Cansel/SolidCAD expands its presence in Atlantic Canada with the acquisition of Atlantic CAD Solutions Inc.
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Cansel/SolidCAD expands its presence in Atlantic Canada with the acquisition of Atlantic CAD Solutions Inc.

Vancouver, BC, May 2017 — Cansel, a software, hardware, and service provider to engineering, surveying, construction, architecture, government and printing industries, announced that it has acquired Atlantic CAD Solutions Inc. and that it will unite these operations with the existing Cansel/SolidCAD operations.

Located in Hanwell, New Brunswick and founded in 2005, Atlantic CAD Solutions Inc., an Autodesk Authorized Developer, Microsoft Small Business Partner and Lumion Reseller, has been a long-standing Autodesk software-based service provider, offering products and services to design, develop, implement and integrate Autodesk solutions for architectural, mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, landscaping, manufacturing and GIS companies across Canada.

In July of 2015, Cansel announced it had merged its Ontario Autodesk business unit into SolidCAD Solutions, an Autodesk Platinum Partner specializing in solutions for the building, civil, process and power, and manufacturing industries. Combining all Autodesk business into one dedicated, newly-branded organization is an exciting evolution for Cansel that brings together a large team of professionals with over 35 years of industry knowledge and experience to benefit customers across Canada.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Atlantic CAD Solutions Inc. to Cansel/SolidCAD. This move provides Atlantic CAD Solutions' customers with a wider range of products and services nationwide in both languages." notes Stephen Fletcher, Vice President, Cansel. "It also aligns with our strategy to position Cansel/SolidCAD as a market leader in Canada by expanding our Autodesk business in all regions."

Mr. Michel Beaulieu, President/CEO of Atlantic CAD Solutions' said: "I'm extremely excited about this new partnership with Cansel/SolidCAD. This announcement reflects both Atlantic CAD Solutions and Cansel/SolidCAD's mission to increase access to more Application Experts for their clients. While at the same time, continue to acquire new products such as RVT 2 DWG Conversion for PWGSC and DND CAD Standards. We selected Cansel/SolidCAD not only because of similar business philosophies, but also because of a shared passion to serve that Atlantic CAD Solutions has nurtured for over 12 years. Customers of Atlantic CAD Solutions will continue to enjoy, without disruption, the same unequaled levels of service to which they were accustomed, since all members of the existing team will be part of the newly opened offices of Cansel/SolidCAD in Hanwell. I know with our combined expertise, we can make a major difference in Eastern Canada - with the continued economic growth in all four Atlantic Provinces."

About Cansel
For over 50 years Cansel has helped organizations in the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, manufacturing, printing, utilities, forestry, and government sectors measure, analyze, design, and build more efficiently and profitably. Cansel's national team of professionals combine software, hardware and services to provide tailored solutions to improve your workflow, from field to finish. www.cansel.ca


About Atlantic CAD Solutions Inc.

Founded in 2005, Atlantic CAD Solutions Inc. is a global leader in System Integration of custom applications and customized training services based on Autodesk software platforms. They provide services in Canada and the USA with expertise in the field of Engineering, Architecture and Mapping (CAD/BIM/GIS). Its partners include Autodesk, Act-3d (Lumion), Global eTraining, ACS Software (AutoEDMS) and Microsoft to name a few. www.atlantic-cad.com

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