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CADD Centre Enters Strategic Alliance with Primavera Systems Print E-mail
Written by Arjun   
Friday, 24 August 2007

Professionals in India now have Access to the Latest Project Management Technology

New Delhi: CADD Centre, Asia’s largest CAD Company, has engaged Primavera Systems, Inc., the world’s leading project and portfolio management software company, in a strategic alliance.

The CADD Centre-Primavera partnership will foster the training of professionals in India using the latest project management technology, which will help them to accurately manage projects’ schedules and budgets. Project management expertise has become a critical need, as industry trends indicate a growing demand for larger infrastructure and engineering projects year after year. 

Primavera introduced its ‘India Education Program’ earlier this year. The company has more than 750 customers in the country and it is fully committed to strengthening its presence in India.

CADD Centre will serve as both a reseller of Primavera project management software to educational institutions in India, as well as a training center, providing Primavera certified training courses to professionals and students.

“Effective project management is the key to profitability. We believe the local engineering giants will appreciate the opportunity to train professionals in the latest project management technology” said C.R. Vaitheeswaran, CMD, CADD Centre. “Using project management systems, like Primavera, will lead to increased savings and profitability for these organizations, which is of national interest,” he added.

“Primavera has identified India as one of its core markets for growth. Using Primavera helps ensure that local companies are optimizing their project management efforts and delivering projects on-time and on-budget. This partnership will provide a more educated generation of project managers that will ultimately deliver the infrastructure which will help India continue to grow and become a world economic force,” said Dean Forbes, Vice President, International Business, Primavera Systems, Inc.


 Chennai-based CADD Centre is Asia’s largest CAD Company with over 200 training centers and 20 offices in seven countries. Its annual turnover for FY 2005-2006 was around Rs. 90-crore.

CADD Centre, an 18-year old company offers the most comprehensive range of CAD (Computer Aided Design) products and services to the Design, Drafting, Engineering, Manufacturing & Consultancy organizations in all parts of India. CADD Centre is reputed for its strong all round technical expertise, efficient support and customer care. It holds the most dominant brand in the CAD industry and enjoys the maximum mind share amongst CAD customers.

Many CAD / CAE / R2V / EDMS companies in India install and implement products of CADD Centre Software Solutions, the software sales arm of the CADD Centre Group. With over 200 training centers, CADD Centre Training Services, the training division of CADD Centre group has trained over 300,000 engineers & graduates and enjoys the status of a preferred training partner for over 3,200 corporate customers countrywide.

CADD Centre started as a training company and has created a niche in various areas of CAD / CAE and Project management. Today CADD Centre is a single point contact for any CAD / CAE requirement in the country. Corporate houses believe in working with CADD Centre on account of its operational focus and excellence in its niche CAD segment.


 Primavera is a software company that provides business solutions for a project-driven world. The company helps organizations identify which projects are most important, and makes it easy for people to work collaboratively on those projects and deliver them successfully. Primavera solutions are industry-specific and role-based, with the power to support global enterprises. Primavera solutions have ensured the success of projects collectively worth more than $5.5 trillion, including the management of IT projects that span the globe, the construction of the world’s tallest buildings, ongoing multi-billion dollar oil discovery projects, space exploration, and the efficient use of personnel at professional services organizations.

In India, Primavera has a large client base including companies from engineering, construction and power sectors like L&T, Reliance, BHEL, NHPC, SAIL, Delhi Airport, Mumbai Airport, Indian Navy etc.

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