About PADT

PADT is the Southwest’s leading provider of engineering services and products for Simulation, Product Development, and 3D Printing. We are a group of smart, experienced people who like to do challenging things. The PADT family includes our outstanding staff as well as our vendors and especially our customers.

Our History

Join Our Team

The foundation of PADT is our outstanding staff. If you are looking for a home where engineers, salespeople, technicians, and administrative staff are challenged and grow, review our current openings.
Our Philosophy
Awards
ANSYS, Inc
Alex Grishin & Matt Sutton
2002 Best of Session Technical Paper Award: “APDL Applications and Customization”
Honeywell
PADT's ANSYS Technical Support Team
2005, Outstanding Support of ANSYS and CFX Engineering Simulation Tools”
Arizona Technology Council
PADT
2011 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation, Pioneering Innovation Award
ASU W.P. Carey, School of Business
PADT
2011 Spirit of Enterprise Awards Entrepreneurial Leadership Award
Arizona Promoters of Applied Science in Education (APASE)
PADT
2011 President’s Award In Recognition of Outstanding Contributions at the National Underwater Robotics Challenge
AZBio
PADT Medical
2011 Fast Lane Award
Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG)
Brad Palumbo
2012 DINO Award
IEEE Phoenix Chapter
PADT
Small Company of the Year, 2013 Technical Contributions Award
University of Denver
Norman Stucker
Dean’s Award, 2014 Assistance in Creating Engineering School Co-Op Program
Phoenix Business Journal
Eric Miller
2016 Most Admired Leaders
Entrepreneur Magazine
PADT
#249 on 2017 Entrepreneur 360 List
American Business Awards
PADT's ANSYS Technical Support Team
2018 Silver Stevie Award Customer Service Department of the Year
Arizona Biotechnology Association (AZBIO)
Rey Chu
2018 DINO Award
Phoenix Business Journal
Eric Miller
2019 Top Tech Exec Award
Phoenix Business Journal
PADT
2019 Corporate Excellence Award, #46
AZ Big Media
Eric Miller
2020 AZ Business Leaders Technology & Manufacturing Technology Innovators
University of Advancing Technology
Eric Miller
Honorary Doctor of Philosophy March 20, 2020
AZ Big Media
Eric Miller
2021AZ Business Leaders Technology & Manufacturing Technology Innovators

Patents

PADT is proud to present 66 patents listing our employees as inventors or co-inventor. The breadth of industry covered and technical expertise represented indicate how PADT truly helps our customers make innovation work.

SBIR/STTR

PADT is fortunate to be a recipient of 17 SBIR and STTR grants as of October, 2021.

Next PADT Events

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7

Jul.

2022

1:00 pm

Arizona AADM Conference, 2022
Arizona Aerospace, Aviation, Defense, and Manufacturing Conference Venue 8600, Scottsdale, AZ

13

Jul.

2022

11:00 am

Additive & Structural Optimization Updates in Ansys 2022 R1 – Webinar

13

Jul.

2022

10:21 pm

NCMS Technology Showcase: Corpus Christi Army Depot
Day 1
Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD)
Invitation Only

14

Jul.

2022

9:24 pm

NCMS Technology Showcase: Corpus Christi Army Depot
Day 2
Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD)
Invitation Only

20

Jul.

2022

11:00 am

Simulation Best Practices for the Pharmaceutical Industry – Webinar

1

Aug.

2022

11:00 pm

2022 CEO Leadership Retreat
Day 1 (Golf, Dinner)
AZ Tech Council
Poco Diablo Resort
Sedona, AZ

Press Releases

Review the big announcements that PADT has made through the years.

Last PADT News

Press Release: Flownex and PADT Support Student Rocketry with Launch Canada Rocketry Association Partnership

By

Eric Miller

- June 7, 2022

Industry Highlight: PADT and Aerospace

By

Eric Miller

- June 2, 2022

New Paper: Exploring Optimization in Nature Through Simulation and 3D Printing

By

Eric Miller

- May 6, 2022

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Most of our customers receive their support over the phone or via email. Customers who are close by can also set up a face-to-face appointment with one of our engineers.

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