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Wilfried Steinbeck Sent Off to Retirement
Wilfried Steinbeck's goodbye party for retirement at Compass Software.

Wilfried Steinbeck is one of the true veterans of our company. He has been an indispensable team member since 1985, even before today’s Compass…

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Christmas Party at Compass Software
The Secret Santa caused many laughs at Compass Software.

We threw our annual Christmas party last week. Many coworkers, who work from home most of the time, travelled to our headquarter in Dortmund to be…

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We Welcome Sebastian Potthoff to the Support Team
The Compass Software Service Team has been supported by Sebastian Potthoff since Fall 2019.

Our Service Team has been supported by Sebastian Potthoff since Fall 2019. After completing his apprenticeship in carpentry and a subsequent year in…

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New Talent for the Development Team: Christian Rotte
Our team is growing, since August 2019 Christian Rotte has been supporting the Compass Software development team.

Our team is growing, since August 2019 Christian Rotte has been supporting the development team. The 29-year-old application developer from Eastern…

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Top Notch Performance
Our Head of Support Gereon Max participated in a half marathon on Oct. 3, 2019.

Our Head of Support Gereon Max participated in a half marathon on Oct. 3, 2019 and placed 1st in his age group. More than 2,150 runners conquered the…

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We want to welcome Torsten Rotte to the Compass Software Development Team
Torsten Rotte is in the Compass Software Development Team

For a while now Torsten Rotte has been supporting the Compass Software development team as a student associate. Next to his successful information…

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Plate Optimization 2.0 - More Efficiency with Less Effort
The German stair builder Treppenbau Voß GmbH & Co. KG has been using the Compass Software Plate Optimization Module 2.0 since December 2018.

The German stair builder Treppenbau Voß GmbH & Co. KG has been using the Compass Software Plate Optimization Module 2.0 since December 2018. Since…

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Company Luxholm Upgrades with New Machines and Software Update
CEO Dirk Elsner reports about his experiences with Compass Software

The company Luxholm Bauelemente Werk GmbH from Germany has been producing customized staircases and handrails, as well as affordable standard…

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Dry Wall underneath a Staircase
The module makes the creation of a matching dry wall underneath the staircase a breeze and offers the perfect combination of style and functionality.

This module lets users utilize the empty room under the staircase and transform it into a new storage area. The module makes the creation of a…

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Processing of Diverse Parts Fully Automated with the BTL Processor
Alternating production of these parts is made effortless with the BTL processor from Compass Software.

The company Holz Keller AG upgraded their already existing CNC center for joinery elements Krüsimatic with an additional Homag BMG 311. Manufacturing…

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Homemade Post Clamping Device for CNC Machine
Compass Software user Droomtrappen from the Netherlands recently built his own post clamping device for CNC processing.

Compass Software user Droomtrappen from the Netherlands recently built his own post clamping device for CNC processing. The machine-independent post…

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Belgian Stair Builder Implements Robot to Increase Productivity
Trappen Verschaeve uses robots to increase productivity

The Belgian family company Trappen Verschaeve has been producing stairs for almost 60 years. With the production of more than 2000 stairs annually,…

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Students at Melle College of Wood Technology Manufacture Staircase for Their Final Project
Three students at the German College of Wood Technology in Melle, Germany have manufactured an impressive wooden staircase for their final project in their class manufacturing engineering.

Three students at the German College of Wood Technology in Melle, Germany have manufactured an impressive wooden staircase for their final project in…

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New Installation at Dinkelholzbetriebe GmbH
One of the Compass Software technicians visited the woodshop in January to train the employees and to connect their 5-axis HOMAG Venture L.

Up until now, the company Dinkelholzbetriebe GmbH from Germany had been producing furniture with roughly 50 employees. At the beginning of this year…

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First Installation for Technician Alexander at S u. W Wohn-Holz
Compass Software technician Alexander Huebner successfully completed his first installation at our customer S u. W Wohn-Holz’s wood shop in Saxony, Germany.

Compass Software technician Alexander Huebner successfully completed his first installation at our customer S u. W Wohn-Holz’s wood shop in Saxony,…

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The Service Team is Growing
The Compass Software Team is supported by Alexander Huebner since the beginning of the year

Our Service Team is welcoming its newest member. Alexander Huebner has joined the team at the beginning of the year. The German has ample experience…

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Compass Software Connects New Machine at Trappentoko
A Compass Software technician connected the new SCM Accord 25 FX in the last week before our Christmas break in 2018.

Jeffrey Pels, owner of Trappentoko, and his team are successfully producing staircases for the Dutch market. The young company has been able to…

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Window Manufacturing Workshop
Compass Software invited the window manufacturing expert Dittmar Siebert to give a comprehensive advanced training for our team at the beginning of November.

