DigiPara GmbH and BuildTec Software Group are now joining forces

Wildpoldsried / Frechen, May 2024 - The BuildTec Software Group is continuing to grow steadily: less than six months after the formation of the European platform for innovative software solutions in the construction & trade sector, another software specialist has joined the group: DigiPara GmbH, Building Information Modelling (BIM) experts for lifts and escalators. This places even greater focus on Building Information Modelling as a forward-looking method in the construction industry.

The BuildTec Software Group and DigiPara GmbH are joining forces to offer customers even better software solutions that precisely meet their needs.

DigiPara GmbH, based in Frechen, is a recognized specialist in the field of in building information modelling (BIM) for lifts and escalators. The experts develop BIM-optimised programs for the efficient planning and configuration of lifts. The company has been in business for around 35 years, lift manufacturers and architects worldwide use the two solutions DigiPara Liftdesigner and DigiPara Elevatorarchitect. As part of the integration into the BuildTec Software Group, DigiPara AG was transformed into DigiPara GmbH.

Andreas Fleischmann, CEO of the DigiPara GmbH and Alexander Neuss, CEO of the BuildTec Software Group

The software with intelligent BIM model supports 3D designs and the entire 2D planning process. BIM ensures an easy and smooth collaboration, so that the lift and escalator configuration process can be simplified and accelerated with the tools. "I am very excited about the integration of DigiPara into the Buildtec Software Group. This development offers our employees and customers an added level of security.," says Andreas Fleischmann, CEO of DigiPara GmbH, adding: "I am thrilled about the new opportunities that this partnership opens up: Software development cycles can be accelerated, and the quality of our BIM products further improved; this guarantees our customers more efficient and powerful software solutions."

Adding the intelligent BIM solutions of DigiPara GmbH to its portfolio, the fast-growing BuildTec Group has expanded its brand family again. The Danish software company Acies A/S recently joined the BuildTec Group. Previously, in January 2024, BuildTec had acquired the German company GLASER Programmsysteme GmbH, a specialist for the development and distribution of professional CAD solutions, and in November 2023, E-KOMPLET A/S, a Danish software provider for project management in the trade sector.

The BuildTec Software Group is backed by the Bregal Unternehmerkapital funds. It brings together well-known industry leaders, including SEMA, the world's leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for timber and staircase construction and sheet metal processing, and the SEMA partner company WGsystem, a provider of commercial software solutions for trade businesses. Compass, the premium software provider for staircase, timber and window construction with a focus on CNC connections and workshop organization, and Hausmann & Wynen, which offers ERP solutions tailored for electricians and other trade businesses, are also part of BuildTec.

"With DigiPara GmbH as a new partner, we are delighted to welcome a well-proven BIM lift building expert to our group. Once more, we are expanding our portfolio by an important area on our way to continuously pursuing our path of growth," says Alexander Neuss, CEO of the BuildTec Software Group. "Building Information Modelling is the future of the construction industry," adds Neuss. The new partnership will result in huge benefits and synergy effects in the field of BIM tools.

DigiPara is part of the BuildTec Software Group

About the BuildTec Software Group

BuildTec Software Group, with its portfolio of several leading construction technology software brands, is on its way to becoming the leading European platform for software solutions, supporting more than 20,000 customers. BuildTec is committed to supporting the construction industry with reliable solutions that help its customers meet the challenges of a converging industry. With solutions in the areas of construction ERP, timber construction, staircase construction and sheet metal processing, BuildTec covers several key areas along the value chain of the construction industry. Renowned brands such as SEMA, Compass, Powerbird, Sitara, ISBCAD and WGsystem are the preferred tools used by thousands of companies every day. To continuously expand its market position and always offer customers innovative solutions, the BuildTec Software Group invests an average of 15% of its turnover in the further development of software solutions at its sites in Wildpoldsried, Dortmund, Aalborg, Monheim and Hanover every year.


About DigiPara GmbH

DigiPara has been developing software for efficient planning and configuration of lifts and escalators for more than 30 years. As an expert in BIM for lift construction, DigiPara's software applications are used in more than 130 countries worldwide by a customer base that includes well-known companies such as TK-Elevator, Otis, and Schindler. In 2023 worldwide around 1,000,000 drawings and 3D BIM models were created completely automatically with the help of DigiPara BIM software.