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
Award, 2023 Top Leaders InBusiness PHX Magazine
InBusiness Magazine of Greater Phoenix
Eric Miller
19 Top Leaders 2023
Award ANSYS Paper Matt Alex 2002
ANSYS, Inc
Alex Grishin & Matt Sutton
2002 Best of Session Technical Paper Award: “APDL Applications and Customization”
Award Honeywell Support 2005
Honeywell
PADT's ANSYS Technical Support Team
2005, Outstanding Support of ANSYS and CFX Engineering Simulation Tools”
Award AZTC GCOI Pioneering Inovation 2011
Arizona Technology Council
PADT
2011 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation, Pioneering Innovation Award
Award ASU SpiritofEnterprise 2011
ASU W.P. Carey, School of Business
PADT
2011 Spirit of Enterprise Awards Entrepreneurial Leadership Award
Award APASE Presidents 2011
Arizona Promoters of Applied Science in Education (APASE)
PADT
2011 President’s Award In Recognition of Outstanding Contributions at the National Underwater Robotics Challenge
Award AZBio Fast Lane 2011
AZBio
PADT Medical
2011 Fast Lane Award
Award AMUG Dino 2012 Brad
Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG)
Brad Palumbo
2012 DINO Award
Award IEEEPhx Small Biz 2012
IEEE Phoenix Chapter
PADT
Small Company of the Year, 2013 Technical Contributions Award
Award UofD DeansAward Norm
University of Denver
Norman Stucker
Dean’s Award, 2014 Assistance in Creating Engineering School Co-Op Program
Award PBJ MostAdmLeader 2016
Phoenix Business Journal
Eric Miller
2016 Most Admired Leaders
Award Entrepreneur 360 2017
Entrepreneur Magazine
PADT
#249 on 2017 Entrepreneur 360 List
Award Stevie TechSupport 2017
American Business Awards
PADT's ANSYS Technical Support Team
2018 Silver Stevie Award Customer Service Department of the Year
Award AMUG Dino 2018 Rey
Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG)
Rey Chu
2018 DINO Award
Award
Phoenix Business Journal
Eric Miller
2019 Top Tech Exec Award
Award ACE 2019 PADT Wide
Phoenix Business Journal
PADT
2019 Corporate Excellence Award, #46
Award AZBusiness Leader 2020 EricMiller Wide
AZ Big Media
Eric Miller
2020 AZ Business Leaders Technology & Manufacturing Technology Innovators
Award UAT Hon PHD 2020
University of Advancing Technology
Eric Miller
Honorary Doctor of Philosophy March 20, 2020
Award AZBusiness Leader 2021 EricMiller Wide
AZ Big Media
Eric Miller
2021AZ Business Leaders Technology & Manufacturing Technology Innovators

Patents

PADT is proud to present over 93 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.

Community
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PADT is an active participant in many industry, academic, and community orginizations

PADT Community Logos 0002 Utah Mfg Assoc
Industry Leaders Coming Together to Solve the Relevant Issues Facing the Local Industry
Member
2016 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0004 Sonoran Desert Choral
Vocal Group Founded in 1994
Sponsor
1995 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0010 AZ SHRM
Arizona’s HR Professional Group
Member
2013 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0000 VCP
Connecting Innovators Every Thursday in Downtown Phoenix
Leadership Council Member
2022 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0002 UofA
Leading Research University in Tucson, Arizona
Capstone Project Judging and Award Sponsor
2010 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0003 STEM Generation
Description Closing the Gap in Stem Learning Opportunities
Advisory Board Member
2020 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0004 SciTech Institute
Making STEM Connections in Arizona and Beyond
Sponsor | Participant
2012 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0005 NMTC
Trade Group Growing the Impact of Technology in New Mexico
Member | Event Sponsor
2015 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0001 Venture Madness
The Southwest’s Premier Investor and Startup Gathering
Sponsor | Judge | Mentor
2016 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0006 FOR Maricopa
Providing Food and Other Resources in Maricopa, Arizona
Sponsor
2011 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0007 CO Bio
Creating Co-opportunity for the Colorado Life Sciences Community
Member | Judge
2016 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0008 Cleantech Open
The Largest clean technology accelerator program in the world.
Mentor | Sponsorship | Judge
2012 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0011 AZNext
Workforce Training Accelerator Partnership
Committee Member
2021 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0014 ASU
Leading University Based in Tempe, Arizona
Multiple Advisory Boards | Guest Lectures
2004 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0016 ACA
Arizona’s Economic Development Public-Private Partnership
Mentor, Judge, Entrepreneur in Residence
2105 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0013 ATI
Arizona’s Largest and Most Active Angel Investment Group
Members | Screening Committee Member
2007 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0012 AZBio
The Arizona Bioindustry Association
Member
2005 – Present
PADT Community Logos 0009 AZTC
Arizona’s Largest Trade Group for Tech Companies
Member | Board Member | Board Chair 2019-2023
2008 – Present

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Structures Updates in Ansys 2024 R1 (1) – Mechanical, Meshing & composites

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2024 Arizona Space Summit
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Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU

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The Broadmore
Colorado Springs, CO

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Colorado Springs, CO

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Colorado Springs, CO

Press Releases

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

Last PADT News

Press Release: PADT Announces Robert McLoughlin as Vice President of Sales

By

Eric Miller

- February 15, 2024

The PADT Pulse – PADT Colorado Moves, Singularities in FEA, and Flownex 2023.1 – January 2024

By

Eric Miller

- January 30, 2024

Press Release: PADT Colorado Office Moves from Littleton to Lakewood, Colorado

By

Eric Miller

- January 29, 2024

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