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About Cadnetics


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Flexible workflows


Industry-leading expertise


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Our Story

From the time we opened for business in 1993, Cadnetics was at the forefront of a technological revolution in the building and construction industry. From our humble Pittsburgh roots as a one-man shop, we’ve continued to expand our team and nationwide reach over the last 30+ years.

Although we take great pride in being early adopters of technology, our business has always been centered around building strong relationships and deep trust with our clients. We proudly partner with leading innovators, providing industry-leading technology, expertise, and production solutions that equip them to design and build projects with speed, accuracy, and precision. We show up to work every day for you, our clients, with unapologetic ambition, accountability, and exceptionally high standards. When you partner with Cadnetics, you know the job will get done on time, on budget, and with uncompromising quality.

We’re transforming the building industry for a better-built world, together. Will you join us?

A seamless extension of your team

Complete solution

With our comprehensive service offerings, there’s no need to patchwork together multiple vendors to get the job done. We offer a complete, all-in-one solution that can be executed seamlessly from start to finish.

Industry-leading technology

Get access to the latest technology and skills without needing to invest in expensive equipment or specialized talent in-house. With our scalable solutions, pay for only what you need, and nothing more.

Flexible workflows

With our adaptable solutions, we fill the gaps in your projects and simplify your life. We offer on-demand support that fits seamlessly into YOUR workflow, not ours.

Reliable support

We understand how stressful tight deadlines can be and how much pressure you’re under, because we’ve lived it. We’ll go above and beyond to get your project done on time and on budget, period.

Expertise you can depend on


Successful projects completed


Happy clients served


Years in business

Pittsburgh roots. Nationwide impact.

We are proud to be forged in the “Steel City,” the backbone of the building and construction industry in America. It is a hub for entrepreneurship, technology, ingenuity, and industrial force. As we have expanded our operations nationwide, we continue to hold these values close to our hearts.

Traditional Work Ethic. Modern Execution.
Since 1993.

  • 1993

    After 12+ years of sharpening his craft and working at the forefront of CAD technology throughout the 80s, including using the earliest versions of AutoCAD, James Mauler founded Mauler CADD Group as a humble one-man shop.

  • 1994

    The company is renamed to Cadnetics, takes on a partner, and opens its first physical office in downtown Pittsburgh in the Bank Tower.

  • 1997

     Cadnetics is one of the first companies to adopt the newly invented LEICA Disto technology. This revolutionary hand-held laser scanning device replaced the then-standard use of tape measures, massively improving the accuracy and speed of measurements.

  • 1998 – 2001

    Cadnetics opens its Visualization (VIS) division, landing a groundbreaking animation project for the new Pittsburgh Convention Center. This catapulted Cadnetics as a VIS leader in the greater Pittsburgh area.

  • 2004

    Cadnetics moves offices to the South Side of Pittsburgh on Carson St. to support its continued team growth and service expansion.

  • 2005 – 2010

    Cadnetics thrives through a major boom and bust period in the building and construction industry. Cadnetics is again an early adopter of new technology and processes, including Building Information Modeling (BIM), Autodesk REVIT, and LIDAR Laser Scanning.

  • 2015 – 2019

    Cadnetics wins multiple awards recognizing business growth and great workplace culture. These include back-to-back years for Fastest Growing 100 businesses in Pittsburgh, ranked #91 and then #33 the following year, as well as Best Places to Work in 2016, 2017, and 2019.

  • 2017

    Cadnetics outgrows its office again, moving the headquarters to Greentree Foster Plaza, and kicks off a major expansion effort beyond Pittsburgh. Sets new goals of becoming a nationally known brand and industry leader over the next 5-10 years.

  • 2021

    Cadnetics wins the 50 Fastest Growing businesses in Pittsburgh again in the midst of the pandemic, this time coming in at #10 overall and #1 in our revenue category.

  • 2021 – Present

    After weathering the pandemic years, Cadnetics returned stronger than ever. We strengthened our leadership team and pivoted to a remote, nationwide team. This move embraces the benefits of a national presence and a flexible workforce, giving us greater access to the best talent in our industry and allowing us to better serve clients locally and across the country.

Our Guiding
Mission & Vision


We partner with leading innovators, providing industry-leading technology, expertise, and production solutions that equip them to design and build projects with speed, accuracy, and precision.


Transforming the building industry for a better-built world, together.

We live by our
Core Values


We are a force to be reckoned with. We are unapologetically hard-working, ambitious, boundary-pushing, and energetic. Our clients depend on us to deliver top-notch work. We don’t just check boxes and do the bare minimum to meet expectations – we strive for excellence in everything we do. We do work we’re proud of, every time.


We are true partners with our clients. They depend on us for critical roles in their projects, and we take that responsibility seriously. We are great communicators and team players. We under-promise and over-deliver. We do what we say, on time, on budget, with unwavering commitment and enthusiasm, every time.


In our line of work, details don’t just matter, they are absolutely critical. Sloppy work is simply unacceptable. On the rare occasion that we make a mistake, we accept full ownership and accountability, take immediate action, and go above and beyond to make it right.


Relationships are at the core of our business. We do right by our clients and team members, and treat others as we’d want to be treated. We act with integrity, honestly, transparency, fairness, and mutual respect. We prioritize enduring relationships that stand the test of time over quick wins and short-sighted compromises.


Our team culture is our backbone. We prioritize collaboration and mutual goals over individual efforts. We over-communicate and check in frequently to keep us aligned and working towards the same objectives. We celebrate successes of ourselves and others as a win for everyone at Cadnetics, including our clients.

Meet our Leadership Team

James Mauler

Ted Mort

Ted Mort


Travis Johnson

Billie Mauler

Billie Mauler


Jennifer Seiler

Rob Johnson

We’re shaping the future of AEC. Will you join us?

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