Nemetschek Scia Signs A&S Virtual Systems to Become a Competence Center for Civil and Structural Engineers in Finland

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Tuesday, 7 January, 2014
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Herk-de-Stad, 7th January 2014

Nemetschek Scia, the world’s premier developer of structural engineering software that supports the BIM process, is pleased to announce a new partnership A&S Virtual Systems.  Under the agreement, A&S Virtual Systems will become a new Competence Center for Nemetschek Scia in Finland helping Finnish civil and structural engineers migrate to, or improve their 3D workflows, as well as supporting them through their implementation of the latest Eurocodes.
Two major trends transforming practice of the Finnish structural engineers are rapid adoption of the Eurocodes, and the migration to Building Information Modeling (BIM).  By partnering, Nemetschek Scia and A&S Virtual Systems can offer Finnish engineers both best-in-class BIM software that supports the Eurocodes, as well as high quality training, support and project consulting to ensure their success.

“The transition to the Eurocodes and Building Information Modeling is causing many concerns among Finnish engineers. We are excited to join forces with Nemetschek Scia to offer a software solution with a mature support for both BIM and the latest Eurocodes, including the Finnish National annexes,” says, Mr Juha Airola, Managing Director of A &S Virtual Systems.

“We are pleased to welcome Virtual Systems as our new partner in Finland. With their long history and expertise in structural engineering, they are an ideal partner support Nemetschek Scia and deliver quality service our users have come to expect,” comments Cyril Heck, Sales and Marketing Manager, Nemetschek Scia.

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About Nemetschek Scia

Established in 1974, Nemetschek Scia has become one of the world’s leading developers of structural design, analysis and fabrication software that supports the Open BIM process. 
Nemetschek Scia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nemetschek AG - a global leader in software that supports the Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow.


About Virtual Systems

Virtual Systems has been operating since 1994 and is based in Espoo. Virtual Systems offers services for engineering companies. These services are structural analysis software development and sales as well as software and Eurocode training to professional engineers and students. Virtual Systems also helps engineering companies in their projects with statics, dynamics and earthquake analysis problems to make sure their clients’ projects are a success. Since the start of the company, Virtual Systems has sold over 900 software licenses to more than 310 companies and trained over 3000 structural and mechanical engineers in Finland and Sweden.


Contact details

Nemetschek Scia
Attn. Mr. Francis Vanderbruggen
Industrieweg 1007
3540 Herk-de-Stad (Belgium)
Tel.: (+32) 013 55.17.75
Email: [email protected]