openPR Logo
Press release

GRAITEC Acquires ERA3 (Italy)

09-12-2014 07:04 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: GRAITEC Group

Bièvres, France, September 2nd 2014. GRAITEC, an international software developer of BIM, CAD and structural analysis solutions across the AEC sector, and global Autodesk Reseller is pleased to announce the acquisition of ERA3, based in Italy, and its well established Fabrication Information Management software E3Workshop and E3DSTViewer.

This strategic step for GRAITEC builds on an already strong position in the steel market place offering steel customers, with or without 3D steel detailing software, an integrated fabrication management solution to manage all aspects of production, be it NC-automated or manually carried out procedures.

GRAITEC Acquires ERA3 (Italy)
GRAITEC continues to strengthen its dominant position in Construction technology solutions across Europe and the ambition of both companies is to provide superior manufacturing management software for steel construction, and also expand development to address the worldwide market. This acquisition sees Graitec establish itself as one of the only software players able to provide a global solution for steel fabricators and detailers, addressing their detailing challenges with Autodesk Advance Steel®, and now E3Workshop for optimized fabrication management and an end-to-end streamlined workflow.

For 4 years, ERA3 Italy has been developing, installing and customizing its software for fabrication and workshop management to meet the needs of its customers in an extremely competitive and time sensitive market sector. Working with all leading CNC machines providers and all compatible with all major 3D Steel detailing software systems, ERA3 software is available in English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French (soon German) and has been used successfully by customers in these respective regions.

Francis Guillemard, GRAITEC CEO, comments: "The acquisition of ERA3 allows the Group to strengthen its leading position in the steel market. Being able to deliver fabrication management software that goes one step deeper, addressing time, labor and cost challenges faced by all steel related companies not only compliments our wide customer base but also provides a solution to all steel manufacturing businesses, whether they use 3D software or not, who need easy and quick tools to optimize production."

Mauro De Paolis, founder and CEO of ERA3 Italy, adds: "Our management team is excited about the opportunity to join a global technology leader like GRAITEC, and we have high expectations about this powerful combination. Like ERA3, GRAITEC shares our passion for innovation and reliability, so we are absolutely thrilled with this opportunity. We will continue on our innovation path and to increase investment in our core products, professional services, and go-to-market channels. Our customers will be supported by a team of steel software professionals that is unmatched in the industry."

Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is a leading global AEC solutions developer and provider, delivering dedicated localised BIM software technology and services to construction industry specialists to maximise productivity, efficiency and performance with a high level of expertise in structural engineering, fabrication and detailing. Used by more than 40,000 professionals worldwide, GRAITEC solutions helps in creating outstanding projects: Coeur Défense tower, Stade de France stadium, Cairo Subway, Düsseldorf International Airport, Băneasa Shopping City in Bucharest, Milano Fair, etc. The GRAITEC Group employs more than 210 highly qualified construction specialists working in 14 locations and subsidiaries (France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, Singapore, India, Canada and USA). GRAITEC also delivers its solutions with the support and collaboration of more than 40 international Value Added Resellers.
For more information, please visit

About ERA3
Founded in 2011, ERA3 is an innovative company based on the talent and experience of its members in the software development, steel construction, engineering and workshop management. Over the years, ERA and its research team have brought several innovations to the industrial sector of the steel structures with some real technological milestones for the industry. ERA3 offers advanced software products and services for the steel construction Companies providing an added value to the customers and a set of complete solutions for an efficient production management of steel structures.
For more information, please visit

For further information, please contact:
Carl SPALDING - Product Strategy Director
Riverside House
Brunel Road, Totton
Southampton, SO40 3WX
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)23 80 527571

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release GRAITEC Acquires ERA3 (Italy) here

