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Hawk Ridge Systems Acquires Cimtronics Midwest Creating the Largest Center of Excellence for Manufacturing Processes in North America

May 8, 2018

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--Hawk Ridge Systems, a leading global provider of 3D design and manufacturing solutions, has announced that it has acquired Cimtronics Midwest. The combined company will create one of the largest and most comprehensive North American 3D design and manufacturing reseller networks for SOLIDWORKS, CAMWorks, 3D Printers from HP, Markforged, UnionTech and Predator Shop Floor Systems.

Cimtronics Midwest, a leading Midwest provider of SOLIDWORKS CAM, CAMWorks, Predator and Post Processing, will be joining the Hawk Ridge Systems family. With the merger, Cimtronics Midwest clients will now have access to the full product portfolio offered by Hawk Ridge Systems which include 3D Printers from HP, Markforged and UnionTech. Additionally, Hawk Ridge Systems offers a wide array of productivity software tools and services that were previously only available to Hawk Ridge Systems clients.

“The combined partnership of Cimtronics Midwest and Hawk Ridge Systems makes complete sense,” says Dale Ford, President and CEO of Hawk Ridge Systems. “Our CAM teams have been working together for years sharing CAM and Post Processing Projects, so it is only a natural progression that we would choose Cimtronics Midwest as we expand our footprint in the Midwest. Best of all, we are now in the position to offer more software choices, tools, and resources to support our new customers in the Midwest.”

Cimtronics Midwest President, Jim Lemke agrees, “The way we work with our clients is very similar to the Hawk Ridge Systems approach. Customer satisfaction is our #1 goal, and we are both committed to keeping it that way. This merger is going to let us bring in more resources and leverage the very deep bench of technical and engineering expertise that Hawk Ridge Systems is known for. That means we will be able to offer more solutions to help solve our clients’ critical business challenges. To be a part of the Hawk Ridge Systems family is a win for our clients, our team, and our partners.”

The combined company serves 18,500 customers from 20 offices and has 210 employees. The company will continue business as usual and will merge under the Hawk Ridge Systems umbrella mid-year 2018.

About Hawk Ridge Systems

Hawk Ridge Systems is a leading provider of 3D design and manufacturing solutions, including DS SOLIDWORKS, CAMWorks, and 3D Printers from HP, Markforged and UnionTech. Recognized as a global leader by DS SOLIDWORKS, Hawk Ridge Systems has been awarded the #1 Worldwide SOLIDWORKS Reseller title many times since its inception in 1996. Based in the Silicon Valley, Hawk Ridge Systems has 20 offices in the United States and Canada, providing coast-to-coast coverage in North America.

About Cimtronics Midwest

Cimtronics Midwest is the leading center of excellence for manufacturing solutions in the Midwest. With experience in SOLIDWORKS CAM, CAMWorks, Post Processing and Predator Shop Floor Systems, the team at Cimtronics Midwest serves Wisconsin, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Eastern Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and the Dakotas.

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CONTACT: Hawk Ridge Systems

Nicole Drake

nicoled@hawkridgesys.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CANADA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ELECTRONIC DESIGN AUTOMATION HARDWARE MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

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