We invited the window manufacturing expert Dittmar Siebert to give a comprehensive advanced training for our team at the beginning of November. The…

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Opening Celebration for Our Renovated Headquarter in Dortmund
Compass Software inaugurated the new office in October 2018.

We have newly renovated our Compass Software office in honor of our 25. anniversary. The building in Dortmund, Germany was completely stripped down…

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SMA Workshop Tour at Loudoun Stairs in Virginia
Compass Software technician Steven attended the Loudoun Stairs workshop tour at their premises in Purcellville, VA in September.

Compass Software technician Steven attended the Loudoun Stairs workshop tour at their premises in Purcellville, VA in September. Loudoun Stairs has…

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DREMA 2018 in Poland
Compass Software sales representative Jens Eckert and our Polish dealers Robert Topka and Michal Suchorzewski exhibited at the DREMA 2018 in Poznan.

Compass Software sales representative Jens Eckert and our Polish dealers Robert Topka and Michal Suchorzewski exhibited at the DREMA 2018 in Poznan.

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New Trainee for the Development Team Robin Valerius
We want to welcome the newest addition to the Compass Software Development Team, our new trainee Robin.

Our development department has also gained another apprentice, Robin Valerius. Robin started his trainee program to become an IT specialist with a…

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New Service Team Member Sebastian Baecker
Our Service Team is now supported by our new trainee Sebastian Baecker, who started working at Compass Software in the beginning of August.

Our Service Team is now supported by our new trainee Sebastian Baecker, who started working at Compass Software in the beginning of August. The…

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IWF 2018 in Atlanta
The IWF 2018 in Atlanta, GA was a full success. Our Atlanta based team represented Compass Software at the trade fair.

The IWF 2018 in Atlanta, GA was a full success. Our Atlanta based team represented Compass Software at the trade fair. Many of our U.S. and Canadian…

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Developer Brigitte Streicher is Retiring
Compass Software development team member Brigitte Streicher entered into retirement at the end of July 2018.

Our development team member Brigitte Streicher entered into retirement at the end of July 2018. The mathematician had been working for us in Dortmund,…

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New CNC Machine for Carpentry Kleeberg
A Compass Software support technician installed a new Maka PE 90 5-axis machine at our longstanding German customer Carpentry Kleeberg´s workshop at the end of July.

One of our support technicians installed a new Maka PE 90 5-axis machine at our longstanding German customer Carpentry Kleeberg´s workshop at the end…

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Our New Trainee Is Here!
Our new trainee, Abdullah Orabi, has been supporting the Compass Software Development Team since Monday.

Our new trainee, Abdullah Orabi, has been supporting the Compass Software Development Team since Monday. Abdullah originally comes from Syria but has…

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Installation of Staircase Production Solution at Carpentry Köhler from Germany
Our Service Team installed the Compass Software Staircase Solution as part of a bigger project at the company Köhler from Germany in June.

Our Service Team installed the Compass Software Staircase Solution as part of a bigger project at the company Köhler from Germany in June. Besides the…

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We Have a New Intern
We want to welcome Franck Horvat at Compass Software

We would like to welcome Franck Horvat, who has been supporting our team since Monday. Franck will be completing a six-week internship as part of his…

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CAD/CAM Installation at Carpentry Alfred Petersen
Alfred Petersen Bau- und Möbeltischlerei connects CNC machine with Compass Software

Our new customer Alfred Petersen Bau- und Möbeltischlerei from Germany has been making staircases for a long time. Up until now they drew these…

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Specialist Training On-Site in Atlanta Office
Canadian Railing uses Compass Software exclusively for the planning and production of handrails.

Our customer Canadian Railings visited the Atlanta office for an intensive training early this week. Canadian Railing uses Compass Software…

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Optimization Coaching at Walter Donkers in the Netherlands
Our Service Technician Gereon Max visited customer Walter Donkers from the Netherlands for an optimization coaching.

Our Service Technician Gereon Max visited customer Walter Donkers from the Netherlands for an optimization coaching. Walter Donkers has been using the…

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Machine Installation at Haas in Germany
Our Service Team connected a new SCM machine with Compass Software at Haas Fertigbau GmbH, a stair builder from Bavaria, Germany.

Our Service Team connected a new SCM machine with Compass Software at Haas Fertigbau GmbH, a stair builder from Bavaria, Germany. The company…

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In-House Trade Fair at Meyer & Grave
In April, our Sales Representative Hermann Hasebrink exhibited at the in-house trade fair our longstanding customer Meyer & Grave hosted in Germany.

