Computer Aided Technology acquires Tridaq Inc.

Buffalo Grove, IL – December 28, 2011 – Computer Aided Technology Inc. (CATI) announces further expansion with the acquisition of SOLIDWORKS business from Tridaq, Inc. Tridaq clients in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois will have access to CATI’s comprehensive solutions to their product development challenges. As the oldest operating reseller of SOLIDWORKS software in North America, the goal of CATI has been to continuously improve the depth and breadth of support offerings available.  In addition to SOLIDWORKS Products and related value added services, such as training and support, CATI is proud to offer best-in-class 3D printing solutions from Objet, Ltd.

“CATI has demonstrated leadership in the channel since the beginning. They continue to do so today by providing true single-source support for the entire SOLIDWORKS product portfolio and in creating additional value for their customers. We are certain CATI will provide a high level of support to clients from Tridaq,” said Alfred Saad, Vice President, Americas Sales, Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp.

Tridaq clients will have access to CATI’s award winning support team and a variety of no cost resources to help expand their SOLIDWORKS’ knowledge.

“The team at CATI has been serving manufacturing and engineering clients for the past 20 years. The additional products and services CATI has to offer will allow our clients to see immediate benefits and be successful for years to come,” said Tridaq President Dick Longoria.

Tridaq Inc.’s Kansas City, MO office will serve as the new home of CATI’s office and training center in Kansas City, serving clients in Kansas and the surrounding Kansas City area. Tridaq clients in Missouri will also have access to CATI’s office and training center located in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles, MO.  CATI will be retaining all of Tridaq’s Kansas City and St. Louis staff members.

“Our goal is to always provide the highest levels of customer service and support. The addition of Tridaq staff members will not only enhance those offerings, but also will ensure a smooth transition for Tridaq clients.  We welcome the new members of the CATI team and encourage their success,” said Rich Werneth, President, CATI.

About CATI
Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI), founded in 1992 by engineering and manufacturing professionals, is a one stop, full-service provider of scalable design and manufacturing solutions. CATI creates competitive advantage for clients by leveraging an industry-experienced team and leading technology solutions. From 3D Solid Modeling and Analysis to Mold Design to Enterprise-wide Data Management and Rapid Prototyping, CATI has the tools, the experience, the knowledge and the dedication to bring your business vision to reality. CATI is the Nation’s Original Resource for SOLIDWORKS with the Midwest’s Leading Support & Services Team and is a leading provider of a number of other best-in-class engineering technologies. CATI has two wholly-owned subsidiaries; Inflow Technology and Strategic Technology Solutions serving customers world-wide. To see the company profile, visit www.cati.com.

Contact:
Rich Werneth, President
Computer Aided Technology, Inc.
Rich.Werneth@cati.com
888-308-2284

Jim TeDesco, Marketing
Computer Aided Technology, Inc.
Jim.TeDesco@cati.com
888-308-2284