Merger creates one of the largest and most comprehensive 3D design and manufacturing reseller channels for DS SOLIDWORKS, CAMWorks, HP and Markforged 3D Printers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 17, 2017 — Hawk Ridge Systems, a leading provider of 3D design and manufacturing solutions, has announced that it has acquired Symmetry Solutions. The combined company will create one of the largest and most comprehensive North American DS SOLIDWORKS Reseller networks with 17 offices serving 18,500 clients with coast-to-coast coverage in the United States and Canada.
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Symmetry Solutions, a leading DS SOLIDWORKS Reseller in the Midwest, will be joining the Hawk Ridge Systems family. The combined resources of the companies will provide expanded 3D design and manufacturing solutions. Hawk Ridge Systems and Symmetry Solutions are leading providers of 3D design solutions from DS SOLIDWORKS and 3D printers from HP and Markforged. With the merger, Symmetry clients will now have access to manufacturing software from CAMWorks® and a wide array of productivity software tools and services that were previously only available to Hawk Ridge Systems clients.
“The combined partnership of Symmetry Solutions with Hawk Ridge Systems makes so much sense,” says Dale Ford, President and CEO of Hawk Ridge Systems. “Not only do we share the same passionate vision for our clients’ success, but we also share very similar cultures. The triple win is that we can offer more solutions to more people – based on what they need to excel in their business. Building out the team with Symmetry in the Midwest completes our ability to offer a full spectrum of solutions – from design to manufacturing.”
Symmetry Solutions President, Paul Rudin agrees, “Our clients know my mantra – the client is everything, first and foremost. The merger is going to let us bring in more resources and leverage the very deep bench of technical and engineering expertise that Hawk Ridge Systems is known for. That means we will be able to offer more solutions to help solve our clients’ critical business challenges. To be a part of the Hawk Ridge Systems family is a win for our clients, our team and our partners.”
The combined company serves 18,500 customers from 17 offices and has 210 people. The company will continue business as usual and will merge under the Hawk Ridge Systems umbrella in January, 2018.
Hawk Ridge Systems is a leading provider of 3D design and manufacturing solutions, including DS SOLIDWORKS, CAMWorks, and 3D Printers from HP and Markforged. Recognized as a global leader by DS SOLIDWORKS, Hawk Ridge Systems has been awarded the #1 Worldwide SOLIDWORKS Reseller title many times since its inception in 1996. Based in the Silicon Valley, Hawk Ridge Systems has 17 offices in the US and Canada, providing coast-to-coast coverage in North America.
Symmetry Solutions is the leading provider of 3D engineering design software and 3D printing solutions in the Midwest, including DS SOLIDWORKS and 3D printers from HP and Markforged. Symmetry Solutions is recognized as a leader in customer service and was named #1 in North America for SOLIDWORKS Subscription Support Services. Territory coverage includes Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.