Autodesk Buys Popular DIY Website Instructables

Posted Aug 2, 2011

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has acquired San Francisco, California based DIY website Instructables was founded by CEO Eric Wilhelm. Below is a statement from Autodesk about the acquisition:

Millions of Autodesk customers around the world are passionate about making things ? whether in their professional lives or their personal lives. Instructables will introduce Autodesk customers to a thriving community of like-minded, smart individuals, with whom they can learn and share their personal inspiration or hobbies.

Instructables members will benefit from Autodesk?s scale and powerful design tools, enabling the community to grow and share their ideas with a wider audience.