Spartak relies on Compass 3D

Spartak has strengthened its partnership with Rapid Progress by renewing its subscription for  3D design product, Compass, and adding a license for another workplace. The company combines 80 years of experience with modern technologies and it is the largest Bulgarian manufacturer of ventilation equipment and a well-established name in the production of metal pallets and complex metal products according to the customer’s drawing in the last 10 years. Its production facilities and renewed technology fleet enable it to produce a wide range of metal products according to the customer’s drawing or sample, such as metal pallets and transport trolleys for the automotive industry, metal structures, parts and assemblies in mechanical engineering, metal boxes and safes, legs and metal components for office furniture, metal waste bins and many other complex metal products. Spartak works with clients from Bulgaria, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and France and the functionalities of Compass 3D are a valuable weapon in conquering new markets.

Foxtech chose ESPRIT

Foxtech has chosen ESPRIT solutions for the purposes of its production, which will bring the company’s efficiency to another level. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of parts and assemblies. Its team is composed of highly qualified specialists who ensure the quality of the production process. Rapid Progress is grateful for the trust and guarantees that it will be a faithful partner on the way to achieving the company’s goals.

Yotov implemented ESPRIT in its production

RAPID PROGRESS EOOD can now be proud of another valuable strategic partner – Yotov OOD. The company processes metal: sheets, rods, profiles and the like from steel, stainless steel, aluminum, bronze and copper. As a supplier, it offers complete solutions, often complex. Produces both single products and whole series. The introduction of Esprit will contribute to the further development of the company’s activities and will facilitate the marketing of its products.

Sirena improves its production efficiency

Sirena – Peshev and Co. recently joined the ESPRIT family and introduced the software product in their production. The company was founded in 2002, and its initial activity was related to repair and maintenance of cars. In the meantime, it started working as a subcontractor for the Austrian company Palfinger – a leading manufacturer of components for lifting equipment. Thus, the main activity of the company becomes wet painting. In 2006, again as a subcontractor of Palfinger, the company started assembling and welding crane elements. Since 2007 works with orders of Boet Stopson France for the manufacture and painting of aspirations, silencers, ventilation systems and fire doors. The implementation of Esprit will provide even more flexibility and will allow the company to perform even more complex orders.

Rapid Progress and Badeshtnost strengthen their partnership

The Rapid Progress-Badeshtnost partnership has been going on for seven years now, as the hydraulic system manufacturer has renewed its subscription for Esprit, the product that ensures it a strategic advantage over its competitors. Founded more than a century ago, the company is now one of the main producers in its segment in the Balkans. The company’s mission is to fully satisfy the requirements of its customers and the cooperation with Rapid Progress is a guarantee for that.

Rapid Progress Ltd. – The CAD/CAM Expert company, presents a new extension to ESPRIT CAM

Rapid Progress Ltd proudly presented the functionalities of the company’s newly developed applications for ESPRIT CAM System under the brand name of CAD/CAM Expert Apps, in front of an Indian audience. The company hosted a webinar for the team of ESPRIT India and 7 of the local resellers.

During the presentation were shown tools that greatly extend ESPRIT platform and in the same time add value to the full package. 


CAD/CAM Expert Apps is an extension to ESPRIT CAM System and uses the full power of its API. Currently there are 5 tools released, but more are on the way. Rapid Progress aim is to widen the world of the programmer, break into art and make machining more fun with its ImageTo2D and ImageTo3D apps. Also help laser and plasma owners with Nesting Pro. While giving the machine shop owners a very powerful tool in the face the Part-Cost-Price Addin.

Part-Cost-Price AddIn

Part-Cost-Price AddIn is a Cost Estimating Software for calculating the production price of a machined part and generating a quote or a full report. The software is based on the pricing method, which determines the price based on full-costs plus pricing. This method eliminates losses by allowing appropriate steps to be taken in the whole pricing process. 

Key points of this tool are:

The audience was surprised to see the ease of work with the tools and their functionalities that give new possibilities in ESPRIT CAM System. The resellers saw an opportunity to include CAD/CAM Expert Apps in their offers in order to give advantage of the whole ESPRIT package in front of competitive products.

The feedback of the webinar was very positive and some of the reactions of the audience were that “It was very useful and every shop floor need this solution”, “it is really good product to sell”, “Great features”!

Stay Tuned

Rapid Progress Ltd will kindly answer any questions regarding CAD/CAM Expert Apps at:

Stay tuned as new tools are under release. In the coming months the company is preparing to launch a Feed Rate Optimizer, new intuitive 3D CAD Tools, 3D Nesting, Automatic Dimensioning Addin, Oscillating Milling and others.

Arexim Engineering finalized their partnership with Rapid Progress

Arexim Engineering has proven to be one of Rapid Progress’s valuable strategic partners and has increased its ESPRIT capacity as part of its strategy to modernize its production processes. The company is a leader in the production of technical plastic products and tooling for them.

In 2004, its production base was moved to a new, significantly larger area, modernized and fully equipped.

Since the beginning of 2011 the production arsenal has been enriched with the most modern technology for multicomponent casting of parts, and since 2014 a Central material supply system has been put into operation. Nowadays, the company continues to increase its workload and rely on the latest technologies. ESPRIT CAM is a guarantee that these efforts will lead to the desired results.

Optix Ltd and Rapid Progress began their partnership

The functionalities of ESPRIT have found application in the production processes of Optics AD. Established in 1998 as a 100% private company, OPTIX specializes in the design and manufacture of optical, optomechanical and optoelectronic units and products for military and civilian use. By competently applying modern technologies, OPTIX performs the entire production process – from design and implementation of prototypes to serial production of elements, assemblies and appliances.

The production meets all the requirements of the European and world standards – DIN, MIL, ISO, BS. The modern design, ergonomics and high technical characteristics of the products manufactured by OPTIX are comparable to the best world models and arouse reasonable interest from leading companies in the optical, medical and defense industries.

With the introduction of ESPRIT CAM, the company declares its firm intentions to continue optimizing its productivity and expand its markets in Bulgaria and Europe.

Rapid Progress implemented a monitoring system in Alucom

Rapid Progress is proud to announce that it has finalized its innovative data monitoring project for CNC machines and has successfully implemented it in the manufacturing processes of Alucom, Pleven. The system is based on the CIMCO DNC-MAX and CIMCO MDC-MAX products and provides the ability to collect and analyze machine data by delivering real-time performance information at each stage of the production cycle.

Alucom was established in 1967. as an aluminum casting plant, which supplies production for machine building, cartography and military industry in Bulgaria and other European countries. Despite the geopolitical changes and reorganization of the business since 1990, the company succeeded in establishing itself in the new market conditions. Nowadays, it works with long-term customers from Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Austria and Belgium, and 60% of the production is destined for export. In the last few years, the interest from foreign companies has increased.

A key factor for the success of the company is the continuous efforts for modernization and innovation and the introduction of monitoring of production data is the next important step in this direction. The Rapid Progress system is a complete solution that automatically records and processes production data. It easily generates reports and charts containing comprehensive equipment performance calculation, cycle time, downtime, setup time, fault time, and so on. With this innovation, Alucom will be even better equipped to meet the new challenges of the dynamic market environment. Rapid Progress will continue to be a trusted partner for the company and provide the most accurate solutions for each of its problems.