Press release

Hawk Ridge Systems Acquires Parsons Technology, Expanding Midwest Coverage for Manufacturing Solutions

Sponsored by Businesswire

Ridge Systems
, a leading global provider of 3D design, manufacturing
and 3D printing solutions, has announced a merger with Parsons
Technology, Inc. The acquisition creates one of the largest and most
comprehensive North American 3D design and manufacturing reseller
networks for SOLIDWORKSCAMWorks,
Predator, Markforged
and HP
3D printers

Parsons Technology is a leading provider of manufacturing and shop floor
solutions in the growing manufacturing states of Nebraska, Kansas,
Missouri and Iowa. By adding Parsons Technology to the growing family of
acquisitions, Hawk Ridge Systems has created the largest and most
experienced team of manufacturing professionals in North America.

Parsons Technology customers will have access to the full 3D
design product portfolio offered by Hawk Ridge Systems, including
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS and CATIA, as well as a wide array of
productivity software tools, services and training.

“The partnership of Parsons Technology and Hawk Ridge Systems is a
perfect combination,” says Dale Ford, President and CEO of Hawk
Ridge Systems
. “Our CAM teams have been working together for years
sharing CAM and Post Processing projects, so it is only a natural
progression that we would choose to work with Parsons as we expand our
footprint in the Midwest. Best of all, we are now in the position to
offer more software choices, tools, training and resources to support
our new customers in Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and Iowa.”

Parsons Technology President, Bill Parsons agrees: “The way we work with
our clients is very similar to the Hawk
Ridge Systems
 approach. Customer satisfaction is our primary goal,
and we are both committed to keeping it that way. By joining the Hawk
Ridge Systems team, we now have worldwide access to the best resources
in the CAM arena – we can leverage the range of technical and
engineering expertise that Hawk Ridge Systems is known for. The
edit-free posts that Hawk
Ridge Systems
 provides are the best in the world.”

The combined company serves 22,500 customers from 22 offices and has 245

About Hawk Ridge Systems

Ridge Systems
 is a leading provider of 3D design, manufacturing and
3D printing solutions to help customers exceed their business
objectives. Solutions include the full portfolio of Dassault Systèmes
offerings, including SOLIDWORKS,
the full suite of analysis, product data management and productivity
tools. Hawk Ridge Systems is the largest provider of additive
manufacturing solutions including 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 Silicon Valley, Hawk
Ridge Systems
 has 22 offices, providing coast-to-coast coverage in
North America. Training is available through the Hawk
Ridge Systems Store