Two New Members Join the Community

Two new members join the community

buildingSMART International welcomes two new members to the community. Leica Geosystems joins as a multi-national member, and Basler Hofmann joins as a standards member. Both bring significant expertise in the drive to the digital transformation. Leica are committed to digital construction through the use of high-tech innovation. Basler Hofmann brings a unique expertise through their innovation program to deliver better project delivery. Both companies will input their significant expertise into the standards and solutions to improve digital workflows for the built asset environment.

About Leica Geosystems:

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Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for nearly 200 years, Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, creates complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for premium products and innovative solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction, and manufacturing, trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and trusted services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.

About Basler Hofmann

Basler & Hofmann is an independent engineering, planning and consulting company. They are family owned business that belongs to the Basler and Hofmann families. Members of the two families sit on the Supervisory Boards of the Basler & Hofmann Group and are committed to the legacy of the company’s founders. Their objective is to ensure the company’s long-term well-being.  More than 600 employees work within the Basler & Hofmann Group for Swiss and international clients. They promote active exchange of expertise, enabling our clients to benefit from the broad knowledge of the entire Group and the specific market knowledge of our local offices.

The full list of buildingSMART International members

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