Customer Stories

Explore all the companies that are transforming American manufacturing with KETIV by their side.

H2S Engineers Makes Innovation Leap in Strategic Partnership with KETIV

Over the last two years, H2S Engineers has embarked on a transformative journey. This change is in part due to its partnership with KETIV, which has enhanced the optimization of H2S Engineers’ Autodesk technology and licensing, while also boosting their team’s skills and adaptability.
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Cost savings and agility: Idaho Steel’s digital transformation triumph

Idaho Steel is comprised of a group of smart engineers who like to self-discover and hone their process and technology solutions. They’ve been using Autodesk for 25+ years, starting with AutoCAD.  In 2019, consistent with their DIY culture, Idaho Steel introduced computers to the fabrication shop after learning how other manufacturers benefited from this practice. […]
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Superior Tank Boosts Cycle Times by Automating and Expanding Core Design Process 

The team at Superior Tank wanted to boost the performance of their drafting department by reducing drafting times, increasing drafting throughput, and improving accuracy—all while shortening the cycle time to customers. While Superior Tank’s designers had always maintained high drawing standards, they needed a solution to help speed up the process of creating new, from-the-ground-up tank designs to prevent backlogs. KETIV helped Superior Tank cut down on the need for net-new design iterations in their workflow by empowering designers with the ability to expand their library of core designs.
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TOMRA Fresh Food | Compac Launches 3D Design and Configuration to Accelerate the Sales Process

3D design and configuration changed how TOMRA Fresh Food | Compac provides solutions to their customers in the food packing industry. Learn their secret!
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Racking Solutions Provider Boosts Efficiency with Turnkey Sales and Design Automation Solution

Reclaiming a Competitive Advantage Nucor Warehouse Systems didn’t want to be perceived as a “steel converter,” changing raw steel materials into racking parts and products for their customers. They knew it was time to provide an elevated customer service in addition to just offering their great products. Company leaders were frustrated that they were only able to […]
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ME Elecmetal is Establishing a Single Source of Truth with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

As they continue to grow and scale, ME Elecmetal has its eyes on creating a single source of truth for the organization. They know there is value to solidifying and securing their workflows and assets on a single platform. Because of their global reach, they needed to select a cloud-based platform to standardize upon. They […]
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LaunchPoint Propels Simulation Capabilities to the Next Level with Startup Programs

LaunchPoint is moving beyond just designing the future of transportation. The company is navigating the difficult transition of maturing from a research and development group to be a real manufacturing company, with operations, manufacturing, shipping and receiving, and more. They need to be efficient in design and simulation if they are going to succeed in […]
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Kheyti Revolutionizing Small Farmer Business with the Help of Fusion 360

The designing and engineering for the Greenhouse-in-a-Box were being outsourced to greenhouse design consultants and manufacturers in India, Israel, and America. Kheyti would provide these teams with requirements around temperature control, pest protection, humidity, rain protection, etc. But with outsourcing comes delays and gaps in collaboration, especially when working with a global team. Kheyti needed […]
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Global Leader in Life Science Fluidics Keeps to Project Deadlines with Fluids Simulation

IDEX Health & Science’s product development department has been partnered with KETIV and using Autodesk Moldflow since 2014 to troubleshoot problems and address manufacturing challenges. One project, in particular had been designed and was moving to production, but once the part was molded and machined into, there were substantial problems. The machining process uncovered significant […]
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California Based Manufacturer Overcomes Contractor Collaboration Challenges

Cloacina’s core product is the MEMPAC-M membrane bioreactor – a packaged wastewater treatment system for municipal clients who need an immediate treatment solution, those who are budget-conscious but still have to meet stringent discharge requirements, or those with the desire to reclaim treated effluent for reuse. All interior and exterior components are manufactured from high-quality, […]
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Transpac Marinas and KETIV: Envisioning a Future. Together.

