Nemetschek Group Brands Allplan and Precast Join Forces to Strengthen Engineering and Construction Offering

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The Nemetschek Group, one of the world’s leading software providers for the AEC industry, today announced that its brands Allplan and Precast Software Engineering will merge their competences to create a unique and customer-focused offering for engineering and construction.

“This is an important strategic move to further optimize our solution portfolio. Customers will significantly benefit from the combined power,” says Viktor Várkonyi, Chief Division Officer of the Planning & Design Division and Member of the Executive Board of the Nemetschek Group. “Precast technologies are one of the top trends in AEC technologies. By seamlessly integrating our leading engineering platform from Allplan and the downstream manufacturing processes from Precast, we will be able to offer a market-leading, comprehensive solution from structural engineering to manufacturing and construction. This solution will improve collaboration and efficiency across the entire building lifecycle and accelerate digitalization in the AEC industry.”

Allplan, headquartered in Munich, is a global provider of BIM solutions for the AEC industry with a strong competence in engineering. Precast Software Engineering is a specialist for precast concrete elements, providing software solutions and services for the industrialized construction industry. Both companies have earned a peerless reputation for their quality and accessibility amongst engineers.

The offerings of both companies perfectly complement each other. The merge will create a comprehensive solution, extending the seamlessly integrated BIM workflow from engineering to manufacturing and construction. By combining both businesses, Nemetschek Group will be providing a unique solution for its customers that supports the growing demand of industrialized construction processes.

The precast software solution PLANBAR is already based on the Allplan platform. With this closer integration, engineers and construction companies will be able to transfer BIM models to industrial production completely digitally. Also, precast manufacturers can build on existing BIM models from designers and integrate them directly into the production process.

With the merge, these two successful companies will be functionally integrated under the roof of Allplan. During the transition, business continuity will be ensured for all clients. Both customer bases will gradually benefit from the combined solution offering.

About the Nemetschek Group

The Nemetschek Group is a pioneer for the digital transformation in the AEC industry. With its software solutions, it covers the complete life cycle of building and infrastructure projects and guides its customers into the future of digitalization. As one of the world’s leading corporate groups, the Nemetschek Group increases quality in the construction process and improves the digital workflow of all those involved in the construction process. Leveraging the software, buildings can be planned, built and operated more efficiently, sustainably and in a resource-saving manner. The focus of the Nemetschek Group is on the use of open standards (Open BIM). The portfolio also includes digital solutions for visualization, 3D modeling and animation. The innovative products of the 16 brands in the four customer-oriented divisions are used by approximately six million users worldwide. Founded by Prof. Georg Nemetschek in 1963, the Nemetschek Group today employs more than 3,000 experts.

Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the MDAX and TecDAX, the company achieved revenue in the amount of EUR 556.9 million and an EBITDA of EUR 165.7 million in 2019.