Computer Aided Technology(CATI) is pleased to welcome Fisher Unitech and Fisher Unitech clients to the CATI family. We prepared the FAQ below to answer questions about this merger. Should you have additional questions, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email.
When is this merger effective?
October 11, 2019
How will this merger impact me?
It’s business as usual at both CATI and Fisher Unitech. We are working to make this merger as smooth as possible for everyone.
In the coming months, we will be working to combine resources, processes and infrastructure. During this time, we will be transitioning the Fisher Unitech brand into CATI with the result being one company, one brand, and one source for your product development needs – CATI. As we move through this process, we value our clients’ direct feedback into how we can create the best customer experience possible.
Who is InFlow Technology?
At InFlow Technology (InFlow), we put the power of PLM in your reach, regardless of the size of your organization. InFlow is a wholly owned subsidiary of CATI that sells, supports and implements PLM and PDM solutions, including Dassault Systèmes PLM tools including ENOVIA, CATIA, SIMULIA, and the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. In addition, InFlow is recognized by SOLIDWORKS Corporation as a Certified PDM Service Provider.
We implement solutions that are impactful yet practical. Our clients include small companies, poised for growth, large corporations with global PLM needs and everyone in between. Our team of dedicated industry advisors are here to help you manage the flow of your product development data.
Who will be doing the service work for projects?
Both Fisher Unitech and CATI will be handing projects for all customers. As for the projects, we will assign the best person or team for your company’s needs from Fisher Unitech or CATI. We will base the decision on work requirements, project specifications, and familiarity with your current setup to get your company the best candidate/team for the project.
How do I get technical support?
For now, Fisher Unitech clients will continue to use their current technical support resources, and CATI clients will continue to use their current technical support resources. The combined technical resources of CATI and Fisher Unitech includes an expanded team of product development professionals specializing in a variety of industries, products, and applications.
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Do we need to setup CATI as a vendor in our system?
As of right now, you can still submit payments to Fisher Unitech, but you will want to create CATI as a vendor in your accounting system moving forward.
What About Training?
You can continue to take training at your local Fisher Unitech, CATI Training Facility, or online. We also offer custom on-site training programs.
What do our clients say about us?
CATI and Fisher Unitech combined, support over 15,000 companies in a variety of industries. We have helped these clients improve their product development processes and become more productive.
What areas do CATI and Fisher Unitech Serve?
Combined, CATI and Fisher Unitech will support clients in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan. Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and the District of Columbia.
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Who is Computer Aided Technology (CATI)?
Since 1992, CATI has made it our mission to deliver and support the best product development solutions available. CATI was the first reseller of SOLIDWORKS solutions in the US. No company has been supporting these tools longer than our team, in this country. Our portfolio includes solutions from SOLIDWORKS, Dassault Systèmes, Stratasys, Desktop Metal, and Creaform.
We exist so our clients can focus on what they do best – design and manufacture their products. Our clients are experts in developing their products; we are experts in putting technology solutions in place quickly and efficiently and with a consistently high level of quality. From small design firms to Fortune 500 companies, we support thousands of market-leading companies in every niche of product development, design and manufacturing. CATI has the tools, the experience, the knowledge and the dedication to bring your business vision to reality.