Autodesk Gold Reseller, Engineering Design Systems, Inc., Acquires Lakeland Technical Services, Inc.
EDSI expands local service capabilities to Pennsylvania and Ohio
ROANOKE, VA April 6, 2016 – Engineering Design Systems, Inc. (EDSI), a leading Autodesk solutions provider based in Virginia, officially announces that as of February 1st, 2016, it has acquired Lakeland Technical Services, Inc. (LTS), a prominent Autodesk solutions provider in Pennsylvania. This acquisition brings together two of the most experienced Autodesk resellers in the United States and expands our local service capabilities into Pennsylvania and Ohio.
EDSI’s team of experienced professionals serves the manufacturing, building, and infrastructure markets in Virginia and West Virginia. This acquisition not only expands EDSI’s market presence into Pennsylvania and Ohio, but also brings on board talented technical and sales personnel to supplement one of the most experienced staff of professionals in the industry.
“What really makes this acquisition exciting for us and our clients, is our shared focus on customers’ success with Autodesk products,” states Kevin Meredith, President of Engineering Design Systems, Inc. “In today’s world of automation and call centers, it is rare to find two organizations that share the philosophy of providing the highest level of customer service to our clients. As we continue to grow, we are committed to the people and programs that allow us to understand our customers’ needs and then to provide the services to help them execute on a plan that delivers results.”
Roy Maloney, LTS President, adds, “Charles Demarest and I have known and worked with Kevin and the EDSI team for years. By joining organizations it opens up so many opportunities to bring an expanded set of products and services to our clients. We are confident this is going to be a huge benefit to our customers and the region.”
Mr. Charles Demarest, Mechanical Application Engineer – Over 30 plus years’ experience in supporting and training on AutoCAD, AutoCAD Mechanical and Inventor in addition to custom application development.
Kelly Thompson is our PA/OH Account Manager. She brings many years of great customer service experience to the table and has been working more specifically with Autodesk software since 2007. She’s a great resource for the EDSI team.
We are very excited to have these talented individuals now working on our team, but even more excited to have them as resources for our customers!