"As the AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) industry continues to embrace the idea of BIM (building information modeling), construction technology providers are making their best moves in effort to provide the market with a wide set of tools."
Trimble, www.trimble.com, of Sunnyvale, Calif. is aquiring StruCad and StruEngineer from AceCad Software, www.acecadsoftware.com, Exton, Pa., in a deal which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2012. These software products will extend Tekla's BIM solutions for structural steel contractors, automating project estimating and management, modeling and detailing.
Earlier this month Trelligence, Inc., www.trelligence.com, Houston, Texas, Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES), www.iesve.com, Boston, Mass., and ONUMA, Inc., www.onuma.com, Pasadena, Calif., all came together to support a common BIM Server interface.
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