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Procad and Symetri Join Forces
Procad and Symetri to join forces and deliver more value for customers in the Manufacturing, Building, Construction & Infrastructure Industries.
Limerick, Ireland — June 1st, 2021 Procad Ltd, the leading provider design and engineering software solutions to the Irish market, today announced it has been acquired by Addnode Group, the owner of Symetri, Europe’s leading Autodesk solution provider.
The acquisition of Procad Ltd is in line with Symetri’s strategy to be an international market-leading partner of software and services to the construction and manufacturing industries.
Their vision to Inform – Inspire – Empower customers will continue to be pivotal and is very well connected with Symetri’s guiding star: To challenge people to work smarter for a better future. Procad will now have extensive R&D capacity and a wider range of products including the product brands of Naviate, Sovelia and with increased ability to offer the market intelligent SAM solutions.
From now on Procad will be able to provide customers with more technology and expertise within the full Autodesk portfolio and more leading technology solutions for customers operating within the Manufacturing, Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Infrastructure industries in Ireland.
Naviate, Sovelia and CQ products are central pillars of the Symetri Technology Unit product portfolio. These solutions are developed in response to our customers’ needs and each product line has potential to grow and succeed in the global markets now and in the years to come.
Cormac Lyons, Director at Procad Ltd explained “Procad is a strong business, and the company is ready to take the next step. When we began discussions with Symetri about how the two businesses could work together, it quickly became clear that the two organisations share common values with a strong empathy for employees and customers, and complementary skills and technologies. Procad’s extensive customer base will benefit significantly from the broad range of technical solutions and development capabilities that Symetri bring to the partnership. We are delighted to further improve our current offerings to the market here in Ireland and look forward to extending our value and relationships with our customer base for many years to come”.
Cormac will continue to be heavily involved in the Procad business in the future, overseeing the integration of the two organisations and ensuring that customers benefit from the additional skillsets and solutions available.
Jens Kollserud, CEO of Symetri added “Procad are respected experts and hold extensive expertise in the Irish construction and manufacturing sectors and will bring exceptional skills to our total customer base. We are excited about the additional value our combined leading-edge technology and services that Symetri Technology will offer. Products “Sovelia” for Inventor and Vault, and “Naviate” for Revit and Civil 3D, along with our combined expertise will bring exceptional BIM skills and additional value to our customers in Ireland in the years ahead.”
Business will continue as usual, however any customers who have any questions can refer to our FAQ Document.
Operating since 1995, Procad have become the leading provider of design and engineering software solutions to the Irish market. As an Authorised Autodesk Gold Partner and Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC), they have built a strong reputation in the areas of manufacturing, building and construction.
Procad is an established and trusted advisor to many of Ireland’s largest design, construction and manufacturing organisations, offering a range of products and services based on the Autodesk solution platforms. As Autodesk’s first Authorised Gold Partner, Procad are also delighted to be the first Autodesk Platinum Partner in Ireland, providing the highest possible level of service and technical expertise to their valued customers.
Founded in Sweden in 1989, Symetri has a team of 750 people. The company has 25 offices throughout Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, the UK and the US.
Symetri work with companies to tailor digital BIM, product design and lifecycle solutions to help them work smarter and do more with less. Symetri are an Autodesk Platinum Partner, Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC) as well as Autodesk Service Provider Premier. As a trusted partner for their customers, they constantly seek to challenge people to work smarter for a better future. Symetri has extensive knowledge and expertise around the Autodesk portfolio, in addition to a comprehensive range of its own IP, training and support solutions. They currently support over 12,000 customers and 160.000 users across the Nordics and UK, ranging from small independent businesses to large corporates, with a number of those operating in the manufacturing and engineering industries.