Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI), the Midwest’s Leading Provider of Stratasys 3D Printers and SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD Solutions, Named to the Inc. 5000 List
Buffalo Grove, IL – September 24, 2013 – For the sixth consecutive year, Inc. magazine ranked Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI) on its annual Inc. 5000, an elite ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Since 2012, CATI has jumped up on the list nearly 300 spots and about 1200 spots since 2010. Founded in 1992, CATI currently employs over 75 industry professionals and added 24 jobs in the past 3 years throughout the Midwest.
Rich Werneth, President of Computer Aided Technology, Inc. stated, “Being recognized by Inc. for the sixth year in a row feels incredible and we are extremely proud to be among this exclusive list of companies. We are fortunate to have such a talented and hardworking team of individuals who genuinely care about continuing our commitment with supplying clients best in class solutions to their product development challenges.”
“The team at CATI should feel very proud of their tremendous achievement. Their great perseverance lets them go above and beyond goals and consistently improve from previous years. As the first reseller of SOLIDWORKS in North America, CATI has helped thousands of companies solve their product development challenges and they have always been a valuable member of the SOLIDWORKS reseller community.” said Bertrand Sicot, CEO, SOLIDWORKS, Dassault Systèmes.
The median growth rate since 2010 for companies on the list was a remarkable 140% and the average honoree grew 468%. The list is based on a 3 year growth rate and CATI has shown an 86% growth in the past 3 years.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
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.
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The 2013 Inc. 5005000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent-not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies-as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
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