OPEN MIND – The Technology Leader on the Digital Manufacturing Market

OPEN MIND is one of the world’s most sought-after developers of powerful and innovative CAM/CAD solutions for machine and controller-independent NC programming.

We design technologically optimized CAD/CAM solutions that include a large number of unique features to deliver significantly higher performance in both programming and cutting machining processes. With our CAM software hyperMILL®, OPEN MIND offers a wide range of outstanding 2.5D, 3D, 5‑axis milling and turning strategies, as well as special applications. We have made a name for ourselves internationally as a pioneer in cutting-edge 5‑axis technologies.

Internationally renowned companies around the world choose our groundbreaking solutions for automated programming and optimized production processes.

OPEN MIND has subsidiaries and qualified sales partners on all continents

Facts and Figures

OPEN MIND’s recipe for success is its focus on the de­ve­lop­ment of innovative CAD/CAM solutions and close customer proximity. We always develop our core technologies in house. Our streamlined structures make our company very flexible. Year after year, we consistently expand our market position with robust growth:

  • Over 10,000 customers
  • Over 20,000 installations
  • Over 380 employees around the world
  • Over 90 employees in research and development
  • 17 international branch offices
  • Established in 1994
  • Chairman: Volker Nesenhöner
  • Head of Development: Dr. Josef Koch
  • CFO: Markus Pech
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Adi Drottlef
  • OPEN MIND Technologies AG is a Mensch und Maschine company.


The CAD/CAM system by OPEN MIND ensures efficient production processes and meets the highest requirements in a wide variety of different sectors:

Models Prototypes

Modeling and Prototyping

Mold Die

Tool and Mold Making

Production Machining

Production Machining


Automotive Industry


Aerospace Industry


Energy Industry

Medical Device Industry

Medical Device Industry

Watches Jewelry

Jewelry and Watch Industry


Close contacts with partners

OPEN MIND has relationships with le­a­ding CAD software companies, and ma­nu­fac­tu­rers of cutting tools, machine tools and control systems.

Read more

A tradition of Innovation

For 30 years, OPEN MIND has been a global technology leader and one of the most sought-after solution pro­vi­ders for machine and controller-in­de­pen­dent programming!

Read more

Hummingbird MES

OPEN MIND had acquired majority stake in MES manufacturer Hummingbird on beginning of 2022. With this move, OPEN MIND expands its portfolio of networked, digitized manufacturing solutions.

Read more
mobile-s mobile-m mobile-l tablet desktop-s desktop-m desktop-l desktop-xl