Milwaukee, WI – February 4, 2008
Graphics Systems Corporation (GXSC) and several team members were honored by SolidWorks Corporation at the SolidWorks World Conference held January 20-23 in San Diego, CA. Graphics Systems Corporation was awarded the exclusive “President’s Club” award. Several GXSC team members were also recognized by SolidWorks for their excellence and achievements in Sales, Technical Support, and Marketing.
Jeff Ray, SolidWorks CEO, presented GXSC and owner David Kasinskas with their 3rd consecutive “SolidWorks President’s Club” award. This honor is awarded annually to SolidWorks resellers who demonstrate continued success and growth in their territories. “I am very proud of the great team we have built, and for the future of Graphics Systems. Our business is truly about people. Our employees all work together to create a winning team,” explained David Kasinskas, President of Graphics Systems.
GXSC team members recognized by SolidWorks include:
Joe Janik, Graphics Systems team member for 11 years, was recognized by Paul Oliver, SolidWorks Midwest Territory Manager, for becoming a member of the elite “150 Club” for achieving the top number of SolidWorks sales in the North Central Region. GXSC team members Wolfgang Hemschik (12 years) and Joe Gaertner (5 years) were also honored for becoming members of the SolidWorks “110 Club” and “80 Club” respectively. Janik, Hemschik, and Gaertner placed in the top three for all SolidWorks sales professionals in the North Central Region (WI and IL) for 2007.
Paul Niedfeldt, Graphics Systems Applications Engineer, was honored as a “SolidWorks Elite Applications Engineer.” This award is presented to engineers that have successfully passed more than seven certification tests covering SolidWorks (3D CAD), COSMOS (FEA), PDMWorks (PDM), and 3D Via software products.
Dave Pond, Graphics Systems Marketing Manager, was recognized by SolidWorks’ Area Marketing Manager Kathleen Knorton-Shock for achievements in marketing. Pond received recognition in the Midwest Region for producing the highest number of leads and creating the most creative marketing campaign for SolidWorks in the fourth quarter.
SolidWorks is the leader in 3D CAD technology, empowering product design teams with intuitive, high performance software that is easy to use, and provides the freedom to design products that set you apart. SolidWorks is used by over 1/2 million product designers and engineers in industrial, medical, scientific, consumer, educational, technology, and transportation markets worldwide to design better products.
About Graphics Systems Corporation
Graphics Systems is the Midwest’s leading provider of SolidWorks 3D CAD solutions with over 15 years in business, and over 125 years of combined engineering experience. Major product offerings through Graphics Systems include SolidWorks, COSMOSWorks analysis tools, DriveWorks automated design software, PDMWorks database management, DBWorks database management, Dimension 3D Printers and more. Graphics Systems is your source for CAD sales, training, service, and support with offices in Menomonee Falls, Madison, and Green Bay, WI, and Oakbrook Terrace, IL.
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