Mar 2, 2015 -- GRAITEC, international BIM, CAD solutions software developer, Autodesk Platinum Partner in seven countries across Europe and global Autodesk reseller, reports a turnover of 47.2 million Euros for the fiscal year ending December 31st 2014. This represents a growth in turnover of over 40% compared with 2013, with an EBITDA ratio of 7.5%. This increased revenue was achieved through organic growth and planned strategic acquisitions.
Key 2014 facts
Autodesk Platinum Partner status across Europe offices:
- Czech Republic
Four strategic acquisitions
- United Kingdom: MicroCAD – Autodesk Gold VAR
- Italy: ERA3 – Fabrication MIS software developer
- France: HPC-SA – Thermal analysis and solar simulation software developer
- Poland: Robobat – Autodesk Gold VAR and Robot analysis software specialists
- 94% in the USA
- 90% in the United Kingdom
- 30% in the Czech Republic
GRAITEC PowerPack released – extension for Autodesk® Advance Steel
Two new cutting-edge technologies
- Advance Workshop – Fabrication management software (MIS)
- ArchiWIZARD – Thermal simulation software
Now operating from 26 offices globally
GRAITEC continues its role as an ambitious player in the AEC market and is set to be a key worldwide Autodesk BIM partner. Thanks to the European reach of the Autodesk Platinum agreement, signed in 2014, covering UK, France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland and Romania, GRAITEC has already secured a number of large multi-national contracts with several enterprise customers looking for an independent, fully proficient supplier to implement BIM to optimize their costs and improve service quality across their offices.
With access to a unique portfolio of combined Autodesk and internal technology, together with a full range of professional support and customer success services, GRAITEC has established an exclusive blueprint for successfully delivering quality solutions and services that meet the demanding needs of both multi-national organizations and local businesses alike. With the demand for BIM increasing rapidly across Europe, Architects, Engineers, business owners and contractors in the AEC sector looking for a partner with a successfully proven track record, will find GRAITEC perfectly positioned to manage and fulfil their BIM implementation, software and service needs.
Simultaneously GRAITEC continues its success with Advance Steel, recording a 33% increase in product sales compared to 2013, since Autodesk acquired the software in November 2013. More so, the release of the GRAITEC Advance PowerPack – a powerful extension adding increased functionality and performance to Autodesk® Advance Steel – is a clear indication of GRAITEC's commitment to the steel sector. Combined with the strategic acquisition of ERA3's Steel Fabrication Management MIS Software, GRAITEC continues to provide the structural steel industry with purpose-built, innovative technologies and expert customer success services, ensuring GRAITEC remains a leading authority in this field.
Francis Guillemard, GRAITEC CEO adds: "The strategy of GRAITEC is to become a global leading BIM provider, combining Autodesk and GRAITEC technologies in order to deliver real benefits to customers and support the acceleration of BIM adoption around the world. Fiscal year 2014 with +40% growth shows we are already headed in the right direction."
Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is a long standing global Autodesk Partner and independent developer of high performance BIM Solutions for the AEC industry. GRAITEC’s extensive range of established software solutions combined with the full portfolio of Autodesk products and BIM suites allows GRAITEC to help customers address their most demanding projects needs and maximize their productivity, efficiency and performance.
With over 330 employees, GRAITEC operates through 11 countries and 25 offices worldwide, with its European offices all holding Autodesk Platinum Partner status. GRAITEC is an innovation focused company whose products are used by more than 40,000 construction professionals worldwide.For more information, please visit www.graitec.com