Applied Software Acquires CAD-1


March 2, 2018 | All, Press Release

With purchase of CAD-1, renowned for its training excellence and highly regarded customer service, Applied Software continues to expand its world-class resources for customers

 ATLANTA – March 5, 2018 – Applied Software®, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, fabrication and manufacturing industries, announced today its acquisition of CAD-1, an Autodesk® Gold Partner and Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) with extensive expertise in consulting services delivery, software, training and support.

CAD-1’s specialists have a deep understanding of the industry’s design needs and decades of experience developing effective solutions for customers. The acquisition expands Applied Software’s deep bench of skilled developers, trainers and service professionals with the additional skills of the CAD-1 team.

“The acquisition will enable us to better serve our customers throughout North America in many ways, including enhanced services delivery, as well as access to more robust consulting resources,” explained Richard Burroughs, president of Applied Software. “We’re very excited to bring these two quality organizations together for our customers.”

CAD-1 is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado, and is the leading provider of automation services to the AEC industry in the Mountain States. Established in 1990 by Sirko Associates, Inc., a structural engineering consulting firm, over the years CAD-1 has expanded its service deliverables to include GIS, civil, infrastructure, mechanical and plant, with clients throughout the United States.

“We’re confident about what this acquisition will bring to our customers and to the industry,” said Clint Sirko, operations manager of CAD-1. “Our customers can anticipate a seamless transition in working with our new, combined team and a significant expansion of the resources available to them.”

“This acquisition will provide greater access to training, consulting and a larger team for our clients,” said Jim Sirko, owner of CAD-1. “Applied Software and CAD-1 both have a natural dedication to client success.” For more information, visit

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 and is a leading Autodesk® Platinum Partner. Applied Software provides delivery and support in North America for fabrication and construction solutions. The firm works with industry leading solutions developers and is the developer of industry specific solutions such as eVolve™ for electrical prefabrication. Since 1982, it has helped more than 10,000 clients achieve high-performance and competitive advantage through its broad range of world-class solutions and services. Applied Software further distinguishes itself with the depth of real-world experience of its developers and service professionals. The firm has been the recipient of numerous industry recognitions and awards. For more information on Applied Software’s solutions and services, please visit

Applied Software has a national network of partners serving all aspects of construction industry technology and process needs. For more information, contact Applied Software at or call 800.899.2784.

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