BIM for Manufacturers


The Future Was Yesterday

Tigre-ADS is the union of two giants. Tigre, a Brazilian multinational and leader in the category of Pipes and Fittings, and ADS (Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.), a US multinational. We talked to José Antonio Cattani, ...


The Importance of Industry Working Groups (BIM4M2 et al)

Here we invite Matt Crunden, Training and BIM Manager at Legrand UK & Ireland, to offer his take on the state of play for BIM within the industry and how industry working groups are assisting ...


Five Practical Lessons for Manufacturers when BIM Modelling

In this guest article, here is Gavin Summerson, Senior Certification Manager at BSI to offer advice and to tell us more. Over to Gavin...



Many enthusiasts in the manufacturing sector and beyond are of course already familiar with these terms. To the uninitiated however, the whole array of tools and options may seem baffling. As such, this article will ...


The Great Debate: Modelled Objects vs Data? Part 2

In response to the prior article, calling for an end to overly realistic modelling or “Hollywood BIM” this article provides a look at the debate from the other side of the fence.


The Great Debate: Modelled Objects vs Data? Part 1

Well it is time to stick a pin in this bubble once and for all. There are calls by some for an end to “overly realistic” modelling whereas there are and calls by others that ...


A Quick Look at PAS 1192-7

In light of the prior Standards article, here is Kieran Parkinson (Market Development Manager, Built Environment, BSI) to shed a little more light on what we can expect from the upcoming part seven of the ...


BIM for Manufacturers - Setting the Standard

It is not news that certain standards have been readily embraced by some and readily misunderstood by others. In light of this it is important to remind ourselves of the critical standards in operation and ...


BIM and the Manufacturer, a CIBSE Overview.

In the first of his two guest articles in this issue, we are proud to invite Carl Collins (Digital Engineering Consultant to CIBSE) to give a timely overview of the Manufacturing landscape in a BIM ...


BIM for Manufacturers - Introduction

Here we present a dedicated and in depth look at BIM in the Manufacturing sector. What it means, who is doing what and how manufacturers can up their game and get even more involved.