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ID³ Solutions, Electrical CAD Specialist, Joins the progeSOFT North America Authorized Reseller Network

Friday, February 13th, 2009

St. Catharine’s, Ontario, Canada – February 12, 2009 – Scott Hucke, President of progeSOFT North America, (www.progesoft.us), and Michael Galenkamp, Owner and Founder of ID³ Solutions, (www.id3solutions.ca), have signed a progeSOFT North America Authorized Reseller agreement, allowing ID³ Solutions to become an authorized reseller of progeSOFT software and progeADD-on Modules in Canada.

progeSOFT North America is the North American distributor of progeCAD Professional and progeCAD Standard Computer Aided Design software, progeCAD Viewer DWG,  capable of  reviewing and marking up AutoCAD DWG drawings, and producer of vertical industry specific progeADD-on modules running with progeCAD 2009 Professional.

progeCAD, a CAD software highly compatible with industry standards, such as AutoCAD Drawings (DWG) v2.5 through v2009, “AutoCAD Like” menus and commands, SHX and TrueType fonts, AutoLISP, hatch patterns, linetypes, etc., has little or no learning curve for AutoCAD users, and is priced at 1/10th the cost of AutoCAD.

progeSOFT North America also offers add-on modules for many vertical industries and markets running on progeCAD Professional:

– progeEARTH is a Complete Civil Survey Software package.
– progeCAM Basic is an affordable entry-level 2D mini milling software bundle for CNC manufacturing.
– progeCAM Professional is an affordable Milling, Lathe and/or Wire EDM CNC software bundle for CNC manufacturing.
– progeTABLE, the first in a series of products planned for linking progeCAD to Microsoft Office applications, imports Excel Spreadsheets into progeCAD as tables, keeping the data synchronized between the two applications.

About ID³ Solutions
ID³ Solutions (www.id3solutions.ca) is a reseller and sales representative of several CAD products, specializing in electrical solutions.  ID³ is involved in Design, Drawing and Deployment of electrical CAD products: sales, training, implementation support, and design services involving electrical control systems and schematics.

About progeSOFT North America
progeSOFT North America (www.progesoft.us) distributes progeSOFT products to North American progeSOFT resellers, and produces industry specific add-ons for progeCAD, distributed internationally. Potential Resellers can find more information on their website about joining the growing list of Authorized progeSOFT Resellers.

Contact Information
ID³ Solutions
31 Kilkenny Drive
St. Catharine’s
Ontario Canada
L2N 6E4
Telephone: 905 380 9143

progeTABLE,The First Module of the progeOFFICE Series, Has Been Released

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Portland, OR, USA – February 5, 2009 – iCADsales.com announced today the release of the first of a series of modules in the progeOFFICE line, tailored to link progeCAD 2009 Professional with Microsoft Office applications

progeTABLE uses Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to create tables within progeCAD, allowing a designer to import a spreadsheet into progeCAD as a table within the drawing. The data within the table can then be edited in either progeCAD 2009 Professional, or within Microsoft Excel. The information is automatically synced keeping both the table in the drawing and the spreadsheet up to date with the latest information.

Some features of progeTABLE include:

– Import progeTABLE border/text on specified progeCAD layers.
– Full control of font type/style/size/color in progeCAD/Excel.
– Support for Border style (double-line, dashed line, diagonal, etc)
– Vertical/Wrap text, merged cells, center across selection.
– All elements of the imported table are progeCAD Entities.

progeTABLE is Ideal for:

– Panel Schedules
– Equipment Schedules
– Room Finish Schedules
– Door and Window Schedules
– Bills of Materials (BOM)
– Parts lists
– Notes

The progeOFFICE line of products will eventually include three additional solutions. progeWORD for Microsoft Word, progeDATABASE for Microsoft Access, and progeFIELD for linking Excel spreadsheet fields to text or dimensions, will be geared towards ensuring bi-directional data integrity between progeCAD and Microsoft Office.

About iCADsales.com
iCADSales.com, the largest progeSOFT reseller in North America, offers progeCAD, the “AutoCAD Like” CAD software, and industry specific products running on progeCAD. Users can evaluate progeCAD, the highly compatible AutoCAD clone software costing 1/10th the price of AutoCAD, for 30 days free without obligation or restriction by visiting our website, www.icadsales.com.

ProgeCAD is either a registered trademark or a trademark of ProgeSOFT s.a.s. progeOFFICE, progeTABLE, progeWORD, progeDATABASE, and progeFIELD are either  registered trademarks or trademarks of ProgeSOFT North America. AutoCAD is a registered trademark or a trademark of Autodesk, Inc., in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

Contact Information

12042 SE Sunnyside Rd. #591
Clackamas, OR 97015
Email: info@icadsales.com
1-800-975-iCAD (4223)