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GRAITEC ACQUIRES STRUCSOFT SOLUTIONS (CANADA): a software developer dedicated to the prefabricated manufacturing and offsite construction sector within the AEC industry. 

12th April 2021 –GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication, and Design software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe and Gold across Canada, USA and Russia, is delighted to announce the acquisition of StrucSoft Solutions. 

StructsoftOriginally founded in 1994 by George Ajami, StrucSoft Solutions is a Canadian-based software developer, dedicated to the prefab manufacturing and offsite construction sectors within the AEC industry. Headquartered in Montreal (Quebec), StrucSoft opened an office in Liverpool (United Kingdom) in 2017 to provide support to North American and European clients. The company develops a suite of light gauge steel and wood framing software to model, coordinate, engineer, and manufacture directly within the Autodesk Revit® environment. 

GRAITEC, now operating in 10 plus countries, is already established in StrucSoft’s main markets (i.e., USA, Canada and UK) creating immediate commercial synergies. 

From a technological point of view, Graitec and StrucSoft share the same strong DNA. StrucSoft Solutions’ MWF (or Metal Wood Framer) software completes the functional coverage of Graitec’s FABRICATE offering by adding light gauge steel and wood to existing rebar, prefabricated concrete and structural steel. The acquisition of StrucSoft Solutions significantly reinforces Graitec’s CREATE – SIMULATE – FABRICATE – MANAGE strategy and its willingness to provide end to end solutions for the construction industry. 

Manuel Liedot, GRAITEC CEO comments: “I am delighted to welcome StrucSoft, its customers and its talented team to the Graitec Group. StrucSoft’s native integration with Revit is very complementarity with the Graitec and Autodesk’s BIM ecosystem. StrucSoft significantly strengthens our ambition of breaking silos between engineering firms, detailers, manufacturers, and construction sites. The acquisition of StrucSoft also demonstrates our continued commitment to the North American market.” 

George Ajami, President of StrucSoft Solutions Ltd concludes: “We are extremely enthusiastic about joining the Graitec team. Their customer first mentality and their dedication to the development of technology within the prefabrication and manufacturing segments closely aligns with StrucSoft’s mission. This next step in the evolution of our company and products will enable our combined teams to better service our customers and push the boundaries of what our software can achieve in the manufacturing and AEC sectors.”

About StrucSoft 

Established in 1994, StrucSoft Solutions develops software and provides services to the manufacturing and AEC industries. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada with an office in Liverpool, England, StrucSoft leverages BIM technology to digitize and automate the creation and flow of manufacturing data from the design model to the shop floor. StrucSoft Solutions’ flagship product, MWF is built upon the Autodesk Revit® platform, automating the creation of both light gauge steel and wood panels, completing the link from design to manufacturing. 

For further information, please contact: 

Dave Talbot, GRAITEC

Phone: +44 23 8086 8947

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GRAITEC ACQUIRES ARKTEC (SPAIN): a BIM Software Publisher Specialized in Structural Simulation and Project Management

3rd March 2021  –GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication, and Design software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe, is delighted to announce the acquisition of ARKTEC, a Spanish based company that provides Structural Analysis and Project Management products for the AEC Industry to a broad range of clients located across Spain, Portugal, and South America.

Founded in 1985, ARKTEC is headquartered in Madrid with offices in Barcelona, Lisbon and Mexico City, and delivers innovative solutions to thousands of engineers, architects, and building owners. The ARKTEC product portfolio contains (i) high-end structural analysis software (TriCalc) allowing engineers to design any type of structure, (ii) budget and cost estimating software (Gest), and (iii) an ERP dedicated to construction companies (Constructo). ARKTEC also provides consulting, support, and advanced training to all their customers.

GRAITEC is already operating in Spain through its subsidiary 2aCAD (acquired in January 2019). This new acquisition will reinforce the position of the group on the Spanish market, especially on the SIMULATE segment. GRAITEC will combine the strength of TriCalc and its flagship structural analysis product Advance Design to offer engineers the most powerful BIM structural analysis product on the Spanish market.

Manuel Liedot, GRAITEC CEO comments: “I am extremely pleased to welcome ARKTEC customers and staff to the group. We help our customers to digitalize and industrialize their processes in the construction space. We have organized our offering around 4 pillars: CREATE – SIMULATE – FABRICATE – MANAGE. With ARKTEC, we significantly reinforce our SIMULATE segment in Spain and Portugal and we expand it to Latin America where we already offer our FABRICATE solutions.”

