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VTube and SMI Bender Communications

Company Name: SMI

VTube OEM Partner and Distributor



OEM Partner and Distributor of VTube

As of July, 2012, SMI is a VTube distributor for Advanced Tubular Technologies. SMI offers VTube software as a solid model import tool for their Silver line of benders to their customers.

In early 2022, CRIPPA Spa purchased SMI.

Silver Line of Benders

Sistemi Meccanici Industriali specializes in the manufacture of machinery and equipment for building components in copper pipe and light alloys.

 Sample information from the SMI web site: "The SILVER 3, with its five controlled axes, stands at the top of world manufacture of pipe benders without mandrel with integrated orbital cut."

VTube and the new SMI Silver Export Feature

As of version 1.77, VTube-STEP can export data to the Silver line of bender controls, allowing tube data to be converted from any solid model program into the Silver benders.

SMI Contact Information

Contact: Maria Campeotto

SMI s.r.l. Sistemi Meccanici Industriali
 Via dell’Olmo, 5
 33030 Varmo (UD) Italy,
 phone +39.0432.778644
 fax +39.0432.778411

C.FISCALE e P.IVA: 00542890306

English web site:


How to Import Data to SMI Bender Control