Kværner Verdal AS selects AVEVA Bocad


AVEVA today announced that, following a rigorous competitive evaluation, Kværner Verdal AS has selected AVEVA Bocad Steel™ and AVEVA Bocad Offshore™ for use at its design and fabrication yard in Verdal, Norway. Kværner required a specialised structural steel design solution that provided out-of-the box functionality and powerful integration.

 Through the use of AVEVA Bocad Offshore, Kværner benefits from software that is specifically created for the design, detailing and fabrication of all forms of offshore steel structures. When integrated with Kværner’s AVEVA PDMS™ deployment, these structural steel solutions provide an efficient and complete 3D engineering solution that will enable the company to execute larger, more complex structural projects with reduced risk, cost and delivery time.

Kværner will benefit from an unrivalled combination of tight project control and high quality design and fabrication on projects where being on time and budget are business-critical’, said Helmut Schuller, EVP Sales, AVEVA. ‘AVEVA Bocad is easy to adopt, enabling clients to use it immediately on new projects with no dip in productivity. All improvements in engineering and fabrication processes have a direct benefit to the bottom line of a business. AVEVA Bocad will enable clients to increase their competitiveness by delivering better quality projects to their customers. A key element to this win has been AVEVA’s ability to build and sustain long-standing customer relationships.’ 

Dave Wheeldon, CTO, AVEVA, added, ‘Accurate and detailed design leads to efficient and error-free construction. This is essential for businesses like Kværner when designing and building complex offshore installations. AVEVA Bocad Offshore extends the productivity of AVEVA Bocad Steel with special features for the unique needs of this challenging industry sector. The Future of Steel Fabrication has never been so exciting, and the AVEVA Bocad solution is driving this future, creating new capabilities that will transform the structural steel industry.’

About AVEVA Bocad

AVEVA Bocad is a best-in-class, 3D structural detailing and fabrication solution offering all disciplines an ideal platform for the creation of multi-material construction models for the most complex structures. AVEVA Bocad enables a digital, collaborative, structural workflow with accurate, trustworthy, design-rich models and right-first-time deliverables. This enables successful building information modelling and lean construction, and ensures on-time and on-budget project execution across all markets such as plant, marine, offshore, transmission & distribution, mining and architectural engineering & construction. For more information www.aveva.com/futureofsteelfabrication


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