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Trimble Announces Software Data Integration Capabilities For Comprehensive Construction Project Planning, Estimating And Management

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For building owners, the new Office Application Pack in Proliance software delivers similar benefits. Integration enables owners to develop detailed budget estimates directly from WinEst or conceptual budget estimates from Modelogix.  Proliance also provides a new contingency-analysis tool, which uses statistical methods for recommending contingency amounts, based on the project risk profile represented in the Modelogix cost model. This structure provides a powerful way for project and building owners to build a library of detailed and conceptual estimates across a broad project portfolio. 

Integrated 3D, 4D, and 5D for Construction

For GCs and construction management firms working on building information modeling (BIM) projects, new integration between Vico Office 4.2 and Tekla Structures BIM software also improves project accuracy, with Vico Office 4.2 able to address the unique requirements of models generated in Tekla Structures.

With an increasing number of GCs using their own labor force to work with concrete or steel, the new Tekla model activation options in Vico Office 4.2 offer precisely tuned, location-based quantity takeoffs to improve the accuracy of scheduling and estimating created from today's increasingly large and complex models. Tekla Structures users can also take advantage of Tekla's Model Organizer to label model content so it is seamlessly registered as an element type (e.g., walls, slabs, beam profiles, rectangular columns, stairs, etc.) within Vico Office. These element types have specific quantity-calculation parameters, which help drive more precise quantity takeoffs.

"Tekla Structures provides enormous benefits as a modeling platform for GCs and Engineers. Our goal with the new publisher in Vico Office is to harness modeling specificity for construction-caliber quantity takeoffs, which in turn power estimates and schedules," said Jon Fingland, business unit director of Trimble Buildings' General Contractor Division. "This improved workflow from Trimble Buildings is yet one more way we are delivering critical project data when and where our customers need it."

The new versions of WinEst, Modelogix, Prolog, Proliance and Vico Office are available now. Additional information on WinEst, Modelogix, Prolog, Proliance are available at Information on Vico Office can be found at

About Trimble Buildings Group

Trimble Buildings, a part of Trimble's Engineering and Construction segment, is a world leader in technology for construction project optimization across the design-build-operate (DBO) lifecycle. With solutions that span the brands of Meridian Systems, Plancal, SketchUp, Tekla, Trade Services, Vico Software and WinEst, Trimble helps the construction industry improve productivity, increase efficiencies and maximize the profitability of projects, from simulation to renovation. Used in over 140 countries around the world and supported by a global dealer and distribution partner network, Trimble technology is a mainstay of the building industry.  

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