In­tercad ac­quires Solidtec So­lu­tions

DEMM Engineering & Manufacturing - - NEWS -

In­tercad Pty, a sup­plier of 3D solid mod­el­ling prod­ucts and ser­vices across Aus­tralia and New Zealand, has ac­quired fel­low 3D CAD spe­cial­ist Solidtec So­lu­tions.

As part of the deal, Solidtec per­son­nel will join In­tercad to fur­ther in­crease the level of ex­per­tise at the com­pany, which over the past three years has tran­si­tioned into a full-ser­vice me­chan­i­cal com­puter-aided engineering so­lu­tions provider.

“We will merge the two busi­nesses to sup­port a larger range of ser­vices,” says Max Piper, In­tercad’s CEO.

“Es­tab­lished nearly 25 years ago, In­tercad is the long­est-stand­ing 3D solid mod­el­ling spe­cial­ist in the re­gion. This merger of op­er­a­tions will serve to en­hance th­ese of­fer­ings which can de­liver com­pet­i­tive ad­van­tages to those cus­tomers.”

Solidtec sales per­son­nel will join In­tercad as a re­sult of the ac­qui­si­tion. For­mer Solidtec CEO Shane Pre­ston says the sale will ul­ti­mately ben­e­fit both or­gan­i­sa­tions – their per­son­nel and the cus­tomers.

“Now is the time for the man­u­fac­tur­ing in­dus­try in Aus­tralia to em­brace in­no­va­tion and ef­fi­ciency as a means to global com­pet­i­tive­ness, es­pe­cially given a stub­bornly high Aus­tralian dol­lar as well as in­creased com­pe­ti­tion from many low-cost coun­tries,” says Pre­ston.

Piper says: “Man­u­fac­tur­ing is fac­ing sig­nif­i­cant head­winds, but it’s a re­silient in­dus­try and com­pa­nies are con­stantly look­ing to in­vest in ser­vices that in­crease pro­duc­tiv­ity.

“In­tercad is work­ing on de­vel­op­ing part­ner­ships with or­gan­i­sa­tions such as IC3D to fur­ther strengthen our abil­ity to of­fer cus­tomers a more com­plete so­lu­tion that meets their re­quire­ments, and max­imises their in­vest­ment in SolidWorks, in­clud­ing prod­ucts for steel fab­ri­ca­tion and sim­ple lan­guage trans­la­tion.

“Our com­mit­ment to help­ing our cus­tomers nav­i­gate through a chal­leng­ing time has not wa­vered, and this deal opens the door for in­creased cus­tomer feed­back and col­lab­o­ra­tion.”

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