GRAITEC Acquires Spain-based 2aCAD
BIEVRES, France, Feb 22, 2019 – GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication and Design software developer for AEC, Autodesk Platinum Partner across Europe and Gold Partner across USA, Canada and Russia announced that it acquired 100% of the shares of 2aCAD, Spain on Thursday, February 14th. (The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.)
The 2aCAD Spanish acquisition strongly reinforces the position of GRAITEC in Europe, where the company is already operating with branches in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Romania.
The acquisition of 2aCAD in Spain strongly reinforces the position of Graitec in Europe where the company is already operating as,
- an Autodesk Platinum Partner;
- a developer and reseller of several world standard software solutions in the Structural Analysis and Fabrication Management space with Advance Design, Advance BIM Designers, Advance Workshop and Arma+ software; and
- as a service provider and research & development partner for engineering offices and manufacturers.
2aCAD brings with them a team of BIM experts as well as over 30 years of presence and customer commitment in the Spanish market, clients will experience an absolute continuity of service as 2aCAD will continue to operate as before the acquisition.
With the full support of a major international group 2aCAD will also gain an extended capacity to offer a new range of professional services around BIM, which in turn will deliver more value to customers through an extended portfolio of unique complementary products, an example of which is that all GRAITEC subscribers to Autodesk Revit will receive a complimentary GRAITEC PowerPack with over 50 bonus tools to increase their productivity.
An increased investment capacity will also in time, allow for the enlargement of the current operational area and an expansion of market focus to include advanced simulation and fabrication management systems to better serve current and new customers.
Javier Beltran, 2aCAD CEO comments: “I am pleased to join the GRAITEC Group. We are thrilled with the vision of building a strong international group together. We are very excited and looking forward to starting bringing the deep knowledge and expertise to the GRAITEC Group and join forces to fulfill customer’s needs, maintaining quality and services for them. The company and our customers are in very good hands.”
Francis Guillemard, GRAITEC President adds: We look forward to welcoming 2aCAD customers to the Graitec family and helping them meet today’s industry challenges supported by a strong base of Graitec technology. The 2aCAD acquisition builds on our existing European presence and adds an increased depth of experience while demonstrating our commitment to growth and the delivery of world-class solutions, services and support to our expanding customer base.
Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is an international group helping construction and manufacturing professionals achieving successfully their digital transformation by providing BIM and Industry 4.0 software and consultancy. Graitec is a developer of high-performance BIM applications as well as an Autodesk Platinum Partner in Europe and Gold Autodesk Partner in North America and Russia.
Operating through 35 offices across 11 countries worldwide, GRAITEC offers its clients an extensive range of established software solutions combined with the full portfolio of Autodesk products which help address the most demanding project needs and maximizing productivity, efficiency and performance. GRAITEC is an innovation-focused company whose products are used by more than 60,000 construction professionals worldwide. For more information, visit www.graitec.com.
The company 2aCAD started in 2008 from the merge of ADA Computer and ApliCAD, two leading companies in graphics software with more than 35 years of experience in the sector. In 2013 it became part of the ADA Group.
Operating through 10 offices in Spain and Portugal, 2aCAD offers to their customers, increased productivity through the implementation and development of global and integrated graphics solutions, based mainly on the complete portfolio of the manufacturer Autodesk, for continuous improvement and competitiveness through personalized attention. 2aCAD helps its customers successfully achieve their business challenge through innovative solutions and services.
2aCAD is accredited by Autodesk in the sectors of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Multimedia. For more information, visit www.2aCAD.es.