GRAITEC Group News

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Merger of GRAITEC GmbH and TREPCAD GmbH on January 1st, 2013

Essen, January 10th, 2013 - GRAITEC, a major worldwide developer of structural analysis and detailing software announces the merger of GRAITEC GmbH and TREPCAD GmbH effective on January 1st, 2013. Both companies want to share their expertise and also continue to expand the market segment for staircase construction.

For over 10 years TREPCAD GmbH has been developing and distributing its software for staircase construction in the German speaking market. The company is specialized in the construction of stairs made of steel and stairs made of a combination of wood and steel. The software ensures planning reliability with clear drawings, detailed bills of material and representative 3D modeling. More than 2600 companies have worked successfully with the software for staircase construction.

TREPCAD GmbH was acquired by GRAITEC GmbH on October 11th, 2011. With the cooperation of the two development teams TREPCAD 5 was quickly launched at the end of 2011 and in 2012 TREPCAD 6 was released. The positive feedback from customers confirmed the decision of TREPCAD GmbH to join GRAITEC.

As a result of joining the GRAITEC Group and due to the close cooperation, TREPCAD and GRAITEC GmbH decided to merge on January 1st 2013 and to do business jointly on the engineering market under the company name of GRAITEC GmbH. The merger aims at a continuing expansion of the good market position of GRAITEC. It is the target of the GRAITEC Group to complement its CAD steel solution, Advance Steel, and to particularly address metal work companies who need easy and quick tools for drawing generation. The market segment for staircase construction shall be expanded worldwide.