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National CAD Day | J-U-B Engineers, Inc.

National CAD Day, or National Computer-aided Design Day, is celebrated each year on August 2nd. J-U-B recognizes and appreciates each of our talented CAD designers and technicians. Your contributions are invaluable. Thank you!

History of CAD

Click here to watch a short video about the history of CAD.

Did you know?

  •  Patrick J. Hanratty is considered the father of CAD/CAM. While working for General Electric in 1957, he came up with PRONTO (Program for Numerical Tooling Operations), the first commercial CNC programming system.
  • Hanratty developed ADAM in 1971, “the first commercially available integrated, interactive graphics design, drafting, and manufacturing system.” Most CAD programs owe a debt to ADAM.