Jun 15, 2015 -- GRAITEC, an international BIM and CAD software developer for AEC and all round structural industry specialist, is pleased to announce the launch of its new GRAITEC Advance 2016 suite featuring 2 new products: a new powerful extension for Autodesk® Revit® and a new cutting edge steel production MIS system.
Advance Workshop 2016 – NEW!
GRAITEC is excited to launch Advance Workshop, its new Steel Fabrication Management Information System (MIS) designed to give steel fabricators complete control over every stage of production. This easy to use, purpose-built software manages stock, traceability, labor and CNC processes, making it adaptable to the needs of steel fabricators of all sizes and maturity. With direct links to Autodesk® Advance Steel, Advance Workshop offers a perfect complement to GRAITEC customers in the steel sector including full support for NC data from all major 3D steel detailing systems. Advance Workshop empowers steel fabricators with complete control of their business, it deciphers and visualizes production-rich data in a way that relates specifically to the services and capabilities of individual facilities, enables business owners to optimize fabrication sequences, increases production capacity and minimizes overheads.
Advance PowerPack for Autodesk® Revit® 2016 – NEW!
Advance PowerPack for Revit® is a dynamic new application, dedicated to Autodesk® Revit® users of all disciplines, offering an extensive set of unique, every-day productivity tools for faster modeling, simplifying and controlling annotations and dimensions, creating exploded 3D views of models as well as a number of utilities for direct importing of data from Excel and exporting directly to .dwg files. Another major offering is the integrated BIM Connect utility, which allows the seamless sharing of BIM models between Autodesk® Revit® and Advance Design which supports the transfer of building performance and analytical results data, promoting a more intelligent BIM workflow between engineers and designers. GRAITEC is now an Autodesk® Platinum Partner and with much more planned for future versions, Advance PowerPack for Revit® will deliver significant value to its Revit® customers worldwide.
Advance PowerPack for Autodesk® Advance Steel 2016
This new version of GRAITEC's Advance PowerPack for Autodesk® Advance Steel significantly expands the exclusive functionality and unique customer-centric toolkit offered by GRAITEC to its maintained users, whilst integrating bi-directional links with Advance Workshop and introducing cloud connectivity. Advance PowerPack 2016 for Autodesk® Advance Steel 2016 adds a wealth of localized manufacturer profiles and default settings, as well as new tools for creating splines of complex helical stair stringers, tools for automatic creation of floor coverings to standard grating sizes, improvements to many of the existing tools with new functionality and strategically, the introduction of a bi-directional link with Autodesk® Advance Steel and Advance Workshop that allows users to retrieve and graphically display production data in real-time, which can be published to the cloud for access in the field.
Advance Design 2016
GRAITEC's Advance Design 2016 comes with a brand new ergonomic ribbon-based user interface making it easier to navigate and access tools more efficiently. This version also introduces US, Canadian and Polish design codes together with a EC8 German appendix expanding the reach of Advance Design to additional global markets. New design tools were added for rigid diaphragms for slabs and reinforced concrete ribs design. To support an even more intelligent BIM workflow, the bi-direction link between Advance Design and Autodesk® Revit was updated to enable the sharing of BIM models containing building performance data, including support for transferring the actual FEM results to the Revit® environment.
Francis Guillemard, GRAITEC CEO, comments: "GRAITEC has evolved to become one of the largest Autodesk® Partners in the world. We strive to deliver professional BIM technology and related expert services that meet our customers ever changing needs. GRAITEC Advance 2016 releases not only deliver more country design codes and better integration with Autodesk® Revit® but also see two brand new products being launched; PowerPack for Autodesk® Revit® and Advance Workshop. These new products offer our customers more choice, better value and improved technological solutions to everyday challenges, which is of paramount importance to our long-term future success."
Visit the GRAITEC website for more information on these detailing and design solutions.
Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is a long standing global Autodesk Partner and independent developer of high performance BIM Solutions for the AEC industry. GRAITEC’s extensive range of established software solutions combined with the full portfolio of Autodesk products and BIM suites allows GRAITEC to help customers address their most demanding projects needs and maximize their productivity, efficiency and performance.
With over 330 employees, GRAITEC operates through 11 countries and 26 offices worldwide, with its European offices all holding Autodesk Platinum Partner status. GRAITEC is an innovation focused company whose products are used by more than 40,000 construction professionals worldwide. For more information, please visit www.graitec.com