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woodCAD|CAM Design Manufacturing Software Pays Off Big for Wright Architectural Millwork Corp.

Today’s woodworking market not only expects tailored designs, but top quality and rapid production speeds. To remain competitive, woodworking manufacturers must meet these demands. In order to accomplish this, manufacturers must leverage modern software solutions that provide integrated and continuous support, beginning with the planning and design process all the way through the end of production—and woodCAD|CAM technology is the perfect software solution for today’s modern woodworking manufacturer.

woodCAD|CAM is a powerful, flexible, and highly intelligent AutoCAD-based woodworking software system. Manufacturers with a high range of variation or customization within their product offerings can use this technology to simplify their processes, including efficient and parametric design as well as the generation of part lists and CNC programs. One unique feature of this software is that it uses actual manufacturing data to create 2D and 3D AutoCAD drawings, and these detailed drawings contain all necessary information for the manufacturing processes. With this technology, the data generates the drawings, which reduces the amount of time and money spent on engineering resources, and eliminates the errors typically associated with “one-offs”; thus increasing profits. woodCAD|CAM is customized to the specific needs of each user and is ideal for architectural millwork, commercial and residential casework, kitchen cabinets, fixtures and displays, and closet storage.

To get an insider’s look at how this manufacturing software can actually impact a manufacturer’s business, Roger Shaw, of RSA Solutions spoke with his customer Rick Irish, Engineer Director at Wright Architectural Millwork. Rick deployed the woodCAD|CAM software approximately one year ago, along with the CutRite material optimization software, and he feels this new technology is greatly “paying off for his team”. “…this technology gives me all of the flexibility I need to satisfy the complex demands of our clients. This is very significant because I get the output I need and am not a slave to complex formulas or an extremely complicated library laced with page-long formulas,” explained Rick.

Since the deployment of this new technology, Rick has also noticed that production errors have simply disappeared. All of the panicked conversations with production floor staff are gone. All of the wasted time of interrupting work on a current job to address issues on something completed weeks ago… is gone. Hardware is no longer in the wrong location, no more incorrect part sizes or missing parts, no more edge-banding color mistakes, etc….it’s all gone. The software is so detailed that all the hardware, joinery, edge treatments, elevations, floor plans, and sectionals are generated by the model drawing, therefore any errors are caught well before they are submitted for production. Not only that, but all the data required for reports, labels, cut lists, g-codes, material requirements, and management data is built as the drawing is being created. “When you consider the data generated, we are significantly better off and more profitable with this technical deployment.” Rick stated. “Some of my staff are now generating complicated one-offs with this. Curved reception counters, complex fixtures, multiple materials with metals, glass and plastics are simple no problem at all.” Since the deployment of this new technology, Rick has also noticed that production errors have disappeared.

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webcast woodCADCAM July 2015


During today’s webcast you will start making a simple layout by adding walls, floors and cabinetry. We will turn those in to shop drawings or architectural submittals. From there we will build a custom one off product. You will also see how woodCAD|CAM and Cut Rite can work together. Cut Rite handles the optimization or nesting of data that we created in woodCAD|CAM.

Associative Contour Parametric Engineering for complex “One Off”

Lamar, Missouri, April 27, 2015 ~ Roger Shaw & Associates, proudly announces, associative contour parametric engineering for complex “One Off” engineering is now available within woodCAD|CAM. You can now draw an outline of the geometry of any “One Off” item and with woodCAD|CAM you can turn this into an assembly of machined parts. All critical machining, hardware, finishes, etc are recalled from the SQL database. You can then go back to the original contour and make changes in the outline. You can then apply the changes to the finished product. This breakthrough technology has never been achieved in the past. Engineers can now quickly alter specials, a 2-hour job is possible to complete in seconds.

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About RSA

Founded in 1999, RSA has built a solid reputation over the last decade of being the largest independent sales and marketing company representing the woodworking & construction industry worldwide. With over 100 years of combined knowledge in manufacturing, Roger Shaw & Associate’s commitment is to provide the best choices in technology that will allow your business to grow and “Discover Your Profit.”

Introducing iFurn for woodCAD|CAM Customers

Lamar, Missouri, April 17, 2015 ~ Roger Shaw & Associates

Roger Shaw & Associates, Inc. the exclusive North American Distributor of woodCAD|CAM prides itself on being a forerunner in technology & process solutions provider. We are pleased to introduce iFurn to the marketplace as an important resource for critical engineering and purchasing data. By accessing iFurn our users can download the needed data to design, engineer, purchase, all of the latest hardware deployed which is supplied by most of the global players: Häfele, Blum, Hettich, and Grass to mention a few.

What this means is that the need for intense preparation to deploy new fasteners, drawer slides, pulls, etc, is now automated to be run on CNC machine tools simply with a download from the cloud. Hence when a sales rep introduces new solutions to the manufacturer the change in production configurations as it relates to machining requirements is now automated.

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About RSA

Founded in 1999, RSA has built a solid reputation over the last decade of being the largest independent sales and marketing company representing the woodworking & construction industry worldwide. With over 100 years of combined knowledge in manufacturing, Roger Shaw & Associate’s commitment is to provide the best choices in technology that will allow your business to grow and “Discover Your Profit.”

Quick Tip: Architectural Submittals featuring woodCAD|CAM


quick tip woodCADCAM architectural submittals


Brief video highlighting powerful features of woodCAD|CAM to generate fast, accurate, detailed architectural submittals and shop drawings. woodCAD|CAM is perfectly tailored to the specific needs of the woodworking customer. The software provides an integrated data flow in operation from “first sketch to the machine.” Create 2D & 3D Drawings that contain all the information needed for manufacturing. Able to easily create “real time” sections and exploded views of products and add dimensioning automatically with the touch of a button.

Quick Tip: woodCAD|CAM woodworking software Custom Diewall From Scratch


quick tip woodCADCA custom diewall from scratch


Brief video highlighting powerful yet easy to use features of woodCAD|CAM woodworking software to create custom diewalls used in applications such as nurses stations, reception counters, and cash wraps. woodCAD|CAM is an AutoCAD based technology, the industry standard. An extremely powerful, flexible & highly intelligent AutoCAD based software, leaving all other cabinet and millwork software behind.

RSA Adding New Partnership woodCAD|CAM

Lamar, Missouri, March 3, 2014 ~ Roger Shaw & Associates, Inc., (RSA) the largest independent sales and marketing company representing design, engineering, and manufacturing software solutions to the industry, proudly announces a new business partnership with woodCAD|CAM software developed in Germany. woodCAD|CAM is a highly intelligent, powerful AutoCAD based software solution, with more than 3,000 international casework, closet, and fixture woodCAD|CAM manufacturers using the product daily. Roger Shaw & Associates will be responsible for sales, training, and integration in North America.

RSA has a long history of providing manufacturing organizations with technology solutions that help them “Discover Their Profits”. We are confident that this design, engineering, and manufacturing solution from woodCAD|CAM will impress as the marketplace discovers the vast capabilities of this solution.We are ecstatic to bring this much needed software solution to the industry. To learn more about woodCAD|CAM please visit our website www.rsasolutions.com for more details.


About RSA:
Founded in 1999, RSA has built a solid reputation over the last decade of being the largest independent sales and marketing company representing the woodworking & construction industry worldwide. With over 100 years of combined knowledge in manufacturing, Roger Shaw & Associate’s commitment is to provide the best choices in technology that will allow your business to grow and become more profitable!