Trimble acquired Vianova Systems AS, a Norwegian company specializing in Building Information Modeling (BIM) software for infrastructure design software solutions across the European region. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Vianova Systems is a software developer of advanced BIM technology for the civil engineering market and infrastructure lifecycle management across road, rail, sea and air infrastructure design. The company offers a portfolio of solutions for civil engineers, civil contractors and project owners. These solutions include specialist tools for road, rail, utility, site, bridge and tunnel civil design, advanced geotechnical analysis and sophisticated model-based multiuser collaboration tools. In addition, the tools include civil design project tracking, design model traceability and automated design change monitoring.
The acquisition of Vianova Systems will extend Trimble’s Connected Site portfolio. Trimble’s Connected Site is an information management solution that provides process and workflow integration to optimize operations from the design phase through to the finished project—delivering significant improvements in planning, real-time project management and productivity throughout the construction lifecycle.
The acquisition of Vianova Systems includes the company’s operations in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, plus partly owned subsidiaries in Benelux and France. Other associated Vianova companies in Norway and internationally are not included in the acquisition.