Collaboration enables building product manufacturers to develop superior BIM models, make them more accessible to design and construction community
NEW YORK – June 19, 2017 – Dodge Data & Analytics has partnered with UNIFI Labs, Inc. a single source cloud platform offering Building Information Modeling (BIM) content management and creation solutions along with hosting services via UNIFI Connect, to deliver BIM assets for building product manufacturers (BPMs) seamlessly to architects, contractors and engineers.
Leading BPMs who list their products in Dodge’s Sweets building product database will benefit from UNIFI’s cutting-edge BIM content development to improve the quality of their BIM content. By making their sophisticated models available through Sweets, BPMs will help streamline product selection for architects and contractors, in an industry where the BIM standard is becoming indispensable throughout the design and construction process.
“With this partnership, UNIFI becomes the preferred provider of BIM content for our thousands of leading manufacturer customers on Sweets,” said Mike Petrullo, Chief Executive Officer, Dodge Data & Analytics. “This will help streamline materials selection, enable manufacturers to reach new customers and improve the industry’s standards for the highest quality, most accurate BIM models, all available through a single source. Our collaboration represents the union of two strong brands and is the basis of a deepening strategic relationship between Sweets and UNIFI.”
“Dodge’s leadership in delivering deep insights to BPMs into how to better serve their customers will enable UNIFI to create high quality content for these organizations that fits the needs of architects, engineers and contractors and will further the adoption of BIM content and increase efficiencies across the industry,” said Mark Eslinger, Chief Technology Officer, UNIFI Labs. “We look forward to working closely with Dodge to create solutions that continue to forge tighter relationships between manufacturers and their customers.”
The UNIFI partnership, along with Sweets.com, Sweets app for Revit, and Sweets app for AutoCAD, reinforces Dodge’s focus on simplifying product selection through streamlined workflow.
For more information about the partnership, Sweets, and UNIFI’s BIM services, visit https://www.construction.com/about/partners.
About Dodge Data & Analytics: Dodge Data & Analytics is North America’s leading provider of analytics and software-based workflow integration solutions for the construction industry. Building product manufacturers, architects, engineers, contractors, and service providers leverage Dodge to identify and pursue unseen growth opportunities and execute on those opportunities for enhanced business performance. Whether it’s on a local, regional or national level, we make the hidden obvious, empowering our clients to better understand their markets, uncover key relationships, size growth opportunities, and pursue those opportunities with success. Our construction project information is the most comprehensive and verified in the industry. We are leveraging our 100-year-old legacy of continuous innovation to help the industry meet the building challenges of the future. To learn more, visit www.construction.com.
About Sweets: Sweets is the building product information source for the entire project team. Architects, designers, contractors and owners can research, compare and select products to help ensure their vision and intent are realized. Sweets users have access to a comprehensive store of building product information including CAD and BIM files, product specifications, warranties, catalogs, installation guides and more. Learn more at www.sweets.com.
About UNIFI Labs: UNIFI is the essential cloud platform to create and manage digital building content. The UNIFI content creation team utilizes a unique blend of industry knowledge and proven expertise to create BIM assets of the highest quality, which are used by the world’s leading design firms. The UNIFI content management platform ensures data consistency and anywhere access to BIM content that is directly integrated into Autodesk Revit workflows. Learn why leading architectural, engineering, construction and manufacturing organizations trust UNIFI as the complete solution for their building content management needs at www.unifilabs.com or contact us at 702.527.6460.
Dodge Data & Analytics Media Contact: Ben Gorelick | Spector & Associates, +1-212-943-5858, email@example.com
UNIFI Labs Media Contact: Dana Marotto, +1-415-722-9775, firstname.lastname@example.org
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