In April, our Sales Representative Hermann Hasebrink exhibited at the in-house trade fair our longstanding customer Meyer & Grave hosted in Germany.…

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Smart Solution
Compass Software customer Jürgen Scherner who works at carpentry Reuss manufactures a table with the staircase software.

Compass Software customers are creative and curious; they try to make use of all aspects of the staircase software to get the most out of it. Customer…

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Connection of New Post Machine at K. van Sambeek B.V.
Compass Software connected a Houfek Post Machine at the Company K. van Sambeek B.V. in the Netherlands.

After installing a SCM Accord 25 last summer, our service once again visited the company K. van Sambeek B.V. in the Netherlands. This time Compass…

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New Installation at Jenniches Stairs
Our service conducted a new installation of the Compass Software program for our customer Jenniches Treppen from Germany.

Our service conducted a new installation of the Compass Software program for our customer Jenniches Treppen from Germany. Jenniches had been using the…

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Employee Milena Wins Gold at GA State Championship
Strong performance: our Atlanta employee Milena Schaefer won first place at the Georgia State Powerlifting Championships in the weight class 84+ kg last weekend.

Strong performance: our Atlanta employee Milena Schaefer won first place at the Georgia State Powerlifting Championships in the weight class 84+ kg…

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Installation of Second Machine at Carpentry Schramm in Germany
Our service recently connected a second CNC machine with Compass Software at the Carpentry Eugen Schramm in Germany.

Our service recently connected a second CNC machine with Compass Software at the Carpentry Eugen Schramm in Germany.

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CAM Installation in Poland
Compass Software recently installed our CAM solution at the customer Przedsiębiorstwo Handlowo-Usługowe “Balsa” Spółka z o.o.’s premises in Poland.

Our service recently installed our CAM solution at the customer Przedsiębiorstwo Handlowo-Usługowe “Balsa” Spółka z o.o.’s premises in Poland. The…

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CAD/CAM Installation for New Customer Aro Trappen
We installed our CAD/CAM Stair Construction Software at the location of our new customer Aro Trappen in the Netherlands late last year.

We installed our CAD/CAM Stair Construction Software at the location of our new customer Aro Trappen in the Netherlands late last year. The customer,…

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Presentation at Technical College in Germany
Compass Software Sales Representative Hermann Hasebrink held a presentation in front of approximately 25 students who are enrolled in a wood technician program at the Technical College in Beckum, Germany.

Sales Representative Hermann Hasebrink held a presentation in front of approximately 25 students who are enrolled in a wood technician program.

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Compass Software Staff Celebrates 25. Anniversary
To celebreate 25 years Compass Software, we invited all employees to an exclusive night at the Starlight Express in Bochum.

As you might have heard already, we are celebrating our 25th anniversary this year. Our staff did not want to miss this opportunity either. On…

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One Day CAD/CAM Consultation at Sonnemans Stairs in the Netherlands
The company logo of Sonnemans milled into the wood with Compass Software

Our Service Technician Gereon Max visited our customer Sonnemans in the Netherlands for a one day CAM training.

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CAD/CAM Training at Flin in France
Compass Software has conducted an extensive training at the company Escaliers Flin S.A. in France.

Our service has conducted an extensive training at the company Escaliers Flin S.A. in France. During the one week visit, the team optimized several…

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New Post Processor and Optimization Coaching for Comfort Trappen
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In September, our Service installed a new post processor for the upright processing of handrail parts on a Reichenbacher CNC machine built in 1996 at…

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Compass Software Support Now Also in Dutch
Compass Software now also offers Support in Dutch

As part of our continual quest for professional development, our employee Gereon Max successfully completed a week-long intensive language learning…

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Compass Software Receives Honorary Certificate for 25. Anniversary
To celebrate 25 years of Compass Software, Chamber of Commerce representative Mrs. Preiss, awarded CEO Detlef Hollinderbaeumer with an honorary certificate to commemorate the company’s anniversary.

To celebrate 25 years of Compass Software, Chamber of Commerce representative Mrs. Preiss, awarded CEO Detlef Hollinderbaeumer with an honorary…

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Compass Software is celebrating 25th anniversary

25 years ago our company was founded.

We are filled with pride when looking back on 25 years of successful company history!

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Online Installation of CS Wreath at Carpentry Mike Altmann
[Translate to Englisch:] UnseOur customer Altmann from Germany upgraded his processing of wreaths from horizontal processing to the CS wreath technique. r Kunde, die Tischlerei Mike Altmann, hat von dem Liegenden-Krümmlings-Modul auf den CS-Krümmling aufgerüstet.

Our customer Altmann from Germany upgraded his processing of wreaths from horizontal processing to the CS wreath technique. The installation of the…

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125. Anniversary at Falkenberg in Norway
Compass Software partner A. Falkenberg Etft. AS from Norway, celebrated their 125. anniversary in October 2017.

