PoG Woody, Sweden’s first building merchant to enter into BIM

Natalie Nilsson - 2014-02-13

BIMobject AB, PoG Woody and Graphisoft Sweden today signed a cooperation agreement to integrate PoG Woody as building merchant in the BIM process. By being active in the BIM process PoG Woody wants to contribute to better design solutions, as well as better choice of products and materials which will benefit all stakeholders in the construction industry. The partnership provides BIMobject a good insight into the logistics- and procurement processes for development of future cloud solutions for integrated e-commerce in the construction industry.

Since over 100 years PoG Woody conducts a successful building material merchant in Södra Sandby with stores in Hörby, Malmö and Sjöbo where there is a high level of customer service. Construction advices from experienced sales people and support from beginning to the end in the project is a part of PoG Woody's mantra.

In order to serve the customers who are builders- and construction companies in different sizes makes PoG Woody step into the BIM world, thereof the collaboration with BIMobject and Graphisoft Sweden. PoG Woody's knowledge of design- and construction solutions and deep expertise in product selection is of great importance to all stakeholders in the construction industry. The collaboration will involve the integration of BIMobject's various cloud solutions in procurement- and logistics functions. Graphisoft Sweden will support the collaboration with BIM- modeling services, BIM software such as ArchiCAD, SketchUp and Solibri and educate PoG Woody and its customers in BIM project management.

BIMobject will provide a Private Cloud for PoG Woody with BIM objects specific for each supplier and even assembled construction solutions in its cloud services. In the collaboration the parties will promote pilot projects that will provide measurable results in increased efficiency, reduced waste, improved product selection and cost savings. All parties will strive to ensure that building product manufacturers creates BIM objects and includes them in the cloud service, so BIM is used as efficient as possible even in the calculation, order- and logistics part of the construction process.

”We consider our main role as an effective part of the construction industry’s supply chain. By being at the forefront of logistics solutions and participate in BIM developments in the industry, we want to take a leading position in the market. By partnering with BIMobject and leading material suppliers in the industry, we ensure to meet the needs of our business partners both today and tomorrow”, said Karl Gustafsson, CEO of PoG Woody.

About PoG Woody:

For over 100 years, PoG Woody Bygghandel have sold building materials to consumers and professionals. Our history shows both that we have long experience and that it is safe to shop here - we will definitely still be around the following day.


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