GRAITEC is Proud to Sponsor the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum at AU2016


GRAITEC, an international BIM and CAD software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner in US and across Europe, is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the annual MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum in Las Vegas including an instructive seminar entitled ‘Design-To-Fabrication Structural BIM Workflows’.

GRAITEC is Proud to Sponsor the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum at AU2016

Detail better. Fabricate better. Build better.

The third annual MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum will be held at the Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas on Monday 14th November 2016, one day before Autodesk University 2016 kicks off. This focused forum and exhibition will be attended by many industry leading businesses and has been specifically tailored for contractors, designers, engineers, details, estimators and fabricators. It is a fantastic chance to network with peers, get the low-down on the latest industry trends and check out the latest software solutions and programs not yet available anywhere else.

Delegates are able to attend a wide variety of focused seminars delivered by business owners and industry professionals, ensuring they come away armed with relevant information and techniques that can be applied to improve their business. Event sponsors will also be on hand throughout the day so there will be plenty of opportunities to discuss and learn more about technology solutions specifically designed for your industry.

Top five reasons to attend the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum:

  1. Access to the latest industry trends
  2. Meet suppliers who understand your business
  3. Increased knowledge of BIM workflows
  4. Connect with leading industry experts
  5. Network with peers to learn from successes

As a major supplier to the structural sector, GRAITEC will once again be a key sponsor of the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum. This year, the food hall will feature an exhibition area, open at key times throughout the day and into the evening, which will allow more time for visitors to mingle with peers, meet key sponsors and explore future technologies. Visitors can meet the GRAITEC experts at the exhibition stand between classes to discuss their needs and discover the new range of cutting-edge solutions.

In addition GRAITEC will be presenting an informative class, looking at ‘Design to Fabrication Structural BIM Workflows for Mixed Concrete and Steel Projects‘ at 4:15pm. This session will explore structural workflow optimization, automation and detailing for steel and concrete and adapting to last-minute changes to create openings for MEP services.

Carl Spalding, Product Strategy Director comments:After the enormous success last year we are delighted to be invited back to sponsor the event again. The MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum is a key event in our and our client’s calendars. It presents a unique opportunity to connect with like-minded people all striving to share knowledge and ideas that determines the trends and technology of tomorrow.

Carl adds:A key focus this year is reinforced concrete design and detailing. As this industry looks to migrate from 2D to take advantage of BIM, we will be sharing our knowledge and ideas on this subject. We are also very excited to be featuring a new range of Reinforced Concrete BIM Designers which calculate and design 3D reinforcement cages and automate documentation production directly from Autodesk® Revit®“.

GRAITEC is Proud to Sponsor the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum at AU2016

Plan your day with the MEP & Structural Fabrication Forum agenda – listing all available classes

GRAITEC is Proud to Sponsor the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum at AU2016

The Future of Making Things at Autodesk University 2016
The MEP & Structural Fabrication Forum is immediately followed by the hugely successful Autodesk University 2016. Attendees of AU 2016 can join GRAITEC for a forward looking class covering ‘The Future of Making…Rebar in Revit®‘.
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GRAITEC Showcases the 2017 version at Metalcon


GRAITEC Showcases the 2017 version of its BIM Solutions for the Steel Construction Industry at Metalcon.

GRAITEC, an international BIM and CAD software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner, is pleased to announce that the North American team will be exhibiting at Metalcon in Baltimore, MD on October 26-28, 2016. The new 2017 version of BIM and steel fabrication suite of products will be showcased at Booth 1827.

GRAITEC Showcases the 2017 version of its BIM Solutions for the Steel Construction Industry at Metalcon

The METALCON, conference and exhibition for the metal construction industry, returns to Baltimore on October 26 – 28, 2016. This 26th annual event, sponsored by The Metal Construction Association, is uniquely focused on the application of metal in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional construction. This year at booth 1827, GRAITEC experts will showcase the 2017 version of top-level AEC software and steel fabrication suite of products.

