PERI Joins as a Standard Member of buildingSMART International

London, (March 12, 2024) – buildingSMART International (bSI) is pleased to welcome PERI as a Standard Member, demonstrating their commitment to openBIM as part of their strategy.

PERI is one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of formwork and scaffolding systems, with a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative strength and close customer proximity. Founded in 1969, PERI offers a comprehensive range of products and services for various business segments, including formwork, scaffolding, civil engineering, panels products, industrial scaffolding, components, digital solutions, services and 3D construction printing. In the field of BIM, PERI has been supporting the innovation and use of open standards through project support for engineers around the world.

Aidan Mercer, Marketing Director of bSI, commented: “We are delighted to have PERI join us as a member of bSI, as it shows their vision and focus on ensuring openBIM is part of their future. I have been impressed with their dedication and achievements already, and PERI is a great example of how the construction industry is embracing openBIM across the entire value chain."

Sven Peper, Head of BIM at PERI Group, stated, "As a construction supplier and with our Engineering services, we recognize openBIM as a pivotal driver for digital construction. The level of standardization achieved by the global buildingSMART community is truly impressive. At PERI, we wholeheartedly embrace this commitment and are dedicated to supporting the bSi mission. Leveraging our expertise in formwork, scaffolding and new construction methods, as 3D construction printing,  we aim to contribute significantly to the advancement and adoption of openBIM practices."

About buildingSMART International

buildingSMART International is a vendor-neutral and not for profit body that leads the development of open standards that support digital information flows across the built asset industry. Its mission is to proactively engage 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 to develop consensus based open standards. Its members, who range from across the entire built environment spectrum, collaborate under the buildingSMART organization and management. buildingSMART also partners 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) standard achieved ISO approval in 2012.