Our partner A. Falkenberg Etft. AS from Norway, celebrated their 125. anniversary in October 2017. In honor of this occasion, Falkenberg organized a…

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User Meeting in Austria and In-House Fair at Handl Machines
Handl Machines made it possible for us to host a user meeting for customers from Austria and the surrounding areas.

The Company Handl Machines from Austria organized an in-house fair in mid October this year. Of course Compass Software was there to exhibit.

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First Machine for NHG
The company NHG UG & Co. KG decided to upgrade their shop with the purchase of a new Felder CNC machine and Compass Software.

The company NHG UG & Co. KG from Zetel-Neuenburg in Germany, has been using Compass Software to build staircases for many years already. Now the…

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User Meeting in the US
[Translate to ECompass Software Inc. hosted a user meeting for our American and Canadian customers last week.nglisch:] Compass Software Inc. hat letzte Woche ein Anwendertreffen für Kunden aus den USA und Kanada veranstaltet.

Our Atlanta office hosted a user meeting for our American and Canadian customers last week. Users had the opportunity to exchange ideas and…

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New Workshop and New Machine for Franz Hasler AG
The Franz Hasler AG from Lichtenstein has been a Compass Software customer for many years.

The Franz Hasler AG from Lichtenstein has been a Compass Software customer for many years. Two of the company’s specialties are environmentally…

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CAM/CNC Software Package for Customer Horák from the Czech Republic (Kopie 1)
Compass Software customer Shody-Horák Jiří from the Czech Republic, has been using our CAD solution since 2009. Earlier this year the customer purchased a 4 axis Felder machine.

Compass Software customer Shody-Horák Jiří from the Czech Republic, has been using our CAD solution since 2009. Earlier this year the customer…

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Successful Completion of Installation at HTL Rankweil in Austria
The Höhere Technische Bundeslehr- und Versuchsanstalt Rankweil (Technical College in Rankweil, Austria) has been using Compass Software’s CAD solution for educational purposes for some years. Now they are also utilizing our CAM/CNC solution for timber construction.

he Höhere Technische Bundeslehr- und Versuchsanstalt Rankweil (Technical College in Rankweil, Austria) has been using Compass Software’s CAD solution…

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New Customer H.B. Millwork Inc. in New York Area
A Compass Software Inc. Service Technician recently set up a complete software package for our new customer H.B. Millwork Inc. who is based in the New York area.

Our US based Service Technician recently set up a complete software package for our new customer H.B. Millwork Inc. who is based in the New York area.

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Installation of 3. Machine at our Polish Customer Chudzinski
Chudzinski has been using Compass Software through our Polish dealer since 2008.

Our Service Team sucessfully conducted an installation at our Polish customer Chudzinski’s workshop. Chudzinski has been using Compass Software…

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The HoloLens at AWFS in Las Vegas
Sales Representatives Martin Stockhausen and Hermann Hasebrink presented Compass Software at this year's AWFS Trade Fair in Las Vegas, USA.

Sales Representatives Martin Stockhausen and Hermann Hasebrink presented Compass Software at this year's AWFS Trade Fair in Las Vegas, USA. Some of…

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Installation of third machine at K. van Sambeek B.V.
The Compass Software Service Department successfully completed the first part of an installation for a new SCM 5-axis machine at our customer K. van Sambeek B.V.’s workshop in the Netherlands.

Our Service Department successfully completed the first part of an installation for a new SCM 5-axis machine at our customer K. van Sambeek B.V.’s…

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Workshop Tour at Heartland Stairways
Sales representative Hermann Hasebrink attended the event at our customer´s Heartland Stairways workshop in the US, which was part of the SMA´s (Stairbuilders and Manufacturer´s Association) National Workshop Tour.

Sales representative Hermann Hasebrink attended the event at our customer´s Heartland Stairways workshop in the US, which was part of the SMA´s…

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Processing of Mouldings with Plate Optimization
Mouldings on tread front edges can now be arranged and manufactured with plate optimization.

Mouldings on tread front edges can now be arranged and manufactured with plate optimization. Some manufacturers mill the mouldings in strips, which…

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Fusion of Handrails
CS-wreaths can be fused with straight handrail parts.

CS-wreaths can be fused with straight handrail parts. Wreath sections with different radii can be combined and separated at user-defined positions as…

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Machine Table Arrangement for CS Wreaths
It is now possible to mill several CS wreaths at the same time via machine table arrangement.

It is now possible to mill several CS wreaths at the same time via machine table arrangement. Several blocks can be fixated on the table and processed…

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Saving of Time: Rabbet Cuts for Open Stringers
Compass Software makes it possible to mill rabbet cuts on open stringers much faster than before.

