With the launch of Advance Concrete in 2001, Advance Steel at the end of 2002 and Advance Design in 2005, GRAITEC became the only software provider in the world offering a complete suite of integrated design and detailing solutions for the reinforced concrete, timber and steel construction industries.
GRAITEC provides cutting edge technology solutions improving customers' business activities and design processes. Our innovative BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology automatically dramatically increases user productivity and safety thanks to automation, embedded design and control procedures. Through its capacity of exchanging smart data, GRAITEC Structural BIM Solution also highly facilitates collaboration between construction design, engineering and building professionals for faster, smarter and more effective communication.
With an experienced and professional R&D group, GRAITEC develops 100% of its software and retains control of the entire development cycle.
Founder & President of the GRAITEC Group
Our software has achieved tremendous success in Europe and North America and GRAITEC ranks as the 2nd largest independent European software provider for Engineering and Construction applications.
Currently, GRAITEC operates through 14 wholly owned companies and a growing network of more than 50 Value Added Resellers, offering the services of a strong global organization.
Francis Guillemard founded GRAITEC with the vision to provide engineering Design Offices with software solutions featuring interactive graphical user interfaces.
Launch of 3 design software: Effel (Finite Element Analysis software for concrete, steel and timber), Arche (building simulation and automated detailing software for concrete building) and Melody (2D Steel frame analysis software that features automatic connection design and drawing creation).
Success of these launches allows GRAITEC to become the French market leader.
Creation of GRAITEC Romania
First external Capital investment in GRAITEC (Capital Ventures)
Creation of GRAITEC Inc. in Canada
Launch of Autodesk Advance Concrete, an advanced solution for reinforced concrete modeling and detailing in AutoCAD®
GRAITEC becomes UAR (Autodesk Unique Application reseller)
Acquisition of DSC CAD/CAM-Technologien GmbH in Germany. HyperSteel software (Steel Modeling and Detailing) serves as the technical platform in the development of Advance Steel
GRAITEC SA becomes the operational holding company.
Creation of GRAITEC SARL in France
Launch of Advance Steel, a high end steel modeling and detailing system in AutoCAD®
Agreements with additional distribution partnerships in Russia and Poland.
New investors join the Group: Capital increase
Launch of Advance Design, a new generation structural analysis software
Agreement with a new distribution partner in China
DSC CAD/CAM-Technologien GmbH becomes GRAITEC GmbH
New partnerships in Europe (Baltic Countries, etc.), in Asia (Philippines, South Korea, etc.) and first customers in Latin America (Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, etc.)
Acquisition of CSI (Computer Service im Ingenieurbau GmbH) in Germany and expansion of GRAITEC suite with CS Statik (static analysis and design) and CS Pons (bridge calculation).
Acquisition of @bc service, a major reseller of CAD solutions for steel construction in France , and creation of a CAD department dedicated to steel construction
Agreements with additional distribution partnerships in India, South Africa, Brazil.
Strong development in Asia Pacific area with new distribution agreements signed in China, Malaysia / Thailand, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and in Europe in Slovenia, Hungary, Netherlands and in Serbia.
Creation of GRAITEC CJSC, in Russia in partnership with GRAITEC partner/reseller INFARS
Integer Software Ltd. becomes GRAITEC UK
Merger between CivilDesign and GRAITEC Inc. to become one single company: GRAITEC Inc dedicated to the Canadian market
Creation of YellowCAD France, for offering a CAD alternative solution on the French market
New partnerships in Serbia and Croatia and in the USA with the signature of 10 new partnerships
Creation of GRAITEC Asia Pacific in Singapore to manage and support the VARs located in this area
Merger of CSI and GRAITEC GmbH to become one single company: GRAITEC GmbH. New common headquarters in Essen
Acquisition of Trepcad GmbH by Graitec GmbH and extension of the Graitec Suite with Trepcad's software for staircase construction
New partnerships in Australia, New Zealand and South Korea
Acquisition of Graitec s.r.l. in Italy
GRAITEC celebrates its 25th anniversary as a leading software developer for CAD and structural analysis solutions.
GRAITEC Advance 2012 offers CAD platform freedom to Advance Steel customers, implements latest European standards (Eurocode 0, 1, 2, 3, 5 and 8), American standards ACI (for reinforced concrete) and AISC (for steel construction).
New agreements signed in India and in the USA
Opening of a new office in the United Kindgom
Merger of GRAITEC GmbH and TREPCAD GmbH in Germany
GRAITEC Advance 2013 offers CAD platform freedom to Autodesk Advance Concrete customers.
Opening of a new office in California, USA
GRAITEC SA and Autodesk Inc. finalize a definitive share purchase agreement regarding Advance Steel and Autodesk Advance Concrete.
GRAITEC SA becomes GRAITEC INNOVATION SAS.
GRAITEC INNOVATION SAS signs 3 ISV agreements with Autodesk for worldwide distribution of Advance Steel and Autodesk Advance Concrete
GRAITEC moves to building energy performance with acquisition of HPC-SA & Thermal Simulation software ArchiWIZARD
GRAITEC strengthens Autodesk partnership with the acquisition of Robobat Polska (Poland)
GRAITEC acquires ERA3 (Italy) strengthening its dominance in the steel fabrication market with a new MIS solution
GRAITEC set to dominate the UK BIM market with strategic acquisition of MicroCAD, another strong UK Autodesk Gold Reseller
GRAITEC launches PowerPack, productivity tools for Autodesk Advance Steel
GRAITEC ships Advance 2016 software and launches two new products
GRAITEC ships PowerPack 2016 for Advance Steel 2016
GRAITEC launches PowerPack for Revit®
GRAITEC launches NEW Steel Fabrication Management Software, Advance Workshop