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GRAITEC is partnering with JMD in South-Korea to bring Advance Steel, a comprehensive Steel Structural Shop Drawing solution, to Korean customers

Bièvres, France, December 19th, 2011 - GRAITEC, a major worldwide developer for analysis and detailing software announces a new business partnership with JMD Co. Ltd., developer of "Marvel Shop" software, located in Gyeyang-gu, Incheon near Seoul. The partnership agreement signed between the two companies entitles JMD to promote and sell the Advance Steel software solution in Korea, as well as to propose to Marvel Shop users to migrate to Advance Steel.

GRAITEC has been investing considerable amount of time and work to deeply understand the Korean market. On top of our powerful Advance Steel software solution for steel structural detailing we also provide a Korean Manual and a "Korean Drawing Style Manager" to directly address every-day operations of draftsmen in the industry.

Combining 10+ years in steel structure shop drawing and 2D detailing service, JMD has developed a considerable amount of experience and knowledge with its "Marvel Shop" software customers.
As a GRAITEC Authorized Reseller, JMD will offer its customers and prospects the option to purchase Advance Steel software, for unrivalled shop detailing outcomes- backing up GRAITEC's product with comprehensive customer local support and training options.

GRAITEC and JMD share the goal of bringing to the market competitive technology solutions that will increase their customer's productivity for steel structural detailing and shop drawing.

Pascal Bergougnou, Managing Director of Graitec Asia Pacific, comments: "I am pleased to welcome JMD into GRAITEC's network. There are many Korean companies doing steel structural shop drawing and that are still looking for the right solution. I strongly believe that the most up-to-date 3D and 2D technology of Advance Steel, combined with JMD's comprehensive knowledge of the Korean market and 2D detailing services, will provide the customer with a trusted comprehensive solution second-to-none."

Anthony Kim, CEO and David Oh, President of JMD add: "We are very excited to cooperate with GRAITEC. Most GRAITEC Advance Products show powerful visualized modeling as well as very unique capabilities for Korean market (e.g. stair, railing, ladder, diverse set of macros, etc.). We are willing to share development experience, sustainable growth with GRAITEC as a major player in this region market. We will do our very best to bring innovation technology to the Korean construction industry."

About JMD
For the last 10 years JMD has been successfully launching and operating business with Steel detailing companies across Korea. Thanks to this specific experience and knowledge, JMD has developed well-known local 2D steel detailing software named "Marvel Shop" and achieved significant market share in Korea. In addition JMD positions itself as a professional company offering other products and services to the Construction industry. They have invented, developed and started marketing an automatic remote-controlled shackle, called "MASS", to easily and securely lift construction structural elements on site.
JMD's objective is to ultimately found an international steel structure research centre to share and bring its knowledge and experience to the construction industry. For more information, please visit

Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is a major software developer for civil engineering offering a Building Information Modeling (BIM) system that automates the entire structural process. Used by more than 30,000 professionals worldwide, GRAITEC solutions have helped in creating outstanding projects: Cœur Défense tower, Stade de France stadium, Cairo Subway, Düsseldorf International Airport, Baneasa Shopping City in Bucharest, Milano Fair, etc. The GRAITEC Group has more than 250 employees working in 12 companies (France, Germany, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, United Kingdom, Singapore, Canada and USA). GRAITEC also manages an international network of more than 40 Value Added Resellers.
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For further information, please contact:

Valérie DUGARD

12 Burospace
Phone: +33 (0)1 69 85 67 10
Anthony KIM. David OH

7th, JMD Building, #918-9, Gyesan 2-dong
Gyeyang-gu, Incheon 407-804
Phone: +82-32.555.3053
E-mail: (Mr KIM)
E-mail: (Mr OH)