Compass Software makes it possible to mill rabbet cuts on open stringers much faster than before. When using this method, the rabbet cut is milled…

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Installation of Sun Room Module at SAYYAS in China
The Compass Software team installed the 4. machine for building sunrooms at our customer SAYYAS in China.

The Compass Software team installed the 4. machine for building sunrooms at our customer SAYYAS in China. SAYYAS has been using Compass Software since…

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Presenting the HoloLens at Ligna 2017
Compass Software exhibited at LIGNA 2017.

Once again we are able to look back at a successful trade show week at this year's LIGNA in Hanover, Germany. Many of our customers, partners, and…

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Staircase Construction with Augmented Reality
Compass Software makes it possible to view staircases with AR (Augmented Reality).

Compass Software makes it possible to view staircases with AR (Augmented Reality). Watch our YouTube Video here!

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The Exact Initial Calculation of Staircases Has Been Integrated
The initial calculation of staircases has been improved as a result of the cooperation with Anton Wagemeyer. The winding of most European standard staircases is now already calculated optimally at the initial calculation, so that the need for manual editing becomes obsolete.

The initial calculation of staircases has been improved as a result of the cooperation with Anton Wagemeyer. The winding of most European standard…

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Integrated Laser Measurement for Everyone Thanks to Bosch and Compass Software
The company Compass Software has integrated the Bosch Laser Measurement Tool GLM 100C into their staircase construction software.

The company Compass Software has integrated the Bosch Laser Measurement Tool GLM 100C into their staircase construction software.

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New Fittings for Suspension on Well
Starting with the new version, a new fitting for suspension on the well has been integrated.

Starting with the new version, a new fitting for suspension on the well has been integrated. This fitting is used when a staircase's last or second to…

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Integration of Brackets on the Well
The new bracket for wells is used to mark-off the exit tread from the ceiling covering but is also used as a support for the balcony railing at the same time.

The new bracket for wells is used to mark-off the exit tread from the ceiling covering but is also used as a support for the balcony railing at the…

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Spiral Staircase without Newel
It is now possible to construct spiral staircases without newels.

It is now possible to construct spiral staircases without newels. This was not possible before. A bolted staircase without newel such as this, has a…

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Suspending Staircases below the Well
t is now possible to suspend staircases from the well. This makes the handrail at the exit obsolete.

It is now possible to suspend staircases from the well. This makes the handrail at the exit obsolete. A well slat is installed on the well hole, which…

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Automatic Matching of Bolts with Wall Materials
With the new version it is possible to define which bolts are to be matched with what kind of wall material. Using this process, stairbuilders don't have to position the bolts manually anymore, but the bolts change automatically when the properties of the wall are changed in the system.

With the new version it is possible to define which bolts are to be matched with what kind of wall material. Users are able to enter in the…

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New Warning Message for Tread Measurements
To aid this problem we have integrated a warning message, which goes off when the tread geometry (width, length of edges, properties of angles) does not fulfill the necessary measurements.

Sometimes tread geometries have to fulfill certain measurements for some processes, otherwise they cannot be produced (e.g. because of machine sizes).…

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New Standard Part: Spacer with Hinge
Spacers with hinge are now possible as a connection between the post and the handrail.

Spacers with hinge are now possible as a connection between the post and the handrail. The spacer with hinge can be assigned automatically through the…

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Rectangular Bolts
Now it is also possible to use bolts which are rectangular.

Previous version only allowed for round bolts as horizontal fittings. Now it is also possible to use bolts which are rectangular.

Version 10.8.15.0…

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Installation of Post Machine at Vos Zwolle B.V.
The Compass Software Service recently installed a new post machine at Vos Zwolle B.V. in the Netherlands.

Our Service recently installed a new post machine at Vos Zwolle B.V. in the Netherlands. The company Vos replaced their old post machine with the new…

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Workshop Optimization and Special Programming at MTT
Compass Software installed a new system for workshop-optimization at the German company Meister Treppentechnik (MTT) at the turn of the year.

Compass Software installed a new system for workshop-optimization at the German company Meister Treppentechnik (MTT) at the turn of the year.

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Machine Installation at Konijn in the Netherlands
The Compass Software service installed a second 5-axis machine at our customer’s Hans Konijn Houtbewerking premises in the Netherlands.

Our service installed a second 5-axis machine at our customer’s Hans Konijn Houtbewerking premises in the Netherlands. The company is specialized on…

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A Powerful Duo: Compass Software has Partnered with Wagemeyer’s Development Team
We welcome our new asset: The development of Compass' Staircase Solutions is now supported by the former Wagemeyer GmbH, chief competitor from the get-go.

