CDS Visual Wins 2023 SaaS Award

20 September 2023

San Jose, CA and New York, NY – 19 September 2023 – CDS Visual, part of Dover and a leading provider of software as a service (SaaS) 3D visualization solutions, has been declared the winner of the Best SaaS For Improved Productivity (USA) in the international SaaS Awards program this week.  

Now celebrating its 8th year, The SaaS Awards continues to recognize and honor outstanding SaaS innovations from all corners of the world. The program boasted an array of categories for 2023 showcasing SaaS solutions across industry verticals. Entries from hundreds of organizations spanning North America, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Australasia were received.  

James Williams, Head of Operations at The SaaS Awards, said: “CDS Visual is a deserving winner in a highly competitive category. “Each year, we’re impressed by the innovative solutions and achievements of our entrants. Submissions continue to improve, reflecting positive progress. With every awards program of this business software ‘Oscars,’ we see even more captivating innovations that adapt to the evolving challenges of today.” 

CDS Mentor enables the transformation of existing CAD assets into immersive learning experiences. The self-service solution requires no expertise in coding or development and can be used on multiple devices – smartphones, tablets, PCs and soon mixed reality headsets. In addition, users can upload their own CAD assets to create immersive 3D instructions with animations and interactive annotations. These can then be shared with the company’s internal workforce and customers for product installation and maintenance. 

Meenakshi Jindal, Lead Judge at The SaaS Awards 2023, said: “Congratulations to CDS Mentor on winning the Best SaaS for Improved Productivity (USA) category! Its cloud-based 3D immersive learning software demonstrates a strong understanding of the industry’s needs and addresses them effectively. The incorporation of 3D visualization technology enhances the training experience, improving retention and comprehension. The compatibility with industry-standard file formats and existing manufacturing systems shows a commitment to seamless integration. The innovative features, such as real-time feedback and performance tracking, set CDS Visual’s software apart and fill a crucial gap in the market. Well done on the well-deserved success, from everyone at The SaaS Awards!” 

“Winning an award from the international SaaS Awards is a great achievement and demonstrates our commitment to producing excellent work,” said John Major, General Manager, CDS Visual. “This recognition confirms that our dedicated staff has consistently made every effort to develop innovative solutions addressing our customers’ needs. One example is the continuous enhancement of the CDS Visual platform with new releases of CDS Mentor work instructions for manufacturing plant operators. We are thrilled that The SaaS Awards have acknowledged our work on a global scale. This victory motivates us to continue stretching the bounds of what is conceivable in the SaaS world as we work towards better standards for our industry and customers.” 

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Contact details     

Kevin Jurrens (for CDS Visual) 


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For the Cloud Awards     
James Williams – head of operations     
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About the Cloud Awards         

The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud as we move into 2023 and beyond. Categories include the Software as a Service award, Most Promising Start-Up, and “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution.          


Winners are selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards and SaaS Awards, please visit         


About the SaaS Awards         

The SaaS Awards is a sister program to the Cloud Awards, which was founded in 2011. The SaaS Awards focuses on recognizing excellence and innovation in software solutions. Categories range from Best Enterprise-Level SaaS to Best UX or UI Design in a SaaS Product.         


About CDS Visual  

CDS Visual enables manufacturers to drive business value by unlocking their CAD assets. Its cloud-based visualization solutions, trusted by the world’s biggest industrial suppliers, revolutionize their commerce, configure price quote (CPQ), and training initiatives. With an extensive offering of 3D visualization solutions, CDS uniquely re-purposes existing CAD assets to deliver impactful solutions for 3D configuration, aftermarket part search, 3D work instructions and enhanced digital content. CDS Visual is part of Dover, a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of over $8 billion.  Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn for more information. 

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