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ArtSoft USA - Home of Mach3 and LazyCam

ArtSoft USA - Home of Mach3 and LazyCam
We are a company focused on finding the best solutions for complex issues. We have the ability to design and build machinery, and create software for machinery, creating a complete solution to problems large and small. We offer onsite consulting with our ability to integrate mechanical, electrical, and computerized controls and software. Newfangled Solutions can find and solve the root cause of the problem in a cost effective manner, whether it requires new machinery, small modifications, or process improvement. Our Artsoft USA division of the company focuses on CNC software for all users and markets. We are the home of the very popular MACH series of CNC control software, including MACH3, and the soon to be released MACH4.

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