GRAITEC Showcases the 2017 version of its BIM Solutions for the Steel Construction Industry at Metalcon

GRAITEC Showcases the 2017 version of its BIM Solutions for the Steel Construction Industry at Metalcon

The GRAITEC team will be demonstrating Advance Workshop 2017, tailor-made Steel Fabrication Production Management Information System. The rapid uptake and high demand of this easy-to-use solution has seen GRAITEC accelerate development to significantly improve the native interoperability with Tekla and Autodesk Advance Steel.
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GRAITEC Showcases the 2017 version of its BIM Solutions for the Steel Construction Industry at Metalcon

GRAITEC will also be demonstrating Autodesk Advance Steel 2017, the user-friendly 3D structural steel detailing and fabrication software that automatically creates drawings, BOMs and NC files, and that communicates with Autodesk® Revit® among other systems. Advance Steel is based on AutoCAD software, but its latest iteration allows for better building information modeling (BIM) workflows.
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GRAITEC Showcases the 2017 version of its BIM Solutions for the Steel Construction Industry at Metalcon

Visitors will particularly appreciate the new version of the exclusive add-on PowerPack 2017compatible with Autodesk® Advance Steel 2017. The PowerPack now includes new profiles for worldwide Cold Rolled systems manufacturers with a range of intelligent parametric Cold Rolled joints that automatically adapt to the selected suppliers’ preferences for purlins, apex-ties and anti-sag systems.
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GRAITEC Showcases the 2017 version of its BIM Solutions for the Steel Construction Industry at Metalcon

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GRAITEC Announces Return of BIM Tour 2016 – Connected BIM


GRAITEC, an international BIM and CAD software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner in US and across Europe, is delighted to announce the return of their annual BIM Tour 2016, covering many prominent countries and cities throughout Europe.

GRAITEC Announces Return of BIM Tour 2016 – Connected BIM

2015 saw the first ever European wide BIM Tour held by GRAITEC conclude with great success. Coordinated across 18 key European locations in Poland, Romania, France, Germany, UK, Slovakia, Italy and Czech Republic, enabling GRAITEC expert BIM professionals to share real-world experiences, intelligence and knowledge with over a thousand industry professionals over a six-month period.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is constantly evolving and businesses are fast becoming aware of the term but there is still a major learning curve involved as more organisations embrace BIM and refine their processes and workflow. This year, GRAITEC focuses on ‘Connected BIM’ and the Tour has been designed as a platform to inform and assist companies across Europe with practical advice for successful implementation of integrated BIM technology, including strategies, processes and skills development throughout their businesses.

After last year’s hugely successful inaugural tour, GRAITEC is pleased to announce its BIM Tour 2016 – Connected BIM is now confirmed to start later this month. The GRAITEC BIM Tour – Connected BIM will once again visit prominent European cities, and expects to attract an even larger attendance. GRAITEC, worldwide Platinum Partner, has the full support of Autodesk and will feature presentations from industry specialists, Autodesk key personnel and GRAITEC experts. Discussion topics will include ‘the era of connection’, ‘BIM for AEC’, ‘BIM for Infrastructure’, ‘BIM 360 & Cloud’, and many others. GRAITEC will also be sharing a variety of cross-industry BIM success stories of customers from around the world, including over 140 ongoing BIM implementations in SME and BlueChip companies, and looking back at the results of countless past successes.

There are over twenty dates lined up for the GRAITEC BIM Tour in key locations across Europe. Commencing 24th May 2016 in the German city of Oberhausen, followed by further dates in Germany and across the UK. The tour will then move to Padua, Rome and Milan in Italy, six prominent locations in France including Lyon and Toulouse, Slavonice in Czech Republic, Slovakia’s capital; Bratislava, and across Romania and Poland throughout the summer and into autumn.

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BIM 360 UK Tour


Attend Graitec's BIM 360 Tour event in London on the 12th May 2016

Attend GRAITEC’s BIM 360 Tour event in London on the 12th May 2016 and learn all about the future of construction collaboration!

