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Avatech Solutions Experts Reach Autodesk Civil 3D Implementation Expert Status

January 23, 2007

BALTIMORE, Md.–Avatech Solutions Inc., the nationwide technology experts for design, engineering, and facilities management, announced that each of their fifteen civil application engineers have successfully passed the stringent standards established by Autodesk to become official Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 Implementation Certified Experts (ICEs).

"I would like to congratulate the entire team for their achievement. Of note is the fact that four members of our team passed with perfect scores," said Avatech's Vice President, Infrastructure Solution Group, Bruce White. "These certifications underscore Avatech's strong commitment to continually grow our expertise in civil engineering so that we can offer the highest standard of service to our customers."

The hands-on exam, which spans three and a half days, covers implementation analysis, end-user workflow analysis, data migration and much more. To make the grade, students must demonstrate a full breadth of knowledge of Autodesk Civil 3D software. The certification indicates that the Avatech professionals-combining theoretical excellence with real-world success-know how to plan, deliver, and maintain successful implementations. Being a certified expert means recipients have demonstrated their ability to creatively identify opportunities for improved process efficiency to meet an organization's goals while at the same time avoiding lost productivity due to technology change.

John Walton, infrastructure solutions training and partner development manager at Autodesk added, "We are pleased to see partners like Avatech supporting and encouraging their staff to obtain Autodesk certification. This certification ensures that Avatech is at the forefront of providing a high level of technical expertise in the marketplace."

Avatech also announced that their GIS Application Expert received certification for Autodesk Map 3D 2007. This means that every one of Avatech's sixteen Infrastructure Solutions Group technical specialists has attained the distinction of Implementation Certified Expert.

"I am proud to acknowledge the dedication, hard work, and extensive proficiency that our technical team demonstrates by achieving these designations," said Scott Harris, Avatech Solutions President. "We've always said that we have unparalleled expertise and these certifications are qualitative proof. Civil and infrastructure firms can be assured that they receive unsurpassed technology implementation guidance to realize dramatically improved business results."



About Avatech Solutions

Avatech Solutions, Inc. is a nationwide design automation and technology services company providing innovative solutions that enable clients to more effectively design, develop, and manage projects, products, and facilities. Avatech experts give customers a competitive advantage through technology consulting, implementation, integration, training and support services exclusively for the design, engineering, and facilities management industries. Headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland, Avatech is one of the largest integrators of Autodesk software worldwide and a leading provider of PLM solutions. Customers include industry leaders from the Fortune 500 and Engineering News Record's Top 100 companies. Visit www.avatech.com for more information.

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