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Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI) to Resell Capvidia’s FaceWorks

Offers complete Solid Mold Solution with SOLIDWORKS, FormatWorks and FaceWorks

Leuven, Belgium – February 11, 2003– Capvidia, a Belgium company, today announced a strategic reseller partnership with leading value-added reseller Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI) of Buffalo Grove, Illinois. According to the terms of the agreement, CATI will be a distributor of Capvidia’s product FaceWorks in Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan.

FaceWorks combines the power of standard SOLIDWORKS with functions designed to simplify tooling and manufacturing applications on 3D CAD models. FaceWorks uses the latest SOLIDWORKS user interface concepts (property page) providing smooth integration into the SOLIDWORKS environment. Users benefit from standard SOLIDWORKS functions complemented with specialized easy to use tools simplifying the tool-making process dramatically and minimizing costs and manufacturing times.

“CATI has a very good reputation for understanding what their customers need and have shown that they can deliver,” said Lyle Fischer, Technical Marketing Director of Capvidia. ” Their knowledge of SOLIDWORKS, exceptional support and sales capabilities combined with Capvidia’s leading edge technology will allow us to continue to expand our presence in the US marketplace.”

“FaceWorks allows us to offer a complete mold solution utilizing Solid Modeling techniques. Our mold package consisting of SOLIDWORKS, FormatWorks, and FaceWorks provides our customers with the very best solution on the market today, “said Bob Konzcal, CTO of Computer Aided Technology, Inc. “With FaceWorks, our customers can take advantage of the feature-based solid modeling tools available from SOLIDWORKS and reduce the complexity and time required to create a mold. The quality of the parting surfaces that FaceWorks generates makes them very easy to manufacture. We also like the ease of use, the ability to split complex parts, and the complete support for feature-based solid modeling.”

About Capvidia

Capvidia ( designs, develops, and markets software for 3D CAD modeling, computational fluid dynamics, and other related computer simulations. For more information about FormatWorks or software development and engineering services visit our web site at or contact us directly. If you are interested in becoming a Capvidia partner/reseller we back you with world-class technology, comprehensive discounts, and superior technical marketing and support.

North America: Lyle Fischer, Technical Marketing Director, at – (507) 794-5447

Belgium: Wojtek Zietak , Product Manager, at – +32 16 40 27 47

Japan: YM3 Ltd. Masaki Saito, president, at

About Computer Aided Technology, Inc.

Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI), ( founded in 1992, is dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions to serve the individual needs of the engineering, manufacturing and educational industries. CATI operates five full-service facilities supporting Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

Contact: CATI at – Toll Free 888-308-2284