PRESS RELEASE - Saint Denis, Monday February 15, 2021
The MONNOYEUR GROUP subsidiary, ARKANCE, a fast-growing European leader in the digital transformation of Construction and Industry, announces the acquisition of AGACAD, BIM solutions publisher based in Lithuania, whose software is used by 13 professionals in 000 countries.
ARKANCE has integrated AGACAD as part of an operation which constitutes its tenth acquisition in less than 24 months. It is thus a new leading company in the field of CAD and BIM technologies which joins the European galaxy of ARKANCE.
"AGACAD has developed a panel of innovative software - distributed all over the world - that allow construction professionals to automate the workflow between design and manufacture. We are excited that our customers can benefit from the expertise and of AGACAD's portfolio of solutions to help them in their digital transition.Within ARKANCE, AGACAD strengthens the development teams already in place across Europe and will be able to rely on the ARKANCE SYSTEMS network that we have built these last years to promote and distribute its solutions even more. "declares Grégoire ARRANZ, CEO of ARKANCE.
“Joining the ARKANCE group gives us additional resources in our ambition to build the future of AEC (Architecture, Engineering & Construction) and continue to better serve our current customers - mainly small and medium-sized companies in the architectural sectors. , engineering and construction companies located on five continents - which rely on our expertise to increase their competitiveness. This will also give us more visibility to deploy our BIM solutions to major international players in AEC and manufacturing ", declares Donatas AKSOMITAS, CEO of AGACAD." ARKANCE benefits from extensive experience and a large European network. and has solid ambitions to which AGACAD can bring significant added value ", he adds.
Founded 30 years ago, AGACAD has always been a pioneer of new technologies in the construction industry. In this context and in collaboration with BIM experts, the company has developed the largest selection of AUTODESK REVIT © expert tools in the world.
In 2018, AUTODESK appointed AGACAD as one of its best "AEC Industry Partners" - reference partners specializing in the development of solutions that enhance the functionality of its software.
The CEO of AGACAD underlines that the company will strive to maintain the entrepreneurial spirit that has made its DNA since its creation, in support of the mission that it has relentlessly pursued since, "Building with the professionals of the AEC , the BIM of tomorrow. ”“ We will continue to work closely with advanced users to create solutions that improve the productivity of the construction world and that can serve as many people as possible. ”
AGACAD will continue to directly serve its clients in Lithuania and internationally - maintaining the same level of commitment in terms of support and services - which constitute the foundations of long-term relationships of trust, emphasizes Donatas AKSOMITAS. The company also intends to continue working with its current partners, agents and resellers.
AGACAD, based in Lithuania since 1991, is a cutting-edge European company and an IT service hub. It develops BIM technologies for the manufacturing and construction industry, distributes CAD and BIM software, and offers consulting and training services for BIM professionals.
His areas of expertise are BIM content management and classification, BIM for prefabrication, digital asset inventories and BIM for building and equipment management (Facility Management) - with cutting edge technologies designed specifically for the design of wooden structures (cross-laminated timber, structural insulating panels, solid wood frame), metal structures (ventilated facades, curtain walls and panels), precast concrete elements, hangers and supports, d 'MEP and extinguisher head openings, as well as for BIM data management.
About the MONNOYEUR GROUP
The MONNOYEUR GROUP, a family business founded in 1906, supplies its customers in the Construction and Industry sectors, materials and handling solutions - through the BERGERAT MONNOYEUR, APROLIS and IPSO distribution networks. In addition, the MONNOYEUR GROUP supports its customers in meeting their energy supply and digitization challenges through its dedicated subsidiaries ENERIA and ARKANCE. The group, which achieved a turnover of 2 billion € in 2020, operates in 17 countries and employs more than 6.460 people.
ARKANCE's mission is to support its customers in their digital transition through its European network of experts. With 650 employees spread across 4 divisions - ARKANCE SYSTEMS, ARKANCE OPTIMUM, ALLTERRA and SITECH - the group joins forces with world leaders, in particular AUTODESK & TRIMBLE - to distribute and implement dedicated solutions for its customers. '' optimization of all phases of the life cycle of a construction or industrial project, from offices to operations (construction sites, factories, etc.).
About ARKANCE SYSTEMS
Within the ARKANCE group, ARKANCE SYSTEMS strives to provide complete software and application expertise for all phases of the life cycle of a project. Following this acquisition, ARKANCE SYSTEMS now has 470 employees including more than 250 application engineers serving 70 users through a European network located in France, BeNeLux, Poland, Finland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and in Hungary. Its experts are at the forefront of all subjects concerning BIM, digital twins, Industry 000 or IoT. ARKANCE SYSTEMS is an AUTODESK® PLATINUM and TRIMBLE AUTHORIZED CHANNEL PARTNER reseller in the territories where the group operates, as well as a publisher of its own IPs under the HOLIXA brand.
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