• Sales@idea-group.net
  • Call Us: +1(844) CAD-Design
  • 24445 Northwestern Hwy. Suite 214 Southfield, Michigan 48075

Our Services

As your CAD services partner, we offer you:

  • A highly trained, experienced and permanently employed North American team that acts as a strategic extension of your organization.
  • Industry leading critical skills is areas such as steel, aluminum, foam, plastics and soft trim.
  • Highest retention of work force and customer knowledge.
  • Competitive domestic rates.

We have direct access to Ford, GM and Chrysler Teamcenter. We are able to support your new business development by facilitating data exchange with the OEM. Our team has extensive experience and expertise with any automotive OEM related CAD data requirement. In addition to Ford, GM, and FCA, we offer data exchange and expertise with Nissan, Toyota, Honda, and all European OEM manufacturers.

Here is a list of OEM manufacturers that we support:

  • Ford
  • GM
  • FCA
  • Nissan
  • Toyota
  • Honda
  • Tesla
  • Hyundai
  • BMW
  • VW
  • Audi
  • Porsche
  • Renault
  • Mercedes-Benz

Unlike all other staffing firms, who operate on a search and provide model, IDEA Group stands alone as a provider of highly trained and certified CAD designers from a holding tank where designers are trained in-house for a minimum of 30 days prior to their assignment. Once the designers are at your facility, we provide them with functional project mentoring as needed in order to insure success and that they exceed your expectations. Each of our designers will operate effectively in both NX and v5.

We provide short-term and long-term contract designers and contract designers for hire. Our billing rates are highly competitive in order to insure a successful and sustainable service.

Break the cycle of inefficient CAD contingent labor support and contact us today to start taking advantage of our program. It could be the most value added decision you may make all year.

To schedule a presentation showcasing our staffing capabilities, please contact us.

Our CAD Training is provided through our sister Company, Designer Vault, which is an authorized Siemens and Dassault training provider. Our program is results based and a value added alternative to traditional class room training. We offer a one-on-one or a customizable group program that is focused on helping you achieve quick results pertaining to your specific product line.

Our program is broken down into two unique services. A scalable basic mentoring program and a functional mentoring long term support program. These programs are available for both Siemens NX and Catia V5.

Scalable Basic Training:

A minimum of three days are required. The last two days may be bypassed if the designer gains the necessary proficiency. Rates are per person.

Day 1 – 8 hours –basic navigation and overview -$495

Day 2 –8 hours –basic modeling -$495

Day 3 –8 hours –advanced modeling -$495

Day 4 –8 hours –advanced modeling II -$495

Day 5 –8 hours –assemblies and detailing -$495

Total cost for three days = $1,485. Total cost for five days = $2,475

Functional Support:

In order to address the continuous infliction points associated with learning and applying new software, each designer or engineer will require some level of minimal support during the learning curve. We offer over-the-phone, via net meeting or in person customer support style mentoring to help address these issues. Cost is per hour starting at $58/hour.

We offer Linear and Non-linear FEA support.

In working with our close manufacturing partners, we offer a vast array of Rapid Prototyping needs. Please contact us with you needs.