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Graitec releases version 2022 of Advance Design

June 2021 - GRAITEC an International software developer for AEC, is delighted to announce that Advance Design 2022 has been released. Based on the needs and requests of the ever-growing communities that have gathered around each software developed by Graitec, we have developed exciting new features to enhance all your structural projects.

Advance design

Advance Design 2022, the leading structural analysis software, is enhanced with lots of new functionalities with high benefits for the end-user, and is articulated around several main subjects:

  • Crane moving loads automatic generation considering single or multiple cranes. 
  • Extended FEM capabilities with a new Link on node, performance point calculation for pushover analysis according to EN1998 and ATC40.
  • Cold Formed Sections design according to the EN1993-1-3 and EN1993-1-5 with detailed reports.
  • Reinforced Concrete Slabs design module, including the strip design method and generating automatic 3D rebar distributions and reinforcement drawings.
  • New synchronization mechanism to streamline your BIM workflows with Autodesk platforms (Revit and Advance Steel).
  • Dozens of miscellaneous features considering our user’s requests worldwide to improve efficiency on daily use.

Connect to the Advance Design website and follow us on LinkedIn to know more about this new release! 

The Advance Design 2022 release can be downloaded from here 

Joseph PAIS, Graitec Product Director comments: “For over 30 years, GRAITEC has continuously strived to provide user-centric innovative solutions to its valued customers and this new Advance Design 2022 release is no exception with major improvements for all structural engineers whatever the projects they are doing: crane moving loads generation, extended pushover analysis, new module for designing and detailing RC slabs, 00’s of new features to speed up the daily use of Advance Design… We are proud of this new release proving that as always, we still are providing top-level AEC software solutions worldwide. Thank you for being part of our community and enjoy this new release 2022!”

Graitec releases version 2022 of Advance Workshop

June 2021 –GRAITEC, a truly international software developer for AEC, is delighted to announce that Advance Workshop 2022 has been released. Advance Workshop is purpose-built Fabrication Management Information System to give steel and rebar fabricators complete control over every stage of production: stock management, traceability, labour, and CNC processes to increase efficiency and reduce costs - ultimately optimizing your total business performance with Advance Workshop!

 Advance workshop

Advance Workshop 2022 comes with a key innovation: having merged our historic Advance Workshop product focussed on Steel workshop management with the Arma+ technology acquired by Graitec in July 2018. This technology was focussed on managing rebar and prefabricated concrete workshop. So Advance Workshop 2022 is now a unified product addressing steel, rebar or prefabrication workshops and factories. 

  • Top new functionalities:
  • RebarScan to automatize the input and analysis process within the same drawing interface, AutoCAD, to be able to analyse, detail and review the customer order at the same work environment.
  • FastRebar as a detailing complement to your clients.
  • New sequence schedule. The vision of internal vs. subcontracted production is given. It is possible to filter the view by period, customer, construction site...
  • Goods returns record with invoiced and consolidated deliveries. It is possible to record partial or full goods returns to create several returns par packing slip.
  • Process DSTV Steel Construction files from TEKLA models with hierarchy for import processes.
  • Assisted assignment of production machines, allows you to quickly switch your production items to other workstations while controlling the feasibility and impact on the steel workshop
  • The new BIM Manager ensures the continuity of information from the engineering office to the precast factory by exchanging IFC files to facilitate production.

Connect to the Advance Workshop  web page and follow us on LinkedIn to know more about this new release!

The release 2022 can be downloaded from here

Graitec Releases Version 2022 of Opentree

June 2021 –GRAITEC, an international software developer for AEC, is delighted to announce that Graitec Opentree 2022 has been released. Graitec Opentree is world-class document management software for Architects, Engineers and companies requiring compliant workflows. Above all, with Graitec Opentree, you will make document management easier and reduce unnecessary manual processes on all your construction projects!

opentree Graitec Opentree 2022 is the first major release under Graitec since the January 2019 acquisition. Taking the history of “Cabinet” we have extended our technology to aid efficient drawing and document management for Architects and Engineers. This release also introduces the new native viewing and mark up tools, further helping our customers to reduce unnecessary software costs.

