Denver-based initial.aec to Unite with MasterGraphics to form a New AEC Innovation Consultancy

Denver-based initial.aec to Unite with MasterGraphics to form a New AEC Innovation Consultancy



New partnership to provide expanded design technology consulting service capabilities to U.S. AEC community.


Madison, Wis., February 8, 2018 – MasterGraphics, Inc. President and CEO, Michael Wilkes, and initial.aec President, Scott Bailey, announced the official partnership between intial.aec and the CAD solutions division of MasterGraphics, forming the new MasterGraphics.aec brand. As separate entities, both MasterGraphics and initial.aec have been industry-leading partners of Autodesk and other major design software and service providers. Together, MasterGraphics.aec (MG.aec) looks to increase its already strong presence in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries with technology, training and advanced consulting solutions that address the complete business equation:  people, process, and technology.

“Both our firms are proud of our lasting client relationships, which are a result of a keen focus on building true partnerships to help our clients achieve true business results. We look forward to leveraging our 75+ years of combined industry experience, and strong technical capabilities to reach more of the national market, and providing high-end professional services that further emphasize our innovataive software, training and workflow consulting efforts,” said Michael Wilkes, president and CEO of MasterGraphics, Inc. “It’s exciting to see one of our longest-standing partners bolster their commitment to AEC with this strategic move. The combined strength of MasterGraphics and initial.aec ensures customers will get the robust industry expertise and services they need to achieve their business outcomes,” said Steve Blum, senior vice president, Worldwide Field Operations, Autodesk. Scott Bailey, president of initial.aec commented, “Our shared vision of helping our clients build on their strengths in order to drive greater efficiency and improved design, makes this the perfect partnership.  Through this alliance, we will be able to provide greater value and innovation to our client partnerships, and the AEC industry as a whole, in a way that no other organization has done before.”

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About MasterGraphics Inc.

MasterGraphics, Inc. is one of the Midwest’s leading providers of technology solutions for architecture, engineering, construction, and civil industries and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, with offices in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Minneapolis. Serving as a trusted advisor to its clients, MasterGraphics helps to streamline design data throughout its customers’ entire process. For more information, visit

About initial.aec Inc.

initial.aec is a design technology firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices in the Pacific Northwest and Midwest offering nationwide consulting for design software solutions, Autodesk certified training, premier technical support, and customization of design software. With a successful company history built on IT solutions and consulting services specific to the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industries initial.aec seamlessly becomes a part of  it’s clients business strategy. See full list of our services and solutions at

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