At Mikon Machinery, we understand the vital role CAD (Computer Aided Design) software plays in the CNC machining process. CAD software is crucial for creating precise and detailed designs, ensuring accurate translation into machine instructions by CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) software. With a variety of CAD software packages available, each offering unique features and capabilities, we provide information and guidance to help you choose the best option for your specific needs. Our selection ensures that your designs are perfectly aligned with the capabilities of our CNC machines, enabling you to achieve the highest quality in your machining projects.


SolidWorks CAD Software is widely used in industrial 3D design, particularly in mechanical engineering. It is taught at all major colleges and universities, and has offers a broad range of tools for component and assembly design. SolidWorks files can be exported into all of the CAM software systems that run Mikon’s CNC product lines in either 2D or 3D design formats.

  • sheet metal component design
  • machinery asemblies
  • Millwork/Store Fixture Design

All CNC equipment offered by Mikon Machinery can utilize SolidWorks generated CAD data

Individual or Network licenses are available from local SolidWorks Resellers


Autodesk offers some of the most popular CAD platforms used in both Architectural, as well as Product Design environments. These include AutoCAD, Inventor, Fusion 360 and Revit.  CAD Files generated by Autodesk software can be utilized by CAM software on all of Mikon’s CNC product lines.

  • Sheet metal component design
  • machinery assemblies
  • Millwork/Store Fixture Design
  • Architectural 

All CNC equipment offered by Mikon Machinery can utilize Autodesk generated CAD data.

Individual or Network licenses are available from local SolidWorks Resellers.

Cabinet Vision

Cabinet vision Software, offered by our partner company Planit Canada is a highly capable CAD package for cabinet and and casegood manufacturers. With a wide range of design, manufacturing, rendering and quoting options, Cabinet Vision is a powerful tool for your woodworking business.

  • Kitchen Cabinetry
  • Millwork
  • Countertop design
  • and more..

All Mikon and MultiCam routers, as well as  most other 3-5 axis  flat table or pod style  CNC routers on the market

Permanent, monthly, and network licenses available from 


ShapeMaster Software enhances ACM panel design with its extensive template library and user-friendly interface. It streamlines the design process through parametric control and the creation of custom libraries for easy reuse of designs. Its 3D rendered view preemptively identifies folding issues, enhancing manufacturing accuracy. With capabilities for generating detailed reports and DXF files, ShapeMaster offers an efficient, visually-driven design experience.

  • CNC Router

Developed to easily design and produce folded ACM Panels for Siding Fabricators and Sign Manufacturers

All Mikon and MultiCam routers, as well as  most other 3 axis CNC routers on the market

Our selection of CAD software, carefully curated to enhance your CNC machining process, includes various options each with their own specialized capabilities. From basic design creation to complex and detailed modeling, these CAD software packages are essential tools for precise and effective machining. They ensure that your initial designs are accurately realized in the finished product. For more detailed information or if you need assistance in choosing the most suitable CAD software for your specific projects, feel free to reach out to us. Our knowledgeable team is here to offer the support and expertise you need to make the most of your CNC machining endeavors.