Javier Beltran, Manager of GRAITEC subsidiary in Spain (2aCAD) adds: “ acquisition of ARKTEC, a company of recognized prestige in the structural analysis software sector, represents a fantastic opportunity to offer our clients in Spain, Portugal and Latin America a robust solution in the BIM market. I am very excited about the synergies this brings us. ARKTEC will help us to consolidate our position in Spain, Portugal and to start our journey in South America. I would like to welcome all the staff to the great Graitec family in the Iberian Peninsula”.

Antonio Fernandez Gonzalez, Manager and Founding Partner of ARKTEC concludes: “It is really great news for the entire ARKTEC community, customers, and employees to join a group like GRAITEC, which is one of the top worldwide software publishers in the structural analysis space. I am convinced that we will shortly provide a unique experience to all Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin America structural engineers in the AEC industry looking for a fully BIM compliant structural analysis solution and project management tools”.

About ARKTEC

For more information, please visit www.ARKTEC.com

For further information, please contact:

Dave Talbot, GRAITEC

Phone: +44 23 8086 8947

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Here at Graitec, we would like to bring to your attention that the suggested retail prices (SRP)* on most new subscriptions will be increased by approximately 5% from March 23rd, 2021.

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GRAITEC ACQUIRES REDCAGE (CANADA) – A leading Canadian BIM and Manufacturing partner

22nd February 2021  – GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication and Design software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe and Gold across Canada, USA and Russia, is delighted to announce the acquisition of REDCAGE, a Canadian based company that provides Autodesk solutions for the AEC Industry & Manufacturing industries to a broad range of clients located across Canada.

REDCAGE operating from premises in Ontario, provides consulting, support and training to companies from across a broad range of sectors. This acquisition will further enhance the Graitec position in one of its key markets in North America, adding to its existing operations in Quebec. With recent investment from Apax partners, Graitec continues to show its appetite for expansion to serve customers across North America.

Manuel Liedot, GRAITEC CEO comments: “With this acquisition we invest further into one of the key BIM markets in North America. Redcage is a perfect addition to Graitec: by joining our forces, we will create tremendous value for Architects, Engineers and Construction companies around our CREATE – SIMULATE – FABRICATE – MANAGE strategy”.

Gino Barone, REDCAGE Founder and Managing Partner comments: “By joining Graitec, our customers will further benefit from being owned by a company with a long history in design & collaboration. The Graitec team has the skills and expertise to enable Redcage customers to have access to a wider range of BIM Tools and consultancy.

Kevin Degabriele, REDCAGE Founder and Managing Partner comments: “This exciting news will provide unprecedented opportunities for both our clients and employees.  “The vast expertise and additional resources Graitec provides as a Global Autodesk Reseller will compliment Redcage’s consultancy approach to solving our customer’s ever changing business challenges.”  Kevin goes on to share that   “Graitec’s unique software offering, such as their well known Powerpacks for both the AEC and Manufacturing industry will provide a useful tool chest of solutions for our clients".

Steve Houlder, GRAITEC COO comments: “We look forward to welcoming the Redcage customers & staff to Graitec. Redcage has had a very successful history, we look forward to further enhancing this experience with additional products and services from Graitec.

About REDCAGE

For more information, please visit www.redcage.ca


Graitec Acquires Cadpoint (UK) – A BIM Provider of Solutions for the AEC Industry

3rd November 2020 – GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication and Design software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe, is delighted to announce the acquisition of CADPOINT, a U.K based company that provides Autodesk solutions for the AEC Industry to a broad range of clients located across the United Kingdom.

CADPOINT, operating from premises in Crowthorne Berkshire, provides consulting, support and training to companies across a broad range of industry sectors. This latest acquisition will further enhance Graitec’ s position in one of its key markets in Europe.

With recent investment from Apax partners, Graitec continues to show its appetite for expansion and looks forward to serving an increasing number of customers across Europe and beyond.

Manuel Liedot, GRAITEC CEO comments: “By acquiring CADPOINT we continue to invest in one of the key BIM markets in Europe. This is in line with our acquisition strategy that aims to further expand Graitec’ s customer base and product offering, while enhancing our CREATE – SIMULATE – FABRICATE – MANAGE strategy to provide an end to end solution for the Construction sector, covering Architects, Engineers and Construction companies”.

Mike Jourdan, CADPOINT Managing Director comments: “By joining Graitec, our customers will further benefit from being maintained by a company with a long history in design & collaboration. The Graitec team has the skills and expertise to enable CADPOINT customers to have access to a far wider range of BIM Tools and consultancy. “

Steve Houlder, GRAITEC COO comments: “We look forward to welcoming CADPOINT customers into the Graitec group. CADPOINT has a very successful history, and as we move forward together, we aim to build on this strong foundation by introducing Graitec technology to the Autodesk software side of the business.”

For more information, please visit the Graitec Cadpoint FAQ page.

About CADPOINT
www.CADPOINT.co.uk


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