Computer Aided Technology, Inc., The Nation’s Original Resource for SOLIDWORKS, Named to the Inc.500|5000 list of Americas Fastest Growing Private Companies for the Fourth Straight Year

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Computer Aided Technology, Inc., The Nation’s Original Resource for SOLIDWORKS, Named to the Inc.5005000 list of Americas Fastest Growing Private Companies for the Fourth Straight Year.

Inc 5000Buffalo Grove, IL – August 23, 2011 – Inc. magazine released today their annual rankings of the nation’s fastest growing private companies.  For the fourth year in a row, Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI) is proud to announce that they have made the list, moving up over 500 spots from last year.

“We experience growth by helping our clients grow. Our team is dedicated to support our clients with a comprehensive solution to their manufacturing and engineering needs,” said Richard Werneth, President of CATI.   “We are fortunate to work with partners, such as SOLIDWORKS and Objet Geometries, which are equally committed to our client’s success and growth. It’s a tremendous honor to be named to the list for the fourth consecutive year, especially given the slow moving economy.”

“With CATI’s commitment to their client’s success, it’s no surprise that have made the list for the fourth consecutive year. Their ability to not only provide clients with a complete solution, but also support them through implementation and beyond, is a true indicator that CATI will continue to stand out as an industry leader. The CATI team is a valuable asset to the SOLIDWORKS reseller channel,” said Ken Clayton, Vice President of Worldwide Sales for DS SOLIDWORKS.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 5005000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.

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 at

About CATI
Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI), founded in 1992 by engineering and manufacturing professionals, is a one stop, full-service provider of scalable design and manufacturing solutions. CATI creates competitive advantage for clients by leveraging an industry-experienced team and leading technology solutions. From 3D Solid Modeling and Analysis to Mold Design to Enterprise-wide Data Management and Rapid Prototyping, CATI has the tools, the experience, the knowledge and the dedication to bring your business vision to reality. CATI is the Nation’s Original Resource for SOLIDWORKS with the Midwest’s Leading Support & Services Team and is a leading provider of a number of other best-in-class engineering technologies. CATI has two wholly-owned subsidiaries; Inflow Technology and Strategic Technology Solutions serving customers world-wide. To see the company profile, visit


The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

About Inc. Magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at

About the Inc. 5005000 Conference

Each year, Inc. and celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 5005000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 5005000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us September 22–24, 2011, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, located minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. For more information about the 2011 Inc. 5005000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit or call 866-901-3205.

Jim TeDesco, Marketing
888.308.2284 ext. 8003
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