May 12, 2005 – Knoxville, Tennessee – ModernTech Mechanical has announced the purchase of the assets of 3rd Degree Engineering, Inc, an engineering software and support solutions provider in Florida. Recognized as the South’s largest reseller of SolidWorks, ModernTech Mechanical is a value added reseller representing leading design technology providers such as SolidWorks, COSMOS, Z Corporation and others. ModernTech Mechanical is focused on the needs of design companies in the mechanical and manufacturing marketplace.
“3rd Degree Engineering, Inc. has worked very hard to become the leader in MCAD Sales and Service in Florida. Customer focus is our best asset and to continue to enhance this support spirit, we are delighted to have concluded the sale in such a fashion that we have preserved the employment of our familiar Florida workforce and are providing added services for our customers. We are very pleased with this WIN-WIN transaction.” stated Park Lampson, President of 3rd Degree Engineering.
The sale was completed on May 10, 2005.
Jon Carlton, General Manager of ModernTech Mechanical said: "This acquisition gives the customer a strong MCAD presence in Florida, and further strengthens our position as the South’s leading SolidWorks reseller and engineering solution provider. We will provide a seamless transition for existing clients into the ModernTech Mechanical family and together will enhance the services provided."
ModernTech Mechanical will continue to provide the software products, professional services, technical support, and customized training services that have distinguished the 3rd Degree operation for the past 4 years without disruption.
ModernTech Mechanical is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee with offices in Nashville, Tennessee, Birmingham, Alabama, Atlanta, Georgia, Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina, Orlando and Tampa Florida, and Greenville, South Carolina. A subsidiary of Modern Technology Corporation, ModernTech Mechanical also has a sister division, ModernTech, which serves the Architecture/Engineering/ Construction industry and is also based in Knoxville.
For further media information contact Melissa Ragsdale at ModernTech Mechanical, 877.553.9001, ext. 347