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Optimizing Time with VDC:Steel

December 5, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Josh Zimmerman Project teams are beginning to integrate services inhouse, including steel fabrication, to optimize overall cost and shorten timelines. In the past, the steel fabricator hired a detailing firm, who then created its own model and set of drawings.…

Specification Section: Steel and Steel Design/Fabrication Software

May 31, 2016 - in Steel and Steel Design

A wide range of commercial structural engineering software is available to aid designers and fabricators with the efficient and economic design of steel…

Miami’s Stunning New Shark Tank

January 31, 2016 - in Feature, Featured

Digitally Fabricated Formwork Achieves Efficiency and Precision PROJECT: Gulf Stream Tank at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami,…

AVEVA Acquires FabTrol Systems, Inc.

Cambridge, UK, June 1, 2015—AVEVA today announced that it has agreed to acquire FabTrol Systems, Inc. ("FabTrol") from the Dowco Group of Companies (“Dowco”).  The acquisition is expected to complete Friday 26 June 2015. FabTrol is a software business,…

BIM-Enabled Digital Fabrication of Structural Steel – An Advanced Approach

March 5, 2015 - in Column, Structural components

Complete and real benefits of BIM can be extracted only when it is used across all the aspects of a construction process and beyond. Today, a lot of firms have adopted BIM for project planning, scheduling, cost estimation facility management, etc. However,…

Autodesk Signs Agreement to Acquire Structural Fabrication and Detailing Technology from Graitec

October 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Graitec to acquire certain technology assets, including Graitec’s  Advance Steel and Advance Concrete product lines, and associated employees.  The acquisition will enhance Autodesk’s…