Our BIM 360 tour events are aimed at:

Architects, structural & MEP engineers, main contractors, building owners & operators and the sub contract supply chain.

We have two more stop’s on our BIM 360 UK Tour after London: 

Manchester – 14th June 2016 and Newcastle – 15th June 2016.

Technologies and trends are significantly impacting and disrupting the construction industry today and will continue to do so in the future.

Effective collaboration is becoming crucial as construction cycles are becoming shorter and project stakeholders at all levels demand deeper insight into projects and greater visibility early in the process, driving the need for instant global access to up to date centralised dynamic data.

Join us in London for a BIM 360 Tour event as we help you understand the Future of Project Collaboration, how it can help you and the opportunity you have to help shape the future of construction collaboration.
Topics covered on the day include:

  • Future of making things in construction
  • Technology overview – introduction to the BIM 360 technologies
  • Understanding the challenges of collaboration and delivering to PAS 1192
  • Using BIM 360 technology to address the collaboration challenges of PAS 1192
  • How Can Graitec Help

Furthermore, the person or company who registers the most people who attend the event will be invited to a once in a lifetime trip to San Francisco* to meet Autodesk at Pier 9 and visit the Autodesk gallery.

Click the button below to find out more about the BIM 360 Tour, the prize to San Francisco and to register.

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GRAITEC delivered new tools and solutions for BIM and steel fabrication during NASCC 2016


GRAITEC, international BIM and CAD software developer for AEC and Autodesk® Platinum Partner in US and across Europe, delivered new tools and solutions for BIM and steel fabrication during the NASCC Steel Conference in Orlando, FL on April 13-15 2016.

GRAITEC delivered new tools and solutions for BIM and steel fabrication during NASCC 2016

The NASCC Steel Conference is an annual event put on by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). It’s designed as a forum for engineers, fabricators and detailers to learn about structural steel design and construction.On April 13, GRAITEC experts showcased five new and enhanced products focused on BIM and fabrication: two productivity extensions for Autodesk Revit and Autodesk Advance Steel; a new release of the structural analysis solution, Advance Design; a new Steel Fabrication Management Information System (MIS) called Advance Workshop and Autodesk® Advance Steel 2017, 3D BIM software for steel modeling and detailing.

Autodesk® Advance Steel, Structural Steel Detailing Software

Advance Steel 2017 - Add Formula to BOM Reports

Advance Steel 2017 – Add Formula to BOM Reports

Autodesk as a launch-pad for the new version of Advance Steel, Autodesk’s easy-to-use and comprehensive software for structural steel detailing. At their booth, GRAITEC experts gave live demonstrations of the 3D modeling software for steel detailing based on AutoCAD®. Advance Steel is a leading edge steel construction application designed for steel professionals. Its model based environment allows to produce accurate detailed general arrangement and shop drawings faster, helping to speed time to erection and fabrication. The various improvements, new features and Autodesk Revit and GRAITEC solutions’ interoperability help overcome challenges thanks to a better BIM workflow.

GRAITEC delivered new tools and solutions for BIM and steel fabrication during NASCC 2016

Advance PowerPack, add-on for Autodesk® Advance Steel

Advance PowerPack for Advance Steel Create beam stiffeners (watch the video)

Advance PowerPack for Advance Steel Create beam stiffeners (watch the video)

GRAITEC’s powerful add-on introduces a wealth of localised manufacturer profiles and more predefined default settings. New tools are developed to easily define spirals, helices using different combinations between start, centre and end point and radius or angle. This extension also introduces cloud connectivity and integrates bi-directional links with Advance Workshop, GRAITEC’s newly launched Steel Fabrication MIS solution, enabling Advance Steel users to retrieve and graphically display colour-coded production statuses in their models.

