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MicroSolutions, SolidCAD merge Autodesk business

By Design Engineering Staff   

CAD/CAM/CAE Autodesk CAD CAD Microsolutions Software SolidCAD

Leading Ontario CAD resellers combine forces to grow Canadian presence.

Richmond Hill, ON – SolidCAD and CAD MicroSolutions Inc. announced that the Ontario based CAD resellers will merge their Autodesk businesses forming one of Autodesk’s largest Canadian based Value Added Reseller (VAR).

Effective May 2nd, 2011, the merged Autodesk Gold Partners will continue to operate under the SolidCAD brand while providing sales and professional services to the manufacturing and architecture, building engineering, civil engineering and construction (AEC) industries. SolidCAD’s expanded team comprises a cross-section of experience increasing its depth of technical service capabilities and expanding its reach across all sectors.

“This merger supports SolidCAD’s long-standing commitment to steady growth of its operations and investment in the business of selling Autodesk software,” said Paul Forman, president of SolidCAD.”

“Moving forward as one team under the SolidCAD banner provides all Autodesk customers the largest and most extensive technical resource pool available in Canada from an Autodesk VAR Partner,” added Brad Porter, president of CAD MicroSolutions Inc. added. “The combined team of close to 50 experts provides an unmatched ability to deliver best-in-class training, support, implementation and customization services across the entire Autodesk software technology portfolio.”


Continuing under the leadership of Paul Forman, SolidCAD will maintain its existing offices in Richmond Hill, Brampton and Burlington while adding a sales office and training center at the Etobicoke location of CAD MicroSolutions.

In addition, CAD MicroSolutions will maintain its Solidworks VAR channel.


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