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CADopia Enhances Software to Seamlessly Provide Engineers With Industry Standard CAD Drawings From


New York, N.Y., November 8, 2006 - CADopia, a leading provider of professional CAD software, has added the ability for engineers to access and download millions of manufacturer specific CAD drawings from and directly insert them into their own design using its industry standard software.

CADopia version 6 SP3 Standard Edition with direct insert support now features parts from more than 150 leading manufacturers affiliated with, seamlessly providing users with the largest library of CAD drawings available.

"With direct insertion of standard pre-drawn parts in CADopia version 6 SP3, CADopia customers will be able to complete their CAD designs very easily and increase their productivity significantly," said Surya Sarda, president and CEO of CADopia. "Thanks to ThomasNet, we can now offer the most comprehensive library of standard CAD drawings to the CAD community."

Erik Mikisch, vice president, business development for added, "The addition of ThomasNet's CAD library to the CADopia application significantly increases the availability and ease with which design engineers can access and insert ThomasNet's CAD drawings. Redrawing standard parts is inefficient and error prone. Use of the direct insert feature of this library saves time and eliminates errors."

CADopia version 6 SP3 is available in three editions - Standard, Premium, and Professional. The Professional Edition includes Ralph Grabowski's CADopia Customization Guide and Inside CADopia 6 books. Additionally, CADopia OEM is available to CAD application developers as a platform technology for their niche CAD applications.


CADopia is creating the industry standard for an affordable and powerful CAD solution. With a network of strategic ISV partners, distributors, resellers, and an installed user base in over 80 countries around the globe, CADopia is one of the world's most popular providers of professional CAD software. Founded in 1999 in San Diego, CADopia is a privately held corporation with a Development Center located in India and liaison offices in Singapore, Australia, and Canada. CADopia Professional Services group provides upfront consulting services, custom application development, staff training, technical support, and project outsourcing solutions.


ThomasNet helps industrial sellers target their marketing investment to reach the most qualified industrial buyers online and convert them into customers. is where many buyers and engineers from Fortune 500 companies, the government, the military and more go to find suppliers. Drawing from the company's experience in the industrial market, ThomasNet has helped thousands of clients create websites that incorporate online catalogs, CAD drawings and e-commerce capabilities. The result is a strong Internet presence that sets ThomasNet clients apart from the competition to increase sales from new and existing customers.

For industrial buyers, is where they go to find the exact product, service or supplier they need, when they're ready to buy. gives buyers immediate access to the detailed information they need to make a purchasing or specifying decision, including detailed product or service information, catalogs, CAD drawings, and more. ThomasNet is part of Thomas Industrial Network, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Thomas Publishing Company, LLC.

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