Solibri Partnering with Nemetschek Scia in Europe

Release Date: 
Thursday, 7 April, 2011
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Nemetschek Scia in Belgium and Solibri, Inc. have made a partner agreement to serve the increasing need for BIM Quality Assurance in the structural engineering community in Europe. 

Solibri, Inc., the globally leading provider of Model Checking, analysis and Building Code Checking solutions for Building Information Modeling (BIM) based design, announced today a partner agreement allowing Nemetschek Scia to sell and market Solibri’s products in Continental Europe, and joining Nemetschek Scia’s and Solibri’s expertise in further developing Quality Assurance capabilities for the structural engineering community. 

“Solibri is now growing fast and we are constantly developing more dedicated Quality Assurance solutions. Our partnership with Nemetschek Scia will help us strengthen our offering especially for the structural engineering field.”, states Heikki Kulusjärvi, CEO and President of Solibri, Inc. “Nemetschek Scia is recognized as a highly innovative and forward thinking company. This mindset that we both share gives us a good foundation in developing interesting and beneficial solutions for the market.”, Mr. Kulusjärvi continues. 

"Solibri and Nemetschek Scia have a common vision to bring software innovations into daily practice enabling their clients to gain significant productivity and quality; both companies are pioneers in providing software for the AEC industry, which is rapidly moving into new BIM based design and construct processes. Both Nemetschek Scia and Solibri are in a strong internationalization phase, with many larger AEC companies adopting their respective software offerings; with this new cooperation a strong signal is given that the open BIM world will soon receive more professional applications.", states Jean-Pierre Rammant, the Chief Executive Officer Nemetschek Scia. 

About Nemetschek Scia 
Founded in 1974, Nemetschek Scia is an international software company headquartered in Belgium, which develops, markets and supports software for the structural engineering market. Scia's software like Scia Engineer is typically used to design buildings, bridges, and other complex engineering structures. Scia is member of the globally operating Nemetschek Group. Together with Scia, Allplan, Graphisoft, Vectorworks, Maxon and many other companies like Frilo and Glaser, this organization is the world’s leading IT company in AEC for the design, construction and management of buildings and real estate. 

Since more than 35 years, Scia is specialized in advanced engineering calculations that are being used all over the world. Nemetschek Scia is omnipresent: the big malls you shop in, bridges you drive on, roller-coasters that shake you up, tunnels that bring you to the other site of the mountain, the buildings you live and work in and many other structures. The probability is extremely high that these constructions are built with the help of Nemetschek Scia software. They are not only extremely safe but also resistant, innovative and technically impressive.

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 building 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. 

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For additional information, please visit or or contact: 

Solibri, Inc. 
Heikki Kulusjärvi (CEO) 
Itälahdenkatu 21A 
00210 Helsinki (Finland) 
Tel: +358 10 5486800 
Fax: +358 10 5486806 
Nemetschek Scia nv 
Jean-Pierre Rammant (CEO) 
Industrieweg 1007 
3540 Herk-de-Stad (Belgium) 
Tel.: (+32) 013 55.17.75 
Fax: (+32) 013 55.41.75