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Top-Selling SOLIDWORKS Reseller to Celebrate Expansion with Grand Opening

BUFFALO GROVE, IL, June 18, 2001 – Computer Aided Technology, Inc., (CATI), the Nation’s No. 1 SOLIDWORKS integrator, announced today that CATI headquarters has moved to a new location in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. The new 8,000 plus sq.ft. headquarters includes state of the art training facilities and provides CATI customers with the same high level of customer service, sales, and technical support they expect at a larger, more convenient location.

CATI’s growth comes from understanding the needs of its customers and delivering comprehensive engineering, manufacturing and information technology solutions allowing all departments within an organization to field the competitive edge. CATI-Buffalo Grove will continue to provide the engineering community with numerous services including monthly SOLIDWORKS Night Schools, free educational workshops, and certified training and support.

To celebrate its expansion, CATI has scheduled a Facility Grand Opening for June 27, 2001. This event will include demonstrations and presentations from engineering , manufacturing and information technology partners. Highlights include feature presentations by Haumiller and SOLIDWORKS Corporation as well as an Engineering Showcase, Focus on Manufacturing, Educational Presentations, Executive Briefings and one on one technical sessions for current CATI customers.

About Executive Briefings

In this rapidly evolving economy, time can be in scarce supply and resources need to be spent with high-leverage activities that can directly impact business and deliver measurable results. During the Grand Opening, CATI is offering a morning of executive-level breakfast sessions focusing on how to stay ahead of the competition with engineering technologies that reduce time to market, Internet-based business systems capable of reducing selling costs by 60-80% for industrial product manufacturers, positioning the business to take advantage of the industrial upswing and business collaboration solutions that allow manufacturers to share and exchange product information between teams within the enterprise and throughout the supply chain.

About Engineering Showcase

The Grand Opening makes it convenient for engineers to investigate a wide variety of technologies in one place. 3D Solid Modeling, FEA applications, Product Data Management, ECAD and Hardware partners are all represented at this unique showcase of engineering solutions.

About Focus on Manufacturing

Presentations, demonstrations and hands on test drives make this portion of the day ideal for any manufacturing professional. Sessions include mold design productivity tools and leading-edge CAM solutions.

About CATI

Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI), headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, provides the Midwest with five full-service facilities, supporting Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan and Wisconsin with the mission to unite quality people with advanced technology to create complete solutions for maximum business results. CATI is the Top Selling and No. 1 Educational Reseller of SOLIDWORKS. CATI is dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions to engineering, manufacturing, and educational sectors and offers a full suite of SOLIDWORKS Solution Partner technologies including CAD, CAE, CAID, CAM, ECAD, PDM, and Hardware/Networking solutions. For the latest news from CATI, visit the company’s website at or contact a representative at 888-308-2284.