Applied Software Acquires Tekni

Deal Expands Applied Software's Ability to Provide Digital Prototyping Solutions

Feb 22, 2016, 11:20 ET from Applied Software

ATLANTA, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Software®, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, Construction and Manufacturing industries, announced today the acquisition of Tekni, a reseller of Autodesk software for the manufacturing marketplace headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri. Since 1989, Tekni has focused on helping companies successfully deploy Autodesk Digital Prototyping solutions, enabling data management and collaboration throughout their operations, from concept to product production.

"By adding the talents and resources of Tekni to the Applied Software portfolio, we'll make it easier for our customers to access the tools they need when they need them most," said Richard Burroughs, president of Applied Software. "Tekni has a proven track record of supporting their customers as they integrate advanced prototyping software throughout their operations, and we plan to continue that tradition. We also look forward to exploring new ways to add value and give customers more options than they've ever had."

Tekni's customer base will further benefit from the acquisition through access to Applied Software's world-class integration, consulting and training services. Applied Software will also be better equipped to offer several software packages previously offered by Tekni, including a plant design suite, a factory design suite, a product design suite and a building design suite of products.

"After extensive research of all Autodesk partners, Tekni selected Applied Software due to its strong expertise with the Autodesk suite of solutions," said Vern Heyer, former owner of Tekni and current president and CEO at VMH International. "Customers of both companies should see almost immediate benefits from the combining of solutions and resources."

Applied Software will continue to leverage Heyer's significant knowledge of the manufacturing industry, including his national and international business contacts, through an ongoing strategic partnership. For more information about the acquisition, contact Applied Software at 800-899-2784.

About Applied Software
Applied Software is a premier, full-service systems integrator firm serving the AEC and manufacturing industries, as well as a leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) services provider. Applied Software is providing delivery and support in North America for construction field solutions in partnership with Autodesk's leading resellers. Since 1982, the firm has helped more than 5,000 clients achieve high-performance and competitive advantage through its broad range of world-class solutions and services that extend to 2D and 3D design software, integration expertise, analysis, problem resolution, training and education, mentoring and more. Applied Software further distinguishes itself with the depth of real-world experience of its developers and service professionals. Over the years, the firm has received numerous industry recognitions, including being honored multiple times by Autodesk as a Platinum Club award winner. For more information on Applied Software's solutions and services, please visit www.asti.com.

Applied Software is a registered trademark of Applied Software Technology, Inc. Autodesk is a registered trademark of Autodesk, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, in the USA and/or other countries.

Media Contact:
Todd F. Weyandt
Applied Software
404-564-1843
tweyandt@asti.com

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