ELKHART, IN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Aug 11, 2010 -- NIBCO and CADworks, a leading Autodesk® Revit® content-solutions provider, have collaborated to provide NIBCO® specified valves to the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) community through the Autodesk® Seek Library ( http://seek.autodesk.com) (type 'NIBCO' in the search bar for full product listing).
"NIBCO takes an active role in staying abreast of emerging trends and technology," said NIBCO's Chairman and CEO Rex Martin. "Our alliance with CADworks allows design professionals to easily download and integrate data-rich 3D models of NIBCO specified valves directly into their digital building information models (BIM)."
As a part of its BIM initiative, NIBCO's family of bronze ball valves and ductile iron butterfly valves are now available for download from the Autodesk® Seek Library. The remainder of NIBCO® specified valves will be made available over the next six to 12 months.
CADworks' expertise in content creation will enable users to download NIBCO® products as 3D models, 2D drawings, and critical product and data specifications from Autodesk® Seek so that Revit® users can design an accurate BIM model.
Founded in 1904, NIBCO INC. is a worldwide provider of flow control solutions to the residential and commercial construction, industrial, fire protection and irrigation markets.
NIBCO operates 11 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, Mexico and Poland. NIBCO products are manufactured under a Quality Management System conforming to the current revision of ISO 9001 International Standards. For more information, please contact www.nibco.com.
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For more than two decades, CADworks has developed new processes, tools, and services for the AEC industry and manufacturers, creating a streamlined process for working together. We've taken the cutting edge of BIM technology and sharpened it -- enhancing its usability and maximizing its potential. CADworks strives to make the process seamless as well as successful for everyone involved. Today CADworks offers focused BIM solutions to the extended AEC community.
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