A familiar interface that is fast, behind your firewall and an essential companion to managing all your work in progress, issued and published deliverables.

Top 5 new functionalities: 

  • Brand new Interface with a Windows 10 look and feel.
  • Support for AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD, Revit Bentley MicroStation / Connect and MS Office
  • Native inbuilt Viewer accommodating 30+ file formats and mark up tools.
  • Seamless upload of files and metadata to SharePoint, BIM 360, Asite, Aconex, Business Collaborator, Viewpoint for Projects & Aspub
  • Integration with 28 Hands Mail Manager (Email management)

 Connect to the Graitec Opentree web page and follow us on LinkedIn to know more about this new release! 

Says Gary Edwards – Business Line Director, MANAGE: “We are excited to announce the release of Opentree 2022 which builds upon our design to fabrication ethos and gives our customers the ability to manage all their IP from work-in-progress through to publi

Graitec Releases Version 2022 of Advance PowerPack

June 2021 –GRAITEC, an international software developer for AEC, is delighted to announce that Advance PowerPack 2022 has been released. Advance PowerPack is a set of user-centric daily tools that enhances your productivity when using Autodesk solutions such as Autodesk Revit and Autodesk Advance Steel. Extend your BIM workflows with the Advance PowerPack from Graitec!

 PowerPack

With Advance PowerPack 2022, Graitec delivers to Autodesk users highly valuable tools to increase their productivity and efficiency when using Advance Steel® or Revit® with 00’s of new features in different areas:

  • Place dimensions in Revit® faster than you have ever dreamed about with the new quick dimension tool in the Advance PowerPack for Revit®: just draw a line and the tool places a dimension considering all intersected objects.
  • Many new Rebar modelling and detailing tools inside the Advance PowerPack for Revit: rebar constrains improvements, new views and drawings creation mechanism, RC Slabs grouping, filter by partition to browse the bars, 00’s of improvements in the design modules…
  • A new synchronization mechanism to exchange and synchronize models and engineering data between Revit®, Advance Steel® and Advance Design®.
  • Several improvements in Advance PowerPack for Advance Steel regarding the Stairs & Railings which will give users the possibility to control how the railing assemblies and subassemblies are built: connections for panels – fixing lugs, specific weld connections and many other improvements.
  • Tens of miscellaneous features considering our user’s requests worldwide to improve efficiency on the daily use.

Connect to the Advance PowerPack web page and follow us on LinkedIn to know more about this new release!

Joseph PAIS, Graitec Product Director comments: “For more than 30 years, GRAITEC has continuously strived to provide user-centric innovative solutions to its valued customers and this new Advance PowerPack 2022 release is no exception with major improvements for all Autodesk Revit® and Autodesk Advance Steel® users whatever the projects they are doing: automatic dimension tools, new powerful views and drawings generator, improvements on our link to Excel, Stairs and Railings extended capabilities, new synchronization mechanism, 00’s of new features to speed up the daily use of your Autodesk application… The PowerPack is really the must-to-have addon for your Autodesk AEC collections! Thank you for being part of our community and enjoy the new 2022 release!”

The 2022 release can be downloaded from here

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 GRAITEC
Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is an international group (13 countries worldwide – 48 offices) helping construction and manufacturing professionals to successfully achieve their digital transformation by providing BIM and Industry 4.0 software and consultancy. GRAITEC is a developer of high-performance BIM applications as well as an Autodesk Platinum Partner in Europe and Gold Autodesk Partner in North America and Russia. With more than 550 employees including 200 BIM consultants, GRAITEC is an innovation focused company whose products are used by more than 100,000 construction professionals worldwide.

For more information, please visit Graitec

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 more information, please visit StrucSoft 

For further information, please contact:

Dave Talbot, GRAITEC
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