As innovative thought-leaders, the Transpac team knew they needed to implement a system that could evolve to meet their customer’s demands. They realized they had to look outside of their team and beyond their current Autodesk reseller to stay at the forefront of their industry.
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GK Machine Inspires Imagination and Innovation

GK Machine strives to match the needs and vision of each client through a provision of high quality services and support. With help from KETIV, GK Machine continues to be an industry leader in assisting its customers in agriculture, transportation, and other innovative markets. GK Machine recognizes the importance of ingenuity and innovation in the […]
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IAC Industries’ Journey from AutoCAD to Inventor

More and more, customers including architects and designers, would ask for 3D models of products, in order to see them integrated into the full design of a room. It was clear that a basic 2D image lacked the true depiction of their products that a 3D model could convey. For IAC to remain competitive, they […]
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Finding Success as a Startup: Nexus3 Pivots Business to Manufacture Face Shields

At the beginning of 2020, Nexus3 had the goal to produce end use parts, tooling, and prototypes largely for aerospace companies. Unfortunately, as the world came face to face with a pandemic, Nexus3 knew they needed to switch gears quickly. With business slowing down in the aerospace industry, Nexus3’s founders saw an opportunity to help […]
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How Cleaver-Brooks Used Automation to Significantly Reduce Lead Times

Cleaver-Brooks is often sought out for their technological breakthroughs in the generation of steam and hot water. Increasing demand for customized designs soon led to Cleaver-Brooks looking into automation to meet market demand. Once a customer had approved a design and issued a purchase order during the sales planning stage, which could take an average […]
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Central Arizona Project: The Challenge to Augment, Automate, and Accelerate

We sat down with Central Arizona Project’s Drawing Services Supervisor, Holly Forden, to discuss some of the challenges CAP has faced in recent years. Interviewer: What are the greatest challenges CAP has come across? Holly: Central Arizona Project (CAP) was facing the typical challenges that most established operations and maintenance industries are confronted with today, […]
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Can Lines Engineering Brings you 60 Years of Innovation

As a manufacturing company, CLE is always looking towards the future and will continue to do so, shoulder to shoulder with KETIV. Watch how KETIV and Autodesk software help CLE streamline their manufacturing processes to get conveyor lines up and running quickly so clients can get their products out the door and onto store shelves.
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Vault Automation Reduces Manual Tasks and Time to Market for Bauer Compressors

Bauer’s commitment over the years has always been to use the latest technology, best materials, most qualified human resources and the most efficient fabrication techniques. What has upholding this commitment to their customers looked like? It has led to Bauer’s most innovative designs and most recently, an improvement in their time to market and a […]
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Oscar® Honors for KETIV’s Own Scott Oshita

Working at KETIV gives us the chance to work with amazing people, both customers and our own consultants. Together, they are changing the world with the products they create. Doing what we love is reward enough, but when the world recognizes the impact we make, it is important that we celebrate together.   Scott Oshita, a colleague and […]
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Setting a Stage for the Nation

It’s Super Bowl LII… It’s mid-January of 2018 and the All Access team is in the midst of designing, manufacturing and sending stage pieces out for delivery and setup. Each of the three warehouses they occupy in Torrance, CA is manned at all hours of the day and night, Monday through Saturday. Every machine, employee […]
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Fanatical AutoCAD Support Assures User-Adoption for DWFritz

DWFritz implemented AutoCAD electrical following the process recommended by KETIV. KETIV helped set up the part database and templates and offered on-boarding training to help the adoption go smoothly. In addition, KETIV Support has provided additional answers for the organization throughout the process. 
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Heavy Lifting: How KETIV Sales Consulting Services Helped Fitness Innovator TRX® Drive Profits

TRX’s idea, born out of necessity, has grown into a successful global business. But, with success, comes challenge. Chief among these were; how to quickly develop new products and address supply chain issues, how to cultivate sales channel-specific product variations, and how to meet increasing demand for customized facility installations. Compounding all of this was […]
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KETIV Helps with Firefly Aerospace’s Mission to Race to Launch

Autodesk’s tools are enabling KETIV Customer, Firefly, to reach one of their goals: being first to market in order to remain competitive. The newest story highlights Firefly’s success with the Autodesk toolset including showcasing their first rocket, Alpha, which was designed in Autodesk Inventor. Firefly’s usage of Autodesk Vault helps ensure they aren’t duplicating work […]
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Cactus Varied Industries Finds Success in Partnership with KETIV

When Cactus Varied Industries met KETIV at a trade show, they were looking for a new and dynamic partner to work with to manage their design software. As a division of one of the world’s largest cattle feeding companies, Cactus Varied Industries is a commercial mass manufacturer of agricultural and construction systems. The portion of […]
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