measuring devices and CAD/CAM solutions.

Supported at the show by the Spanish Machine Tool Manufacturers Association (AFM), Lantek was represented by its subsidiary company Lantek India. The company has been in operation in Bangalore since 2004 delivering Lantek’s world class CAD/CAM/ERP solutions for sheet metal profile cutting, and punching to the Indian market.

Lantek used the IMTEX 2009 exhibition to showcase and promote the recently launched version 28 of its Lantek Expert CAD/CAM/ERP software aimed at the sheet metal processing sector, and visitors were able to get a first-hand view of the new functions included the new software.

Lantek Expert II V28, the company’s CAD/CAM software for sheet metal cutting and punching machines includes some major innovations including major speed improvements, and nesting enhancements aimed at simplifying work processes while optimising resources and increasing user productivity.

Lantek Expert III V28 its business management software, seamlessly integrates with its CAD/CAM systems allowing complete coordination of the production process in a sheet metalworking environment. The system’s ERP functionality includes sales, quotations, product management, budgeting, manufacturing, warehousing, workshop validation, purchasing, maintenance, projects and documents. New in V28 are some major enhancements including management of subcontracted items and an improved quotation tool based on .NET technology.

Lantek Flex3D Profiles is a group of solutions for 3D sheet metal part design, sheet metal part folding and tube and profile cutting. Intuitive and easy to use the software enables automatic unfolding and also folding sequence generation. Seamless integration with SolidWorks®, Solid Edge®, and Autodesk Inventor® add to the flexibility of the product.

"IMTEX 2009 is one of the sector’s most important fairs and the perfect showcase for us to display our new developments, get to know market trends and share experiences with our customers and with other manufacturers", said Ricardo Gallego, manager of Lantek’s Indian office. "I would also like to thank the AFM again on behalf of the whole Lantek team for their support, as it is their cooperation that has enabled us to take part in this event".

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