AutoMateCNC Partners


AutoMateCNC - Machine Production Partners
Supporting Small Manufacturers in America

In 2015 our company began selling small, production CNC lathes and mills for small, entrepreneurial manufacturers.  This was the start of AutoMateCNC.

For several decades we have produced and sold manual machine tools and benchtop CNC lathe and mills under the Smithy brand name. There are around 30,000 Smithy machines in operation across North America.

With AutoMateCNC production machines we are partnering with industry leading builders of 1) CNC machine tools, 2) CNC controls and 3) CAD/CAM Software.


Our goal is to offer the best small CNC machines, with related tooling and systems - at the lowest possible prices.  Our customers have always been small shop owners and independent craftsman. Small business owners like our customers always consider price in their business purchasing decisions.

AutoMateCNC Machining System Partners:
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Siemens CNC Controls

The Siemens 808D CNC Control is designed to match smaller machine tools. This system fits well with AutoMateCNC lathes and mills.

AutoMateCNC has become a leading reseller of the Siemens 808D CNC control system in the US and Canada.

Siemens offers a Three Year In-Field Warranty for the Siemens 808D control system.

Recently we also started a partnership with Siemens USA.  Together we offer AutoMateCNC machines with Siemens controls to Vo-tech schools and instructors in the USA.  This program is called the “Siemens Educational Initiative”.

AutoMate/Z-MaT Machine Tools

AutoMateCNC is partnered with Z-MaT machine tools to build our line of small CNC production lathes and mills.

Our engineers work closely with the factory to continually improve machine features and quality levels.  Our goal is offer machines that match the expectations of North American small manufacturers.

We have 30 years of experience building and sourcing quality machine tools. This partner factory is one of the best. It meets and exceeds world quality standards for production machine tools.

We have a strong line-up of small CNC lathes and are adding CNC mills to the line-up.  AutoMateCNC lathes and mills have world class built-in quality and capabilities.  Because of this we can offer the industry's best warranty - 18 month parts warranty on AutoMateCNC lathes and mills.

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AutoMate CNC Machines Partner - Fusion360
AutoDesk Fusion 360

Autodesk Fusion 360 as the CAD/CAM program that best fits our machines and customer requirements. Fusion 360 is a cloud-based 3D CAD, CAM, and CAE platform for product development. It combines industrial and mechanical design, simulation, collaboration, and machining in a single package.

The tools in Fusion 360 enable fast and easy exploration of design ideas with an integrated concept-to-product toolset.

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