News-ID: 294915 • Views: 6016

More Releases from GRAITEC Group

Apax Partners invests in GRAITEC, International software publisher and distribut …
Paris, France, December 20, 2019 - Apax Partners announces the acquisition of GRAITEC, publisher and distributor in Europe and America, of BIM (Building Information Modelling software for design, calculation, simulation, manufacturing and collaborative management. Apax Partners has signed an acquisition protocol for a majority stake in GRAITEC alongside its founder Francis Guillemard and the management team who are significantly reinvesting in the transaction. GRAITEC offers software solutions that meet the digitalization needs
GRAITEC ACQUIRES Opentree – Publisher of Cabinet EDM solution for Document Lif …
16th January 2019 – GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication and Design software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Opentree, a U.K based company that provides EDM solutions for the management of the entire document lifecycle of projects, and conforms to BIM standards and BS1192 workflows At a time when there is increasing industry complexity especially around BIM projects and delivery,
Bièvres, France, September 2018 – GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication and Design software developer for AEC, Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe and Gold Partner across USA, Canada and Russia announces today that is has launched Graitec BIMUp. Graitec BIMUp is a tried and tested BIM methodology designed for its customers entry into the BIM arena and ongoing support and testing of the methodology. BIMUp was designed with the background of over
GRAITEC Acquires Fabrication Management Software Publisher Arma Plus for Constru …
10th July 2018 – GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication and Design software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Arma Plus, a French based company that provides IT and Fabrication Software solutions for the construction, steel and concrete industries. Financial details have not been disclosed. This acquisition complements Graitec’s strategy to become the leader in BIM for structural design, detailing and fabrication,

All 5 Releases

More Releases for ERA

lbase: Logistics for the digital era
Logistics software provider lbase will showcase innovative solutions that are precisely tailored to the requirements of logistics service providers at transport logistic: From automated route planning through to the ePortal for the entire supply chain. The highlights at a glance: Fully adaptable route optimization: lbase is making routes even more efficient thanks to innovative algorithms. The new route planning feature combines various mathematical models and calculates the best possible routes for full and
Precision Balances Market: We’re Entering an Era!
Precision balances are also known as top loading balances. It is used to weigh quantities to a precise number, usually from milligram to kilogram. They are more precise than the average bench or compact scale, but not as precise as analytical balances. Also, precision balances tend to have more features compared to bench scales or compact balances. All precision balances have RS-232 interfaces for communicating data to computers and printers.
Immunohistochemistry Market - Giant Players in Era 2025
Global Immunohistochemistry Market: Snapshot The global immunohistochemistry market is projected to expand at a healthy pace. Factors responsible for the growth of this market include growing geriatric population, high prevalence of chronic diseases, and rise in the number of diagnostic centers. The growing awareness among physicians and an escalated demand for histopathology are some of the other growth drivers for the global immunohistochemistry market. In addition to this, a rise in
NWUUC Art Gallery Celebrates Civil Rights Era
Artist's Recpetion 4:00-8:00 pm, Feb. 7, 2013. Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation’s Art Gallery highlights our country’s African-American heritage and civil rights history with the work of painter Bruce Johnson and members of the Ebony Stitchers Quilt Guild. During the months of January and February the art exhibition in the Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation’s Art Gallery will highlight our country’s black heritage and history. Painter Bruce Johnson and members of the Ebony
iPad App Magazine in The New Era
GD MAG is in The Top 10 Magazines in Men’s Interest Free iPad Apps Category in Apple’s Newsstand! GD MAG has hit the Top 10 in the “Men’s Interest” Category internationally, in Apple’s Stores around the world - from America, Europe, and Asia - in Apple’s Newsstand. With the 3rd issue of GD MAG, specially dedicated to the Olympic Games in London, the audience of GD MAG has propelled the magazine
A New Era to a Successful Relationship
A New Era to a Successful Relationship Chris Hicks Offers Valuable Advice on Dating, Monogamy, Life and Treating Each other Well in New Self-help Guidebook Maryland. – Inspired by a failed engagement and other past relationships, author Chris Hicks analyze the interaction between the opposite sexes. With his powerful message on frivolous relationships to the importance of monogamy, Chris gets deep and indebt to the science of why and how men