Advance Workshop, Steel Fabrication Management Information Software

Advance Workshop Production planning controlled with live information on demand through a simple graphical interface (watch the video)

Advance Workshop
Production planning controlled with live information on demand through a simple graphical interface (watch the video)

GRAITEC’s versatile, well-rounded fabrication management solution (MIS) is perfect for optimising, controlling and managing every aspect of the process with high levels of accuracy and quality. It is similar to an enterprise resource management (ERM) system, although Advance Workshop links directly to Autodesk Advance Steel. It allows the system to access and use 3D data from the detailing software. This helps increase production and lower costs.

GRAITEC delivered new tools and solutions for BIM and steel fabrication during NASCC 2016

Advance Design, BIM software for FEM Structural Analysis

Advance Design New cross library for Precast Concrete Bridge Beams  (watch the video)

Advance Design
New cross library for
Precast Concrete Bridge Beams
(watch the video)

Meanwhile, the new release of Advance Design, GRAITEC’s FEM structural analysis solution, was also showcased. It comes with a new ‘ergonomic’ ribbon-based user interface designed to make it easier to navigate and access tools more efficiently. This version offers more than 140 improvements and corrections. The bi-direction link between Advance Design and Autodesk Revit has also been updated to enable the sharing of BIM models containing building performance data, including support for transferring the actual FEM results to the Revit environment.

GRAITEC delivered new tools and solutions for BIM and steel fabrication during NASCC 2016

Advance PowerPack, add-on for Autodesk Revit

A powerful extension was also demonstrated during the event. This new application for Revit users of all disciplines. It offers tools for more efficient modeling, controlling annotations and dimensions, importing data from Excel, exporting to .DWG format and the ability to share BIM models between Autodesk Revit and Advance Design.

Advance PowerPack for Autodesk Revit Define the set of elements to be included in the legend unit, then create, modify, copy and filter legend parameters (watch the video)

Advance PowerPack for Autodesk Revit
Define the set of elements to be included in the legend unit, then create, modify, copy and filter legend parameters
(watch the video)

NASCC visitors particularly appreciated all these new innovations, BIM-oriented solutions which all optimize security and productivity. Based on this success, GRAITEC has already booked his place for the next NASCC on March 22-25, 2017 – San Antonio, Texas. We look forward to seeing you there!

GRAITEC delivered new tools and solutions for BIM and steel fabrication during NASCC 2016

 

GRAITEC will deliver Design-Driven classes and exhibit at Autodesk University 2015


GRAITEC will deliver Design-Driven classes and exhibit at Autodesk University 2015

GRAITEC is proud to deliver technical classes and exhibit at Autodesk University, the world’s largest conference for Autodesk software users, bringing together thousands of design and engineering professionals from around the world.

Get the most out of your event by attending GRAITEC classes which will focus on a variety of subjects: from digital prototyping, 3D detailing, design driven rebar and reinforcement creation, to exploring BIM ready fabrication and the visualizing real-time steel production data from the field.

CLASSES

Here is the list of GRAITEC classes that will be delivered at the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum and the Autodesk University:

  • Visualize Real-Time Steel Production Status in Advance Steel Model and in Autodesk A360
  • Lessons Learned Implementing Advance Steel Workflows by Steelway Building Systems (GRAITEC’s client)
  • Design-Driven 3D Rebar in Revit Structure with Automated Drawings and Schedules
  • Design-Driven 3D Reinforcement Generation in Revit
  • Building Workflows from Estimating to Fabrication by Steelway Building Systems (GRAITEC’s client)
  • BIM-Ready Fabrication for 3D Rebar Cages
  • AutoCAD Tool Palettes Master Class (Planning and Preparation, Not Perspiration)
  • Should We Move from 2D Detailing to 3D Detailing for Reinforcement Detailing?
  • Complex Topology and Class-A Surface Modeling with Inventor
  • Retaining Walls in AutoCAD Civil 3D – Made Easy

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EXHIBIT HALL

Join us at booth 817 to learn how Autodesk® Advance Steel 3D modeling software and its powerful extension Advance PowerPack will enable faster steel detailing and fabrication. We are looking forward to showing you Advance Workshop, our new MIS tailor-made solution which aims to control, manage and optimize your steel fabrication.

