News from the future of your sheet metal parts.

Find out here regularly about new developments in sheet metal part optimization, everything you need to know about the sheet metal industry and whatever else we believe is important.



News from Optimate.

NEW: Export Function

Sheet metal parts become ‘transparent’: our newly developed export function ensures precise geometry analyses and optimized cost calculations for sheet metal parts. App users receive the data for their parts at the push of a button and can therefore calculate even faster and more precisely.

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Visit Optimate from April 9-12, 2024 at the TRUMPF trade fair INTECH! We look forward to exchanging expertise with you to optimize your sheet metal parts.

Secure your free ticket and come to our booth in Hall 2.3!

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Current Vacancies

Would you also like to become an OptiMATE? Then join our team!

We are looking for talented people who want to shape the future of sheet metal part design with us and drive our vision forward. Discover our current job opportunities:

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Thank you for 2023

As we are heading towards the end of 2023, we look back and are grateful for a challenging and progressive year.

We hope you have a relaxed Christmas break and a good start into 2024!

RECAP: Blechexpo 2023

At the beginning of November, more than 40,000 trade visitors came together in Stuttgart to discover machines and solutions that pave the way for modern and sustainable sheet metal processing. Our CSO Sebastian Beger is satisfied with our trade fair appearance: 'Blechexpo was a complete success.'

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Cost Calculation

Calculate parts with just one click. Our new feature makes it possible!

Our cost calculation determines the price for your sheet metal part at the push of a button, based on the costs for material, scrap and production (laser cutting, bending and welding).

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Test customers for CAD plug-in wanted

You want to have your parts checked for feasibility and optimization potential directly in your CAD program? As of now, interested users can test a beta version of our CAD plug-in for SolidWorks.

You are interested in becoming a test customer for the CAD plug-in?

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Optimate in 110 seconds

In just under two minutes, we clearly explain what Optimate actually does and how you can benefit from our digital service.

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Assembly dissolving

SERVICE-UPDATE: The Optimate App now enables the dissolving of assemblies (up to 25 parts) and the subsequent analysis of the contained individual sheet metal parts.

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The sheet metal blog.

| by Julia

The growing complexity and diversity of variants in part design require flexible adaptations to new requirements. Sheet metal processing is facing challenges, and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sven Matthiesen from the Institute for Product Development (IPEK) in Karlsruhe provides insights into current developments.

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| by Carolin

The transformation in the sheet metal processing industry raises questions about current challenges and trends. Alexander Kunz, Program Leader Next Level Sales & Services at TRUMPF, answered some of these questions for us.

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| by Max

In industrial manufacturing, precision is critical, yet inefficient parts remain an unsolved problem.  At Optimate, we are shaping the future of manufacturing with the help of cutting-edge algorithms.

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Press releases & publications.

Optimate offers fast, process-reliable web shop orders


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Cloud software upgraded to include assembly analysis and CAD plug-in


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'We also want to digitally analyze assemblies for optimization potential.'


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Sheet metal processing on the path to industry 4.0


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Sheet metal processing: Checking feasibility, recognizing potential


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