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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”.
For more information, please visit www.ARKTEC.com
For further information, please contact:
Dave Talbot, GRAITEC
Phone: +44 23 8086 8947
Like many software providers, Autodesk routinely adjusts prices to reflect changes in market conditions and operating costs.
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.
Please call your account manager today if you have any questions before the price increase comes into effect.
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.
For more information, please visit www.redcage.ca
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.
May 2020 – GRAITEC, a truly international BIM, Design, Simulation, Fabrication and Data Management software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Partner across Europe, Russia, USA & Canada is delighted to announce that Advance Powerpack 2021, part of the Graitec Advance suite, has been released. Advance Powerpack is a set of user-centric daily tools to enhance your productivity when using Autodesk solutions such as Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Advance Steel… Extend your BIM workflows with Advance Powerpack from Graitec!
With Advance Powerpack 2021, Graitec delivers to Autodesk users the best solution to CREATE-SIMULATE-FABRICATE-MANAGE all your BIM projects! New packages to better address professional needs, ’00s of new features for improved BIM Collaboration, enhanced analysis & design performance and better countrification.
Navisworks Clashes: users can visualize directly inside Revit, Clashes on Revit models detected by Navisworks. Thus, the workflow starts from Revit models send to Navisworks for launching a clash detection. Then, this test detection must be exported in an XML files to be read by the Powerpack.
This new command is a powerful functionality to export Revit Project and Revit views into multiple target formats in one single step. As Revit natively proposed, our tools propose to users many export format: GbXml, IFC, NWC, DWF, DWFX, DGN, DWG, DXF, SAT, FBX, Image...
Users will be available to select in this dialog box, multiple Revit projects or Revit views, and associate the target format expected. All exported files will be generated in the output folder set.
A new feature enables users to convert all Grids among a Revit Project into Revit symbol, making them visible in a 3D view. By picking one grid, the 3D grids feature will convert all Revit grids and propose user to open a specific Revit view. Grids will be then visible in 3D views, and the level of those ones could be set through native Revit instance parameter of the symbol.
The previous command Move XY was improved in this version, offering some new options to place exactly where you point a selected object. After selecting an object, users will be able to enter exact coordinates where to move or copy the elements and this, according to any system referential existing in Revit.