U.S. CAD brings BIM expertise to the FM:Systems Business Partner Program

U.S. CAD brings their deep industry knowledge, unique services, and BIM expertise to Facilities Management customers

Newport Beach, CA. – April 16, 2013 – U.S. CAD, one of Autodesk’s largest Authorized Gold Resellers, today announced that it has joined the FM:Systems Certified Business Partner Program. FM:Systems is an innovator in the integrated workplace management systems (IWMS) and computer-aided facility management (CAFM) software market.

U.S. CAD has partnered with FM:Systems in order to meet the demands of owner/operators for a product that supports a full building lifecycle approach to managing their facilities.  FM:Systems’ unique combination of configurability and BIM integration provides U.S. CAD with a solution to meet the demands of a variety of FM customers and enables them to take advantage of a platform that supports the building lifecycle from design through construction and into operations.

“Our facilities management customers have been looking for a BIM solution that could help them utilize their Revit models throughout the entire building lifecycle,” said U.S. CAD Vice President Jeff Rachel. “As the preferred Autodesk industry partner for BIM and FM it was a natural fit for us to add FM:Systems to our lineup of offerings to help us address this key customer need.”

Over the last few years, U.S. CAD has built a dedicated team of BIM production specialists who provide BIM modeling for the design and construction industries as well as the creation of BIM as-built models for a number of owner/operators. The addition of BIM based facilities management tools will help these customers utilize their BIM model investment throughout the complete building lifecycle.

“We’re excited to have U.S. CAD bring their deep BIM expertise and outstanding reputation for customer service to our certified partner program,” said Kurt von Koch, Vice President of Sales at FM:Systems. “This partnership allows us to extend our ability to work with U.S CAD customers in key industries such as defense, higher education and healthcare.”

About U.S. CAD

U.S. CAD is a BIM industry consultant and one of the largest Autodesk Authorized Gold Reseller partners in North America. U.S. CAD specializes in understanding our customers’ needs and helping them integrate BIM, sustainable design and related technologies throughout their organizations to support their increasingly complex project delivery workflows.

U.S. CAD’s expertise helps companies throughout the AECO industry implement advanced BIM technologies through our unique mix of services which include process assessment and workflow consulting, knowledge assessment, flexible training options, project mentoring, BIM production and technical support services. U.S. CAD’s customers say it’s our deep industry knowledge, technical expertise and unique services that set U.S. CAD apart.

U.S. CAD is headquartered in Newport Beach, California with offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Elko and Salt Lake City. For more information about U.S. CAD, please visit www.uscad.com or call 1-877-648-7223.

About FM:Systems, Inc.

By connecting people, place and process, FM:Systems helps facilities and real-estate professionals improve customer service, reduce costs and increase productivity enterprise-wide. FM:Systems web-based software improves management of space, occupancy, moves, maintenance, leases and property.

Customer results include: real estate costs reduced by 15 percent, move spend reduced by 88 percent, enterprise productivity savings of $1.5 million and an internal customer satisfaction rate of 97 percent. Many of the world’s leading organizations rely on FM:Systems products, including CA Technologies, Devon Energy, FINRA, Freddie Mac, Herman Miller, Indiana University, Lockheed Martin, Northwestern University, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, and Target stores.

FM:Systems is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, and conducts business throughout the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about FM:Systems, please visit fmsystems.com or call 1-800-648-8030.

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