We welcome our new asset: The development of Compass' Staircase Solutions is now supported by the former Wagemeyer GmbH, chief competitor from the…

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Good Job!
Eva completed her dual studies program at Compass Software and the University of Applied Sciences in Dortmund.

We would like to congratulate Eva Mueller for passing her bachelor exam with the highest grade possible! Eva completed her dual studies program at…

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New Customer Sobczak in Poland
The Compass Software Support has installed a new machine at our new customer Sobczak in Poland a couple of weeks ago.

We are happy to be able to present another happy customer. Support has installed a new machine at our new customer Sobczak in Poland a couple of weeks…

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Compass Software now integrates Virtual Reality Technology
The realistic experience of staircases and their actual premises is possible in Compass Software via virtual reality headset!

The realistic experience of staircases and their actual premises is possible in Compass Software via virtual reality headset! This represents a new…

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Machine Set-Up in Belgium
The Compass Software Service sucessfully installed a new 5-axis processing center (Houfek) for our new customer Trappenmakerij Wim Van Loom in Essen, Belgium last week.

The Compass Software Service sucessfully installed a new 5-axis processing center (Houfek) for our new customer Trappenmakerij Wim Van Loom in Essen,…

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New Corporate Design for Compass Software
Compass Software Logo

Compass Software's trademark was left unchanged for almost 25 years. It was time to rejuvenate the logo. Of course the intend was not a complete…

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Plate Optimization of Return Nosings
Customer Service recently set up our new option for plate optimization of return nosings at Capital Wood Rails Inc. and JMP Wood Stairs & Rails in NY.

Customer Service recently set up our new option for plate optimization of return nosings at Capital Wood Rails Inc. and JMP Wood Stairs & Rails in NY.…

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Machine Installation for Stairtech Inc. in Canada
The Compass Software Service successfully installed a machine for Stairtech Inc. in Canada last week.

Another satisfied customer! Service successfully installed a machine for Stairtech Inc. in Canada last week. We are looking forward to future projects…

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Development Workshop at Compass Software
The Compass Software development team recently participated in a group developer workshop.

We at Compass Software are constantly trying to improve ourselves. We know that we are at our best in working innovatively for our customers when we…

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Customer Terhalle prints In-Situ Concrete Staircase in 3D with Compass Software
Compass Software customer Schreinerei Terhalle GmbH & Co KG created several staircases via 3D print on a scale of 1:25 and 1:100 for two of their current orders.

German customer Schreinerei Terhalle GmbH & Co KG created several staircases via 3D print on a scale of 1:25 and 1:100 for two of their current…

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In-House Trade Fair at Papenbroock
German Head of Sales Klaus Eilers exhibited at the in-house trade fair of the company Papenbroock (10/28 - 10/30/2016).

German Head of Sales Klaus Eilers exhibited at the in-house trade fair of the company Papenbroock (10/28 - 10/30/2016). Attendance was great. Klaus…

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Success at W16 in Birmingham
Compass Software at the W16 in Birmingham, UK.

Once again we are happy to look back onto a successful trade fair period. Our Sales Representatives Jens Eckert and Juergen Gerdt are pleased with the…

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Import or Drawing of Customized Balusters
Compass Software allows users to import balusters from different manufacturers via DXF data or draw them individually.

Compass Software allows users to import balusters from different manufacturers via DXF data or draw them individually. The balusters can be saved in…

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New Extension for Free Form Pockets Integrated for Option External Staircase Plus
The extension free form pockets enables users to import existing free form pockets in treads. Furthermore, it is possible to add pockets via the free form construction later.

​The extension free form pockets enables users to import existing free form pockets in treads. Furthermore, it is possible to add pockets via the free…

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A Retrospect of the IWF 2016 in Atlanta
Compass Software Inc. at the IWF 2016 in Atlanta.

​This year’s IWF was a full success. Our sales representatives were busy showing off our software and presenting Compass Software’s special trade show…

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CAD Training for WH Stairs in Chicago
Compass Software’s new U.S. customer service employee Steven Chiu, conducted his first training at WH Stairs in Chicago.

Compass Software’s new U.S. customer service employee Steven Chiu, conducted his first training at WH Stairs in Chicago. Steven familiarized the…

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New Member Reception GACC South 2016
Sales and Marketing Representative Milena Schaefer welcomed this year’s new members of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US in Atlanta.

Sales and Marketing Representative Milena Schaefer welcomed this year’s new members of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US in…

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SMA Workshop in Keene, New Hampshire
Martin Stockhausen exhibited at the most recent stop of the SMA nationwide workshop tour at King and Company Architectural in Keene New Hampshire.

