News Releases: Archive

ShopBot Tools Introduces the Handibot™ Smart Power Tool: The Company's First-in-Class Universal Digital Power Tool
Durham, NC (May 15, 2013)
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Woodworking CNC technology champion Randy Johnson joins ShopBot Tools
Durham, NC (November 28, 2012)
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ShopBot Tools brings first-ever ShopBot Camp to South America:"Campo de ShopBot" celebrates the digital fabrication community
Guatemala (August 9 - 11, 2012)
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ShopBot showcases digital tools and projects at SkillsUSA 2012

Kansas City (June 23-27, 2012)
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ShopBot Tools helps celebrate the Grand Opening of the Detroit TechShop
Detroit, MI (May 5 & 6, 2012)
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ShopBot Positions its Desktop CNC Tool for the Emerging Needs of Digital Fabricators
Durham, NC (September 19, 2011)
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ShopBot participates in Fab7, the annual worldwide meeting of FabLabs Lima, Peru
(August 15 -19, 2011)
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ShopBot Tools Joins North Carolina’s Manufacturing Makes it Real Tour
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Jason Sacks Scores Podium Finish in Xtreme Outlaws 250
ShopBot-Sponsored Off-Road Racer Claims Second Place in Inaugural XO250 Race
Durham, NC (June 23, 2010)
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ShopBot: The fastest tool in the shop is now the fastest tool in the desert
Durham, NC (June 7, 2010)
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ShopBot Wraps Up Another Successful Jamboree
Durham, NC (April 28, 2010)
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ShopBot Jamboree and Industrial Revolution 2.0 come to Durham, NC
Durham, NC (March 22, 2010)
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ShopBot Increases Performance of PRSstandard CNC Systems
Durham, NC (February 8, 2010)
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ShopBot Signs on as an ISA International Sign Expo 2010 Exhibitor
Durham, NC (January 27, 2010)
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ShopBot Introduces Eyes-On Tech Support
Durham, NC (January 20, 2010)
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ShopBot Basic Training now available on the West Coast
Durham, NC (January 7, 2010)
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With Project: Tyro, ShopBot crowdsources the direction of Digital Fabrication
ShopBot opens the development of their next CNC system
Durham, NC (September 21, 2009
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100k Garages offers a new way to get things made
ShopBot and Ponoko make it easier than ever to have custom products made locally
Durham, NC (September 9, 2009)
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ShopBot to host Users Group in San Mateo, CA
Camp ShopBot Will Take Place One Day Prior to the Fourth-Annual Bay Area Maker Faire
Durham, NC (April 23, 2009)
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ShopBot offers Economic Stimulus Packages for cabinet makers
Cabinet System Includes Automatic Tool Changer & eCabinet Systems Software
Durham, NC (April 20, 2009)
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ShopBot announces open-syntax format for machine control code
Durham, NC (April 15, 2009)
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ShopBot introduces Automatic Tool Changer
Durham, NC (April 9, 2009)
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ShopBot/Thermwood partnership allows eCabinet Systems to run on ShopBot CNCs
Durham, NC (April 7, 2009)
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ShopBot's new Retro Z increases performance of older ShopBot CNCs
Durham, NC (March 11, 2009)
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ShopBot sells WidgetWorks specialty cutting bits for CNC routers
Durham, NC (December 1, 2008)
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ShopBot Offers turnkey CNC packages
Durham, NC (November 18, 2008)
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ShopBot earns two Editor's Choice Awards at Maker Faire Austin
Austin, TX (Oct 23, 2008)
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ShopBot holds its seventh-annual Jamboree in Austin, Texas
Austin, TX (October 23, 2008)
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ShopBot partners with Bishop-Wisecarver on linear motion systems for new ShopBot Buddy with PowerStick
Durham, NC (August 2008)
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ShopBot Buddy with PowerStick selected as Challengers Award finalist at IWF
Durham, NC (July 2008)
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ShopBotters converge on California

 


About ShopBot Tools, Inc:
ShopBot Tools, based in Durham, N.C., designs and manufactures low-cost, high-value Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) cutting systems.  ShopBot was founded by CEO Ted Hall, Ph.D., a Duke University professor of neuroscience, who developed the tool while building plywood boats as a hobby.  After several years of development, the company began shipping tools in 1996.  With 6,000 ShopBots in 54 countries, ShopBot is one of the largest producers of CNC systems for woodworking and plastics in North America.  The company employs 25 people in the Durham, N.C. area. 

 

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