Top-Selling Reseller of SmarTeam Launches Subsidiary Focused on Product Data Management and Collaboration Technologies
BUFFALO GROVE, IL, September 19, 2001 – Computer Aided Technology, Inc., (CATI), announced today that they have launched a new subsidiary, InFlow Technology, LLC. CATI is a leading reseller of a number of best-in-class engineering and manufacturing technologies including SOLIDWORKS and SmarTeam Software.
InFlow was formed in response to the increasing need for collaborative design and communication throughout the engineering, manufacturing and production processes. In today’s business environment, manufacturers need to share information in an efficient and dependable manner in order to compete in the global marketplace. InFlow is staffed by industry professionals who are dedicated to helping manufacturers manage the flow of information and get products to market on time.
As a CATI subsidiary, InFlow brings its customers the security of working with an established reseller along with the knowledge that a dedicated full-time staff is meeting their needs. Manufacturers can also feel confident in partnering with a company that has the resources to work with multiple CAD Systems.
“This industry is growing rapidly and in order for CATI to meet the collaboration and data management needs of our customers efficiently, we decided it was best to direct this part of our business to a focused company,” comments Robert Roberman, President and CEO of CATI. “InFlow Technology has a team of industry professionals who understand the engineering and manufacturing processes from the ground up. We are confident that their focus and dedication will exceed our customers’ expectations.”
Rod Levin joins InFlow Technology as its President. Rod has 17 years of industry experience including Manager of Mechanical Engineering at a major consumer products company and Director of Consulting Services at a project management software company. Rod’s educational background includes a BSME degree from Purdue University and he brings with him experience in multiple CAD systems and application languages.
The SmarTeam family of products is InFlow’s primary product line. SmarTeam was chosen because of its ability to work with multiple CAD systems as well as its position as a leading provider of collaborative business commerce and product data management solutions. Additional complementary products will be added in the coming months.
“We are very excited about our strategic relationship with CATI and InFlow,” comments Dr. Uri Klement, President of SmarTeam Americas Inc. “SmarTeam has expanded its product lines and is offering a comprehensive set of solutions for the extended enterprise, enabling this key partnership to deliver strong value and business solutions to a large number of manufacturing companies who are seeking to transform their businesses and supply chains utilizing Collaborative Product Commerce.”
For more information on InFlow Technology, visit http://www.inflow-tech.com/ or call 888-308-2284.
About SmarTeam Corporation
SmarTeam Corporation, a Dassault Systemes S.A. (NASDAQ: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) company, develops and markets rapidly-implemented, yet totally customizable, collaborative product commerce (CPC) that drive efficiency, quality and responsiveness for customer centric organizations and their value chains. Founded in 1995, SmarTeam Corp. is one of the fastest-growing companies in the data management market with over 1,600 customers worldwide, and a broad solutions portfolio that enables manufacturing organizations and their supply chains to efficiently manage and collaborate on product information from concept through realization. SmarTeam’s solutions help companies gain improvements in product quality, reduce costs, expedite project turnaround, comply with industry standards and shorten time-to-market. For more information, please visit the company’s website at http://www.smarteam.com/.
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 www.cati.com or contact a representative at 888-308-2284.