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Cush Suspensions

A Conversation with Jason M. Klein, Innovator & Co-Founder of Cush Suspensions. Give us a background on your education: "I knew since I was a litle kid that I wanted to invent things when I grew up, so I decided to follow in my father's footsteps and become an engineer. I spent 4 long years, including fulltime in the summers, at University of Missouri-Rolla and received a Bachelor of Science degree as a Mechanical Engineer in 1990." How did you get into the air-ride suspension business? "After graduation, I was hired by the founder of another air ride suspension company to work closely with him and his head of engineering to develop the most inovative heavy-duty air ride suspension systems of that time...


LifeForm Studio

Lifeform Studio, located in Leawood, KS, merges 3D photography and 3D printing to create life-like reproductions of people that they call lifeforms. Lifeform captures and recreates grandkids, grandparents, dancers, uniformed athletes, uniformed soldiers, brides, grooms, pets, and more. They also provide general 3D printing services for architecture, engineering, prototyping, etc. Their 3D printer from 3D Systems is at the core of their business. Without it, they simply would not have a product. ...


Hytrol Conveyor Company

Hytrol Conveyor Company, established in 1947, is one of the largest manufacturers of conveyors and conveying systems in the world. Their client list includes such well-known companies as 3M, Barnes & Noble, Federal Express, United Parcel Service, and Costco Wholesale. Hytrol looked to D3 and Autodesk for help in solving their most pressing business challenge: mass-producing customized products quickly and cost-effectively. With D3 and Autodesk's help, Hytrol was able to implement an effective Engineer-to-Order sales system using Autodesk Inventer ETO (formerly Intent), shortening sales cycle and engineering time on customized products. Hytrol also enlisted D3 to train its engineers how to upgrade from 2D to 3D using Autodesk Inventor Series.


Mid-South Engineering

Mid-South Engineering is a consulting company in the wood products and bio-energy industries with offices in both Little Rock, Arkansas and Cary, North Carolina. By putting to use their new capabilities from their new Autodesk arsenal of software, they are able continue to grow and expand while others in the industry are downsizing.

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Isotec Security Inc.

Isotec Security Inc. is a Colorado-based company that designs, tests, and builds some of the world's most trusted safety entrance systems. The use of Digital Prototyping eliminated any trial and error that could have arisen from purchasing parts that didn't work or fit into the required space.

Click the link below to read about some of the projects Isotec has completed that required the use of visualization tools to "see" the completed project before investment in parts were made.


Power Service, Inc.

PSI is a multi-discipline design and fabrication firm that provides mainly skid mounted turnkey ready packages to numerous industries. Their products are commonly utilized in oil and gas production, but are not limited to those arenas.

Click the link below to read more about how PSI can complete large projects with specific requirements.


Custom Powder Systems

Custom Powder Systems is a leading provider of systems to blend, transport, contain, and process dry materials for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, nutrition supplement, and industrial manufacturing industries.

Click the link below to read more about how Custom Powder Systems completes projects using automation.


Cynergy Ergonomics, Inc.

Based in St. Louis, MO, Cynergy Ergonomics builds speciality and custom lifting systems. Cynergy's goal is to build machines that address safety issues while increasing productivity and improving risk management. Cyergy has adopted Digital Prototyping as their solution to overcoming the need for physical prototypes.

Click the link below to read more about how Cynergy Ergonomics is using Autodesk Inventor to get their designs right and secure contracts with customers.



Based in Louisiana, CellXion is a division of Sabre Industries, Inc., the largest telecom shelter manufacturer in the world. CellXion designs and manufactures a full line of concrete, structural steel, and ultra-light aluminum shelters. CellXion also provides mobile, panelized and field-erectable specialty products. Their services include equipment integration and complete turnkey construction, sometimes built entirely to the customer's specific needs.

Click the link below to read more about what CellXion does and how Autodesk Vault, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD & Intent (ETO) design automation help them win bids and complete projects with Digital Prototyping.


Handling Systems & Conveyors

Handling Systems and Conveyors designs, fabricates and installs custom handling equipment. This equipment can range in weight from a few ounces to several tons. HSC works with D3 TECHNOLOGIES and Autodesk products to design their custom projects and deliver on schedule.

Click the link below to read more about what HSC does and how Autodesk Inventor & AutoCAD help them win bids and complete projects on a tight schedule.


Northwind Inc.

Northwind Inc. was founded in 1994. Known for their expertise in drafting and manufacturing sanitary conveying systems for the meat, poultry and baking industries, Northwind works with Autodesk products and D3 TECHNOLOGIES to help manufacture their products.

Click the link below to read more about what Northwind does and how Autodesk Inventor helps them complete projects faster, for a better price, and with higher quality than they otherwise would.



Central States Industrial Equipment & Service, Inc. (CSI) is a Missouri-based company that Engineers to Order equipment to makes fabrication & installation easy for their customers.

Click the link below to read about a project with an extremely tight deadline that CSI was able to complete on schedule with a Digital Prototyping workflow.



GENESYS Systems Integrator is a material-handling systems integrator that specializes in engineering, design-build and construction.

Click the link below to read about the types of projects GENESYS tackles regularly and how they manage to develop, review, simulate and build the parts their customers need in a timely and effecient manner.

"D3 TECHNOLOGIES is a true 'value-added' reseller. D3 has been a great resource in our implementation of Inventor 3D technology by training our employees, guiding us in setting up our system, and providing expert technical help. They have helped us become a better company…"

George Williams, Manager of Engineering
Hytrol Conveyor Company, Jonesboro, Arkansas