TD SYNNEX Datech appointed distributor for Dassault Systèmes’ DraftSight CAD design and drafting software

By Simon Meredith | 19th December 2023

Professional grade 2D and 3D drafting solution offers a complete set of edit, design, and automation tools for essential 2D design and drafting needs

Barcelona, 19 December 2023 – Datech, the specialist design software division of TD SYNNEX (NYSE: SNX), has been appointed as a distributor for Dassault Systèmes’ DraftSight, a leading design and drafting software solution, across the North America and European regions.

DraftSight from Dassault Systèmes provides a complete set of editing, design, and automation tools for the essential 2D and 3D CAD design and drafting needs of architects, engineers, design professionals, students, and makers. These include compatibility with industry standard file formats, a familiar user interface, flexible licensing options, and interoperability with Dassault Systèmes’ CATIA and SOLIDWORKS applications.

Jaap Smit, vice president, Datech, Global, TD SYNNEX, said: “We are delighted to significantly extend the reach of DraftSight to our partner communities in North America and Europe. We are looking forward to introducing the broad potential of their solutions in the manufacturing, architecture and construction, mechanical engineering, and automotive industries. The agreement also marks a significant step in Datech’s diversification strategy, further strengthening our portfolio of specialist design solutions.

“Datech’s deep design sector expertise and distribution ecosystem provide us with significant reach into partner networks, enabling us to effectively address design-focused partner requirements and growth opportunities. In addition we will leverage our experience and expertise in the on-boarding of new partners bringing the value and opportunity of DraftSight’s solutions to an event broader audience”, added Smit.

As well as meeting the needs of the established channel, Datech provides digital distribution, automated services and platforms that support partners on their digital transformation journey, empowering partners with data-driven insights through its dashboards, and the application of its FLAER (find, land, adopt, expand, renew) sales lifecycle methodology. TD SYNNEX Datech and Dassault Systèmes will work together to target key worldwide markets of growth potential, such as manufacturing, construction, retail, hospitality, utilities, transport, mining, finance, telecoms, education, media, government, and real estate.

Andreas Kulik, Senior Director, Global DraftSight Business Development & GTM Strategy at Dassault Systèmes said: “Our partnership with TD SYNNEX to expand the availability of DraftSight supports the growing needs for affordable and best-in-class 2D and 3D CAD design and drafting solutions. DraftSight is an industry-leading collaborative CAD software solution and an integral part of our portfolio. DraftSight combined with our 3DEXPERIENCE platform delivers a cloud-based drawing collaboration and data management environment connecting people, data, ideas, and solutions that is the preferred choice of manufacturing and AEC professionals globally.

John Kitchingman SVP Global Customer Engagement, Dassault Systèmes, added, “I am absolutely delighted with this new agreement with TD SYNNEX. We have a common ambition, well defined objectives, great collaboration and a clear plan driving our joint long-term success. TD SYNNEX’s global reach, ability to scale, and technical expertise make them an ideal partner for us.”


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