Solibri Partnering with Graphisoft Japan

For Immediate Release

Tokyo, Japan and Helsinki, Finland, August 15th, 2012

Graphisoft Japan Co., Ltd. and Solibri, Inc. have signed a partner agreement to serve the increasing need for BIM Quality Assurance and Model Checking in Japan

Solibri, Inc., the leading provider of rule based model checking and QA/QC automation solutions to the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, today announced a partner agreement with Graphisoft Japan to market and sell Solibri’s products in Japan.

“It is clear that the OpenBIM concept is rapidly spreading in Japan. This is also a culture that places great emphasis on quality and continuous improvement. Therefore, we anticipate the practice of BIM- based Quality Assurance and Quality Control will become increasingly important in this market.  Establishing greater emphasis on the quality of the information available via the OpenBIM process, the AEC industry is able to work with much greater efficiency with higher quality designs”, states Heikki Kulusjärvi, CEO and President of Solibri, Inc. “We warmly welcome Graphisoft Japan, a well-known advocate of OpenBIM,  to Solibri’s rapidly expanding partner network. Solibri and Graphisoft share the commitment to provide and use the best tool for the purpose, while enabling open communications to support the work flow. ” Mr. Kulusjärvi continues.

“By adding Solibri Model Checker™ to our product portfolio, we enable architects and general contractors to extend their control over multi-disciplinary BIM models, coordinating architectural, structural and MEP data created by applications supporting the OpenBIM processes.“ said Bence Kovacs, Managing Director of Graphisoft Japan. “Furthermore, by being able to use ArchiCAD’s data directly in Solibri Model Checker™, our users can enforce their company standards and eliminate mistakes almost effortlessly.” Mr. Kovacs added.

About Graphisoft Japan

GRAPHISOFT Japan Co., Ltd. is the Japanese subsidiary of  GRAPHISOFT® , who ignited the BIM revolution with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT’s innovative solutions have fundamentally changed the way architects around the world design and collaborate. GRAPHISOFT® has been part of the Nemetschek Group, since its acquisition in 2007. GRAPHISOFT Japan in the last three years is enjoying a dynamic growth and has become one of the leading BIM solution provider in Japan, with customers including the largest general contractors and architectural offices in Japan.

About Solibri

Solibri, Inc. is the global leader in BIM quality assurance and quality control, providing out of the box tools for BIM validation, compliance control, design process coordination, design review, analysis, and code checking. Solibri’s corporate mission is to provide quality assurance solutions that improve the quality of BIM files and make the entire design process more productive and the construction process more cost effective. Solibri’s customers include major building owners, construction companies, architects and engineering firms in more than 60 countries.

For additional information, please visit www.solibri.com or www.graphisoft.co.jp or contact:

Solibri, Inc.
Sales: Jaakko Jauhiainen
TEL:+358-10-5486800 / FAX:+358-10-5486806
eMail: [email protected]
WEB: http://www.solibri.com
GRAPHISOFT Japan
Marketing: Hirano Masayuki
TEL: 03-5545-3800 / FAX: 03-5545-3804
eMail: [email protected]
WEB: http://www.graphisoft.co.jp