Who we are

Manufacturing Engineering

Deft CAD CAM has worked in nearly every major sector of Engineering. Commercial Aerospace and Mil-Aero to F1 Motorsport, manufacturing sub-micron precision components, to the more creative Exterior and Interior Automotive Design Industry. We have the experience to address any manufacturing engineering problem with a solution. Deft CAD CAM is also a member of Silverstone Technology Cluster; a networking group centered around the motorsport technology industry.

Expert CAD CAM Solutions

With over 24 years of CAD CAM knowledge, we have experience with nearly every major CAM package and are able to troubleshoot any programming issues. Deft CAD CAM currently uses Openmind Hypermill ® / HyperCAD-S ® to produce NC code for any given machine. 

Secure Data Transfer

Data transfer is handled via an FTP client delivered to your business from our servers. Our servers are secure and all data is encrypted and backed up on our RAID drives. For extra peace of mind, DEFT CAD CAM is working with BAB (British Assessment Bureau) to obtain ISO 27001 certification. This adds confidence in knowing your data is handled using set ISO standards and practices for data security whilst transferring, storing and managing proprietary designs and or data.

Director's Profile

Deft CAD CAM is headed by Michael Umhofer, an experienced, results driven engineer. Michael obtained his Bachelor of Science Engineering Degree from Moorpark College California in 2000. He has been instrumental in many Aerospace projects such as the Joint Strike Fighter F-135 Program, working with Pratt and Whitney. Michael has worked with SpaceX, engineering and manufacturing components used in the first Dragon Spacecraft to be launched by a private company to the ISS.

More recently he has worked with Mercedes AMG HPP on the Project ONE Hypercar I.C.E. and Electric Drives as well as the current V6 Turbo Hybrid Formula 1® engines that have powered Lewis Hamilton as a 6 time F1® World Champion.