Top Reseller of Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS and Objet Geometries 3D Printing Technology Grows in a Difficult Economy – Computer Aided Technology, Inc. Named to the Inc. 5000 List
Buffalo Grove, IL – August 26, 2010 – Computer Aided Technology, Inc (CATI) the Nation’s Original Resource for SOLIDWORKS, announced today its third consecutive ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. CATI has been able to adapt to the challenges of a changing economy, allowing them to grow and succeed in today’s market. The recent addition of the complete line of 3D printers by Objet Geometries, has allowed CATI to enhance the solutions provided to their engineering and manufacturing clients.
“We are proud of the fact that we have achieved this list for the third consecutive year in an extremely challenging business environment. In addition, we were able to achieve the highest ranking in the Midwest area within our channel,” said Richard Werneth, President of CATI. “I attribute this directly to having a creative, top-notch team, clients with a desire to innovate, compelling product and service offerings, and consistently high customer service.”
“The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.”
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 on Inc.com.
MethodologyThe 2010 Inc. 5005000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2006 to 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2006. Additionally, they had to be based in the United States, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2009. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2006 is $80,000; the minimum for 2009 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. The top 10 percent of companies on the list constitute the Inc. 500, now in its 29th year.
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About CATIComputer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI), www.cati.com, headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, provides the Midwest with facilities, supporting Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, Minnesota, and Kansas. CATI creates competitive advantage for manufacturing clients by leveraging an industry-experienced team and leading technology solutions. CATI is the Nation’s original resource for SOLIDWORKS and the Midwest’s leading support and services team. CATI has two wholly-owned subsidiaries; www.inflow-tech.com and www.callsts.com serving customers world-wide.
Jim TeDesco, Marketing Coordinator