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11/14/2014

GRAITEC launches PowerPack, productivity tools for Autodesk Advance Steel

Bièvres, France, November 14th 2014 - GRAITEC, an international BIM software developer for AEC and Structural Engineering specialist, is excited to announce the launch of their complementary productivity tools for Autodesk Advance Steel, GRAITEC Advance PowerPack.

PowerPack: Productivity set of tools, templates and connections for Autodesk Advance Steel

The GRAITEC Advance PowerPack is a powerful extension to Autodesk Advance Steel designed to enhance the user's capability, productivity and efficiency. By introducing industry specific and localized content, tools, templates and connections that complement what is already available in Autodesk Advance Steel, GRAITEC clearly aims to remain a market leader in providing practical technology solutions for the steel industry.

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Autodesk Advance Steel will provide users with a multitude of new tools and functionality specifically intended to give them a competitive advantage. The first version of GRAITEC Advance PowerPack will introduce new tools for faster modelling, such as continuous beam and folded plate extender, and new capability such as the castellated beam and cellular beam sections, all combined with more intelligent and automated templates, all seamlessly integrated into a new user-friendly ribbon, the GRAITEC Advance PowerPack complements the use of Autodesk Advance Steel and enhances the user experience and project design workflow.

Supported by Autodesk and with our ability to react quickly GRAITEC plans to make the most of the 25 years of experience servicing the steel industry and release a new version of Advance PowerPack every quarter. Not only does this introduce enhanced functionality to Autodesk Advance Steel to speed everyday use but also delivers localised content and importantly tools and processes to address the needs of new market sectors.

GRAITEC recognises Autodesk Advance Steel as a clear market leader in BIM for steel professionals and intends to continue to deliver complementary tools on this platform to ensure its dominance in the market.

Francis Guillemard, GRAITEC CEO adds: "GRAITEC has spent over two decades delivering professional technology and expert services to the steel industry;as a market leader it is natural that this continues. Delivering a PowerPack for Autodesk Advance Steel is a great way for us to add more value for our customers but also enables GRAITEC and Autodesk to react fast to new market needs and trends and also demonstrates our commitment to Autodesk and the industry."