Hawk Ridge Systems Expands Its SOLIDWORKS Presence in Midwest with Purchase of Symmetry Solutions

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)–#3dprintingHawk
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

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

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

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

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.


Hawk Ridge Systems
Kimberly Enright, 510-336-8924
President of Marketing