Nemetschek merges Graphisoft and Data design system to create customer-focused product portfolio, increasing value for its customer.
FREMONT, CA: The Nemetschek Group announces that its brands Graphisoft and Data Design System will merge to create a customer-focused and robust product portfolio of BIM solutions for integrated multi-disciplinary workflows. Combining the technology and know-how of Graphisoft, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solutions for architecture and Data Design System (DDS), the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineering design specialist, will significantly enhance the companies offerings to users around the world.
“By integrating DDS MEP domain capabilities with Graphisofts technology platform and global go-to-market position, the merger will leverage each brands capabilities and strengths, spurring further growth. The merger is a key realization of the Nemetschek Groups unique opportunity to deliver broad, integrated value propositions to the AEC/O industry. Driven by the Groups strategic focus to leverage synergies amongst the brands, we are convinced that the merger will accelerate growth for the Nemetschek Group as a whole and strengthen our global market position,” says Viktor V¡rkonyi, Chief Division Officer, Planning & Design Division and Member of the Executive Board of the Nemetschek Group.
“It is exciting to see how both teams are embracing the opportunities and the technology gains to deliver best-in-class solutions globally.”
Graphisoft's mission is to empower architects and building professionals with the technology and know-how necessary to create great architecture. Graphisoft's industry-leading technology platform ‘Archicad,’ including its Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solution, is used by architects and designers worldwide and has been instrumental in the design of some of the world's most iconic buildings. Graphisoft joined the Nemetschek Group in 2007.
Graphisoft and Data design system's merging in the Planning & Design Division is a strategic step in harmonizing the Nemetschek portfolio and increasing its customer value.