PRESS RELEASE July 2nd - 2012 JOTNE BIM SOLUTIONS SIGN STRATEGIC AGREEMENT WITH KIEWIT CORP. FOR VIRTUAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS JOTNE BIM Solutions, Inc., announced today that they have signed a strategic partnership agreement with Kiewit Corporation, one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and mining organizations. The contract includes an enterprise license agreement for the EXPRESS Data Manager™ products and a service contract that will be run from the Jotne offices in Omaha, Nebraska. “In order to support our virtual design and construction (VDC) workflows, we have entered into partnerships with key vendors to deploy solutions that exchange, share and archive VDC information in internationally recognized open standard formats. We selected JOTNE BIM Solutions for its leading technology in this space – and for its long-time support of the standards we are using,” said Rich Richardson, chief information officer at Kiewit Corporation. “Kiewit has been evaluating our software for a long time, they have been very committed to this process and we are certainly very satisfied that this one year evaluation process has been successful. We are currently working as part of the KCI team to ensure that our technology can deliver validated, accurate and reliable data between their core systems”, says Jorulv Rangnes, President Jotne BIM Solutions.
SOLUTION HIGHLIGHTS: Support for industry data standards such as ISO 16739 (IFC), ISO 15926, landXML and CIS/2 in a collaborative VDC workflow: - Author-to-Submit Process: Enable Kiewit engineers to deliver VDC data as part of their day-to-day workflow. - Submit-to Validate Process: Define and run business rules to ensure that Kiewit’s key performance indicators are secured. - Validate-to-ERP Process: Make ERP solutions capable of using all VDC data.
ABOUT JOTNE BIM SOLUTIONS JOTNE BIM Solutions, Inc. a Nebraska based company is part of the Jotne Group located in Oslo, Norway. JOTNE BIM Solutions, Inc. is deploying commercial solutions based on the EXPRESS Data Manager™ collaboration, data integration and validation platform. The company is fully committed to support open standards such as ISO 10303, ISO 15926, ISO 16739 – also referred to as industrial data standards
Jotne headquarters in Oslo, Norway. CONTACTS: Jorulv Rangnes President JOTNE BIM Solutions 2250 Crystal Creek Dr. Papillion NE 68046 USA Phone: 402-332-1095 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Jon Aage Sørensen CEO Jotne Group Grenseveien 107 0663 Oslo, Norway Phone: +47 – 23 17 15 15 e-mail: Jon.Aage.Sorensen@jotne.com
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