For 30 years, GRAITEC has evolved from a BIM, CAD, CAE software author to one of the largest Autodesk® Partners and Value Added Resellers in the world. GRAITEC deliver to AEC, Manufacturing and Infrastructure industries, an extensive portfolio of BIM solutions and sells and supports Autodesk® Advance Steel and Advance Concrete worldwide under its ISV partnership with Autodesk® ensuring a leading expert status in the structural industry.

As an independent software author, GRAITEC creates powerful applications for Autodesk® Revit® and Autodesk® Advance Steel. Combining its own product range with Autodesk® suites enables the company to deliver first class BIM services.

AUTODESK UNIVERSITY
Las Vegas, NV
December 01-03, 2015
Booth 817

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GRAITEC to deliver multiple Design-Driven classes at Autodesk University 2015, Las Vegas


GRAITEC to deliver multiple Design-Driven classes at Autodesk University 2015, Las Vegas.

GRAITEC will have a strong presence at Autodesk University 2015, returning to Las Vegas in December for the second time, delivering nine technical classes together with a Booth in the Exhibit Hall. Autodesk University introduces over 10,000 industry professionals to 700 specifically formulated classes, forums and keynote presentations, designed to explore “The Future of Making Things” and discover how technology is changing the way we create.

GRAITEC continues to be at the forefront of delivering cutting edge technology, providing BIM implementation and support services to the AEC industry for almost 30 years, and is delighted yet again to be included in this fantastic, innovative and educational Autodesk event.

GRAITEC to deliver multiple Design-Driven classes at Autodesk University 2015, Las Vegas

Last year, AU 2014 saw GRAITEC attend for the first time delivering a single class which proved a very positive experience, for GRAITEC, for Autodesk and for those delegates who attended. Autodesk University presents a great opportunity to interact with users, partners, and like-mided industry professionals, to challenge technology, workflows, processes, and importantly share new ideas. As a prominent technology and service provider, GRAITEC submitted a variety of classes across construction and manufacturing industries to Autodesk University and were delighted when almost all proposed classes were accepted.

GRAITEC classes at AU 2015 will focus on a variety of subjects; from digital prototyping, 3D detailing, design driven rebar and reinforcement creation, to exploring BIM ready fabrication and the visualizing real-time steel production data from the field. Click here to view the preconference highlights and Event Agenda.

CLASSES

Here is the list of some GRAITEC classes that will be delivered at AU 2015:

  • Class ID: ES10883: Should we move from 2D detailing to 3D detailing for Reinforcement Detailing?
  • Class ID: AEC10342: Design-driven 3D Rebar in Revit Structure with automated drawings and schedules
  • Class ID: ES9949: Design-driven 3D reinforcement generation in Revit
  • Class ID: ES11025: BIM ready fabrication for 3D rebar cages
  • Class ID: MSF10357: Visualize real-time steel production status in Advance Steel model & in A360

EXHIBIT HALL

In addition to the classes GRAITEC will also have a booth at the AU 2015 exhibit hall available during the event. The AU Exhibit Hall offers a unique, fun and interactive experience where visitors can try out new products and discuss design or business challanges with our software experts.

GRAITEC to deliver multiple Design-Driven classes at Autodesk University 2015, Las VegasSAVE THE DATE

Registration for AU 2015 opens 26th August 2015. Click here for more information on AU2015.

Carl Spalding, GRAITEC Product Strategy Director, comments:We are very excited and privileged to be involved in Autodesk University event for another year, bringing informative courses and classes to industry professionals from around the world. The ultimate vision of GRAITEC is to become a global leading BIM provider, combining Autodesk and GRAITEC technologies, delivering real benefits to our customers and accelerating BIM adoption around the world. AU 2015 allows us deliver practical solutions directly to users in a dedicated event open to innovative design-driven processes and intelligent BIM workflows.

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