Martin Stockhausen exhibited at the most recent stop of the SMA nationwide workshop tour at King and Company Architectural in Keene New Hampshire. The…

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New Handrail Parts Processor Implemented in the U.S.
Compass Software Technician Daniel Bank set up our new upright processor for railing parts processing.

Service Technician Daniel Bank traveled to our customer Compleat Stair in Kennesaw, GA. There Daniel put Compleat Stair’s new machining center into…

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Upright Processing of Handrail Parts
The processing of handrail parts (cappings, volutes, goosenecks, easings) is now fully integrated into the current Compass Software CNC processor.

The processing of handrail parts (cappings, volutes, goosenecks, easings) is now fully integrated into the current CNC processor. As a result, it is…

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Wood Expo Shanghai, July 5. - 7, 2016
Sales Representative Hermann Hasebrink supported our Chinese Compass Software Partner at the WoodExpo in Shanghai last week.

Sales Representative Hermann Hasebrink supported our Chinese Partner at the WoodExpo in Shanghai last week. While being in China, Hermann had the…

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New Sunroom Post-Processor Installed in China
Service Technician Alexander Doerr successfully set up his first sunroom post-processor for one of Compass Software’s customers in China.

Service Technician Alexander Doerr successfully set up his first sunroom post-processor for one of Compass Software’s customers in China. Alexander…

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Atlanta Office Is Growing
Compass Software Inc. employee Steven Chiu. Technical Customer Service Specialist.

As of May 16, 2016, we have hired Steven Chiu as our first Technical Customer Service Specialist at our Atlanta office.

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Compass Software Records Best Fiscal Year in Its Company History
Compass Software Records Best Fiscal Year in Its Company History

Compass Software, leading provider of staircase construction software, can proudly look back on the last year. 2015 was the most successful year in…

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Mission Possible: Fighting Stress
Milo, Anti-Stress Delegate at Compass Software

Working in today’s business world can be tough! People burn out and everyone tells us how they stress in order to juggle personal life and work.…

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New Memeber of Our Development Team
Samir Rabbasy, Development Team. IT specialist and application developer.

Our development team has gained some support: We're pleased to welcome Samir Rabbasy, the newest member of our team! Samir already has several years…

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SCM Distributor Open House April 26 - 28, 2016
Compass Software Sales Representative Juergen Gerdt attended the SCM Distributor Open House in Nottingham, GB last week.

Our Sales Representative Juergen Gerdt attended the SCM Distributor Open House in Nottingham, GB last week. He was there as a representative of…

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Bringing Life to Our Atlanta Office
Compass Software employee Milena Schaefer at the new office in Atlanta, GA

Compass Software founded a U.S. subsidiary, Compass Software Inc, last year in February. Since then we have constantly been working on establishing…

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The SMA Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX
Our Sales Representative Martin Stockhausen attended the SMA Annual Conference in April, as well as exhibiting Compass Software there.

Our Sales Representative Martin Stockhausen attended the SMA Annual Conference in April, as well as exhibiting Compass Software there. The event was…

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CAM Timber Elected as BEST OF
Our CAM/CNC Software Solution for Timber Construction was Awarded BEST OF 2016

Our CAM/CNC Software Solution for Timber Construction was Awarded BEST OF 2016.

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Photo-realistic 3D Visualization
Photo-realistic 3D Visualization - the professional high-end substitution for the prervious 3D solution.

Photo-realistic 3D Visualization - the professional high-end substitution for the prervious 3D solution. 3D models can be turned into high quality…

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Holz-Handwerk 2016, Nuremberg
Compass Software at the HolzHandwerk 2016

This year´s Holz-Handwerk can be described as a positive event through and though. We were able to present ourselves with our new trade fair booth,…

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Innovation Award-IT 2016
CAM-Timber - our CAM/CNC software solution for wood constructions - has been qualified for the INNOVATION AWARD-IT 2016!

CAM-Timber, our CAM/CNC software solution for timber construction, has been qualified for the INNOVATION AWARD-IT 2016!

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WMS 2015
Compass Software at the WMS 2015 in Toronto, Canada

The Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo 2015 in Toronto, Canada (WMS 2015) has been a full success. Our sales representatives Martin…

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Windows 10
​Beginning with new version 10.8.0.17, it is now possible to use Compass Software with Windows 10.

​Beginning with new version 10.8.0.17, it is now possible to use Compass Software with Windows 10. Furthermore, the software now supports 4k high…

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Successful Implementation of the New BTL Processor
A new joinery element processor from Compass Software GmbH has recently been put into service for the company Keller in Switzerland.

A new joinery element processor from Compass Software GmbH has recently been put into service for the company Keller in Switzerland.

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Double Infills
Starting with Compass Software version 10.7.11.0 it is possible to create double infills. These are combinations of ranch railings and glass infills.

