Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), a world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software and Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd. (TCEL), India’s leading engineering consultant today announced a strategic partnership to deliver industry solution experiences to customers in plant, infrastructure, construction and building sectors. Tata Consulting Engineers has a well established presence in key industry sectors such as Infrastructure, Construction, Power, Steel Metals & Mining, Chemical, and Nuclear & Advanced Technologies for the past 51 years. Tata Consulting Engineers will leverage Autodesk’s Building Information Modeling (BIM) Solutions offered by the Autodesk Building Design Suite, Infrastructure Design Suite and Plant Design Suite to bring business value to its global customers in Power, Infrastructure, Chemical, Process and Building sectors serving them in the key markets of Africa, Asia Pacific, Americas, Europe and India, through joint business development and engineering consultancy services. The adoption of BIM has seen significant increase worldwide in areas of building, infrastructure and construction management. According to 2012 McGraw Hill North America BIM SmartMarket Report, the percentage of companies using BIM jumped from 17% in 2007 to 71% in 2012 in North America. In the UK, BIM is a central theme in the government’s construction strategy designed to reduce carbon and costs as part of the overall economic development. In Singapore, BIM is an important component of public housing projects. Commenting on the announcement, Mr. J.P. Haran, Managing Director, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd, said, “ Tata Consulting Engineers is present in key industry sectors managing projects that are complex and large scale, especially in building, town planning and infrastructure. We are committed to providing responsible consulting solutions to our customers that are sustainable, smart and cost efficient. This partnership with Autodesk will help Tata Consulting Engineers add value by implementing BIM solutions in the building, infrastructure and plant solution space. Providing technology-enabled solutions also complements our larger strategic goals in spreading our business in the global markets.” Mr. Pradeep Nair, Managing Director, Autodesk India & SAARC, said, “ Globally, one of the most significant technology trends today is the adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM goes well beyond traditional CAD software that is popular in most developing countries. India’s 12th five-year Plan envisages infrastructure investments of $1 trillion. BIM will help us derive cost and time savings in such mega-projects, while ensuring sustainability. As the leading provider of BIM solutions we are delighted to partner with Tata Consulting Engineers to promote the adoption of BIM in India and other emerging markets.” To read more about Building Information Modeling, visit Autodesk BIM. About Autodesk Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. For more information visit autodesk.com or follow @autodesk. Autodesk, the Autodesk logo, 3ds Max, AutoCAD, Inventor, Maya and Revit are registered trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product and services offerings, and specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document. Published with due consent from TCE. Autodesk is not liable for any personal opinion of TCE. © 2013 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved. About TATA Consulting Engineers Limited TATA Consulting Engineers Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TATA Sons Ltd, is an integrated engineering consultancy solutions provider since the past 51 years. The company offers engineering services from concept to commissioning in key industry segments such as Power, Nuclear & Advanced Technologies, Chemical, Infrastructure, Steel Mining & Metals and Construction management. With over 7000 successful projects delivered to global clients, TATA Consulting Engineers has established a good presence pan-India, Middle East, Africa & the USA. TATA Consulting Engineers’ consultancy solutions include engineering consultancy services such as feasibility studies, pre-project reports and technical studies, design, engineering, detailed engineering, environment impact assessment, sustainability and green technology solutions; project management consultancy services include EPCM services, project management services, equipment management and commissioning support; construction management consultancy includes construction support and safety management services.