buildingSMART International welcomes a new multi-national member, STRABAG International from Austria. The new addition will help to improve open and interoperable standards by leveraging BIM deliverables, digital workflows and open and collaborative ways of working in the built asset environment. Their focus on improving the construction industry will provide valuable input and leadership to the digital transformation.
About STRABAG International:
STRABAG SE is a European-based technology group for construction services, a leader in innovation and financial strength. Services include all areas of the construction industry and cover the entire construction value chain. They bring together people, materials and machinery at the right place and at the right time in order to realise even complex construction projects – on schedule, of the highest quality and at the best price. Spanning a variety of industry asset types, their focus comprises Transportation Infrastructure (roads, railways, airports and test tracks for the automobile industry), Building Construction (turnkey construction, industrial facilities) and Civil Engineering (bridges, dams, hydraulic asphalt engineering, tunnelling, pipe jacking and microtunnelling, cooling towers and harbour facilities).
buildingSMART International is a vendor-neutral and not for profit body that leads the development of open digital information flows across the built asset economy. Its mission is to proactively support industry participants who want to develop open standards for planning, design, procurement, assembly and operation of buildings and infrastructure worldwide. It provides the international network plus the necessary technical and process support. Its members, who range from across the built environment spectrum, collaborate under the buildingSMART organization. buildingSMART is engaged with other international standards bodies such as ISO, the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). Its core Industry Foundation Class (IFC) standards achieved ISO approval in 2012. Further information is available on the Internet at www.buildingsmart.org