Nemetschek and CABR Technology Sign Strategic Partnership
Munich/Beijing September 4, 2012 – Nemetschek AG (ISIN 0006452907), worldwide leading developer of award-winning BIM software solutions for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry (AEC) and CABR Technology Co., Ltd, leading enterprise of the construction industry software, signed a strategic partnership in Beijing.
Mr. Jiefeng Xu, President of CABR Technology Co. Ltd and Ms. Tanja Tamara Dreilich, CFO of Nemetschek AG signed the Memorandum setting out the terms of their three-year strategic partnership. CABR and Nemetschek agreed to work closely with the objective to promote and implement Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the China AEC industry, to strengthen the products integration, the brand influence of CABR TECH and NEMETSCHEK, to support the growth of BIM in China, and to contribute to technical development of the China AEC industry.
Under the partnership memorandum, CABR and Nemetschek will endeavor to work closely on:
- Establish BIM data format and data format which is suitable for the Chinese market
- Led by CABR, Nemetschek participates in the research projects of the Chinese BIM standard
- Development of the software interface between the two companies and the start of other possible technical and commercial cooperation in the field
- BIM implementation for collaborative work with sustainable design
Commenting on the new partnership, Mr. Jiefeng Xu, president of CABR Tech, said,”‘Nemetschek is a company with strong and comprehensive capabilities across all segments of the AEC industry. Our new Memorandum of Understanding with Nemetschek lays the groundwork for broad and in-depth cooperation between our two companies in technology, product, and business areas, and is a significant milestone in driving new technology development in China’s engineering and construction industry.”
Ms. Tanja Tamara Dreilich, CFO of Nemetschek AG, said, “We look forward to working with the innovative CABR Tech team on important initiatives that will help take BIM workflows in China to provide a new level of productivity to the AEC industry. Our goal is to help empower all AEC practitioners across the region to choose BIM tools that best fit their need for each project task while benefiting from sustainable multidisciplinary, integrated workflows with the help of Nemetschek's Open BIM approach.“
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About Nemetschek AG
Nemetschek is a leading global software provider for the architecture, engineering and construction market (AEC). Headquartered in Munich, Germany, it serves with its 10 brands more than 300,000 customers in 142 countries from 40 locations worldwide. Founded in 1963 by Prof. Georg Nemetschek, the group focuses on innovations such as Open Building Information Modeling (Open BIM) for the AEC market of tomorrow. Publicly listed since 1999, Nemetschek achieved revenues in 2011 of EUR 164 million.
About CABR Technology Co. ,Ltd
CABR Technology Co., Ltd. (CABR) is the core enterprise of the China Academy of Building Research. CABR has accumulated more than 1,000 scientific research and editor of more than 150 the national and industry standards. Won 45 national awards, 184 items of provincial-level awards, 79 patents, and software copyright. CABR has PKPM design software (also known as PKPM CAD) which is a collection of buildings, structures, equipment design(water supply and drainage, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical), and it has tens of thousands of users in one integrated CAD system. The market coverage is more than 95%, and it is the most common architectural design CAD system in China. For the more information about the CABR and PKPM, please visit www.cabrtech.com and www.pkpm.cn.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIM Server™, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner™, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.