Transform Your Workflow

NOVO™ provides the digital power to get information quicker than ever before. The result is the benefit of knowing that you have the right tool to do the job.

The Tool Advisor uses a rules-based approach to provide cutting tool recommendations based on machining features (e.g., shoulder, pocket, blind hole, etc.), and their requirements (e.g., geometric, material, tolerance, etc.) while considering machining sequences (e.g., single operation, rough then finish, or multi-step operations).
NOVO™ then ranks these results based on proprietary WIDIA knowledge to best meet the challenges of the application as defined by customer requirements, operating environment, and user preferences.



Productivity On Demand

NOVO is a single-source, on-demand performance solution. We empower your workflow with the knowledge it needs to translate planning, modeling, tooling and assembly into tangible, sustainable operating efficiencies.

The Opportunity


Imagine running in perfect, synchronized harmony. Any project, any challenge, optimized and refined using digital intelligence to fundamentally transform your workflow into seamless, elegant, simple production. From art to part — to profit.

With NOVO™ you can now have the right tools on your machines, in the right sequence. This enterprise-wide solution ensures that you execute flawlessly to accelerate every job, maximize every shift. And that should be music to your ears.

Extreme Challenges™
Extreme Results™



  • Faster, more accurate job quoting

  • Data-rich machining strategies to minimize guesswork

  • Connects process planning to production

  • Simplifies selection, application and acquisition of cutting tools



What's new in NOVO!


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The NOVO WIDIA App has been updated with the following improvements


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Product Data Enhancements

·         16,860 new and updated 3D models

·         4,320 updated products

Tool Assembly

  • You can now insert items in the middle of an assembly. It makes it very easy to make a tool longer by inserting an extension for instance. 

Fits With

  • Interface code logic was recreated to allow rotating boring assemblies to be created.

2D Drawings

  • Major enhancements have been made to the 2D drawings generation to comply with the BMG/ISO13399 standard. Mainly:
    • The drawings are always using a 1:1 scale
    • The assemblies are now oriented with the Machine Side on the left and Workpiece Side on the right
    • A layer structure has been added to separate the drawing, dimensioning, template etc..
    • The colors follow the standard 


  • RFQ emails now include a .csv file listing the tools making it easier to work with
  • Multiple order quantities can be added when requesting quotes for Custom Tools.
  • Request a quote for custom solution has been enhanced:
    • Multiple quantities can be added
    • The minimum order quantity is displayed
    • The result now displays the Lead Time, Per Price and Extended Price
  • The Sales Org is now preserved making it easier to find a customer
  • The user now has the choice to refresh Price and Availability for the entire cart or for selected items only.
  • Other various UI improvements to make it easier to work with carts


  • After "Add to" or "Copy to" the confirmation dialog displays a hyperlink that allows switching to the destination view
  • 'Last Modified Date' has been added to MyTools/MyWorkholding and the Tool List in your job
  • The Tool list now displays the tool Number
  • Passwords can my unmasked by clicking and holding the display button 


  • You can now copy error messages to make is easier to share with our support team
  • Proxy issues are now detected during the application startup. A message will guide the user on how to fix the problem.


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