Global BIM software developer Graitec and Applied Software have agreed to become the US and global leader in AEC and manufacturing systems integration


ATLANTE, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GRAITEC, an international developer of BIM, manufacturing and design software for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe, Gold Partner in Canada and the United States, is delighted to announce the completion of its acquisition of AppliedSoftware.

Originally founded in 1982, Atlanta-based Applied Software is a longtime partner of Autodesk. With 130 employees in more than 20 states, Applied Software has helped more than 5,000 customers digitize their construction and manufacturing processes across the United States. Today, Applied Software is one of Autodesk Platinum’s largest US partners.

With the acquisition of Applied Software, the Graitec Group consolidates its existing position in North America while taking significant market share in the BIM market, but also combines its operations with a top-class Autodesk partner in the United States. .

Together, Graitec and Applied Software aim to deliver more value to their customers by combining their strong Autodesk expertise with the benefits of Graitec software. Developed by over 150 R&D engineers, Graitec software aims to complement the Autodesk ecosystem, especially for architects, structural engineers, and steel and rebar fabricators. The focus will be on PowerPack, a set of innovative, results-driven productivity tools that help customers optimize their use of Revit, Advance Steel, Inventor and Vault. On the technical side, Applied Software customers will be able to take advantage of the proven expertise of Graitec’s skilled technical team on structural steel and rebar.

For Graitec and Applied Software, today is more than just an acquisition. By becoming one of Autodesk’s largest partners in the world and reinforcing its drive to grow stronger, bigger and more global, Graitec demonstrates its commitment to growth to better meet the needs of its customers. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Quote Manuel Liedot, CEO of Graitec: “For Graitec, Applied Software is a truly game-changing and transformative acquisition. We are honored to associate our Graitec brand with such an exceptional company, and we believe that our partnership with Applied Software will dramatically change the scale and geographic footprint of the Graitec Group. With this big milestone, 45% of our business will be in North America and 55% in Europe. We are pleased to welcome all Applied Software customers and employees, to strengthen our partnership with Autodesk, and we are excited to continue the journey ahead of us!”

Quote from Richard Burroughs, CEO of Applied Software: “I am delighted to launch the next step in Applied Software’s history by joining the global Graitec group. Graitec shares the same Applied Software DNA – a strong technical focus to empower our customers and drive innovation. It was crucial for me that our entire team stay on board for this next step and that we continue to serve our customers. Today, we have succeeded and raised the overall level of service for our customers for the next 40 years.”


Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is an international group (13 countries worldwide – 48 offices) helping construction and manufacturing professionals achieve digital transformation success by providing BIM and Industry 4.0 software and consulting. GRAITEC is a high-performance BIM application developer as well as an Autodesk Platinum Partner in Europe and an Autodesk Gold Partner in North America. With more than 650 employees including 200 BIM consultants, GRAITEC is an innovation-driven company whose products are used by more than 100,000 construction professionals worldwide.

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About Applied Software

Applied Software Technology Inc., an Autodesk Platinum Partner for over 30 years, also partnering with leading vendors such as Bluebeam or Panzura, is a leading design technology company serving the AEC, ENI industries and manufacturers. With award-winning BIM expertise, Applied Software has helped more than 5,000 customers optimize their software and training with recommended solutions and services to improve project performance and workflows for greater advantage. competitive and greater business value.

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