Hypertherm has upgraded its ProNest software for computer-aided drafting and manufacturing machinery.

The new features include: IntelliChoice automatic nesting, a more simple interface, tabs and keyboard shortcuts.

It also includes OneClick production module and the Custom Remnants tool, which allows users to input the specifications of an unusual piece and complete the nest.

“Customer feedback when combined with Hypertherm’s nearly 50 year history of cutting technology development has resulted in a product certain to increase material savings, boost productivity, lower operating cost and improve part quality,” said Derek Weston, product marketing manager for Hypertherm’s CAD/CAM software products. “In addition, ProNest 2015 contains more embedded cut process expertise in the NC code than any other software, allowing our customers to leverage patented technologies like True Hole, True Bevel and Rapid Part.”