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i-Theses and Trimble join forces to simplify BIM to fabrication workflows in precast industry
November 16, 2018
Kamula Toni / Trimble
Rony Verlee / i-Theses
i-Theses, a developer of specialized software solutions for precast concrete manufacturers and Trimble, a developer of structural building information modelling (BIM) software Tekla Structures, have signed a strategic partnership agreement. Commitment for joint development will enable seamless data flow between their solutions and more streamlined precast design, detailing and production workflows for their customers.
As leading software providers for precast concrete producers, Trimble and i-Theses drive more productive ways for industry to work. With the purpose built software like Tekla Structures and i-Theses PrecastOffice, precast detailers and manufacturers can reduce manual work and human errors, improve efficiency and streamline their processes.
As a result of strategic partnership agreement, companies join forces to make the data transfer between their software as smooth as possible and to further develop the solutions to even better enable the precast industry to adapt digital tools to improve productivity, quality and sustainability. In a first phase this means integration of Trimble’s Tekla Structures and production planning solutions in i-Theses’s FloorOffice software suite for precast flooring industry.
i-Theses has been developing solutions for the prefab flooring industry for many years. In Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK and Ireland, i-Theses has acquired a market-leading position with FloorOffice. "Through this strategic collaboration with Trimble, FloorOffice applications from i-Theses can be deployed worldwide and Tekla Structures users can seamlessly exchange data with FloorOffice Production Planners. In this way the workflow from design to manufacturing and erecting on site is covered. " explains Rony Verlee, CEO Sales for i-Theses.
“Tekla Structures offers best-in-class BIM software for all types of prefabricated structures.” says Sampo Pilli-Sihvola, Director of Concrete offering at Trimble’s Structures division. “We continuously work to enhance an efficient exchange and easy utilization of accurate and visual information in Tekla models in all precast workflows. We are delighted to start this cooperation and work closely with i-Theses to further enhance this workflow”.
Tekla Software by Trimble
Tekla software solutions for advanced BIM and structural engineering are produced by Trimble. Trimble’s construction offering ranges from total stations to advanced software, giving the industry tools to transform planning, design, construction and operation of buildings. Tekla software is at the heart of the design and construction workflow, building on the free flow of information, constructible models and collaboration. Information about Tekla software: www.tekla.com.
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.
i-Theses is serving the precast concrete industry with tools and solutions that integrates the complete production process. Starting from the first contact with the customer i-Theses PrecastOffice software is covering project management, design, loads planning, production planning, quality control, stock/stockyard management and logistics. I-Theses applications are BIM integrated, optimizing the production process and are shortening time to market. Information about I-Theses software: www.flooroffice.eu