​Starting with version 10.7.11.0 it is possible to create double infills. These are combinations of ranch railings and glass infills. They can either…

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New Major Project in the Netherlands
The company VIOS Trappen has decided to let Compass Software GmbH control their entire manufacturing of 15,000 staircases each year in the future.

The company VIOS Trappen has decided to let Compass Software GmbH control their entire manufacturing of 15,000 staircases each year in the future.

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Staircase Configurator Launched on Treppen.net
As of late you can also find the Compass Software staircase configurator on the staircase portal www.treppen.net.

As of late you can also find our staircase configurator on the staircase portal www.treppen.net.

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Ligna 2015
Compass Software at LIGNA 2015

Many visitors came to see the CS booth. Once again Ligna 2015 was a great success. Next to a number of new potential buyers, we had the pleasure of…

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February 7, 2020Events, Trade FairsBavarian Stair Day 2020

Hotel Burg Abenberg
Burgstr. 16
91183 Abenberg

The Bavarian carpenters' trade association is organizing a Bavarian Stair Day this year. The day-long workshop will include presentations from different experts, who will discuss topics around stair building. Sales Representative Martin Stockhausen will represent Compass Software at the event. He will prepare a presentation "Digital Workflow in Stair Building" where he will discuss stair building in the digital change. We would be happy to see you there!

March 04, 2020Events, Trade FairsStaircase Manufacturing Workshop at Träcentrum in Nässjö, Sweden

Sales representatives Martin Stockhausen and Hermann Hasebrink will be offering a free of charge workshop on staircase manufacturing on March 04, 2020 in Sweden. The workshop is organized in collaboration with our Swedish partner Thomas Frick AB. All presentations will be held in English and will discuss topics surrounding our company and our solutions for staircase manufacturing, production and plate optimization, integration of robots, internet applications, augmented reality, and production management and control.

If you are interested or want to learn more, please contact us anytime until February 15, 2020.

March 05, 2020Events, Trade FairsTimber Construction Workshop at Träcentrum in Nässjö, Sweden

Sales representatives Martin Stockhausen and Hermann Hasebrink will be offering a free of charge workshop on timber construction on March 05, 2020 in Sweden. The workshop is organized in collaboration with our Swedish partner Thomas Frick AB. All presentations will be held in English and will discuss topics surrounding our company and our solutions for timber construction, cross-laminated timber, optimisations for beam machines, CLT, and plaster boards, plate production with robots, and production management and control.

If you are interested or want to learn more, please contact us anytime until February 15, 2020.

March 18 - 21, 2020Events, Trade FairsHolz-Handwerk 2020

Hall 11.1 | Booth 174
NürnbergMesse

As every year, Compass Software is exhibiting at the Holz-Handwerk 2020 with the big booth. We will present our newest software developments at the trade fair. Visit us at our booth and get to know all of our options. You can also schedule a private meeting at the show. Contact us anytime to set it up: Contact.

August 25 - 28, 2020Events, Trade FairsInternational Woodworking Fair in Atlanta

Building B, Booth 4336
Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta, GA | USA

Compass Software will be exhibiting at the IWF in Atlanta, USA once again in 2020. The IWF is the biggest trade fair for the woodworking industries in North America. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our booth.

September 27-30, 2020Events, Trade FairsW-Exhibition Birmingham

Booth B705
NEC Birmingham

Once again, Compass Software will be exhibiting at the W-Exhibition in Birmingham, UK. The W Exhibition is the national show for the Joinery and Furniture industries, showcasing the latest products and developments. As the UK’s leading dedicated trade exhibition, The W Exhibition provides the opportunity to see running woodwork machinery together with components and materials all under one roof at the NEC, Birmingham. Come and visit us at our booth B705 to see all the latest features in Compass Software. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

September 15-18, 2020Events, Trade FairsDrema 2020

MTP Poznań Expo

Compass Software is represented at the wood and stair building trade show Drema 2020 in Poland by our Polish dealers TOP BIT and MSC. Our dealers Robert Topka and  Michał Suchorzewski will be happy to show you all of the new features in Compass Software. You can also find Compass Software Sales Representatives Jens Eckert and Hermann Hasebrink at the booth. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

December 02-04, 2020Events, Trade Fairs26. International Wood Construction Conference (IHF)

Congress Innsbruck | Rennweg 3, 6020 Innsbruck (AT)

Martin Stockhausen will be exhibiting at the International Wood Construction Conference (IHF) in Innsbruch, Austria again this year. The event features topics and companies around timber construction under the motto "Practical experience - Practical application". We would love to see you there. You can get all the infos about Compass Software's Timber BTL-solutions. All machines can be serviced!