Case Studies

What Advance Steel users are saying

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Advanced Co-ordination for Steel using Advance Steel: IKERD Consulting

Texas-based IKERD Consulting uses Advance Steel to develop construction-grade virtual models for project co-ordination.

"We decided that we needed to model every little detail of the staircase and supporting structure, down to the connection level. And that is when we turned to Advance Steel."

— Trevor Koller, Project Coordinator, IKERD Consulting

IKERD Consulting customer story

A new model for fabrication: Tru-Bilt Fabrications Pty Ltd.

Melbourne, Australia-based steel fabricator, Tru-Bilt, benefits from the intelligent 3D model at the core of Advance Steel. The many features of Advance Steel help them to simplify and expedite their fabrication and assembly processes.

"Advance Steel has helped us to go straight from quote to workshop at almost the touch of a button. This has given us significant time savings, which translates into significant monetary savings."

— Doug Rosenberg, Operations Manager, Tru-Bilt Fabrications Pty Ltd.

Tru-Bilt Fabrications customer story

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BIM to Fabrication with Advance Steel: Rutherford + Chekene

Bay area structural and geotechnical firm discusses how true BIM to fabrication will be transformative to the industry because it will allow delivery of high quality data to partners in the field.

"The other thing that we like about it (Advance Steel) is that it's a very intuitive piece of software. So the time to come up to speed is very short."

— David Bleiman, CEO, Rutherford + Chekene

Delivering a new perspective: Steel Detailing Online

Colorado-based steel detailer, Bart Rohal of Steel Detailing Online, uses Advance Steel software to deliver more value to his clients.

"Advance Steel helps me to work out the constructability of a design and gives me that other set of eyes when I am rechecking complex spatial geometry."

— Bart Rohal, Founder and President, Steel Detailing Online, Inc.

Steel Detailing Online customer story

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Realising Value and Reducing Errors with Advance Steel: IKERD Consulting

Texas-based IKERD Consulting explains how Building Information Modelling helps bring teams together and how Advance Steel helps in the communication between these teams.

"Advance Steel is a very natural segue to bring them (experienced AutoCAD users) into 3D-fabrication-level modelling of structural steel."

— Will Ikerd, Principal | IKERD Consulting

Museum island in Abu Dhabi: Waagner-Biro (Austria)

Vienna-based steel and glass construction company uses Advance Steel software to build a dome-shaped outpost of France's famous Louvre in the UAE.

"Thanks to the programming we could record an increase of productivity by 25%. Of course, we regularly check the market, but so far we have not found anything in the high-end area that is comparable to our constructions with Advance Steel."

—Gert Weimann, Director of Engineering, Waagner-Biro

Waagner-Biro customer story