About Predator Software

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We are a passionate team of professionals dedicated to lean manufacturing, industrial networking and shop floor automation. We are based in Beaverton, Oregon and look forward to your next visit. Until then, we will continue empowering manufacturers worldwide with Predator software, hardware and services.

Company History

1994 - Jim Abbassian and Tim Anderson launched the company from Tim's basement
1995 - Released Predator CNC Editor, hired first employee and moved to first office in Portland, Oregon
1996 - Released Predator DNC and multiple DNC hardware products
1997 - Released first web site and Predator Desktop (was relaunched as Predator DNC Enterprise years later)
1998 - Released Predator Grizzly Cables and Predator Bar Code Readers
1999 - Acquired NSee and relaunched it as Predator Virtual CNC
2000 - Launched Predator MDC and completed 2 acquisitions
2001 - Launched Predator Gage Crib
2002 - Launched Predator Travelers
2003 - Launched Wireless DNC hardware
2004 - Combined Predator Tool Crib and Gage Crib and re-launched as Predator Tracker
2005 - Launched Predator MDC Adapters and first Predator CD was released
2006 - Launched Predator FLM
2009 - Launched Predator PDM
2010 - Launched eSupport web site with new corporate web site
2011 - Acquired CellMaster software and Fanuc 6 Axis Robot. Relaunched software as Predator RCM
2012 - Acquired a building and moved to Beaverton, Oregon and released Predator CNC Service
2013 - Launched ecommerce site www.buypredatorsoftware.com
2014 - Acquired Sharper Solutions to expand sales and service teams
2015 - Launched Predator Touch HMI and Predator MDC for Android
2016 - Launched Predator MDC Executive and 5 Year Predator Hardware Warranty
2017 - Acquired Haas 3 Axis CNC and launched Predator MDC Export Service
2018 - Acquired OmegaPost software and ABB 6 Axis Robot. Rebranded software as Predator Post Processor
2019 - Released 650+ new features, improvements and bug fixes within 70 product releases
2020 - Navigated COVID-19, released 530+ new features, improvements and bug fixes within 77 product releases
2021 - Launched Predator Software Ltd. to improve customer service in the UK and EU
2022 - Released 410+ new features, improvements and bug fixes within 66 product releases
2023 - Released 310+ new features, improvements and bug fixes within 49 product releases

Committed to Customer Success

The talents and efforts of many dedicated and hardworking individuals have helped thousands of Predator customers over the years. Thank you. We are especially grateful to the following individuals who have shared their time and talents for 10+ or 20+ years of dedication at Predator Software. Your accomplishments and commitment to make a difference is appreciated.

20+ Years of Service

Team Member Years
Jim Abbassian 1994 - Present
Josep Fontdecaba i Buj 1988* - Present
Tim Anderson 1994 - 2019

10+ Years of Service

Team Member Years
Arthur Ice 2007 - Present
Daniel Eischens 2006* - 2023
Derwin Bunce 1998 - 2012
Elizabeth Yirak 2005* - 2019
Glenn Sharp 2004* - 2019
Jennifer Huenink 2011 - Present
Joe Buttle 2014 - Present
Mike Rogers 2011 - Present
Mike Sizemore 2008 - Present
Neil Nolte 2011 - Present
Robert Borchelt 2008 - 2020
Steve Schaenzer 2006 - Present

* Includes years of service at a previous company which was acquired by Predator Software.