Posts from "Client stories" category

February 7, 2017

Smith Brothers: “Smart Hangers took our hydraulic projects to a new level”

This South Australian MEP contractor bought AGACAD’s Smart Hangers to do clash-free construction grade design work. They found the software not only does that extremely well, but also enables quick precision layout on site. Clients are happier and costs are lower with the elimination of a lot of rework.

Client Profile

Smith brothers Group is one of South Australia’s largest plumbing and pipeline contractors. Innovation is key in its resolve to be No. 1 for service. That’s why BIM technologies are at the heart of the group’s design and engineering work.

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January 25, 2017

JPS-Konsult: “We’re hooked on Precast Concrete and other AGACAD solutions”

This Nordic engineering firm says AGACAD’s BIM software has brought big efficiency gains for its precast concrete and wood framing projects, helped it win new clients, and enabled the company to handle more complex projects.

Client Profile

JPS-Konsult AB, based in Vrigstad, Sweden, specializes in the design of precast concrete and wood-frame buildings, mainly for residential use.

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December 15, 2016

AEC AB: “Partnership with AGACAD was key for implementing BIM fully at Trivselhus.”

AGACAD’s Wood Framing Suite proved to be the perfect fit for a prominent producer of timber frame homes based in Sweden. That, and AGACAD’s custom development expertise, enabled its Nordic business partner AEC AB to win and successfully complete a major BIM implementation project.

Client Profile

Trivselhus AB is a prominent Swedish producer of timber frame buildings known for design excellence and energy-efficiency. Besides Scandinavia, it’s also active in the UK and Åland.

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November 28, 2016

NDY Malaysia: “Smart Sprinklers is essential in our day-to-day usage of Revit.”

This regional office of a major engineering consultancy which does a lot of MEP work was struggling with poor sprinkler-design functionality in Revit®. AGACAD’s Smart Sprinklers (now called Fire Sprinkler) software proved to be an ideal solution, saving the company a great deal of time and enhancing its overall BIM capabilities.

Client Profile

NDY (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is a licensee of the NDY Group, a global engineering consultancy based in Australia known for using a collaborative approach to design in order to deliver coordinated 3D spatial solutions within a fully integrated BIM model.

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November 8, 2016

SALDA UAB: “It’s great to be ahead of major competitors.”

This European maker of ventilation equipment seized an opportunity to boost sales by enhancing its product-selection software and enabling exports to Revit®. The custom integrated tool that AGACAD developed not only added that functionality but was so advanced it gave the company a new competitive edge in being able to respond to customers’ needs more quickly and flexibly.

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September 16, 2016

Baltic Engineers UAB: “AGACAD helped shift quickly from 2D to BIM and feel the benefits right away.”

This engineering company turned to AGACAD for training and advice during its strategic transition from 2D to BIM several years ago. That gave rise to ongoing BIM project consulting and software development work, in a relationship that exemplifies AGACAD’s slogan of “Building BIM Together”. Baltic Engineers, now a leader in its home market, is also successfully growing internationally.

Client Profile

Baltic Engineers UAB founded in 2001. Active mainly in Lithuania and Scandinavia, where it works with Denmark-based Ramboll and Finland’s Poyry.

Provides territorial planning, design, project management and engineering consultancy services. Among the first Lithuanian companies to implement BIM.

Has completed more than 200 projects over past 5 years in the building, industrial, infrastructure and environment sectors.

Business Need

In making the strategic move to BIM several years ago, Baltic Engineers needed help optimizing its new Autodesk® Revit® platform, training staff to leverage the system’s full potential, and developing effective new processes.

The firm also needed ongoing expert BIM advice, some advanced functionality for Revit®, and a way to stay up-to-date regarding the latest technological advances.

In short, Baltic Engineers needed an expert BIM partner and advisor. And they selected AGACAD for its unique competencies and flexible approach.

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July 4, 2016

Kaunas University of Technology: “AGACAD’s training transformed our collective understanding of BIM.”

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) turned to AGACAD for an innovative training program. The goal? Transform 25 faculty members into a team of BIM experts ready to conduct integrated design projects and to more effectively teach BIM principles and practices to students at all levels. The result? KTU became the first university with a BIM team in the region.

Client Profile

KTU is one the largest technical universities in the Baltics. Founded in Kaunas, Lithuania, in 1922, it is known for its business links, research leadership, and interdisciplinary programs.

KTU has more than 10,000 students in 149 study programs in 9 faculties.

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May 31, 2016

Thorson • Baker & Associates: “AGACAD software has given substance to our models”

The Thorson • Baker design team needed tools that would bring big benefits for their clients and themselves. Important criteria in their search for BIM software were the possibility to model almost any type of truss and model any configuration of roof structure.

Summary

AGACAD’s wood and metal framing solutions have enabled U.S.-based TBA’s design team to automate complex roof framing tasks, significantly improving the quality and efficiency of BIM projects and increasing the satisfaction of the company’s clients in the building construction industry.

Client Profile

Thorson • Baker + Associates, Inc. (TBA) Active throughout the United States as well as in Puerto Rico and Canada.

Engineering consultation and design services for the building construction industry: structural, mechanical, commissioning, electrical, and technology. TBA focuses on attention to detail, economy of design within project parameters, attentive service, and always meeting schedules and deadlines.

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