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Pictured above: Gavin Powell, CGTech Ltd Technical Director and Will Culliford,Apprentice Technical Support Engineer

CGTech is excited to announce the appointment of its first apprentice as part of the UK Technical Support team.

Will Culliford started his role asApprentice Technical Support Engineer at the beginning of September after initially completing a 6 week work experience placement last year. During his work experience, based at the CGTech office in Berkeley Gloucestershire, Will completed all VERICUT training courses and helped with beta testing the next VERICUT release. As part of his apprenticeship he will be attending Gloucestershire Engineering Training College (GET) on a full time basis for the first academic year and then dividing his time between college and office based learning in the latter stages of the course.

Will commented, “I really enjoyed working with VERICUT and the CGTech team during my work experience placement and I am looking forward to learning more about the software and developing my engineering knowledge”

Gavin Powell, CGTech Ltd Technical Director adds “having an apprentice engineer is an exciting and positive step for CGTech UK. By supporting the next generation of engineers, we are committed to investing in the future of our industry.”

CGTech is the developer of VERICUT, the world’s leading CNC simulation, verification and optimization software. The recently released version, VERICUT 9.1, includes several new cutting-edge features that increase efficiency and empower users to do more in less time. New visibility options, plus enhancements to toolpath optimization, tooling & multi-tool stations, measuring & inspection/reporting are just a few of the noteworthy features in the latest release.


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About CGTech

CGTech’s VERICUT® software is the standard for CNC simulation, verification, optimisation, analysis, and additive manufacturing. CGTech also offers programming and simulation software for composites automated fiber-placement, tape-laying, and drilling/fastening CNC machines. VERICUT software is used by companies of different sizes in all industries. Established in 1988, and headquartered in Irvine, California; CGTech has an extensive network of offices and resellers throughout the world.  For more information, visit the CGTech website at, call +44 (0)1273 773538, or email

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