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1 August 2007

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think3 Starts Commercial Operations in India

think3 Inc .® is commencing commercial operations in India . The Company has a dedicated Direct sales and marketing team of twelve highly experienced professionals across India . To strengthen its reach and network in India , the company has appointed Adroitec as its National Distributor and entered into a co-promotion partnership with Hewlett Packard, India . The company is also looking to seal a slew of partnerships with a host of VARs (value added re-sellers) as well over the next few months. The company is targeting education, engineering and manufacturing verticals, which it sees as replete with immense potential.

According to Tom Davis , Director-International Sales think3 Inc ., "think3 is aggressively looking to establish a foothold in India after its success in Italy , Japan & European markets. The exponential growth in the manufacturing, engineering and education verticals presents an immense opportunity before us, which we would like to leverage and tap into. India is a key market for think3 globally and our solutions in the areas of Industrial Design, Product Design, Tool Design and PLM offer an end to end solution for this market. In fact, in that sense think3's entry will affect the Indian market more by catalyzing more world-class product development and innovation at these companies. Over the next 3 years we see India emerging as among the Top 3 market for think3 globally."

According to Sivaram Narjala , Managing Director, think3 India, "Our existing R&D/support presence in India coupled with think3's global expertise presents a formidable combination as we enter the Indian market since we are building on a firm base.

Commenting on the partnership, Saroop Chand, Adroitec, said, "We find that the technology environment provided by think3 is world class and this is a strong value proposition to go back to our customers. We see tremendous traction in the market that think3 plays in and are confident of the capability think3's technology has in addressing the needs of the Indian market. The think3 product line fits well into our overall company philosophy and as such we will be dedicating a large sales team for this. We are delighted to partner think3 and look forward to growing together in India."

According to Rajnish Gupta, Country Manager - Commercial Desktops & Workstations, Personal Systems Group, HP India, " HP intends to capture the domestic workstation audience from the manufacturing, telecommunications, media, life science divisions, architecture, engineering and financial & educational institutions". He further added, "We believe that with think3's technology in HP workstations, our customers will benefit immensely as the combination will allow designers and engineers to seamlessly transition from 2D to 3D technology environments. This association will help us to broaden our offering to customers in the country."

About Adroitec

Adroitec Information Systems Limited formerly HOPE Consulting Inc. with a team of dedicated professionals offer end to end CAD solutions to manufacturing companies in India and is an ISO 9001 Certified Global Consultancy and Services Company.

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