Cansel merges its Ontario Autodesk business unit into SolidCAD Solutions and takes an equity stake in the joint organization.


TORONTO, ON, July 31, 2015 — Cansel, a software, hardware, and service provider to engineering, surveying, construction, architecture, and government industries, announced today that it has merged its Ontario Autodesk business unit into SolidCAD Solutions, an Autodesk Platinum Value Added Reseller (VAR) specializing in solutions for the building, civil, process and power, and manufacturing industries. Cansel has purchased an equity stake in this enhanced enterprise.

SolidCAD Solutions’ team of Autodesk experts has over 27 years’ experience streamlining processes and optimization of Autodesk technology. With Autodesk specializations in multiple industries, SolidCAD provides a complete range of professional services and extensive training through their Autodesk Authorized Training Centre. This equity agreement merges the two strongest Canadian Autodesk Application Specialist teams, allowing clients of both companies a broader range of custom professional services and product expertise. The united organization will operate under the SolidCAD Solutions banner.

“We are excited to partner with SolidCAD,” notes Stephen Fletcher, Vice President, Cansel. “It vastly expands our team of technical specialists, providing our clients with access to larger sales, consulting, training and support teams across Ontario.”

“Cansel is known for being an industry leader in design software and services,” notes Michael Kugan, President, SolidCAD. “This partnership strengthens both SolidCAD and Cansel, while further demonstrating our commitment to providing clients the solutions needed to maximize the return on their technology investment.”

About Cansel

Cansel helps organizations measure, analyze, design and build more efficiently and profitably. We are the only company of its kind, providing unique and tailored solutions for over 40 years. Some of the markets we serve include engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, manufacturing, utilities, forestry, and government.

About SolidCAD

For 25 years SolidCAD has operated as one of the leading Autodesk Platinum Partners in Canada.SolidCAD specializes in technology that supports multiple industries including Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Civil Infrastructure, and Manufacturing.

We provide the highest level of service, expert support and a broad range of custom professional services and products from Autodesk, Bluebeam, CTC, Chaos Group, Matterport, Lumion, Accruent, and more. We also employ one of the largest teams of industry technology experts across Canada, in all time zones, and both official languages.