MUNICH, Germany, Dec 5, 2016 – The Nemetschek Group, an internationally leading software provider serving the AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) industry, has announced that four of its brands have won the Digital Building Transition Award in Paris, France, with their BIM solutions. The prizewinners are: GRAPHISOFT’s ARCHICAD 20 in the “Design Tools” category, SCIA Engineer in the “Structural and Civil Engineering” category, Allpan’s BIM+ in the category “Collaborative or Content Sharing Tools” and Solibri Model Checker in the category “Special Prize”.
Established by the Government of France, the Digital Transition Plan for Buildings (PTNB) awards recognize software innovations that help building design and construction professionals transition to and work within a building information modeling (BIM) workflow. The objective of the awards is to highlight the digital tools that allow all building professionals to work on digital models using BIM. Of the 93 entries, 30 solutions were nominated. The jury then selected 11 winners in 10 categories. Most of the participating software will be listed on the French Government’s PTNB website as a guide for design and construction professionals to consider the best BIM software tools available on the market today.
“We are very pleased that four of our BIM solutions have been awarded in France,” says Patrik Heider, Spokesman and CFOO of the Nemetschek Group. “Our BIM solutions stand for an open approach. With this philosophy, Nemetschek is committed to making project information available to everyone and to making digital project collaboration more transparent and easier to access by all parties in the value chain of our industry.”
About the Nemetschek Group
The Nemetschek Group, Munich, is a globally leading software provider for the AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) industry. With its 13 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves around 2.1 million users in 142 countries from more than 50 locations worldwide. Founded in 1963 by Professor Georg Nemetschek, the company focuses on innovations such as Open building information modeling (Open BIM) for the AEC market of tomorrow. Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the TecDAX, the company achieved revenue in the amount of EUR 285.3 million and an EBITDA of EUR 69.5 million in 2015.
For more information, visit www.nemetschek.com.