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Computer Aided Technology, Inc.(CATI) will offer the complete line of 3D Printers and 3D Production Systems from Stratasys Ltd. (the corporate entity formed in 2012 by the merger of 3D printing companies Stratasys, Inc. and Objet Ltd.), starting on January 1st 2013. Since 2008, CATI has been the exclusive Objet 3D Printer Dealer, serving clients in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, and Kentucky. CATI will continue to offer the Objet inkjet-based 3D Printer Lines and will join a  handful of Stratasys dealers to distribute both Objet inkjet-based and FDM  3D printing technologies. This will add to its current Objet product portfolio of desktop, Eden and multi-material Connex line 3D printers, the Mojo, uPrint, Dimension, and Fortus lines of 3D printers and production systems.  
“This is a tremendous opportunity. The addition of Stratasys Technology to our Objet product lineup will benefit our clients greatly, giving them a choice of the best technologies the 3D Printing industry has to offer.  We look forward to our partnership with Stratasys Ltd.,”Rich Werneth, President Computer Aided Technology, Inc.

“The team at CATI has been a valuable asset to the Objet Community as one of our top resellers.  Their experience and commitment to providing clients with complete solutions to their product development challenges made it an easy choice to have them become one of the first dealers in North America to offer both the Objet inkjet-based Technology as well as the Stratasys FDM Technology,” said, Gilad Gans, Executive Vice President Global Field Operations for Stratasys Ltd.

CATI is currently upgrading facilities to accommodate the additional product offerings.

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Thursday, 22 March 2012 08:15

CATI Product Development Forum

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Join Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI) for our annual Product Development Forum.  This unique event will show how you can take a product from concept to reality with product development solutions from CATI, SolidWorks, and Objet Geometries.  Admission is complimentary and seating is limited, so be sure to register early!

Product Development Forum Presentation Highlights:

  • Set Up Virtual Real World Environments to Test Your Designs
  • Top 5 Reasons to Integrate 3D Printing Into Your Product Development Process
  • Optimize the Design of Plastic Parts
  • SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Integration With SolidWorks Best Practices
  • 30+ Things You Definitely Missed From Essentials

Event Information:

April 17, 2012
Kansas City, MO
CATI Kansas City

April 24, 2012
St. Charles, MO
CATI St. Charles

May 3, 2012
Brookfield, WI
CATI Brookfield

May 8. 2012
Buffalo Grove, IL
CATI Headquarters

May 15, 2012
Indianapolis, IN
CATI Indianapolis

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Join CATI, along with Objet and for a free webinar discussing the use of 3D Printers for Additive Manufacturing.

Date and Time:

Thursday, February 23, 2012
1pm - 2pm Central Time

Event Highlights:

  • Exposing the real range of 60+ materials
  • How are companies using these materials for testing?
  • See over-molding successes for 3M, Devicix and Sanford.
  • How Digital Materials may be your next production part.
  • How VistaTek is using additive manufacturing to grow injection molding.

About the Presenter:

Dan Mishek is the Managing Director and Co-Owner of Vista Technologies.  As a 3rd generation manufacturer he has embraced additive manufacturing along with subtractive manufacturing technologies to help guide product development into production.  Dan has been published in Moldmaking Technology, Injection Molding, Manufacturing Engineering, and Time Compression.  He has also presented at the RP&M Show (‘07&’11) and at Mold Making Expo (’07,’08,’11).

Vista Technologies (VistaTek) was founded in 1996.  VistaTek is a full-service Rapid Prototyping, Rapid Tooling and Injection Molding Service Bureau. Today, this privately held company has in-house capabilities of Objet Polyjet, FDM, High Speed Milling, Mold Making, and Injection Molding.

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Computer Aided Technology Inc. (CATI) announces further expansion with the acquisition of SolidWorks business from Tridaq, Inc. Tridaq clients in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois will have access to CATI’s comprehensive solutions to their product development challenges. As the oldest operating reseller of SolidWorks® software in North America, the goal of CATI has been to continuously improve the depth and breadth of support offerings available.  In addition to SolidWorks Products and related value added services, such as training and support, CATI is proud to offer best-in-class 3D printing solutions from Objet, Ltd.

"CATI has demonstrated leadership in the channel since the beginning. They continue to do so today by providing true single-source support for the entire SolidWorks product portfolio and in creating additional value for their customers. We are certain CATI will provide a high level of support to clients from Tridaq," said Alfred Saad, Vice President, Americas Sales, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

Tridaq clients will have access to CATI’s award winning support team and a variety of no cost resources to help expand their SolidWorks’ knowledge.

“The team at CATI has been serving manufacturing and engineering clients for the past 20 years. The additional products and services CATI has to offer will allow our clients to see immediate benefits and be successful for years to come,” said Tridaq President Dick Longoria.

Tridaq Inc.’s Kansas City, MO office will serve as the new home of CATI’s office and training center in Kansas City, serving clients in Kansas and the surrounding Kansas City area. Tridaq clients in Missouri will also have access to CATI’s office and training center located in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles, MO.  CATI will be retaining all of Tridaq’s Kansas City and St. Louis staff members.

“Our goal is to always provide the highest levels of customer service and support. The addition of Tridaq staff members will not only enhance those offerings, but also will ensure a smooth transition for Tridaq clients.  We welcome the new members of the CATI team and encourage their success,” said Rich Werneth, President, 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.

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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. 500|5000 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:

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