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Brossard, QC, November 6, 2017 – Consortech, a leader in geospatial data integration and processing, announced today the sale of its Autodesk division to SolidCAD. Located in Toronto, SolidCAD is a leading Autodesk Platinum Partner and Canada’s premier technology solution and professional service provider. This acquisition is an exciting milestone for SolidCAD as they actively grow their team of professionals and expand their presence not only across Canada, but specifically in Quebec to address the needs of the local market. Consortech has been assisting professionals within the architecture, engineering, construction and geomatics industries for over 28 years. They are recognized as an Autodesk Gold Partner that helps clients analyze, recommend, implement and provide support and training on the best data management, design processes and solutions available. This strategic transaction will leverage its strong presence in the GIS ETL business in Ontario and Quebec to pursue its expansion across Canada and United States.

“This announcement follows the strategic decision to realign the organization on one business model primarily focused on consulting services for geospatial data management”, declared Mr. Rémy Pelletier, President and CEO of Consortech. “We have chosen SolidCAD due to their strong national presence, as well as their ability to tackle the challenges pertaining to Autodesk’s new business model. Our Autodesk clients will have the opportunity to work with a partner benefiting from an extensive experience in the architecture, engineering and construction industries. As for those Consortech employees, currently dedicated to Autodesk business, they will join the SolidCAD family and maintain the same high level of professionalism that has helped them serve the customer base we have built over the past 15 years as an Autodesk partner.”

“We are extremely excited to welcome Consortech’s Autodesk business unit to SolidCAD and to have the opportunity to support and service their Autodesk customers in Quebec,” said Michael Kugan, President, SolidCAD. “As a national leader in the professional services industry, it is extremely important that we continue to offer the highest level of expert support, broad range of custom professional services and product expertise to our customers. This addition to our already extensive Autodesk solutions offering provides SolidCAD with the opportunity to continue to grow our professional services team and position ourselves as a market leader in Canada.”

About Consortech

Consortech is a major North American consultant in geospatial data automation and integration for public and private companies specialized in land and infrastructure management. Founded in 1989, this company offers consulting services to help harness the full potential of data by using advanced ETL technologies. Its FME and FME Server certified experts enable organizations to access reliable and high-quality information in order to make the best decisions for their community.

About SolidCAD

For over 28 years SolidCAD has operated as one of the leading Autodesk Platinum Partners in Ontario. In 2015, Cansel merged its Ontario Autodesk business unit into SolidCAD. In 2017, SolidCAD and Cansel came together to form one national operation, newly branded as SolidCAD, a Cansel Company. SolidCAD specializes in technology that supports multiple industries including Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Civil Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Media & Entertainment. We are an Autodesk Authorized Training Center, employing the largest team of industry technology experts across Canada, in all time zones and both official languages.

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