MasterGraphics to Support Autodesk Assistance Program for Displaced Workers
MasterGraphics will work with Autodesk to provide free education and resources to assist customers in remaining competitive during the down economy
Apr. 22, 2009 - MADISON, Wis. - MasterGraphics, design process experts and leading Midwest supplier of design data solutions for the manufacturing, building and civil engineering industries, today announced it will participate in the Autodesk Assistance Program, which will provide free education, support and tools to displaced workers.
Today's economic challenges have impacted MasterGraphics' customers significantly and the Autodesk Assistance Program will help displaced or out-of-work design and engineering professionals to enhance, maintain and improve their 3D design technology skills to remain competitive in the marketplace.
"It's always been important for MasterGraphics to support our industry partners, and it's even more so now with the current economic climate," said Mark Lackovic, MasterGraphics Vice President of Operations. "That's why it made sense for us to participate in the Autodesk Assistance Program, so that we may provide instrumental support to our industry colleagues in getting back into the workforce with enhanced skill sets and technology tools so that they emerge from this economic downturn stronger than when they went into it."
MasterGraphics will be offering a variety of education programs to qualified design and engineering customers in the following areas at no cost:
- AEC (Architecture, Engineering & Construction)
- Data Management & PDM
To participate, participants must be register through the Autodesk Assistance Program online portal (visit www.autodesk.com/assistanceprogram ). Once registered, individuals should contact MasterGraphics to discuss training options. Classes will be provided free-of-charge to qualified program participants (certain restrictions apply). For a complete listing of class descriptions, visit: www.mastergraphics.com/training/class-descriptions.
Additionally, MasterGraphics is offering certification for Autodesk 2009 products, including:
- Autodesk Inventor
- Revit Architecture
- AutoCAD Civil 3D
Visit www.mastergraphics.com/training/other-training-options/autodesk-certification-program for more details.
About MasterGraphics Inc.:
MasterGraphics is an Autodesk Premier Solutions Provider (PSP) for the manufacturing, architecture and education communities and is headquartered in Madison, Wis., with offices in Milwaukee, Appleton, Chicago and Minneapolis. Serving as a trusted advisor to its clients, MasterGraphics helps to streamline the design process and utilization of CAD data through an integrated mix of software, hardware, professional services and digital imaging and distribution offerings. MasterGraphics celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2009. For more information, please visit www.mastergraphics.com.
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Cheryl Van Tessier, PR Specialist,
Darin Tessier, Marketing Manager