PacifiCAD Sells Autodesk Business Assets to D3 Technologies

PacifiCAD, Top Autodesk Solutions and Services Provider, Announces the Selling of their Autodesk Manufacturing & Plant Business Assets to D3 TECHNOLOGIES

PacifiCAD Inc., a top Autodesk solutions and services provider for Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) and Manufacturing, announces the selling of their Autodesk manufacturing & plant business assets to D3 TECHNOLOGIES, the leader in Autodesk Manufacturing Solutions based in Springfield, MO. PacifiCAD will continue to own and operate their Autodesk AEC business and continue to grow their software and service offerings.


This change puts PacifiCAD customers in the fortunate position to receive D3’s best-in-class expertise and support. One of the most important factors of this acquisition for both PacifiCAD and D3 is continuing client support and reliability. “We have tremendous pride in the level of customer service we’ve provided our clients over the years, and I don’t know that I could’ve supported a deal like this with any other Autodesk partner besides D3,” said Bill Inman, President of PacifiCAD. “It’s evident that D3’s successes come from the never-ending commitment that their team has to its clients,” Inman continued.

“We are incredibly excited for PacifiCAD’s Autodesk manufacturing customers,” said Ron Reed, CEO of PacifiCAD. “They will all benefit from D3’s focus on Autodesk Manufacturing & Plant solutions and the unsurpassed level of customer service, support, training and consulting services that D3 brings to the table for manufacturing companies. I’m also very excited about the strategic partnership PacifiCAD and D3 are forming”

With this strategic acquisition, D3 will now serve the Central U.S., Gulf Coast, Mountain and Pacific Northwest regions with Autodesk Manufacturing and Process Plant solutions, coupled with a strong team of engineering, design, simulation, process automation, and programming professionals. D3’s team can also partner with other Autodesk partners to provide services and support for products such as Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Inventor ETO, Autodesk Plant, AutoCAD P&ID, CAM, Simulation, Autodesk Vault, Data Management, and AutoCAD Electrical.

“We started with strategic partnership conversations,” stated Kevin Schlack, President of D3, of the firms’ preliminary discussions, “then ultimately, we realized there were tremendous synergies between our companies. With us acquiring their Autodesk Manufacturing & Plant business, along with continuing to work together as strategic partners, supports our founding purpose; to field a passionate team of experts to help our manufacturing customers be the absolute best at what they do,” Schlack continued. “As our professional services and consulting team continues to grow, we always focus on the customer first and foremost.”

“Congratulations to D3 on the acquisition,” said Ray Savona, Vice President, Americas Sales at Autodesk. “We expect the expanded D3 team to provide its proven recipe for customer success to a larger industry base. This is an exciting time for Autodesk manufacturing customers in the Northwest.”

New to D3 clients, from this acquisition, will begin to receive information regarding applicable changes throughout the month of September. Any questions can be routed to: or call: 877.731.7171.

About PacifiCAD
For 27 years, PacifiCAD has been an Autodesk Gold Partner and Authorized Value Added Reseller and Training Center that provides the Manufacturing, Plant, and AEC industries with leading CAD software, support, implementation, training, and certification. PacifiCAD delivers unmatched solutions backed by highly trained technical and sales teams whose collective goal is to provide 100% customer satisfaction. We Build up The People Who Build our Future.

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About D3
Founded in 1998, D3 Technologies is a consulting company that partners with manufacturers to help them leverage the latest in engineering technologies in order to design their products better and bring them to market faster. With multiple offices and training centers located all across the Central U.S., Gulf Coast, Mountain & Pacific Northwest, D3 is a true partner that delivers solutions to help all manufacturing companies pursue continuous improvement goals to increase productivity and profitability. As one of the largest and most accomplished Autodesk Manufacturing Partners in North America, D3 focuses on 3D design, product data management/product lifecycle management (PDM/PLM), engineer-to-order (ETO), and configure-to-order (CTO) solutions.

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